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Press Release - 15 March 2006

Expert comment on BBC TV programme on death

Esther Rantzen’s documentary, How to have a good death (to be screened on BBC 2 at 9.00pm on 30 March 2006), will highlight a number of important and disturbing inconsistencies in the quality of care for the dying in the UK.

Experts from the Centre for Death and Society (CDAS) at the University of Bath are available for interview on the issues the programme will raise, including:

The Centre for Death and Society is the UK’s only centre devoted to study and research on the topic of death. The Centre furthers social, policy and health research, provides education and training for academics and practitioners, enhances social policy understanding and encourages community development. Experts available for comment include:

The Centre recently launched an MSc qualification so that graduates can study issues related to death and society.

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