Online Resources

There are a number of free on-line resources available.  The resources can be used for your own learning or as teaching aids. Some of the video clips may not be accessible from NHS computers e.g YouTube

A Good Death

This film is designed to introduce the concept of Advanced Care Planning.  It is meant to prompt meaningful discussion and helpful planning for future care for patients whose respiratory illness is leading them to the end of their life.

Twenty Takes on Death and Dying

This DVD talks to people on the streets of Paisley, Elgin and Inverness about their perceptions of death, dying and bereavement.

The Good Life, Good Death, Good Grief Alliance has produced a set of resources for members who want to work to make Scotland a place where people can be open about and support each other through death, dying and bereavement.  This includes a selection of leaflets, DVDs and resources that can be used as teaching aids.

The Dying Matters Coalition has produced a wide range of resources to help people start conversations about dying, death and bereavement.  This includes DVDs, posters and leaflets.

The Edinburgh University Primary Palliative Care Research Group highlights a number of useful resources

Last Reviewed: 22/10/2013