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SAUNDERS, Dame Cicely (1918-2005)

K/PP149/3/1-5: Papers relating to St Christopher’s Hospice, 1943-2003

St Christopher's Hospice was founded as a charity in 1960 and incorporated in 1961. The site for the hospice, 51-53 Lawrie Park Road, Sydenham, south London, was bought in 1963, building work began in 1965, and the hospice officially opened on 24 July 1967.


K/PP149/3/1/1-38: Papers relating to St Christopher's Hospice Ltd and the building of St Christopher's Hospice, 1957-1983


K/PP149/3/1/1

1952-1964

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to St Christopher's Hospice fundraising appeals

Correspondence, press cuttings and pamphlets, chiefly relating to fundraising appeals in UK national newspapers, including The Times and The Observer. File also includes pamphlets from other medical charities, including the Hostel of God, London, the Marie Curie Memorial Foundation and the Kensington and Paddington Family Service Unit.

1 file


K/PP149/3/1/2

1957-1965

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to the building fund for St Christopher's Hospice

Correspondence and related papers concerning the building fund for St Christopher's Hospice with potential donors and supporters including: an exchange with Mary Ogilvie, Principal of St Anne's College, Oxford, January 1964, inviting her to be Vice President of the hospice; correspondence with Sister Penelope, St Michael's House, Wantage, January 1960, about Saunders' plans for a religious foundation as part of the hospice; correspondence with Rev R W Stott, 1959-1963, concerning Saunders' proposal that the hospice be inter-denominational, and Stott's objections. File arranged alphabetically by surname.

1 file


K/PP149/3/1/3

1958-1971

Papers of Cicely Saunders: background information on charitable trusts, foundations and religious communities

Background notes, correspondence, articles and publicity material relating to charitable trusts, foundations and religious communities, including: correspondence with other UK charitable trusts; text by Cicely Saunders on her sources of inspiration, both religious texts and individual patients, for the development of the hospice, 1959-1964; notes on funding application discussions, 1964; correspondence with the Sister Superior of the Hostel of God (now Trinity Hospice), Clapham, south London, 1964, concerning the history of the hospice, with extracts from its 1922 annual report.

1 file


K/PP149/3/1/4

1959-1969

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to Stewart, Hendry and Smith, architects

Correspondence, memoranda and architectural drawings and designs for St Christopher's Hospice by the architectural firm, Stewart, Hendry and Smith, chiefly between Cicely Saunders and Peter Smith, who had previously designed an extension to St Joseph's Hospice, Hackney. File includes: discussions of costs; negotiations for the purchase of the site at 51-53 Lawrie Park Road, Sydenham, south London; architectural plans and drawings, including a plan for a proposed building in Denmark Hill, south London, 1962; invoices for construction costs; comments on designs by Cicely Saunders; a draft article by Henry Wald and Stephen Kliment, 'A new English hospice', for Architectural & Engineering News, 1969, with additional comments by Peter Smith.

1 file


K/PP149/3/1/5

1960-1966

Papers of Cicely Saunders: planning documents for St Christopher's Hospice

Letters received, notes on discussions and planning documents relating to the creation of St Christopher's Hospice. Files include: draft texts by Cicely Saunders setting out her ideas, 'Aims', 'The scheme', and 'The need'; preliminary drawings by architects Stewart, Hendry & Smith; notes of meetings with committee members including Albertine Winner, Brigadier Glyn Hughes, Stephen Taylor (Baron Taylor of Harlow) and Sir Kenneth Grubb, to discuss site choice, funding and personnel; notes on the management structure of the planned hospice, 1960; press cuttings; photographs and postcards of images of St Christopher.

2 files


K/PP149/3/1/6

1960-1966

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to the governance of St Christopher's Hospice Limited

Meeting papers, reports, accounts, memoranda and related papers concerning the governance of St Christopher's Hospice Ltd, including: minutes and reports of annual general meetings, 1963-1964; accounts for 1963-1964; papers relating to a BBC appeal for the hospice, 1964. Also photographs and press cuttings relating to the ceremonial laying of the foundation stone, July 1965, and a draft book chapter, 'The management of patients in terminal stage' for Cancer, edited by Ronald Raven (London, Butterworth & Co, 1960).

1 file


K/PP149/3/1/7

1960-1967

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to the management and staffing of St Christopher's Hospice

Letters received, notes, reports and organisational charts regarding the proposed management structure, staffing requirements and salaries for the new hospice, including notes on Cicely Saunders' discussions with her brother Christopher Saunders, May 1960, and with Brigadier Glyn Hughes, December 1966.

1 file


K/PP149/3/1/8

1960-1971

Papers of Cicely Saunders: proposal and planning papers for St Christopher's Hospice

Draft texts by Cicely Saunders, 'The need' and 'The scheme', stating the case for the creation of a modern hospice. File also includes papers on the drafting of the deed of memorandum for St Christopher's Hospice Ltd, papers relating to the building fund appeal and texts of talks by Russian Orthodox Archbishop Anthony Bloom, 1962, and by Cicely Saunders, 1966.

1 file


K/PP149/3/1/9

1960-1973, 1982

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to the St Christopher's Hospice charitable foundation

Correspondence and highlighted copies of significant individual letters relating to the creation and development of the St Christopher's Hospice charitable foundation, designed to raise funds for the building of the hospice. Files include a letter from Rosetta Burch, 1960, advising against proposals for a religious community as the basis of the hospice, and personal correspondence with Dr Tom West. Also a letter, 1982, from architects Stewart, Hendry & Smith to Cicely Saunders' biographer, Shirley du Boulay, on Saunders' original brief for the hospice's design.

3 files


K/PP149/3/1/10

1960-1976

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with the Sisters of the Communauté de Grandchamp

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and the Sisters of the Communauté de Grandchamp (a Protestant retreat in Neuchatel, Switzerland), on topics including: Saunders' planned visit, August 1960; its postponement due to the deaths of her patient Antoni Michniewicz, 1960, and of her father, Gordon Saunders, 1961; the impact on Saunders of these bereavements; the development of St Christopher's Hospice. Also brochures and postcards relating to the Communauté de Grandchamp.

1 file


K/PP149/3/1/11

1961-1964

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to St Christopher's Hospice fundraising appeals

Correspondence relating to donations for St Christopher's Hospice, including requests for Cicely Saunders to give talks, requests for information, and memoranda relating to administration and finance.

1 file


K/PP149/3/1/12

1961-1967

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to appeals and fundraising

Letters, leaflets and press cuttings concerning fundraising, including papers relating to the Marie Curie Foundation, information on potential funding schemes, and a letter by Cicely Saunders in response to a possible funding offer from an anonymous donor, 1962.

1 file


K/PP149/3/1/13

1961-1970

Papers of Cicely Saunders: memoranda and articles of association, St Christopher's Hospice Limited

Bound copies of the memorandum and articles of association of St Christopher's Hospice Limited, January 1961. File also includes two copies of a report, 'A survey of the management of resources at St Christopher's Hospice' by E A Wye and J H Mathisen, Cranfield School of Management, December 1970.

1 file


K/PP149/3/1/14

1961-1981

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to King's College Hospital

Correspondence and related papers concerning King's College Hospital (KCH), including: correspondence, meeting papers and an architectural plan relating to the proposed purchase and development of land in Denmark Hill, south London, for St Christopher's Hospice, close to KCH; correspondence relating to linked activities between the two institutions, including research studies on St Christopher's patients, 1967-1969, honorary hospital contracts for Cicely Saunders and Albertine Winner, 1967, and St Christopher's support for a KCH home care service, 1980.

1 file


K/PP149/3/1/15

1961-2003

Papers of Cicely Saunders: annual reports for St Christopher's Hospice Limited, and related papers

Annual reports for St Christopher's Hospice Ltd, 1961-1965, 1969-1980, 1982-1987, 1993-1996, 1998-1999, 2001 and 2003. Files also include: the text of Cicely Saunders' speech at a 1966 annual general meeting; a report on the official opening of St Christopher's Hospice, July 1967; a research report by the Department of Palliative Care, GKT School of Medicine, c 1999, a draft speech by Morys Bruce, 4th Baron Aberdare, May 1973.

10 files


K/PP149/3/1/16

1962-1976

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to St Christopher's Hospice annual accounts

Annual accounts for St Christopher's Hospice, 1961-1965 and 1969-1976. Also correspondence between the Secretary, St Christopher's Hospice Ltd, and Allan Charlesworth & Co, chartered accountants, 1964-1966.

2 files


K/PP149/3/1/17

1962-1966, 1968-1980

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to St Christopher's Hospice annual general meetings

Meeting papers, reports, attendance lists and related correspondence concerning the annual general meetings of St Christopher's Hospice. File also includes meeting minutes for the Council of Management, 1978-1980.

3 files


K/PP149/3/1/18

1962-1965

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to St Christopher's Hospice's annual St Christopher's Day events

Notes for talks, invitation lists and correspondence relating to St Christopher's Hospice's annual St Christopher's Day events, held to update supporters and fundraisers on the progress of the hospice's building and development. File includes texts of talks by Cicely Saunders and by the Bishop of Stepney.

1 file


K/PP149/3/1/19

1963-1966

Papers of Cicely Saunders: progress reports, St Christopher's Hospice

Typescript progress reports on the development of St Christopher's Hospice and related papers, including a text, 'Aims and basis', 1964, setting out general information about the planned hospice.

2 files


K/PP149/3/1/20

1963-1967

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to BBC radio fundraising appeals for St Christopher's Hospice

Draft and final scripts, correspondence and related papers chiefly concerning a fundraising appeal for St Christopher's Hospice made by Cicely Saunders and broadcast as the Week's Good Cause on the BBC Home Service, 16 February 1964. File also includes comments on the broadcast script by Albertine Winner, December 1963, and a script and related correspondence concerning a second appeal, broadcast January 1967, delivered by Russian Orthodox Archbishop Anthony Bloom.

1 file


K/PP149/3/1/21

1963-1967

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to the finances of St Christopher's Hospice Ltd

Financial reports, balance sheets and notes, including accounts, 1963, and a draft paper on staffing costs, [1966].

1 file


K/PP149/3/1/22

1963-1967

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to the purchase of 51-53 Lawrie Park Road, London

Correspondence, accounts, deeds, memoranda and press releases relating to the purchase and development of the site of St Christopher's Hospice, including correspondence between Cicely Saunders and John D Wood & Co., surveyors (John Saunders, brother of Cicely, was one of the partners), and correspondence with solicitors William Charles Crocker. Topics include securing planning permission for the hospice, 1963, and the purchase of a neighbouring site, 59 Lawrie Park Road, for future expansion, 1964.

1 file


K/PP149/3/1/23

1963-1967

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with and about Verena West, Nursing Research Officer

Correspondence and related papers concerning Verena West (later Verena Galton), Nursing Research Officer, St Christopher's Hospice Foundation, chiefly relating to a research visit by West to the Memorial Hospital, New York, USA. Also an offprint article, 'The nurse-clinician', from The American Journal of Nursing, February 1966.

1 file


K/PP149/3/1/24

1963, 1967-1968

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to the purchase of equipment and furniture, St Christopher's Hospice

Correspondence, invoices, inventories, notes and published guidelines relating to the purchase of furniture and equipment, including adjustable beds, bedding and lockers, for St Christopher's Hospice. File includes: invoices; notes by architects Stewart Hendry & Smith; inventories of equipment by room; Ministry of Health published guidelines on hospital equipment, November 1963; product information; notes on furnishings and measurements.

1 file


K/PP149/3/1/25

1964-1966

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to the design and construction of St Christopher's Hospice

Correspondence and architectural drawings relating to the design and building of St Christopher's Hospice, including correspondence between the Rev Alfred Barton, Secretary and Warden of St Christopher's Hospice Ltd, and architects Stewart Henry Smith concerning the design of the chapel.

1 file


K/PP149/3/1/26

1964-1966

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to printed brochures for St Christopher's Hospice

Correspondence and drafts relating to the production of printed brochures for St Christopher's Hospice, including draft proofs of brochures, 1964 and 1966, with annotations by Cicely Saunders, correspondence with R E Thomas & Newman Ltd, printers, draft text for brochures, and a design for the hospice's logo.

1 file


K/PP149/3/1/27

1964-1967

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to the procurement of equipment for St Christopher's Hospice

Correspondence chiefly between Rev Alfred Barton, Warden of St Christopher's Hospice Ltd, and business stationary suppliers regarding the procurement of office equipment and religious supplies for St Christopher's Hospice, including receipts and printed product literature.

1 file


K/PP149/3/1/28

1964-1973

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to fundraising appeals for St Christopher's Hospice

Leaflets and donation forms for St Christopher's Hospice fundraising, chiefly relating to a BBC Home Service radio broadcast, as a Week's Good Cause appeal, by Cicely Saunders, February 1964, and to a radio appeal by Russian Orthodox Archbishop Anthony Bloom, 1967.

1 file


K/PP149/3/1/29

1965

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to the ceremonial laying of St Christopher's Hospice's foundation stone

Correspondence, memoranda, guest list, press releases and press cuttings relating to the laying of the Hospice's foundation stone, July 1965, including invitations, planning memoranda, the text of a speech by Cicely Saunders, the programme of events, and an article published in Nursing Times, July 1965.

2 files


K/PP149/3/1/30

1965-1967

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with building contractors H Fairweather & Co

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Charles H F Fairweather, Director of H Fairweather & Co Ltd, building contractors for St Christopher's Hospice. File includes references to a shortfall in funding, summer 1966, copies of requests for donations sent by Fairweather to charitable trusts, notes on a meeting between Saunders and Fairweather, July 1966, and invoices for building work.

1 file


K/PP149/3/1/31

1965-1973

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to the dedication of St Christopher's Hospice chapel

Guest list, pamphlets, and background information chiefly relating to the dedication service for St Christopher's Hospice chapel, 1967, and rededication in 1973.

2 files


K/PP149/3/1/32

1966-1967

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a fundraising appeal for St Christopher's Hospice in the London Borough of Bromley

Correspondence, notes, meeting papers and reports relating to a fund raising appeal for St Christopher's in the London Borough of Bromley, chiefly correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Bromley borough councillor Bertha James.

1 file


K/PP149/3/1/33

1966-1967

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to the post of housekeeper/caterer, St Christopher's Hospice

Correspondence, completed applications and notes relating to the post of housekeeper/caterer at St Christopher's Hospice. File includes sensitive personal data CLOSED for review 2067.

1 file


K/PP149/3/1/34

1966-1970

Papers of Cicely Saunders: background information on charitable trusts as possible funding bodies for St Christopher's Hospice

Correspondence, notes, lists and press cuttings relating to charitable trusts in the UK and elsewhere as potential funding sources. File includes correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Hooker Craigmyle & Co Ltd, fund raising consultants, April-May 1967, and a poster advertising a BBC television appeal for St Christopher's Hospice, September 1970.

1 file


K/PP149/3/1/35

1966-1973

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Farnborough Hospital on the provision of medical supplies

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and staff of Farnborough Hospital, Orpington, relating to arrangements for the provision of medical supplies to St Christopher's Hospice. File includes notes on meetings between Saunders and the Secretary of the Bromley Hospital Group, and copies of an article, 'Preventing pressure sores in hospital: controlled trial of a large-celled ripple mattress', by Mary Bloss, Rhoda McLaren and A N Exton Smith, published in British Medical Journal, 1967.

1 file


K/PP149/3/1/36

1967

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to the post of Bursar, St Christopher's Hospice

Correspondence, CVs, completed application forms and references relating to applications for the position of Bursar, St Christopher's Hospice. File includes sensitive personal data, CLOSED for review 2067.

1 file


K/PP149/3/1/37

1967-1973

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to the official opening of St Christopher's Hospice

Correspondence, programme, invitations, texts of speeches, address lists and published articles relating to the formal opening of St Christopher's Hospice, 24 July 1967, including coverage of the opening published in Nursing Times, British Hospital Journal and Social Service Review; typescript address by Cicely Saunders for the ceremony; background notes on the hospice for Princess Alexandra and correspondence with Princess Alexandra's Lady in Waiting, Lady Mary Fitzalan-Howard, 1967-1969, on arrangements for the ceremony. File also includes a programme for the opening of the Wates Study Centre and Wolfson House, St Christopher's Hospice, October 1973.

2 files


K/PP149/3/1/38

1967-1977

Papers of Cicely Saunders: St Christopher's Hospice visitors' books

Visitors' books, signed by visitors to St Christopher's Hospice, July 1967 – September 1976, with names, addresses and comments by visitors, many from outside the UK.

3 volumes


K/PP149/3/2/1-63: Correspondence, 1943-1991, with St Christopher's Hospice governing personnel, including Vice Presidents and members of the Council of Management


K/PP149/3/2/1

1943-1982

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Violet Butler

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and (Christina) Violet Butler (1884-1982), Saunders' tutor at St Anne's College Oxford, and subsequently a Vice President of St Christopher's Hospice, 1964-1982. File includes: letters from Butler to Saunders, 1943-1944, relating to Saunders' return to Oxford after training as a nurse; an invitation to Butler to become Vice President, 1963; fundraising for the hospice and its development; meetings; donations by Butler; personal news; letters of congratulation to Saunders on her honours and awards, including her election as Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, 1974.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/2

1953, 1960-1973

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Christopher Saunders

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and her brother Christopher Saunders [sometimes referred to in the letters as 'Gobber'], a management consultant and early advisor on the organisation of St Christopher's Hospice. Topics include: the religious basis of the hospice, 1960; the administration and structure of the hospice, 1960; family news; an invitation to be a member of the Council of Management, on which Christopher Saunders subsequently served, 1963-1973.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/3

1957-1974

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Brigadier Hugh Glyn Hughes

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Brigadier Hugh Llewellyn Glyn Hughes (1892-1973), physician, medical administrator and a member of the Council of Management of St Christopher's Hospice, 1963-1972. Topics include: Glyn Hughes' report, 'Peace at Last. A Survey of terminal care facilities in the United Kingdom' (London: 1960), for the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation; Cicely Saunders' publications; Saunders' planning document, 'The scheme', 1959-1961, describing her initial proposal for St Christopher's Hospice; potential benefactors and supporters, 1961, including Captain Leonard Lonsdale; Glyn Hughes' election to St Christopher's Hospice Council, 1963; funding news; staff appointments.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/4

1959-1967

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Dr Dennis Brinton

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Dr Dennis Hubert Brinton (1902-1986), physician and early supporter of St Christopher's Hospice, including comment on ward visits to St Joseph's Hospice and St Luke's Home for the Dying, 1959; an invitation to Brinton to join St Christopher's Hospice committee, 1960, which he declined; his service as a Vice President of St Christopher's Hospice, 1963-1967.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/5

1959-1968, 1972

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Theodora Turner

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Theodora Turner, Matron of St Thomas' Hospital, London, who served as a Vice President 1963-1972. Letters include discussion of the proposed St Christopher's Hospice, 1959-1962; Saunders' application for a Nightingale Fellowship Scholarship for travel to the USA, 1962; the progress of building work on the hospice; St Christopher's Day events at St Thomas' Hospital.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/6

1959-1973

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Rosetta Burch and Madge Drake

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders ['Winkle' in some letters] and her friends and early supporters, Rosetta Burch ['Woozie'] and Madge Drake, two of the first St Christopher's Hospice Council members and contributors to early discussions about the structure and religious basis of the hospice. Topics include: St Christopher's as a religious community; the composition of the steering committee; Saunders' relationship with Antoni Michniewicz, her patient at St Joseph's Hospice, 1960. File also includes notes on talks, meetings, and literature, memoranda, and a typescript copy of Saunders' paper, 'Care for the dying: suggested outline for discussion' [1960].

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/7

1959-1979

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Peggy Nuttall

Correspondence, with related papers, between Cicely Saunders and Peggy (Dina) Nuttall, editorial director of Nursing Times, member of the initial steering committee, St Christopher's Hospice, and later member of the Hospice's General Council, 1963-c 2003. Topics include: Saunders' articles, 'Care of the dying', commissioned by Nuttall for Nursing Times, 1959; the initial costs of the building work; an invitation to join the hospice committee, 1961; the creation of a group of friends of the hospice to help fundraising, 1963; assistance with writing publicity material; Nuttall's appointment as Editorial Director, Macmillan Journals Ltd, 1977; Nuttall's offer to resign from the Executive Committee; Nuttall's chapter for The management of terminal malignant disease (London, Edward Arnold), 1978.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/8

1959-1981

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Jack Wallace

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Jack Wallace (d 1981), solicitor, family friend, one of the founding members of St Christopher's Hospice, first Chairman from 1960-1964, Vice Chairman, 1971-1973 and a Vice President, 1974-1981. Topics include: the membership of the first hospice committee, 1959-1960, including the religious affiliations of members; the structure and management of the hospice; the memorandum and articles of association of the hospice, 1960-1963; donations; costs and plans for the construction of the hospice; the 'Foundation Group' for discussion of the spiritual community of the hospice, 1970. File also includes notes, memoranda, contracts, press cuttings, and later copies of earlier letters, with significant passages highlighted.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/9

1959-1987

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Betty Read

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and her former tutor Betty Read, medical social worker (almoner), St Thomas' Hospital, a founder member of St Christopher's Hospice, and member of the Council of Management, 1963-[1985]. Topics include Saunders' request for help and advice with the initial planning of the hospice; introductions by Betty Read to the Auxiliary Hospitals Committee and the City Parochial Foundation, 1959-1961; corrections to the draft memorandum of understanding and initial meetings of the hospice charitable foundation, 1961; the search for a site for the hospice, including negotiations regarding a possible site at Denmark Hill, south London, 1962. File also includes copy letters and meeting notes relating to the St Christopher's Hospice Foundation.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/10

1960-1969

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Stephen Taylor

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Stephen James Lake Taylor, Baron Taylor of Harlow (1910-1988), physician and politician, a Vice President of St Christopher's Hospice, 1963-1988. Topics include: the initial scheme for the hospice; useful contacts in the House of Lords, 1961; medical advice for Taylor's colleague Lord Alexander of Hillsborough, 1964.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/11

1960-1969, 1976-1977

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Muriel Edwards

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Muriel ['Teddy'] Edwards, a former nurse who also worked at the King Edward's Hospital Fund [later, King's Fund] Nursing Division, one of the original members of St Christopher's Hospice steering committee, and a member of the Council of Management, 1960-1964. Topics include establishing a home for the dying; the aims and religious basis of the hospice trust, 1960; comment on the memorandum of understanding and articles of association, 1961; potential donors and supports, and possible fundraising activities, 1960-1964; the official opening, 1967; personal news.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/12

1960-1971

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Florence Elliot, 1960-1971

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Florence Elliot (1905-1996), Matron of the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, and member of St Christopher's Hospice General Council, 1963-1967. Topics include the building plan and design for the hospice; a BBC charity appeal for the hospice, 1964; Council meetings; visits by Saunders to Belfast. File also includes greetings cards, memoranda, press cuttings and photographs.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/13

1960-1974

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Dr Olive Wyon

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Christian theologian Dr Olive Wyon (1881-1966), who introduced Saunders to the religious community at Grandchamp, Switzerland, and served as a Vice President, St Christopher's Hospice, 1963-1966. Topics include Saunders and Wyon's meetings in Cambridge and London; developments at St Christopher's; comment on religious texts. File also includes: letters from Wyon's sister, Hetty Wyon, concerning Wyon's death and funeral; the programme for Wyon's memorial service; obituaries for Wyon; later copies of earlier letters, with significant passages highlighted.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/14

1960-1977

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Sir Kenneth Grubb

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Sir Kenneth Grubb (1900-1980), missionary, public servant and a Vice President of St Christopher's Hospice, 1964-1980. Topics include potential donors, including the Nuffield Foundation; a discussion of euthanasia, with a pamphlet produced by the Voluntary Euthanasia Society, 'The case for voluntary euthanasia', 1961; advice on fund raising; progress with the building works; the opening ceremony. File also includes meeting notes and press cuttings.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/15

1960-1979

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Evered Lunt, Bishop of Stepney

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and (Francis) Evered Lunt, Bishop of Stepney, an early supporter of St Christopher's and later 'visitor' and member of the Foundation Group at the hospice. Topics include early meetings and discussions on the religious foundations of the hospice, 1960; progress with the building works; patients under Saunders' care at St Joseph's Hospice, Hackney; the opening ceremony; staff appointments and other hospice news. Also press cuttings and texts of sermons and articles.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/16

1960-1981

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Leonard Lonsdale

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Captain T[homas] Leopold [McClintock] Lonsdale, early supporter, member of St Christopher's Hospice Council of Management, 1961-1973, and Honorary Treasurer, 1963-1970. Topics are chiefly: procuring funding for the hospice; activities of the Council of Management; progress of building works; a shortfall in funding, 1966. Other topics include personal and family news, and architectural plans for the building of a nursing wing in an old people's home in Moulsford, Oxfordshire, 1961.

2 files


K/PP149/3/2/17

1960-1984

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Metropolitan Archbishop Anthony of Sourozh (Anthony Bloom)

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Russian Orthodox Metropolitan Archbishop Anthony of Sourozh (1914-2003), a member of St Christopher's Hospice Council, 1964-1968, and a Vice President, 1968-2003. Topics include: council meetings; invitations to preach and give talks at the hospice; letters from the public following the Archbishop's radio appeal for St Christopher's, 1967. Also texts of talks by the Archbishop, a transcript interview with the Archbishop by Malcolm Muggeridge, and press cuttings.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/18

1960-1987

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Prof Harold Stewart

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Prof Harold C Stewart, Department of Pharmacology, St Mary's Hospital, an early supporter of St Christopher's Hospice, member of St Christopher's Council, 1963-1987, and a Vice President, 1987-[2001]. Topics include: advice on publicity for St Christopher's, 1964; an application to the Sir Halley Stewart Trust for building funds, 1964; Saunders' research at St Mary's; invitations to Saunders to lecture at St Mary's; an honorary position in the Department of Pharmacology, 1967.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/19

1960-1992

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to Dame Albertine Winner, Deputy Medical Director and later Chairman, St Christopher's Hospice

Correspondence, press cuttings and obituaries relating to Dame Albertine Winner (1907-1988), physician and administrator. File includes correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Winner, chiefly 1961-1967 (when Winner was Deputy Chief Medical Officer of Health, Ministry of Health) on topics including: their initial meetings; a visit to St Joseph's Hospice, 1961; suggested useful contacts for Saunders; advice on contractual arrangements with regional health authorities concerning patient admissions. The file also includes Saunders' correspondence with the Dictionary of National Biography concerning her account of Winner's life.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/20

1961-1964

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Dr John Scott

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Dr John A Scott, London County Council Medical Officer, Vice President, King's College Hospital, 1963-1965, with related press cuttings. Topics include difficulties securing a site for the hospice, 1962, funding, the development of the hospice, and Scott's retirement, 1964.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/21

1961-1967, 1977, 1986

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Dame Geraldine Aves

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Dame Geraldine Aves (1896-1986), former Chief Welfare Officer, Ministry of Health and a Vice President of St Christopher's Hospice, 1963-1986. Topics include their initial meeting at the Royal Society Health Congress in Blackpool, 1961, developments at the hospice, and congratulations to Saunders on her OBE, 1965.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/22

1961-1973

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Dame Enid Russell-Smith

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Dame Enid Russell-Smith (1903-1989), Principal of St Aidan's College, University of Durham, former Deputy Secretary, Ministry of Health, and a Vice President, 1963-1970. Topics include possible sites for the hospice, including the former Sydenham Babies Hospital, 1961; the development of the hospice; meetings; the formal opening ceremony.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/23

1962, 1964-1973, 1981

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Sir Ian Fraser

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Sir Ian Fraser (1901-1999), surgeon and former President of the British Medical Association, on topics including his election as a Vice President of St Christopher's Hospice and the building of the hospice.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/24

1962-1976

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Canon Almon R Pepper

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Canon Almon R Pepper (1899-1973), Director of the National Council of the Protestant Episcopal Church, New York, USA, first Vice President of St Christopher's Hospice, 1964-1973. Topics include Saunders' visits to the USA, the progress of the hospice and personal news. Also correspondence, 1973-1976, with Pepper's widow, Alpha Pepper, press cuttings, cards, newsletters and reports.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/25

1962-1981

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with the Rev Alfred Barton

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and the Rev Alfred E Barton, St Christopher's Hospice Council member, 1963-1970, and Warden/Secretary to the hospice, 1965-1967, with related articles, financial reports, memoranda and press cuttings. Topics include: a visit by Barton to St Joseph's Hospice; the finances and administration of St Christopher's Hospice Foundation; donations received; the laying of the foundation stone for the hospice, 1965. Also articles by Barton, including 'The days of Christmas', published in Nursing Times, November 1964.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/26

1962-1985

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Bishop John Ramsbotham

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and John Alexander Ramsbotham (1906-1989), formerly Lord Bishop of Wakefield, and a Vice President of St Christopher's Hospice, 1963-[1989], chiefly personal news and the progress of the hospice.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/27

1963-1968

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with John Turnbull

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and John Turnbull (also known as E L Turnbull. Died 1968. ), King Edward's Hospital Fund and Vice President of St Christopher's Hospice, 1963-1968. Topics include the development of the hospice; St Christopher's Day events; the formal opening of the chapel. Also letters, 1968, from Saunders to Turnbull's widow, Eileen Turnbull.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/28

1963-1969

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Dame Dorothy Vaisey

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Dame Dorothy Vaisey (d 1969), General Secretary to the Friends of the Poor & Gentlefolk's Help and a Vice President of St Christopher's Hospice, 1963-1969. Topics funding and building work, meetings and the formal opening ceremony.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/29

1963-1973

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to Prof Gordon Allport

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Gordon W Allport (d 1967), Executive Secretary to the Ella Lyman Cabot Trust, Professor of Psychology at the University of Harvard, and a Vice President of St Christopher's Hospice, 1963-1967. Topics include his role as Vice President; funding; building work; Saunders' visits to the USA, including a travel grant from the Ella Lyman Cabot Trust. Also correspondence, 1967-1973, between Saunders and Allport's widow, Ada Allport.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/30

1963-1973

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Peter Lumsden

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and stockbroker Peter J S Lumsden, a member of St Christopher's Hospice Council, 1964-1973. Topics include a visit to St Joseph's Hospice, 1963, an invitation to join the Council, 1964, developments in the hospice and Council business.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/31

1963-1977

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Dame Barbara Cozens

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Brigadier Dame Barbara Cozens (1906-1995), Director of Army Nursing Services, Colonel Commandant of Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps and a Vice President of St Christopher's Hospice, 1963-1995. Topics include potentially useful contacts, including the Bishop of Coventry, 1965, fund raising and the development of the hospice.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/32

1963-1980

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Dr Dame Annis Gillie

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Dr Dame Annis Gillie (1900-1985), Chairman of the College of General Practitioners, and a Vice President of St Christopher's Hospice, 1964-1985. Topics include: Gillie's nomination, funding, and the building of the hospice. File also includes Gillie's lecture, 'The potential of the general practitioner', given at the West Kent Medico-Chirurgical Society, January 1964.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/33

1963-1981

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Prof Antony Exton-Smith

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Arthur Norman Exton-Smith (1920-1990), Professor of Geriatric Medicine, University College Hospital (UCH), and a Vice President of St Christopher's Hospice, 1963-1990. Topics include the development of the hospice, opening ceremonies, advice on pharmacology and clinical matters, and congratulations on Exton-Smith's professorial appointment at UCH.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/34

1963-1981

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Lord Amulree

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Basil William Sholto Mackenzie, second Baron Amulree, (1900-1983), President of the British Geriatrics Society, a St Christopher's Hospice Vice President, 1963-1972, and President of St Christopher's Hospice, 1973-1983. File includes early ideas about the organisation of the hospice, 1960, and its subsequent development.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/35

1963-1982

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Dame Anne Bryans

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Dame Anne Bryans, Vice Chairman of the British Red Cross Society, and a Vice President of St Christopher's Hospice, 1963-[2003], relating to Bryans' appointment and the development of the hospice. Also correspondence with C M Wyatt, chiefly relating to the furnishing of the Draper Wing, St Christopher's Hospice, 1967.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/36

1964-1971

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Sir Arthur Howard

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Sir Arthur Howard (1896-1971), former British Army officer and Conservative MP for St George's, Westminster (1945-1950) who also served as treasurer of St Thomas' Hospital, 1943-1963. Topics include: Howard's reasons for declining the post of Chairman of St Christopher's Hospice, 1964; his role as a Vice President, 1968; the City Parochial Foundation. Also press cuttings of obituaries and a memorial service programme for Howard.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/37

1964-1973

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Viscountess Monckton of Brenchley

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Bridget ['Biddy'] Helen Monckton, Viscountess Monckton of Brenchley (1896-1982), a Vice President of St Christopher's Hospice, 1964-1982. Topics include Monckton's nomination, 1964, the development of the hospice, and funding approaches to trusts and individual donors.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/38

1964-1973

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Maj Gen Lord Thurlow, 1964-1971

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Major General Henry Charles Hovell-Thurlow-Cumming-Bruce, 7th Baron Thurlow (1910-1971), Chairman of St Christopher's Hospice, 1964-1971. Topics include: funding; progress of building work; administration; official opening, 1967; a House of Lords debate on medically assisted death, 1969, including Saunders' notes for a speech by Thurlow. Also correspondence relating to Thurlow's illness and death, 1971, with press cuttings, memorial service programme and correspondence concerning donations in his memory to the hospice.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/39

1965-1975

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Alfred H Silverman

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Mr Alfred H Silverman, Secretary of the United Synagogue, London, and a Vice President of St Christopher's Hospice, 1965-[1981], chiefly relating to funding applications to the Wolfson Foundation, 1966-1967.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/40

1966-1974

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Sir Donald Allen

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Sir Donald Richard Allen (1894-1983), clerk to the trustees of the City Parochial Foundation, member of St Christopher's Hospice Council, 1966-1968, and a Vice President, 1968-1983. Topics include Allen's election, 1966; fundraising; building works, 1966; Allen's resignation as a Council member, 1968; charitable trusts for possible funding applications.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/41

1966-1980

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Ollie Randall, 1966-1980

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Ollie (Annette) Randall (1890-1984), founder member of the US National Council on Aging (NCOA), and a Vice President of St Christopher's Hospice. Topics include: the development of the hospice; charitable trusts, including the Ford Foundation; Saunders' visits to the USA; news of American colleagues in palliative care and care of the elderly. File includes an article by Bill McPherrin on Randall's life, 'Aging's First Lady', published in Aging, 1980.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/42

1967-1975

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Baroness Stocks

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Labour peer Mary Stocks (1891-1975), former Principal of Westfield College and a Vice President of St Christopher's Hospice, 1967-1973. Topics include visits to the hospice, fundraising, and Stocks' support for euthanasia. Third party sensitive data in the file is CLOSED for review 2045.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/43

1967-1989

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Bishop John Taylor

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Bishop John Vernon Taylor (1914-2001), former General Secretary, Church Missionary Society, Bishop of Winchester, 1974-1984, visitor to St Christopher's Hospice, 1973-1978, and member of St Christopher's Hospice Council, 1983- 1986. Topics include talks and visits by Taylor, medical advice, and personal news. Also a draft text, 'Growth through loss', written for the St Christopher's international conference, 1980, press cuttings, leaflets and postcards.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/44

1968-1982

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Prof Gordon Dunstan

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Gordon R Dunstan (1917-2004), Professor of Theology at King's College London and member of St Christopher's Hospice Council of Management, 1974-1982. Topics include the ethics of euthanasia, and invitations to Dunstan to speak on the subject.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/45

1969-1970

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Dr Joan Harman

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Dr Beatrice Joan Harman (1907-1994), concerning an invitation to Harman to become a member of St Christopher's Hospice Council of Management, and a donation to the hospice.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/46

1969-1972, 1979

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Dr Gillian Ford

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Dr Gillian Ford, health administrator, member of St Christopher's Hospice Council, 1969-2000, and a Vice President, 2000-. File relates chiefly to Ford's nomination as a Justice of the Peace (JP), for which Saunders gave a character reference. File includes personal data and is CLOSED during Ford's lifetime.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/47

1969-1979

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Benjamin Haynes

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Benjamin J Haynes, Midland Bank, member of Council of Management and honorary treasurer, 1970-1998, chiefly relating to Haynes' appointments to Council of Management and the General Purposes and Final Committee, 1970. Also a copy of Haynes' CV. Personal data in the file is CLOSED for review 2021.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/48

1970-1971

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Jessie Matthews

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and actress Jessie Matthews (1907-1981), a Vice President of St Christopher's Hospice, 1970-1981, chiefly relating to Matthews' BBC fundraising appeal for the hospice, 1970.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/49

1970-1975

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Allan Wates

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Allan Wates, a member of the Wates building family, co-founder of the charity funding body the Wates Foundation, and a member of St Christopher's Hospice Council, 1970-1985. File relates chiefly to his appointment on the Council, 1970.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/50

1970-1975

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Dr James Fairley

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Dr James Fairley, senior administrative medical officer, and member of St Christopher's Hospice Council, 1970-1975. File relates chiefly to his election and to Council business. File includes personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2039.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/51

1971-1981

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Bertha James

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Bertha James, alderman and mayor of the London Borough of Bromley, and a Vice President of St Christopher's Hospice, 1971-1981. File relates chiefly to her appointment and congratulations on awards and donations. File also includes personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2045.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/52

1973-1981

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Mora Lamerton

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Mora A Lamerton relating to Lamerton's service on the St Christopher's Hospice Council of Management, 1973-1980, and on the General Purposes and Final Committee. File includes personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2045.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/53

1973-1983

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to Princess Alexandra

Correspondence chiefly between Cicely Saunders and Princess Alexandra's Lady in Waiting relating to the opening of the study centre at St Christopher's Hospice, 1973, and other royal visits to the hospice. Also letters of thanks from other guests after the 1973 ceremony, and congratulations on Saunders' Order of Merit, 1989.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/54

1974-1983

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Sheila Hancock, 1973-1980

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and actress Sheila Hancock, member of St Christopher's Council of Management, 1973-1980, and a Vice President, 1980-. Topics include donations, Council business, and Hancock's appearance in the television show This is your life, 1977, in which Saunders appeared as a surprise guest. File also includes press cuttings, interviews and text of a BBC radio fundraising appeal by Hancock on behalf of bereavement charity Cruse, 1976. File includes personal data and is CLOSED during Hancock's lifetime.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/55

1975-1981

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Malcolm Bell

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Malcolm Bell, of solicitors Slaughter and May, and a member of St Christopher's Hospice Council, 1975-1984. Topics include donations by Bell, 1975, applications for funding to the Pewterers' livery company, 1976, and the financial position of the hospice, 1981.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/56

1976

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Richard Hayller

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Richard F Hayller, of South East Thames Regional Health Authority, concerning his appointment as a member of St Christopher's Council of Management. File includes personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2040.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/57

1976-1979

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with the Earl of Cork and Orerry

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Patrick Boyle, 13th Earl of Cork and Orerry, relating to his service as a member of St Christopher's Hospice Council of Management, 1976-1985, and as a Vice President, 1985-1995.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/58

1978-1981

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with the Rev Donald Lynch

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and the Rev Prebendary Donald M Lynch, former chaplain to the Queen, chiefly regarding his appointment as visitor to the hospice in 1978 and his resignation from the post in 1981.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/59

1980-1986

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Sir Edward Ford

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Sir Edward Ford (1910-2006), Assistant Private Secretary to Queen Elizabeth II, member of St Christopher's Hospice Council, 1980-1990, and President, 1990-2000. Topics include his election, finance, and the protocol to be observed at hospice events attended by members of the Royal Family.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/60

1982, 1990

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Dr Michael Courtenay

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Dr Michael Courtenay, general practitioner based in Wandsworth, London, member of St Christopher's Hospice Council, Chair of the Education Committee and a Vice President of the hospice, 1990-[2002]. File includes personal data and is CLOSED during Courtenay's lifetime.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/61

1983

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Sir Douglas Black

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Sir Douglas Andrew Kilgour Black (1913-2002), physician, medical scientist, member of St Christopher's Hospice Council, 1983-1985 and a vice President, 1986-1999. File relates to his election, 1983.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/62

1985-1987

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Kaye Menzies

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Mrs K Menzies of the Senior Wives Fellowship, a member of St Christopher's Hospice Council, 1986-2000, concerning Menzies' election, 1986. File includes personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2051.

1 file


K/PP149/3/2/63

1986-1987

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Bryan Woods

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Bryan Woods, Clerk of the City Parochial Foundation and member of St Christopher's Hospice Council. File chiefly relates to potential future members for recruitment to the Council, and includes letters from economist Sir Adam Ridley. Personal data in the file is CLOSED during the lifetimes of Bryan Woods and Sir Adam Ridley.

1 file


K/PP149/3/3/1-17: Publicity and fundraising material relating to St Christopher's Hospice, 1964-1990


K/PP149/3/3/1

1964-1981

Papers of Cicely Saunders: St Christopher's Hospice newsletters

Series of bi-annual newsletters, issue 1 to 51 (missing issue 5 and 39), for Friends of St Christopher's Hospice. Also a draft planning document, 'Aims and basis' [1961], and a review of the hospice's work, 1971.

1 file


K/PP149/3/3/2

1966-1971

Papers of Cicely Saunders: St Christopher's Hospice printed pamphlets and leaflets

Pamphlets, circulars and article reprints about St Christopher's Hospice, chiefly relating to the formal opening, July 1967. Also fundraising leaflets, brochures on the work of the hospice, and an article, 'St Christopher's Hospice', published in Nursing Times, July 1967.

1 file


K/PP149/3/3/3

1967-1973, 1977

Papers of Cicely Saunders: St Christopher's Hospice printed brochures and leaflets

Printed leaflets and brochures about St Christopher's Hospice. Also an article, 'What's 'different' about St Christopher's?', printed in Kentish Times, 1972, and proofs for a 1977 St Christopher's Hospice brochure.

3 files


K/PP149/3/3/4

1967-1975

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to broadcast funding appeals for St Christopher's Hospice

Posters, circulars and leaflets relating to BBC funding appeals on behalf of St Christopher's Hospice, 1967 and 1970. Also correspondence with the BBC concerning a cancelled appeal, 1975.

1 file


K/PP149/3/3/5

1967-1977

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to the design of St Christopher's Hospice brochures and leaflets

Correspondence, draft text, memoranda, articles, proofs, drawings, leaflets and brochures relating to the design and production of publicity material for St Christopher's Hospice.

1 file


K/PP149/3/3/6

1968-1970

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to the first St Christopher's Hospice brochure for patients

Correspondence, memoranda, notes, draft and final texts relating to the first St Christopher's Hospice brochure, produced in 1969. File includes correspondence with David Boorer, co-author of the text, and correspondence with printers Ken and Kate Baynes, concerning proofs and costs.

1 file


K/PP149/3/3/7

1970 Nov

Papers of Cicely Saunders: St Christopher's Hospice staff newsletter

St Christopher's Hospice newsletter for staff, no 1, November 1970. Topics include the death of Dr Ronald Welldon, and Cicely Saunders' recent tour of the USA.

1 file


K/PP149/3/3/8

1970

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Southern Television

Correspondence and memoranda with Southern Independent Television Ltd relating to arrangements for the filming of a television programme, Epilogue, on the work of St Christopher's Hospice, which included interviews with members of hospice staff.

1 file


K/PP149/3/3/9

1970-1972

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a television fundraising appeal for St Christopher's Hospice

Correspondence, memoranda, contract and script relating to a television fundraising appeal by actress Jessie Matthews for St Christopher's Hospice, broadcast on BBC1, September 1970.

1 file


K/PP149/3/3/10

1972-1974

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a US television documentary about St Christopher's Hospice

Correspondence, memoranda, script and press cuttings relating to a television documentary about St Christopher's Hospice made by the American Broadcasting Company (ABC), broadcast January 1973. File includes discussion of the planned content of the programme, including advice from Dorothy Sutherland, US archivist and hospice supporter, and subsequent letters received from American viewers.

1 file


K/PP149/3/3/11

1973

Papers of Cicely Saunders: letters received after a television fundraising appeal for St Christopher's Hospice

Letters (with attached donation receipts) received after a BBC television fundraising appeal on behalf of St Christopher's Hospice by actress Sheila Hancock, broadcast October 1973. File includes personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2037.

1 file


K/PP149/3/3/12

1976-1978

Papers of Cicely Saunders: leaflets and other printed material for hospice conferences

Leaflets and other conference-pack items produced for conferences on the care of the terminally ill held at St Christopher's Hospice and St Joseph's Hospice, including a leaflet on recent innovations in the National Health Service (NHS).

1 file


K/PP149/3/3/13

1982

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a television fundraising appeal for St Christopher's Hospice

Correspondence, scripts, shooting schedule and leaflets relating to a television fundraising appeal for St Christopher's Hospice by actress Sheila Hancock, broadcast on BBC1, August 1982. Also correspondence with The Listener magazine concerning a related printed fundraising appeal, and a printed donation form. File includes personal data and is CLOSED during Hancock's lifetime.

1 file


K/PP149/3/3/14

1988-1989

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to fundraising for St Christopher's Hospice by the Lord Mayor of London's Award Trust

Correspondence, memoranda and related papers concerning fundraising for nursing at St Christopher's Hospice by the Lord Mayor of London's 800 Anniversary Award Trust. File includes correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Sir Christopher and Lady Collett, Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress of London, and arrangements for a fundraising fashion show at Mansion House, March 1989. Personal data in the file is CLOSED for review 2069.

1 file


K/PP149/3/3/15

1988-1990

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to fundraising and networking events for UK hospices

Correspondence, memoranda and guest lists relating to fundraising and networking dinners organised by public relations consultant Geoffrey Tucker (1925-2003), to build contacts with UK businesses and government. File includes correspondence with Robert Evans, Chairman and Chief Executive of British Gas, Richard Wilson, Baron Wilson of Dinton, Deputy Secretary of the Treasury, and Peter Hunt, Head of Public Relations, Coca-Cola. Personal data in the file is CLOSED for review in 2054.

1 file


K/PP149/3/3/16

1989-1990

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to the production of a booklet about St Christopher's Hospice

Correspondence, proofs of photographs and a draft introduction by Cicely Saunders relating to the production of a booklet about St Christopher's Hospice, including arrangements for its publication, and a request for a foreword by Princess Alexandra, patron of the hospice.

1 file


K/PP149/3/3/17

1990-1991

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to fundraising meetings and dinners for St Christopher's hospice

Correspondence chiefly relating to arrangements for a dinner at the Royal Society of Medicine, hosted by Cicely Saunders, to raise funds for a Ciba Foundation conference on motor neurone disease (MND), February 1991.

1 file


K/PP149/3/4/1-41: Papers relating to St Christopher's Hospice clinical research, patient records and statistics, 1963-1993


K/PP149/3/4/1

1963-1981

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Dr Robert Twycross

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Dr Robert Twycross, Research Clinical Pharmacologist at St Christopher's Hospice, 1971-1976, and subsequently Physician-in-charge, Sir Michael Sobell House, Oxford. Topics include: a talk by Saunders on the management of pain in terminal cancer, given at the Radcliffe Christian Fellowship, May 1964; Twycross's appointment at the hospice, 1971; progress with research on trials of morphine and diamorphine (heroin) and an evaluation of narcotic analgesics, 1971-1976; meetings of a terminal care study group. File also includes draft funding proposals, an affidavit on the use of diamorphine for the treatment of pain in advanced cancer cases, 1978, and draft articles. Personal data in the file is CLOSED during Dr Twycross' lifetime.

1 file


K/PP149/3/4/2

1964-1993

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Dr Colin Murray Parkes, and related papers

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Dr Colin Murray Parkes, consultant psychiatrist at St Christopher's Hospice, on topics including articles, meetings, the development of the hospice, its general principles, Parkes' research work, academic references and funding applications. Files also include: a letter from Parkes to Surgeon Rear Admiral J M Holford, Department of Health, 1971, on the psycho-social aspects of terminal care at the hospice; a draft article by Parkes, 'Recent bereavement as a cause of mental illness', published in The British Journal of Psychiatry, March 1964; a report, 'Roles of the social psychiatrist at St Christopher's Hospice', December 1971; report, 'Working papers on patterns of terminal cancer care', February 1973; papers concerning a conference to mark Parkes' retirement from London Hospital Medical College, 1993. Personal data in the files is CLOSED during Dr Parkes' lifetime.

2 files


K/PP149/3/4/3

1967-1972

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to post mortems, St Christopher's Hospice

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and King's College Hospital relating to post mortem examinations conducted at St Christopher's Hospice, including a request for tissue specimens relating to gastrointestinal neoplasms by Dr A Munro Neville, Chester Beatty Research Institute, London, 1971. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2022.

1 file


K/PP149/3/4/4

1967-1984

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to St Christopher's Hospice Research Committee

Meeting minutes, reports, correspondence, draft manuscripts and articles relating to St Christopher's Research Committee, chiefly to the work of the drug trials sub-committee, 1967-1980. File includes: initial correspondence with the Ministry of Health, 1967, concerning the establishment of the Research Committee; correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Dr Colin Murray Parkes, 1967-1968, about the new committee and its members, with a draft social history questionnaire to be used in the hospice; interim and draft reports on diamorphine (heroin) trials conducted at the hospice by Dr Robert Twycross, including Twycross' articles, 'Choice of strong analgesic in terminal cancer: diamorphine or morphine?', published in Pain, 1977, and 'The effect of cocaine in the Brompton Cocktail', August 1978; CVs of candidates for the position of Research Fellow, 1978; minutes of a meeting of the Medical Research Council pain research co-ordination group, September 1980. Personal data in the file is CLOSED for review 2058.

1 file


K/PP149/3/4/5

1968-1978

Papers of Cicely Saunders: surveys of St Christopher's Hospice patients

Survey responses and statistical tables relating to questions about care and treatment, including the use of diamorphine (heroin), about specific conditions, including motor neurone disease (MND) and terminal cancer, and about patient awareness of their condition. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review, 2028.

1 file


K/PP149/3/4/6

1968-1980

Papers of Cicely Saunders: data on motor neurone disease, St Christopher's Hospice

Statistical tables, graphs and reports relating to St Christopher's Hospice patients with motor neurone disease (MND), used for a report by Cicely Saunders, Dr Thomas Walsh and Mary Smith, 'Motor neurone disease in a hospice: a review of 100 cases', 1980. Anonymised data includes duration of stay, quality of patient experience, and treatments provided. File also includes some post mortem reports, CLOSED for review 2030.

1 file


K/PP149/3/4/7

1968-1992

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to motor neurone disease

Correspondence, newsletters, articles, reports and printed material relating to motor neurone disease (MND), including: correspondence, memoranda and case notes, 1967-1969, concerning an MND patient under Cicely Saunders care at St Joseph's Hospice; meeting papers for a case conference concerning an MND patient, St Thomas' Hospital, November 1977; correspondence with patients and their families, 1980-1985, relating to the MND Association, including its newsletter; correspondence with Barbara Wilson relating to Wilson's 1982 British Medical Journal article on her husband's MND and his care; draft and final text of a report, ' Motor neurone disease in a hospice: a review of 100 cases; by Saunders, Dr Thomas Walsh and Mary Smith, 1980; an article by D H Summers, 'Motor neurone disease', published in Nursing Times, January 1981. Files are CLOSED for review, 2092

2 files


K/PP149/3/4/8

1968-1983

Papers of Cicely Saunders: notes on patients with motor neurone disease, St Christopher's Hospice

Photocopied case summaries for patients admitted to St Christopher's Hospice with a diagnosis of motor neurone disease (MND). Files are CLOSED for review 2083.

2 files


K/PP149/3/4/9

1969-1970

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to Smith & Nephew Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Correspondence and related papers concerning Smith & Nephew Pharmaceuticals Ltd, manufacturers of the analgesic Narphen (phenazocine). File includes a report on a survey by Smith & Nephew on the management of terminal illness, and a draft questionnaire, 'Analgesic prescribing in terminal care' developed at St Christopher's Hospice as part of a research trial on morphine and diamorphine, [1970].

1 file


K/PP149/3/4/10

1969

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to the development of the St Christopher's Hospice outpatients' clinic

Correspondence and contact lists relating to the creation of an out-patient service at St Christopher's Hospice, 1969, including circulars sent to local general practitioners and medical officers on the service, and invitations to discussions about the clinic's services. Also draft text on the duties of out-patient nurses.

1 file


K/PP149/3/4/11

1970-1978

Papers of Cicely Saunders: statistical reports on admissions and discharges, St Christopher's Hospice

Statistical reports on admissions and discharges at St Christopher's Hospice, including graphs and tables of patient information detailing gender, duration of stay, diamorphine dosage and diagnoses.

1 file


K/PP149/3/4/12

1970-1983

Papers of Cicely Saunders: notes on individual patients, St Christopher's Hospice

Patient notes, including comments by Cicely Saunders and by patients themselves, with related correspondence. Also an extract from Saunders' article, 'Appropriate treatment, appropriate death', including an anonymised patient summary. File is CLOSED for review 2083.

1 file


K/PP149/3/4/13

1970-1986

Papers of Cicely Saunders: case notes on cancer patients, St Christopher's Hospice

Case notes on cancer patients who had received medical care at St Christopher's Hospice, including summary records, nurse records, patient histories, examination charts, some copy correspondence and some photographs of patients. File is CLOSED for review 2036.

1 file


K/PP149/3/4/14

1971-1972

Papers of Cicely Saunders: report on terminal care in the home

Typescript summary report by C Coleman, September 1972, 'Patterns of terminal care study, from December 1971 to end August 1972', on the issues arising from home care for the terminally ill, and the average duration of nursing.

3 items (1 original, 2 duplicates)


K/PP149/3/4/15

1972-1978

Papers of Cicely Saunders: notes on patients with severe pain, St Christopher's Hospice

Detailed notes on patients with pain that was difficult to control, including details of history, diagnosis, prognosis, drugs administered and duration of stay. File is CLOSED for review 2078.

1 file


K/PP149/3/4/16

1972-1983

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to bereavement research and education, St Christopher's Hospice

Reports, questionnaires, meeting papers, correspondence and articles relating to the Bereavement Research Committee, St Christopher's Hospice, and the research of Susan Le Poidevin (née Hicks), research psychologist at the hospice, 1981-1983. File includes transcripts from a staff role-playing training exercise on breaking news to patients; minutes from a meeting on family profile risk assessment; literature on bereavement counselling; a report on the selection procedure for bereavement counsellors; a report on a Camden Council bereavement project. File includes personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2047.

1 file


K/PP149/3/4/17

1973-1974

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Sister Mary Thomas concerning research on attitudes towards dying patients

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Sister Mary Thomas relating to Thomas' research into the attitudes of medical staff in different institutions to the dying patients under their care. File includes Thomas' CV, research proposal, her research funding, accommodation and the progress of research. Personal data in the file is CLOSED for review in 2054.

1 file


K/PP149/3/4/18

1974-1979

Papers of Cicely Saunders: notes on patients, St Christopher's Hospice

Summary notes on St Christopher's Hospice patients, including comments by Cicely Saunders and by patients, post mortem reports, case notes and correspondence with doctors and patients' families. Files are CLOSED for review 2079.

4 files


K/PP149/3/4/19

1975-1978

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Prof Sir Thomas Symington

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Prof Sir Thomas Symington (1915-2007), Director of the Institute of Cancer Research, Royal Cancer Hospital, London. File includes discussion of Symington's text, 'Quinquennial report on the activities of the Institute of Cancer Research, 1970-1975', 1976, and a talk by Symington at a St Christopher's Hospice 'Therapeutic Conference', November 1976. Also correspondence, meeting papers and text relating to a proposal by Dr Colin Murray Parkes for a research protocol for the home care of the terminally ill, 1974-1975.

1 file


K/PP149/3/4/20

1976-1986

Papers of Cicely Saunders: annual statistical reports, St Christopher's Hospice

Annual statistics and details of admissions and discharges, 1976-1986 (excluding 1977-1978, 1980-1981), including symptoms, diagnoses, lengths of stay, age range, and examples of anonymised case histories.

1 file


K/PP149/3/4/21

1976-1980

Papers of Cicely Saunders: details of St Christopher's Hospice patients with motor neurone disease

Details of St Christopher's Hospice patients with motor neurone disease (MND), organised by gender and date of admission, including name, age, symptoms, treatment and any social problems experiences. File is CLOSED for review in 2080.

1 file


K/PP149/3/4/22

1976-1986

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a terminal care study group

Correspondence, notes, meeting papers and memoranda relating to the work of a study group on UK terminal care, hosted at St Christopher's Hospice. File includes correspondence, 1974-1979, with Kenneth Calman, Professor of Oncology, Glasgow University, 1974-1979, and correspondence, 1982-1986, with John Welsh, Medical Director of Hunters Hill Marie Curie Memorial Home, Glasgow.

1 file


K/PP149/3/4/23

1977-1981

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Prof Desmond Laurence

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Desmond Laurence, Professor of Clinical Pharmacology, University College Hospital Medical School, and a member of St Christopher's Research Committee. Topics include potential areas for clinical research, notably adjuvant drugs (drugs used in combination with pain relief). File also includes article offprints, news of research appointments, and conference invitations.

1 file


K/PP149/3/4/24

1978

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to chemotherapy protocols

Correspondence, notes, forms and draft guidelines relating to the revision of chemotherapy protocols to include guidance on symptomatic treatment and general support. File includes correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Dr Thelma D Bates, St Thomas' Hospital, and Kenneth Calman, Professor of Oncology, University of Glasgow, on the inclusion of symptomatic control in the guidance. Also a report, 'Multicentre Chemotherapy Group: protocol, registration and follow-up forms'.

1 file


K/PP149/3/4/25

1979

Papers of Cicely Saunders: reports and statistics on patient pain, St Christopher's Hospice

Statistics and summary reports of patients admitted to St Christopher's who experienced pain problems during their stay. The file contains patient case summaries that includes patient histories and prescribed treatments along with compiled statistics on the body sites and symptoms of pain from these patients. File is CLOSED for review in 2045.

1 file


K/PP149/3/4/26

1979, 1982-1984

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to the charity, Cancer Research Campaign

Correspondence, research proposals, notes and articles relating to the charity Cancer Research Campaign (originally the British Empire Cancer Campaign). File includes: correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Dr Nigel Kemp, Cancer Research Campaign, relating to a clinical training fellowship at St Christopher's Hospice; the Cancer Research Campaign annual report, 1982; an article by Dr Thomas Walsh, 'Oral morphine in chronic cancer pain', published in Pain, 1984; reports on research undertaken at Sir Michael House Hospice, Oxford. Personal data in the file is CLOSED for review 2064

1 file


K/PP149/3/4/27

1979-1980

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to research on automated pain relief

Correspondence, articles and reports relating to the automated administration of narcotics in hospices, compiled by Cicely Saunders for the Medical Research Council (MRC) Pain Research Co-ordinating Committee. File includes reports on drug delivery methods and an article by Jeremy Church, 'Continuous narcotic infusions for relief of postoperative pain', published in British Medical Journal, April 1979.

1 file


K/PP149/3/4/28

1979-1983

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to cancer patients, St Christopher's Hospice

Memoranda, reports, case notes and statistics relating to cancer patients, St Christopher's Hospice, including reports 'Pain experience in last 24 hours', 'Experience of patients in the first 100 who did not die peacefully' and 'Advanced cancer pain'. Also two reports by Thomas Declan Walsh, Research Fellow in Clinical Pharmacology, Guy's Hospital and St Christopher's Hospice, on advanced cancer in hospice patients. File is CLOSED for review in 2083.

1 file


K/PP149/3/4/29

1979-1986

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Prof Kenneth Calman

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Kenneth Calman (b 1941), Professor of Oncology at the University of Glasgow, with related articles and reports. Topics include clinical research at St Christopher's Hospice, invitations to Saunders to visit Glasgow, and Calman's request for a reference for the position of Dean of Postgraduate Medicine, Glasgow. Personal data in the file is CLOSED during Calman's lifetime.

1 file


K/PP149/3/4/30

1979-1986

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to the Nuffield Provincial Hospitals Trust

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Gordon McLachlan, Nuffield Provincial Hospitals Trust, relating to a funding grant for the redevelopment of St Christopher's Hospice study centre. File also includes: the text of the funding application an article, 'The practice and teaching of communication between doctors and patients', produced by the Trust; a report on the New York Committee to Increase Corporate Philanthropic Giving.

1 file


K/PP149/3/4/31

1979-1980

Papers of Cicely Saunders: case notes and data on patients with cancers of the head and neck, St Christopher's Hospice

Case notes and statistical tables relating to patients with cancers of the head and neck, St Christopher's Hospice, including details of specific locations of tumours, gender, age and name of patient. Also some copy case summaries and reports by R L Carter, Consultant Pathologist, Royal Marsden Hospital, London. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2064.

1 file


K/PP149/3/4/32

1981-1982

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to research on cancers of the head and neck

Correspondence, articles, data and reports relating to research on cancers of the head and neck, including articles on his own research by M[ichael] Pittam, Department of Surgery, Westminster Hospital, statistics on St Christopher's Hospice patients, 1967-1976, and a draft conference address by Julian Bihari, 'Palliation in the management of head and neck cancer', given at the Twelfth International Congress of Oto-Rhono-Laryngology, Budapest, Hungary, 1981.

1 file


K/PP149/3/4/33

1981

Papers of Cicely Saunders: report, 'Practical use of morphine for pain due to cancer' by T D Walsh and F M Cheater

Typescript report, 'Practical Use of Morphine for Pain due to Cancer' by T D Walsh and F M Cheater, 1981, with manuscript annotations by Cicely Saunders. Also a photocopy of Saunders's article 'The treatment of intractable pain in terminal cancer', published in Proceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine, March 1963.

1 file


K/PP149/3/4/34

1981-1986

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with pharmaceutical company May & Baker

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and representatives of May & Baker, pharmaceutical company, relating to the supply of drugs, chiefly methotrimeprazine. Also correspondence concerning the planned research of Dr Thomas Walsh on the clinical use of methotrimeprazine, discussion of a possible funded research project on phenothiazine, and a May & Baker brochure, 'Terminal care'.

1 file


K/PP149/3/4/35

1982

Papers of Cicely Saunders: memoranda from Dr Thomas Walsh on research at St Christopher's Hospice

Memoranda from Dr Thomas Walsh to Cicely Saunders concerning possible future research projects at St Christopher's Hospice. Also manuscript notes by Saunders on research at the hospice.

1 file


K/PP149/3/4/36

1983-1984

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to research on home care for terminally ill patients

Correspondence, funding applications, draft project proposals CV and notes relating to a research project by Prof John Hinton, 'An assessment of home care of the dying'. Personal data in the file is CLOSED during Prof Hinton's lifetime.

1 file


K/PP149/3/4/37

1983-1985

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to research on the role of computer systems in terminal care

Correspondence, memoranda, research papers and proposals relating to research by Dr P L Alvey, Clinical Research Fellow, Imperial Cancer Research Fund Laboratories, on the development of a computerised expert medical system for terminal care. File includes an article by Alvey and John Fox, 'Computer-assisted decision-making II: Knowledge-based systems' published in British Medical Journal, 1983.

1 file


K/PP149/3/4/38

1984-1985

Papers of Cicely Saunders: report on motor neurone disease, St Christopher's Hospice

Statistical report on cases of motor neurone disease (MND) at St Christopher's Hospice, 1984-1985, including case notes summaries. Also includes patient statistics from 1984 on patients admitted to St Christopher's Hospice with malignant disease. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2069.

1 file


K/PP149/3/4/39

1984-1986

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Napp Laboratories

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Napp Laboratories, manufacturers of strong analgesics, on topics including: a survey of medical professionals caring for the terminally ill, 1984, with blank questionnaire; report, 'Dying at home: a series on community care of the terminally ill', 1985; changes to the formulation of Napp Laboratories MST Continus (morphine) tablets.

1 file


K/PP149/3/4/40

1989-1991

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a proposed comparative study of hospice care

Correspondence, questionnaires and project applications for a study of hospice care to be conducted at St Christopher's Hospice and other in-patient services for cancer patients. File includes correspondence with the Department of Health and the Medical Research Council (MRC) relating to meetings, funding opportunities and comments on the proposals.

1 file


K/PP149/3/4/41

1990

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to research on breathlessness, St Christopher's Hospice

Correspondence, drafts and other papers relating to a clinical trial on breathlessness (dyspnoea) by Dr Sara Booth, Registrar. File includes correspondence with Prof A Guz, Charing Cross Hospital, draft annotated and revised protocols for the trial, and research guidelines published by the Royal College of Physicians.

1 file


K/PP149/3/5/1-35: Papers relating to the management of St Christopher's Hospice, 1964-1998


K/PP149/3/5/1

1964-1971

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a 1970 management survey of St Christopher's Hospice

Correspondence, meeting papers and final report relating to a management survey of St Christopher's Hospice by Cranfield College of Management, 1970. File includes: correspondence with Cranfield College concerning arrangements for the survey; a letter from management consultant Christopher Saunders (brother of Cicely Saunders), 1970, advising on the survey; minutes of a discussion on the findings of the survey; Cranfield College report, 'Survey of the management of resources of St Christopher's Hospice', December 1970.

1 file


K/PP149/3/5/2

1965-1992

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to South East Metropolitan Regional Hospital Board

Correspondence, clinical statistics, charts and reports, memoranda, financial statements, notes, articles and press cuttings relating to South East Metropolitan Regional Hospital Board (SEMRHB, renamed South East Thames Regional Health Authority, 1974). Files include: correspondence with J R C Burton-Brown, member of the SEMRHB medical advisory board, concerning plans for a terminal cancer care centre, 1964-1966; correspondence and arrangements for admissions of patients referred by SEMRHB, 1968-1972); statistical data on cancer patients, January 1968; letters relating to arrangement for individual patients referred to the hospice from by SEMRHB and to visits to the Hospice by SEMRHB members; funding negotiations; requests for additional funding, 1974-1975; staff appointments, with attached CVs; correspondence relating to the incorporation of the hospice into the General Professional Training Scheme. Personal data in the files is CLOSED for review 2092.

2 files


K/PP149/3/5/3

1967-1970

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Kent Local Medical Committee

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Kent Local Medical Committee relating to the distribution of information on St Christopher's Hospice to committee members, and to clarification of the hospice's admission policy.

1 file


K/PP149/3/5/4

1967-1989

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Bromley London Borough Council

Correspondence and memoranda between Cicely Saunders and staff of Bromley London Borough Council, chiefly relating to administration and to official visits to St Christopher's Hospice by the Mayor or Mayoress of Bromley, including: enquiries about providing a laundry service for terminally ill patients treated at home, 1971; building of a footbridge at Penge East railway station to improve access to St Christopher's Hospice, 1968-1969, and state benefits and insurance information relating to hospice patients from the local area, 1967. Personal data in the file is CLOSED for review 2022.

1 file


K/PP149/3/5/5

1967, 1973, 1988-1991

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to the opening of the Albertine Centre, St Christopher's Hospice, 1991

Correspondence and related papers concerning fundraising and the formal opening of the Albertine Centre, a new St Christopher's Hospice building incorporating the hospice's Home Care department and Day Centre. File includes correspondence relating to fundraising for the building, and arrangements and invitations for the opening ceremony. Personal data in the file is CLOSED for review 2071.

1 file


K/PP149/3/5/6

1967-1968

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to the St Christopher's Hospice Bible study group

Texts, reports and related papers concerning the St Christopher's Hospice Bible study group, including talks by Canon Sidney Evans, Dean of King's College London, and a summary of group meetings, 1967-1968.

1 file


K/PP149/3/5/7

[1967]-2003

Papers of Cicely Saunders: card index of St Christopher's Hospice staff

Card index of St Christopher's Hospice members of staff, arranged by their starting date, used by Cicely Saunders to send annual 'Coming Day' congratulations on their length of service.

1 item


K/PP149/3/5/8

1969-1975

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with the Department of Health & Social Security

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and personnel of the Department of Health and Security (DHSS), chiefly relating to the funding and administration of St Christopher's Hospice, notably DHSS-funding of the hospice's out-patients clinic. File also includes a report, 1974, on the hospice's study centre, letters to Dame Albertine Winner, Deputy Medical Director, St Christopher's, on her previous work at the DHSS, memoranda, booklets and reports.

1 file


K/PP149/3/5/9

1969-1970

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with the Inner London Local Medical Committee

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and personnel of the Inner London Local Medical Committee, chiefly relating to a letter circulated at a Committee meeting concerning a funding deficit at St Christopher's Hospice due to contractual changes with the regional hospital board.

1 file


K/PP149/3/5/10

1970-1971

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to job descriptions for St Christopher's Hospice staff

Job descriptions compiled by members of St Christopher's Hospice staff as a training exercise, including Cicely Saunders' description of her own role as Medical Director. Also an article, 'Writing a job description', published in Nursing Times, June 1971.

1 file


K/PP149/3/5/11

1971-1974, 1979-1980

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to the St Christopher's Hospice Foundation Group

Memoranda, notes and minutes of meetings relating to the St Christopher's Hospice Foundation Group, established for the discussion of the religious foundation of the hospice by staff and Council members. Files include text, 'St Christopher's: aims and basis', and a Christian order of service, 'Parish Eucharist'.

2 files


K/PP149/3/5/12

1972-1982

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with the Department of Health & Social Security

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and personnel of the Department of Health and Security (DHSS) on the funding and administration of St Christopher's Hospice. File includes copies of a report by Saunders and Dame Albertine Winner, 'Terminal care', 1972, submitted to the DHSS for inclusion in Portfolio for health, 2: the developing programme of the DHSS in health services (Oxford, 1973). Also summary reports on research at St Christopher's on pain management, home care and bereavement.

1 file


K/PP149/3/5/13

1972-1974

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a report on local services for cancer patients

A report, 'Regional cancer services - South West Thames', by Dr Gordon Taylor, South West Thames Regional Cancer Council, including reference to the work of St Christopher's Hospice, with related correspondence and notes.

1 file


K/PP149/3/5/14

1973-1975

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to St Christopher's Education Committee

Meeting papers, correspondence and notes relating to St Christopher's Education Committee. File includes an annotated report on the inaugural meeting of the committee, May 1973, a programme for St Christopher's Hospice Study Centre first conference, 'Working with the dying', May 1973, and invitations to conferences held by Kent Postgraduate Medical Centre, Canterbury.

1 file


K/PP149/3/5/15

1973-1977

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers chiefly relating to the opening of the Wates Study Centre and Wolfson House, St Christopher's Hospice

Programmes, invitations and related papers chiefly concerning the formal opening of the Wates Study Centre and Wolfson House at St Christopher's Hospice, October 1973. Also colour photographs of attendees at other hospice events, including Cicely Saunders, Robert Twycross and Balfour Mount [1976], and staff and residents of Draper Wing, October 1977.

1 file


K/PP149/3/5/16

1974-1982

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to funding problems, St Christopher's Hospice, 1981-1982

Correspondence, financial statements and notes relating to financial difficulties, St Christopher's Hospice, 1981-1982, including correspondence between Cicely Saunders and charitable trusts including the Wellcome Trust, the Imperial Cancer Research Fund and the Knights of St Columba. Also copies of letters to South West Thames Regional Health Authority, 1974, relating to contract negotiations for future patient referrals, with revenue statements. Personal data in the file is CLOSED for review 2062.

1 file


K/PP149/3/5/17

1974-1982

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with the Department of Health & Social Security

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and personnel of the Department of Health and Security (DHSS) relating to funding for research at St Christopher's Hospice, the hospice's finances, other hospices, and UK government policy on terminal care. File includes: correspondence with Dr Gerald (Folliott) Vaughan (1923-2003), Minister for Health, DHSS, 1979-1982; correspondence with Sir George Samuel Knatchbull Young (b 1941), Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, DHSS, 1979-1981; text of a speech by Young given at the International Hospice Conference, June 1980; reports on the finances of St Christopher's Hospice, 1975; newsletters and booklets.

1 file


K/PP149/3/5/18

1974-1979

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with the Department of Health & Social Security

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and personnel of the Department of Health and Security (DHSS) chiefly relating to a visit to St Christopher's Hospice, January 1974, by Barbara Anne Castle (1910-2002), Secretary of State for Social Services, 1974-1976, and to changes in the funding structure for the hospice. File includes: statistics on admissions to the hospice, 1967-1974; reports and a grant application relating to the research work of Dr Robert Twycross on pharmacological treatments for terminal cancer; a DHSS report on terminal care, 1979. Personal data in the file is CLOSED during Twycross' lifetime.

1 file


K/PP149/3/5/19

1976-1977

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to the Criminal Law Revision Committee

Draft text, correspondence and memoranda relating to a report by the Criminal Law Revision Committee proposing a change to the law concerning euthanasia, for which the Council of St Christopher's Hospice submitted a paper, 'Mercy killing'. File includes the text of the Committee's report, 'Working paper on offences against the person', August 1976.

1 file


K/PP149/3/5/20

1978, 1981-1985

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to St Christopher's Education Committee

Meeting papers and correspondence relating to St Christopher's Education Committee, including correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Dr Michael J F Courtenay, chairman of the Committee, 1981-1985. Also: a report by the Ad Hoc Education Planning and Evaluation Committee, May 1981; statistics on training courses provided, attendance, fees and income, 1982; financial statements for St Christopher's Study Centre, 1983-1984; job descriptions; programmes of events; correspondence concerning the membership of the Education Committee. Personal data in the file is CLOSED for review 2065.

1 file


K/PP149/3/5/21

1979-1980, 1986

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to the Royal College of Physicians' general professional training scheme

Correspondence and related papers concerning the Royal College of Physicians' (RCP) general professional training scheme, including: a completed application form detailing the facilities of St Christopher's Hospice and the experience of its clinical staff; correspondence with the RCP concerning arrangements for an inspection visit, 1980; copies of the RCP's subsequent report. Also a letter from Dr Derek Doyle, Medical Director of St Columba's Hospice, Edinburgh, May 1986, relating to a professional training programme specifically for a career in palliative medicine.

1 file


K/PP149/3/5/22

1979-1980

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to an official visit to St Christopher's Hospice by the Secretary of State for Social Services

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and the office of Patrick Jenkin, Secretary of State for Social Services. relating to arrangements for a visit by Jenkin to St Christopher's Hospice, January 1980. Also congratulations to Saunders on her damehood, 1980.

1 file


K/PP149/3/5/23

1983-1998

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with the Department of Health & Social Security

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and personnel of the Department of Health and Social Security (DHSS, subsequently the Department of Health), on topics including research applications, nominations for honours, official visits to St Christopher's Hospice by government ministers, government funding for regional hospices and statistics relating to motor neurone disease (MND). Correspondents include: David John Mellor (b 1949), Minister for Health, 1988-1989; Virginia Hilda Brunette Maxwell Bottomley (b 1948), Minister for Health, 1989-1992; Kenneth Harry Clarke (b 1940), Minister of State for Health, 1982-1985. File includes press cuttings, press releases and circulars.

1 file


K/PP149/3/5/24

1984

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to UK government proposals to restrict prescribable medicines

Correspondence, reprints and press cuttings relating to UK government proposals to restrict the medicines prescribable on the National Health Service (NHS). File includes copy letters by Cicely Saunders and colleagues including Dr Robert Twycross and A G O Crowther to Secretary of State for Social Services Norman Fowler and to Chief Medical Officer Dr Donald Acheson, outlining their opposition to the proposed restrictions.

1 file


K/PP149/3/5/25

1985

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to occupational therapy and art therapy at St Christopher's Hospice

Correspondence relating to applications for the post of Head Occupational Therapist at St Christopher's Hospice, including applicants' CVs. Also correspondence and an evaluation form relating to the use of art therapy at the hospice. File contains personal data and is CLOSED for review, 2065.

1 file


K/PP149/3/5/26

1985-1987

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating St Christopher's Hospice admission policy for patients with HIV/AIDS

Correspondence, memorandum, notes, reports and printed literature chiefly relating to St Christopher's Hospice admission policy for patients diagnosed with HIV/AIDS (human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome). File includes correspondence with other hospice directors, central government departments and regional health authorities, and individuals including: Eric Wilkes (1920-2009), of St Luke's Nursing Home, Sheffield; Robert Runcie (1921-2000), Archbishop of Canterbury; Norman Fowler (b 1938), Secretary of State for Social Services; John Shine (1946-2013), Director of London Lighthouse, the first HIV/AIDS hospice in London. File also includes: a Hospice Information Service survey of hospices accepting patients with AIDS, March 1987; papers relating to a conference, 'Caring for AIDS sufferers in the community', London Institute of Education, March 1987; a document, 'Problems associated with AIDS: third report of the Social Service Committee, session 1986-1987', May 1987.

1 file


K/PP149/3/5/27

1985-1986

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a proposed St Christopher's Hospice charity shop

Papers relating to a proposed charity shop to raise funds for St Christopher's Hospice. File includes text of proposal, background information on Trinity Hospice charity shops, correspondence with local estate agents and correspondence concerning the purchase of a lease on a property.

1 file


K/PP149/3/5/28

1986

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with the Minister for Health about UK hospices

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Bernard John ('Barney') Heyhoe (1925-2013), Minister for Health, relating to a meeting, 1986, to discuss issues relating to hospices in the UK. File includes background briefing notes, 1975-1985.

1 file


K/PP149/3/5/29

1986-1988

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to the Draper's Wing Committee, St Christopher's Hospice

Correspondence, memoranda and meeting papers relating to the committee established to oversee the administration of the Draper's Wing for long-term elderly residents at St Christopher's Hospice. File includes minutes of meetings of the committee, 1986-1988, and a drawing of the floor plan of the wing, 1986. File includes personal data and is CLOSED for review 2068.

1 file


K/PP149/3/5/30

1986-1988

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to 21st anniversary celebrations for St Christopher's Hospice

Correspondence, memoranda, guest list, invitations and brochure for a luncheon held at Goldsmith's Hall to mark 21 years of St Christopher's Hospice, April 1988. Personal data in the file is CLOSED for review 2068.

1 file


K/PP149/3/5/31

1987-1992

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to Westminster Abbey services to mark anniversaries of the opening of St Christopher's Hospice

Correspondence, memoranda, meeting papers, texts for readings, floor plans, guest lists and programmes relating to services held in Westminster Abbey, London, to mark the 20th and 25th anniversaries of the 1967 opening of St Christopher's Hospice, September 1987 and October 1992. Personal data in the file is CLOSED for review 2072.

1 file


K/PP149/3/5/32

1990-1991

Papers of Cicely Saunders: report on public perceptions of hospices

Correspondence, discussion papers and reports relating to a qualitative research project on the public perception of hospices and their work, undertaken by the Human Perspective Ltd for St Christopher's Hospice and Young & Rubicam Ltd. File includes meeting papers, a briefing document and correspondence with Help the Hospices relating to planning and funding of the research, and the final report, 'Project Apollo: a qualitative study into perceptions of a hospice and hospice care', produced in October 1990. Personal data in the file is CLOSED for review 2071.

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K/PP149/3/5/33

1991

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to strategy planning for St Christopher's Hospice

Correspondence and memoranda relating to strategic planning meetings, St Christopher's Hospice, November 1991, including a report by management consultant Catherine McLoughlin on the organisation and management structure of the hospice. Personal data in the file is CLOSED for review 2071.

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K/PP149/3/5/34

1991-1992

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to planning for courses and conferences, St Christopher's Hospice

Meeting papers, correspondence and publicity material relating to the St Christopher's courses and conferences planning committee. File includes a letter from Sam Ahmedzai, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Leicestershire Hospice, February 1991, regarding access to hospices for ethnic minorities, and letters from Peter Kaye, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Cynthia Spencer House hospice, Northampton, March 1992, on the age distribution of ethnic minority patients at the hospice.

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K/PP149/3/5/35

1991-1992

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to ward refurbishment, St Christopher's Hospice

Correspondence, briefing papers, memoranda, architectural plans, cost estimates and notes chiefly relating to the refurbishment of Rugby Ward, St Christopher's Hospice. File also includes papers relating to the construction of the Draper's Wing conservatory, and correspondence with Robert James relating to funding for the building work. Personal data in the file is CLOSED for review 2072.

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