Cultivating a Research Culture: My journey as a research nurse in the hospice

My own journey as a Research Nurse began in 2021 when I was offered a part-time secondment into the role. Back then, my research experience was limited, but my enthusiasm for diving into the world of research was already strong. I was passionate about making changes and improving care for people in the community, and I knew that with the right evidence it may be easier to influence the change. But I also had innate desire to learn and curiosity to explore.

Music therapy: providing a bridge back to life after loss for informal carers

Music therapy: providing a bridge back to life after loss for informal carers Author: Dr Kathryn Gillespie, Queen’s University Belfast Published: September 2022 Keywords: Music therapy; arts-based therapy; end of life; palliative care; bereavement; carers; family Have you ever found yourself becoming emotional at a certain song or piece of music? Maybe you have discussed […]

Engaging the Young Public with Palliative Care

Engaging the Young Public with Palliative Care Author: Dr Anita Mallon, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queens University Belfast Date of publication: December 2021 Keywords: Palliative care, public health, young adults, knowledge, attitudes, perception, engagement Why should people know about palliative care? Why is it important for everyone to know about palliative care? Is […]