Mandy Carpenter

I’m a Doula in training. I have taken the long road to get here but have gathered a range of experiences on route. My journey follows on from the death of my father. And my work with Cruse bereavement support, where I have supported children and adults for over 10 years and have witnessed some … Read more

Bernice Benton

As well as my work in supporting people and those important to them at end of life I am an independent celebrant specialising in end-of-life celebrations. By that I mean not only mainstream funerals (burials and cremations), also natural burials, memorials, living wakes, remembrance celebrations, laying/scattering of ashes.  I’m a huge advocate in encouraging families … Read more

Oliver Muller

I have been interested in death and dying for some years, though would struggle to explain why. After reading lots of books about the medicalisation of death, the denial of death in our society and the missed opportunities for a meaningful goodbye in too many families, I decided to train as a death doula. I  … Read more

Vron Williams

I am a retired nurse, Nonna (my preferred name as a grandmother) dog lover and allotment owner living in the Mumbles which is a sub district of Swansea. I firmly believe that we need to have conversations about death and dying, making plans as we do for other events in our lives. After the death … Read more

Sonja Friend

I am at the beginning (2022) in supporting people and those important to them at end of life . I believe, however, that my training to become an End of Life Doula combined with my background in law, mental health specialist advocacy and therapies of all kinds with a focus on reflexology (which I have … Read more

Miriam Day

Hello. I’m Miriam and I live in Wales. I have worked as a healthcare professional for twenty five years (feels unbelievable to me too!) and have always enjoyed the privilege of being able to share and be allowed into parts of people’s life journey. The first death I saw was my Grandad’s – in his … Read more

Diane Corbett

I have over 30 years experience as a trained nurse. My nursing career has been amazing, I have covered most areas such as medical, surgical, children and hospice care. My real passion is palliative and end of life care. In March 2021 I became self employed and set up my own business, DRC Doula Service … Read more