Our Centre for Death and Society (CDAS) Team Members curate a monthly collection of resources relating to the effects of Covid-19 on death and society.
We include guidance relating to Covid-19 for:
- grief and bereavement support
- funeral practices
- social policy implications
These resources are both written work produced by CDAS staff and general information on Covid-19 from other organisations.
Other news, views, and initiatives on the coronavirus pandemic from around the University of Bath can be found on the COVID-19 news page.
Dr Kate Woodthorpe - We need practical guidance for dealing with serious illness at home
Dr Kate Woodthorpe and Dr Hannah Rumble - We're here to talk about death, bereavement and funerals during the global Covid-19 pandemic. Please ask us anything!
Professor Tony Walter - Five things coronavirus can teach us about life and death
Professor Tony Walter - COVID-19: We need a new craft of dying
Professor David Clark - In the time of COVID - 'April is the cruellest month'
London School of Economics & Political Science - “A good death” during the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.K.: A report on key findings and recommendations
Canadian Medical Association Journal - Pandemic palliative care: Beyond ventilators and saving lives
Journal of Pain and Symptom Management - The role and response of palliative care and hospice services in epidemics and pandemics: A rapid review to inform practice during the COVID-19 pandemic
Cruse Bereavement Care - Coronavirus – dealing with bereavement and grief
UK Association of Anatomical Pathology Technology and the European Centre for Disease Prevention & Control - Considerations related to the safe handling of bodies of deceased persons with suspected or confirmed COVID-19
Quaker Social Action - Coronavirus: organising a meaningful funeral
The UK Deceased Management Advisory Group - A central information hub for all those involved with funerals, burials and cremations
Dr Kate Woodthorpe - Coronavirus has made death a fact of life again – we should embrace it