Compassion for people at the end of their lives

Laureaat Freedom of Worship Award 2000

Dame Cicely Saunders Laureaat Freedom of Worship Award 2000

She founded St. Christopher’s Hospice after she encountered in her medical practice the need for consolation and the alleviation of pain of the terminally ill. She greatly advanced the attention for the physical, emotional, and spiritual care of the dying. For her great compassion of people at the end of their lives and her stimulating force to research the physical and spiritual needs of patients.