February 1, 2022
Transition to Value
  • A new Lancet Commission on the Value of Death released a report calling for society to “rethink” how it approaches death. According to the authors, “How people die has changed dramatically over the past 60 years, from a family event with occasional medical support, to a medical event with limited family support.” They offer several recommendations to “achieve the ambition of radical change across death systems,” including improvements in community involvement and social care services, bereavement support, and “death literacy.” (Report here)