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Using art and literature as educational resources in palliative care
  1. S Lawton1,
  2. A McKie2
  1. 1
    Roxburghe House, NHS Grampian, Ashgrove Road, Aberdeen, UK
  2. 2
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health and Social Care, The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr S Lawton, Roxburghe House, NHS Grampian, Ashgrove Road, Aberdeen AB25 2ZH, UK; slawton{at}


This case study outlines a staff seminar programme that used art and literature as vehicles to explore personal and professional dimensions of palliative care. Participating staff found the learning experience interesting and insightful.

  • health care education
  • palliative care

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