A BBC documentary
was broadcast in March 2016 to mark the 20-year anniversary of the Dunblane
tragedy in which 16 children and their teacher were shot in Dunblane Primary
School, before the killer, Thomas Hamilton, turned the gun on himself on
13 March 1996.
The film includes parents and siblings of some of the children who died that day. Between them, they construct a powerful exploration of whether time can heal all wounds and love can triumph over evil.
Conservative MP Antoinette Sandbach calls for better services for bereaved parents
When we have a baby there is plenty of help and care - midwives, health visitors, baby clinics etc. When a baby (or child) dies too often we are left with no support or care at all …
A couple who lost a child find some people hurtful in their responses. Mariella Frostrup suggests not being judgemental of others, or themselves
The language of bereavement and grief are explored by writer and patron of The Compassionate Friends - Michael Rosen.