Talking
Death

We believe it’s time to start a more open conversation about death and what it means to us today. This blog is a place to share new ideas, practical advice, and stories from the frontlines of death and dying.

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In Conversation

We spoke to Bruce Rickards, Heathrow airport chaplain and friend of Poppy’s, about his role providing care for staff and visitors, including for those who are bereaved.

In Conversation

We talked to design researcher Jenny Winfield about her work, what it means to design trauma-informed services and the importance of managing vicarious trauma when providing funeral care.

In Conversation

Rev Jonathan Hayes, vicar of Christ Church in East Sheen, tells us why his church recently hosted a funeral and end of life planning day.

In Conversation

We talk to Emma Clare, from End Of Life Doula UK, about a new project, right on Poppy’s doorstep in Richmond and Kingston, to extend doula care to more people via the NHS.

In Conversation

Quakers are known for their simple lives and silent worship. This blog explores what happens at a Quaker funeral.

In Conversation

We talk with Manpreet Singh about Sikh funerals and religious customs around death and dying.