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The Language of Bereavement and Grief

The Language of Bereavement and Grief from BBC Radio 4’s Word of Mouth.     I came across this program by Michael Rosen from 2013 again and thought it would be good to add a link to it from the site.   Michael talks to psychologists, teachers, hospice workers and childrens charities about grieving and […]

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An update on identifying Sepsis in the US

We’ve focussed on raising awareness of sepsis blood poisoning and the difficulties of recognising Sepsis quickly enough, particularly in children.   We are very keen to support the current Government initiative to bring it to everyone in the medical world’s attention and it was interesting to see how working to make medical practitioners fully aware of the […]

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The Grief Of The Parents: A Lifetime Journey

“Children are not supposed to die …”     There is an excellent article on athealth.com about the grief of parents. If you would like to read it, click here for the article. SLOW is a local bereavement charity and can provide support here in Islington and North London for anyone affected by the loss of a child or sibling. […]

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Manchester by the Sea – the silent language of grief

Kenneth Lonergan’s film Manchester by the Sea is a brilliant portrayal of male grief – the review of the film in the Independent talks about both the performance and the impact on the characters and viewers – thoroughly recommended.   SLOW is a local bereavement charity and can provide support here in Islington and North London for anyone affected […]

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How does grief cause physical pain?

We came across this article How does grief cause physical pain on the BBC site. It talks about research into the physical effects of grief, something as bereaved parents many of us experience every day. “Words like “heartache”, “hurt” and “pain” are often used to describe emotional trauma. But people affected by grief often say they experience […]

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Radio 4 Alone and Together

  A very good friend, the Revd. Dr. Anna Poulson is preaching today on Radio 4’s Morning Service for Mothering Service. She is considering her own experience of motherhood in a reflection of “And a sword shall pierce your heart too”. This is part of Radio 4’s Lent series, “Alone and Together”. If you didn’t catch it, you can listen […]

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