The Macmillan Cruse Podcast

This podcast will explore issues that may affect people who have a person close to them who is dying. Guest speakers will use their experience to highlight these issues and provide information that will support people at this difficult time.

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Episodes

Emotional Loneliness Discussion

Thursday Apr 15, 2021

Thursday Apr 15, 2021

Discussion exploring what emotional loneliness is and how it may impact someone pre or post bereavement.
Claire Phillips is joined by Brian Lawlor, Professor of Old Age Psychiatry and Deputy Executive Director of the Global Brain Health Institute (GBHI) at Trinity College Dublin; Cathy Megahey, a member of Macmillan Cruse Project Steering Group, and Corrina Grimes, Atlantic Fellow for Equity in Brain Health, at GBHI, Trinity College Dublin and UCSF and member of Macmillan Cruse PSG. 

Preparing for a bereavement

Tuesday Apr 06, 2021

Tuesday Apr 06, 2021

For our first episode we’re joined by Palliative Care Specialist Social Worker, Amanda Mellon, who is based in Macmillan Unit located on Antrim Area Hospital site, supporting families with loved ones at the end of life.  In our conversation, Amanda suggests ways of deal with the emotions that you may face at this difficult time and tips for preparing for a bereavement.

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