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Public Involvement in Research Impact Toolkit

Free Public Involvement in Research Impact Toolkit (PIRIT) launched for public use

12 May 2023

The Toolkit aims to help researchers working with the public to plan meaningful involvement in research alongside helping to track and demonstrate the difference it makes.

New research reveals attitudes to death and dying in UK

2 November 2021

Study suggests majority agree planning for end of life is important – but few have taken action

Two-thirds report social isolation and loneliness following loss of a loved one during pandemic

15 September 2021

Cardiff University research shows impact of grief and suggests lack of support for those bereaved

Covid grief

Our study hits the headlines

15 December 2020

ITV News at Ten, The Guardian and Sky News feature our work on the grief experiences and support needs of people bereaved during the COVID-19 pandemic

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New study highlights ‘exceptional challenges’ of bereavement during COVID-19 pandemic

27 November 2020

UK-wide survey of bereaved people carried out by Cardiff and Bristol universities

Community Pharmacists

Community Pharmacists - take our survey!

12 October 2020

Do you work in community pharmacy or know someone who does? Please spare a few minutes to complete our survey to help us improve services for palliative and end of life care.

COVID bereavement study

Take our Survey - How can we improve support for those bereaved during the COVID-19 pandemic?

1 September 2020

Our researchers are looking at the grief experiences and support needs of people bereaved during COVID-19. If you have been affected and would like to take part in our survey, please click the title above to find out more.

Decision making

Placing patients at the centre of the decision making process in advanced lung cancer

26 August 2020

Our landmark study has just been published! MCPCRC researchers followed the journey of patients with advanced lung cancer as they navigated through the process of deciding whether non curative chemotherapy would benefit them or not.

Nursing home hallway

Care models in care homes

11 May 2020

Our rapid review findings will be presented to the Marie Curie care homes project group to inform future plans of how Marie Curie may support care homes in their provision of end of life care

7 day report

Specialist Palliative Care triumphs, challenges and improvement opportunities revealed

27 November 2019

Results of the first ever in-depth evaluation of an established weekend and bank holiday Specialist Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Specialist Service in the UK.