Supporting people after sudden death including COVID-19

Cardiff child bereavement seminar, research and news - 27/02/2019

New date confirmed for Cardiff child bereavement seminar
We are pleased to confirm that our re-scheduled 'Supporting suddenly bereaved children and young people' seminar will now be held in Cardiff on Thursday 2 May 2019. 

Delegates at this event will be given practical insights into the impact that bereavement can have on young people, and guidance on supporting and communicating with bereaved children. 
GET INVOLVED: Find out more and book your place today.
News and research
Suicide bereavement: A study has examined the relationship between the perception of stigma towards survivors of suicide, and grief and depression. Read more. 

Prolonged grief: Academics from Curtin University, Australia, have conducted a pilot study, considering the effectiveness of group Metacognitive Grief Therapy (MCGT) for prolonged grief. Read more. 
Perinatal bereavement: A new article has explored how theory can help guide nurses to best support parents following perinatal bereavement. Read more.

Childhood bereavement: New research has reviewed the relationship between grief reactions and suicide ideation in bereaved adolescents. Read more.
NICE publish updated guidelines
The UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) have published new and updated guidance on recognising, assessing and treating PTSD in adults, young people and children.
The guidelines include recommendations on access to care and services, advice on support for people with PTSD and complex needs and information on the symptoms of the disorder. 

Read the udpated guidance on the NICE website. 
Dying Matters Week 2019
Dying Matters Awareness Week will be held from 13-19 May, with the theme of 'Are We Ready?'.

Throughout the week, a number of workshops and awareness events will be held.
GET INVOLVED: Find out more, and start planning your Dying Matters week.
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