Grieving the death of a child: Supporting health professionals who care for grieving patients may benefit all

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.332.7544.794-b (Published 30 March 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:794
  1. Svetlin V Vrabtchev, specialist registrar in psychotherapy (svetlin.vrabtchev@awp.nhs.uk)
  1. Cedar House, Blackberry Hill Hospital, Bristol BS16 2EG

    EDITOR—Davies outlined two cases of palliative care in the community for children where mothers committed suicide after the death of their children by using the remaining opioid drugs.1 Supporting healthcare professionals who work in palliative care, and particularly in such circumstances, could be as helpful for them as it may be for their patients. Published work has recognised that patients' …

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