Forum on End-of Life Project 2009 -2016

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Title

Forum on End-of Life Project
2009 -2016

Subject

Forum on End-of- Life Consultations, Report of the Forum on End-of-life and the Forum Conferences

Description

The forum on end-of-life in Ireland aimed to engage the Irish public in a national conversation about death and dying.
The forum on end-of-life project began in 2009 with the forum on end-of-life consultations.
The forum on end-of-life programme also initiated a conference to be held every two years to continue engaging the Irish public, health and social care professionals in issues related to death dying and bereavement.
Forum conferences;
• Kilmainham Castle on March 11, 2009 – further details http://hospicefoundation.ie/programmes/public-awareness/forum-on-end-of-life/forum-2013-length-of-days-quality-of-life/forum-2009/
• Forum 2011 chaired by the Chairperson of the National Council of the Forum on End of Life, Mrs Justice Catherine McGuinness. Taoiseach Enda Kenny launched the Think Ahead programme at this conference. More details http://hospicefoundation.ie/programmes/public-awareness/forum-on-end-of-life/forum-2013-length-of-days-quality-of-life/forum-2011/
• Forum 2013 – this conference was titled ‘Length of Days, Quality of life’ and took place on October 24th in Dublin Castle. More details http://hospicefoundation.ie/programmes/public-awareness/forum-on-end-of-life/forum-2013-length-of-days-quality-of-life/
• Forum 2015 – the conference was titled “Dying to talk? – Conversations about end-of-life in Ireland’ http://hospicefoundation.ie/programmes/public-awareness/forum-on-end-of-life/forum-2015/

Creator

Laura Rooney Ferris

Items in the Forum on End-of Life Project 2009 -2016 Collection

Forum on End of Life Conference,24th October, 2013
Images from the Forum on End of Life Conference given on the 24th October, 2013. This programme was a one day conference organised around a range of issues relating to dying, death and bereavement. The theme of this conference was “Length of Days,…

Dr Katherine Sleeman 'A good death, where people die and planning for end-of-life
Dr Katherine Sleeman, Lecturer in Palliative Care Medicine, Kings College London talks about what a ‘good death’ is, Where and how do people die in the 21st century, If we can change how people die and reduce inequality in hospice provision and…

Dr  Ciara Kelly, General Practitioner
GP Dr Ciara Kelly talks about why is it important to talk about dying, death and bereavement, the role of the GP and shares her thoughts about grief and loss.

Mrs Justice Catherine McGuinness
Mrs Justice Catherine McGuinness talks about the Forum on end of life, What were people talking at the Forum on end of life in September 2015 and What messages people took away from the day

Mick Heaney  Journalist and Broadcaster on talking about death and bereavement
Mick shares his thoughts on preparing to address the Forum on end of life, he talks about how literature throws light on the way we deal with death and loss and his thoughts on talking about dying, about planning and thinking ahead.

Matt Cooper Journalist & Broadcaster talks about end-of-life care & bereavement
Matt shares his thoughts about death and dying in Ireland today, he reflection on his own experience of bereavement. He also talks about decisions he has made for end-of-life and the role the media can take in talking about death, dying and grief.

Collective Art Project - Forum 2013
Aine Mc Cambridge of the Irish Hospice Foundation introduces the Art project which was developed for the 2013 Forum. The project saw people from around Ireland submit art pieces in remembrance of a loved one. The art pieces were then brought together…

Allan Kellehear at the Forum on End-of-Life meeting at Fitzwilliam Hotel, 2009
Images of Allen Kellehear attending and speaking at the 2009 Forum on End-of-Life Conferences, held at the Fitzwilliam Hotel, on September 16, 2009. The forum on end-of-life in Ireland aimed to engage the Irish public in a national conversation about…

Dr. Margaret McCurtain (left) and Anne Merriman (right) attending the launch of Forum on End-of-Life, 2009.
Image of Dr. Margaret McCurtain and Anne Merriman attending the Forum on End-of-Life, at Kilmainham Castle on 11th of March, 2009.

Eugene Murray, Owen Metcalf  and Denis Doherty attending the Forum on End-of-Life launch, 2009.
Image of Eugene Murray (IHF CEO). Owen Metcalf (Institute of Public Health) and Denis Doherty (Chair of the IHF Board) attending the Forum on End-of-Life launch, held in Kilmainham Castle, on 11th of March, 2009.

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