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Letting Go: Caring for the Dying and the Bereaved
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Letting Go: Caring for the Dying and the Bereaved

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SPCK 1999

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New multiprofessional approaches to care require that those in ministry develop a solid grasp of current models of grief. This volume outlines the latest research and thinking about grief and bereavement, covering the role of hospice, advance directives, near-death experiences, multicultural issues, palliative care, post-traumatic stress, alternative funerals, and more. Letting Go holds a central place within the pastoral literature for shepherds of the dying or bereaved.

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About Ian Ainsworth-Smith

Ian Ainsworth-Smith was chaplain to St. George’s Healthcare NHS Trust in south London between 1973 and 2006. He taught extensively on bereavement and loss, and ethics. Since his retirement to Somerset, Ian has been active in several local parishes and as the advisor for hospital chaplaincy in the diocese of Bath and Wells. He continues his involvement with medical ethics, teaching junior doctors, and is chairman of the Cornwall and Plymouth Research Ethics Committee. He is a canon emeritus of Southwark Cathedral and was awarded the MBE in 2006 for services to the National Health Service.

About Peter Speck

Ian Ainsworth-Smith has served as a hospital chaplain and university professor. He was awarded the Lambeth Degree by the Archbishop of Canterbury for his contributions to the church in the field of hospice and palliative care.

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