WORKING WITH BEREAVED PARENTS

Authors

  • Shirley Seabury West Lothian Healthcare
  • Georgina Nelson St. John’s hospital Livingston

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/hscc.v4i1.14

Keywords:

AlderHey, bereavement, counselling, distress, nurture, postmortem

Abstract

Shirley Seabury is a bereavement counsellor working within West Lothian Healthcare NHS Trust. She has extensive experience with parents whose baby has been stillborn or has died shortly after birth. In the following article, Shirley reflects upon her role, and adds her own perspective in the light of the publicity surrounding the retention of organs at AlderHey, and in Scotland, the McLean Report.

Author Biographies

Shirley Seabury, West Lothian Healthcare

Shirley Seabury is a bereavement counsellor working within West Lothian Healthcare NHS Trust

Georgina Nelson, St. John’s hospital Livingston

Georgina Nelson is chaplain at St. John’s hospital Livingston and joint editor of the Scottish Journal of Healthcare Chaplaincy

References

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Published

2013-06-04

How to Cite

Seabury, S., & Nelson, G. (2013). WORKING WITH BEREAVED PARENTS. Health and Social Care Chaplaincy, 14-15. https://doi.org/10.1558/hscc.v4i1.14

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