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32 What Does Oral History Mean in Palliative Care? Reflections of Patients, Families and Healthcare Professionals on the Significance of Recording Life Stories
  1. Dr Michelle Winslow, Research Fellow and
  2. Dr Bill Noble, Macmillan Senior Lecturer in Palliative Medicine
  1. Academic Unit of Supportive Care, University of Sheffield

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Introduction: This presentation reflects on the significance for patients, their family and healthcare professionals of an oral history service in the Sheffield Macmillan Unit for Palliative Care. The service works with patients to facilitate the recording of personal life histories. It offers opportunities to preserve memories, thoughts and feelings in the narrator’s own words and …

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