The art of tender conversation

Dr Kathryn Mannix works in palliative care in the UK. In this ABC podcast, she speaks with Indira Naidoo about her work in her book Listen: how to find the words for tender conversations.

Dr Kathryn Mannix qualified as a doctor in 1982 and has worked in palliative care since 1986. She is currently a consultant in palliative medicine at the Newcastle Hospitals NHS Trust. In the early 1990s,. she also trained as a cognitive behavioural therapist, and launched the UK’s first dedicated CBT palliative care clinic. She’s also been involved in NCPC and Dying Matters events over the years, and has been a long-time advocate for better end of life care.

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