Interview with Dr Frank Brennan: Storytelling in palliative care


“There is something very natural and human in storytelling. The story of illness and suffering needs to be heard, and then that simple thing can be very helpful and healing.”

Dr Brennan is a palliative care doctor, holds a law degree and is an accomplished writer and storyteller. He has published work on palliative care as a human right. His event at the conference transformed the main plenary hall into the intimate setting of a traditional Irish country kitchen, and brought the audience along with him as he visited his patients, allowing us an insight into the richness of humanity that he had experienced while working with people facing serious illness and death…read more

From ehospice’s International edition

Published on: 7 May, 2013 | Last modified: 7 May, 2013