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Bereavement Education Annual Conference 2022 - Exploring Bereavement from a New Perspective Thursday 24 November 2022

Registration for this Event is now closed, for further details please contact the NES Conference Team on 0131 656 3215/3216/4378 or

Please find below short videos showcasing the content of each session and workshop.  The videos will help when making a decision on which of these you may wish to attend on the day.

  • The Right Reverend and Right Honourable Dame Sarah Mullally DBE, The Bishop of London and Chair of the Bereavement Commission and Dr Donald Macaskill, Chief Executive, Scottish Care and Bereavement Commissioner for Scotland – Opening Plenary (Bereavement is everyone’s business - the future of bereavement support in Scotland) -

  • Professor Elaine Kasket - Morning Plenary (Blessing or Curse? Bereavement and Digital Legacies) -

  • Professor Abha Maheshwari - Morning Parallel Session (Grief when there is no bereavement: exploring loss in the context of infertility) -

  • Dr David Trickey - Morning Parallel Session (Traumatic bereavement in children and young people) -

  • Dr Katherine Richie - Morning Parallel Session (Unexpected Death - An Emergency Department perspective) -

  • Rebecca Patterson Director of Good Life, Good Death, Good Grief Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care – Morning Parallel Session (Creating more bereavement-friendly workplaces) -

  • Martha Rae - Morning Parallel Session (Supporting those who are bereaved following substance use) -

  • Maureen O’Neill and Ruth Aird – Morning Parallel Session (Bereavement support through companioning: A spiritual care approach) -

  • Rev Jill Clancy – Afternoon Parallel Session (Death in Custody – Supporting those affected by bereavement in prison) -

  • Dr Neil Turner and Dr Eleri Williams – Afternoon Parallel Session (Creating a humanities resource bank for bereavement - pointing to writing, poems, art and movies) –

  • Dr Paul Baughan – Afternoon Parallel Session (Anticipatory Grief – exploring how we can be affected before a person dies) -

  • Brigid Russell - Closing Plenary (The Value of Listening) -

 Further videos to follow.

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Bereavement Education Annual Conference 2022 - Exploring Bereavement from a New Perspective

Date: Thursday 24 November 2022

Deadline for registering: Thursday 03 November 2022