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Saunders, Dame Cicely Mary Strode (1918-2005), physician and founder of the modern hospice movement

Barbara Monroe

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/95911
Saunders, Dame Cicely Mary Strode (1918-2005), physician and founder of the modern hospice movement

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Saunders, Dame Cicely Mary Strode (1918-2005), physician and founder of the modern hospice movement, was born on 22 June 1918 at Linden Lodge, Bedford Avenue, Barnet, Hertfordshire, the daughter of (Philip) Gordon Saunders (d. 1961), land surveyor, and his wife, Mary Christian, née Knight (d. 1968). She had two brothers, ...

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