I was privileged to serve on the board of directors of a local hospice for many years. Having just listened to the program from the 1990s featuring Dame Cicely Saunders, I see now, in 30 minutes of broadcast, everything I misunderstood in my time associated with the movement she started. If I had my time again, I would play her desert island discs for every new recruit into the hospice to set them on their journey from strong foundations. I could only consider doing that because of the depth of conversation, the focus on relevant details and the inevitable emotional opening up of those being interviewed by the presenters of this fantastic program.
planetsmith1 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 02/05/19
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Fantastic. Should be on everyone's 'must get' podcast list. Not only, if it continues like this, is it excellent entertainment but Kirsty Young is superb, allowing the guests the chance to be genuinely interesting even if you never thought you'd find them so. Highly recommended. One of the very...Read full review »
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