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SAGE Palliative Medicine & Chronic Care

Oct 30, 2023

This episode features Dr Vanessa Abrahamson, (Centre for Health Services Studies, University of Kent, Kent, UK).


What is already known about the topic?

  • Increasingly, people at end-of-life want to die at home but this relies heavily on family carers to support the patient.
  • Many carers struggle with the practical...

Oct 9, 2023

This episode features Dr Nivedita Ashok, (University College London, London, UK).


What is already known about the topic?

  • Individuals with intellectual disability or serious mental illness have high rates of mortality due to physical comorbidities.
  • These populations have specific needs that should be met to...

Sep 11, 2023

This episode features Caitlin Spooner (Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Department, University College London, London, UK).

 What is already known about the topic?

- Currently, there is no gold standard for evaluating how different methods of prognosticating in advanced cancer impact on patient care.

- Prognostic...

Sep 7, 2023

This episode features Dr Amara Nwosu (Lancaster Medical School, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK; Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool, UK; and Marie Curie Hospice Liverpool, Liverpool, UK). The podcast is an overview of a published editorial on telehealth in palliative care. Dr Nwosu...

Aug 10, 2023


"Hospital-service use in the last year of life by patients aged 60 years who died of heart failure or cardiomyopathy: A retrospective linked data study"


This episode features Dr Gursharan K Singh (Centre for Healthcare Transformation, Faculty of Health, Queensland University of Technology (QUT),...