Joe Wood

University of Glasgow

Cicely Saunders and the Narrative Legacies of ‘Total Pain’

Academic History:

2015 - 2016: MSc Medical Humanities, King's College London

2009 - 2012: BA English Literature, Durham University


Dr Gavin Miller

Professor David Clark

Research Interests:

  • Philosophy of Care
  • End of Life Care
  • Medical Humanities
  • Memory and Narrative

Previous Research Projects:

MSc dissertation on Cicely Saunders, Tom Lubbock’s Until Further Notice I Am Alive and Marion Coutts’ The Iceberg

BA dissertation on Time and Genre in Daniel Defoe’s Journal of the Plague Year


Wellcome Trust Masters Studentship


Jubilee Prize for undergraduate dissertation

Contact Details:

Address: M14, Maxwell House, University of Glasgow, The Crichton, Bankend Road, Dumfries, DG1 4UG


First published: 25 September 2017