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MyPal Podcast: Culture and Palliative Care – episode 12

The death of a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle? The Lion King and Palliative Care? Changing the direction a river flows? Intrigued? Well listen on!

In this episode Dr Amara Nwosu asks the question “what is culture?” and asks how a society’s culture can affect how Palliative Care is considered and delivered. Can we change and create a culture where death and dying are not considered taboo subjects? This is from a UK perspective but hopefully it will be of interest.

Topics covered in this podcast:

Barbara Gomes – end of life intelligence network – what we know…w_2013

Andy Couch – Culture Making…05-culture/

Dr Atul Gawande – 2014 BBC Reith Lectures…014-reith-lectures

Dr Atul Gawande – Being Mortal…rs/dp/0805095152

The death of Donatello (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)…ed-in-action.htm

Story of the dragonfly…gonfly/I8.htm

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