Cicely Saunders

A Life and Legacy

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Highly Commended in the Basis of Medicine category at the BMA Book Awards 2019

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Prologue - whys and wherefores

1. The Saunders' of Hadley Hurst (1918-38)
* Beginnings
* Schooldays
* Philip Gordon Saunders
* Mary Christian Knight
* Life with the Saunders
* Emerging to womanhood

2. Social science, nursing, social work (1938 - 1951)
* The first Oxford interlude
* Nurse training in war time
* Second Oxford interlude
* The evangelical almoner
* David Tasma
* Aftermath

3. Becoming a doctor (1951 - 1957)
* The influence of Norman Barrett
* Sancte et Sapienter
* Patients and their worlds
* Evangelical circles
* Drawing together her experience
* Practical applications

4. Learning the craft and crafting the vision (1957 - 1967)
* A decade of change
* At St Joseph's
* 1960-1 - Antoni Michniewicz, Mrs G., Gordon Saunders
* Total pain
* Clinical studies
* Marian Bohusz-Szyszko
* Writing, writing, writing
* Religious considerations and the ambition for St Christopher's
* Making it happen
* Growing networks
* The hospice opens its doors

5. The expansive years of hospice in the world (1967 - 1985)
* The hospice movement
* St Christopher's gets going
* Friends, family and marriage
* Clinical themes and issues
* The maturing of ideas
* A global influence

6. 'An exacting joy': reflection, illness, loss and death (1985 - 2005)
* Good times and bad
* With Marian
* The developing field
* Last years at the hospice
* Personal rewards
* Radio, television, interviews
* Photographs, portraits and sculptures
* Revisiting the past: David, Antoni and Marian
* Belief and the 'cantus firmus'
* Illness and death

Epilogue - making sense of Cicely Saunders

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Professor David Clark is the Wellcome Trust Investigator at the University of Glasgow, School of Interdisciplinary Studies in Dumfries, Scotland.