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Checking Out checks in the first round of interviews

WCCEH research fellow Lorraine Hansford has been working on her project Checking Out since late last year, examining the concept of a “good death” in low-income families and communities, and how this can be achieved. The original plans for Checking Out were amended following the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, but Lorraine has skilfully reconfigured […]


Checking Out

The Checking Out project will explore attitudes towards death and dying in low-income communities, and look at the relevance of current public health approaches to meet the needs of people affected by poor health, and their carers, in later life. When:  Jan 2020 – Oct 2021 Where: Low-income areas within the UK Why: In the […]


DE-STRESS Project shortlisted for Mind Media Award

Congratulations to Centre members Felicity Thomas and Lorraine Hansford! A series of items about antidepressant use on Radio 4’s PM programme, which featured De-Stress, a collaborative project between the universities of Exeter and Plymouth (funded by Economic and Social Research Council and supported by PenARC), has been shortlisted for an award at the Mind Mental […]