Grief and Pandemics: Learning our Lessons?

Jennie Riley reflects on the differences and similarities between the Spanish Flu and Coronavirus. While both pandemics saw significant restrictions on everyday life, and on death, it is harder to compare the ways in which people experienced grief – particularly when family losses are set against a broader backdrop of…

Published by Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen

Articulating Oneself in Grief

Ed Thornton considers what happens to our sense of self when we talk about our grief with others.

As part of this project, we will be interviewing bereaved friends and family members about their experiences of funeral care during the pandemic. In the context of this work, it is useful…

Published by Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen

Appreciating 'food for thought' conversations

Vikki Entwistle reflects on the value of open team discussions in Care in Funerals project meetings

In our early team meetings, we have been sharing and discussing a broad selection of ‘food for thought’ items relating to funerals: news reports; guidance about regulations and policy changes introduced because of COVID-19;…

Published by Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen

Search Blog

Browse by Month

2021

  1. Jan There are no items to show for January 2021
  2. Feb
  3. Mar
  4. Apr
  5. May
  6. Jun There are no items to show for June 2021
  7. Jul There are no items to show for July 2021
  8. Aug There are no items to show for August 2021
  9. Sep There are no items to show for September 2021
  10. Oct There are no items to show for October 2021
  11. Nov There are no items to show for November 2021
  12. Dec There are no items to show for December 2021