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Grief and Bereavement:  A Hospice Experience 

Kate Reid, RGON, ADN, Dip.Onc.Nst. (London), Burwood Hospice, Christchurch 

Reference:  Reid, K. (1989). Grief and Bereavement:  A Hospice Experience Nursing Praxis in New Zealand 4(3) 7-10

As professional nurses skilled in oncology care you will have experienced the enormity of the patient and family’s grief when they hear a diagnosis of cancer.  The tragedy, the conflict, unhappiness and general mess commonly found in any death, duing or loss situation will be familiar to you. Continued…