Cicely Saunders

Nurse, Organization founder

1918 – 2005

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Who was Cicely Saunders?

Dame Cicely Mary Saunders, OM, DBE, FRCS, FRCP, FRCN was a prominent Anglican nurse, social worker, physician and writer, involved with many international universities. She is best known for her role in the birth of the hospice movement, emphasizing the importance of palliative care in modern medicine.

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Born
Jun 22, 1918
Barnet
Also known as
  • Dr. Cicely Saunders
Religion
  • Anglicanism
Nationality
  • England
Profession
Education
  • King's College London
  • University of Oxford
Died
Jul 14, 2005
London

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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