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Our research has changed the lives of dying and bereaved people.

Professor Annmarie Nelson

Our aims

We develop and support well designed research and conduct pragmatic studies which will translate into better patient-focussed palliative and end of life care.

We aim to:

  • optimise the design and delivery of patient-focused palliative and end of life care
  • improve the understanding and support available to family, friends, and carers throughout their experience of dying, death, and bereavement
  • enhance society’s understanding and engagement with issues and choices related to end-of-life
  • build researcher capacity and attract new research funding to grow and sustain delivery of palliative and end of life care research

Our research spans a range of methodologies and types of research, including:

  • multicentre mixed methods studies
  • large-scale phase 3 clinical trials
  • teaching and supervision of PhD, MSc, and intercalation students
  • evaluation projects