Barry, V. and Patel. M. (2013).  An Overview of Compassionate Communities in England. London, Murray Hall Community Trust and National Council for Palliative Care.

Conway, S. (ed. 2011).  Governing Death & Loss: Empowerment, involvement, participation. Oxford, Oxford University Press.

Horsfall, D., & Higgs, J. (2015) Palliative care: Living and dying at home. In Tasker D., Higgs J., & Loftus, S. (Eds). Community-Based Healthcare: The Search for Mindful Dialogues. Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Sense

Horsfall, D., & Higgs, J. (2014). People caring: Negotiating the space between an ethic of caring and keeping your distance. In J. Higgs, A. Croker, D. Tasker, J. Hummell & N. Patton (Eds.), Health practice relationships (pp. 85-92). Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Sense.

Kellehear, A. (1999).  Health Promoting Palliative Care. Melbourne: OUP.  (If you click on the title you can read it now, for free!).

Kellehear, A. (2005). Compassionate Cities: Public Health and End-of-Life Care. London:Routledge.

Kellehear, A. & Young, B. (2007) Resilient Communities. In B. Monroe & D. Oliviere (eds) Resilience in Palliative Care: Achievements in Adversity. Oxford, Oxford University Press, pp 223-238.

Rumbold, B. (2011). Health promoting palliative care and dying in old age. In Gott, M. & Ingleton, C. (Eds.) Living with ageing and dying: palliative and end of life care for older people (pp. 75-89). Oxford: Oxford University Press.  (If you click on the title you can read it now, for free!).

Sallnow, L. Kumar, S. and Kellehear, A. (eds) (2012).  International Perspectives in Public Health and Palliative Care. Abingdon, Routledge.



Horsfall D., Yardley A., Leonard R., Noonan K. & Rosenberg J. (2015) End of Life at Home: Co-creating an Ecology of Care. University of Western Sydney & Cancer Council of NSW.

Horsfall D., Noonan K., & Leonard R. (2011). Bringing our dying home: creating community at end of life. Research Report. University of Western Sydney & Cancer Council of NSW.

Journal Publications

Abel. J., Walter, T., Carey, L.,  Rosenberg, J., Noonan, K., Horsfall, D. et al. (2013) Circles of care: Should community development redefine the practice of palliative care? BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care 3: (4) 436-443.

Abel, J., Bowra, J., Walter, T. and Howarth, G. (2011).  'Compassionate community networks: supporting home dying.' BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care 1 (2), pp. 129-133.

Ashby, M. (2013) Caring for dying patients is not about prolonging life at all costs. BMJ 2013;346:f3027 doi: 10.1136/bmj.f3027

Buckley, J. (2002) 'Holism and a health promoting approach to palliative care.'  International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 9 (10), pp. 505-508.  

Conway, S. (2008).  'Public health and palliative care – principles into practice?' Critical Public Health, 18 (3), pp. 405-415.

Haraldsson, E., Clark, P. and Murray, S.A. (2010). 'Health-Promoting Palliative Care arrives in Scotland.' European Journal of Palliative Care 17 (3), pp.130-132.

Horsfall, D., Leonard, R., Noonan, K., & Rosenberg, J. (2013).Working together–apart: Exploring the relationships between formal and informal care networks for people dying at home. Progress in Palliative Care (ISSN: 09699260) Appeared or available online: 25 January 2013. DOI:10.1179/1743291X12Y.0000000047

Horsfall, D., Noonan, K., Leonard, R. (2012) Bringing our Dying Home: Creating community at end of life, Health Sociology Review 21(4) 373-382.

Kellehear, A. (2013). Compassionate communities: End of life care as everyone’s responsibility. Quarterly Journal of Medicine (UK) 106, 12, pp 1071-1076.

Kellehear, A. & O’Connor, D. (2008) Health Promoting Palliative Care: A practice example. Critical Public Health (UK) 18, 1, pp 111-115.

Kellehear, A. (2004).  'Third-wave public health? Compassion, community and end of life care.'  International Journal of Applied Psychoanalytic Studies, 1(4), pp. 313-323.

Kellehear, A. (1984).  'Are we a ‘death denying’ society? A sociological review.'  Social Science and Medicine, 18 (9), pp. 713-23.

Leonard, R., Horsfall, D., Noonan, K. (2013). Identifying changes in the support networks of end of life carers using social network analysis, BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care, Published Online First December 2013. doi:10.1136/bmjspcare-2012-000257

Lomas, J. (1998) Social Capital and Health: Implications for public health and epidemiology. Social Science & Medicine 47 (9) 1181-1188.

Noonan K., Horsfall D., Leonard R., & Rosenberg J.P.  (2016). Developing Death Literacy. Progress in Palliative Care.  Published on-line first. DOI 10.1080/09699260.2015.1103498

O’Mara-Eves A, Brunton G, McDaid D, Oliver S, Kavanagh J, Jamal F, et al. (2013) Community engagement to reduce inequalities in health: a systematic review, meta-analysis and economic analysis. Public Health Research 1(4).

Paul, S. and Sallnow, L. (2013) 'Public health approaches to end of life care in the UK: An online survey of palliative care services.'BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care, Published Online First doi:10.1136/bmjspcare- 2012-000334.

Richardson, J. (2002).  'Health promotion in palliative care: the patient’s perception of therapeutic interaction with the palliative care nurse in the primary care setting.'  Journal of Advanced Nursing, 40, pp. 432-440.

Rosenberg J., Horsfall D., Leonard R., & Noonan K. (2015) Informal caring networks for people at end of life: Building social capital in Australian communities, Health Sociology Review, 24:1, 29-37, DOI: 10.1080/14461242.2014.999400

Rosenberg J., Horsfall D., Leonard R., Noonan K. (2014). Informal caring networks for people at end of life: building social capital in Australian communities. Health Sociology Review. E-View Ahead of Print. doi: 10.5172/hesr.2014.4226

Rumbold, B., Aoun, S. (2014). Bereavement and palliative care: A public health perspective. Progress in Palliative Care 22(3), 131-135.  (If you click on the title you can read it now, for free!).

Salau, S., Rumbold, B., and Young, B. (2007). From concept to care: enabling community care through a health promoting palliative care approach. Contemporary Nurse, 27 (1), pp. 132-140.

Sallnow, L. and Paul, S. (2014) Understanding community engagement in end of life care: developing conceptual clarity. Critical Public Health

Scott, J. F. (1992). Palliative care education in Canada: Attacking fear, promoting health.  Journal of Palliative Care 8 (1), pp. 47-53.



McLoughlin, K. (2012).  Identifying and changing attitudes toward palliative care: an exploratory study. PhD thesis, National University of Ireland Maynooth.  Available Online.

Rosenberg, J.P. (2007).  A study of the integration of health promotion principles and practice in palliative care organisations. Melbourne: QUT IHBI.  Available Online.