In his lecture to the West of Scotland Pain Group on Wednesday 23rd November, he challenged the audience with a number of questions:
What is the essence of your spirituality?
Spiritual or religious what is the difference?
Spiritual pain or spiritual distress is pain the right word?
What are the indicators of spiritual distress?
How can we help our patients to die in peace?
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