Dame Cicely Saunders: A Brother’s Story
The story of Dame Cicely Saunders as told by her brother ChristopherRead more
Her interest in palliative care and pain control developed early. From 1945 as an Almoner and then working in hospice care as a volunteer nurse, she was involved with the aftercare of patients with terminal illness. She saw what was needed, particularly better pain control, and started planning a specialised hospice in the late 1950s.