Public engagement project

Close To The Heart

Close to the Heart is a story of loss, love and life.

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Start date

August 2020

Completion date

September 2020

It follows the day of Megan’s death, providing a raw examination of initial grief that progresses into a celebration of remembrance and hope. The comic aims to create an account of bereavement and heart disease.

This comic is available in an electronic format and can be printed and used for educational and non-commercial purposes with due citation.


Sinclair, M., Murray, C. (Ed.), Jindal-Snape, D. (Ed.), Horner, R. (Ed.), Briggs, K. E., Welsh, G., Coughlan, A., Charlton, D., Strachan, A., Larkin, A., Vaughan, P. (Ed.), Laird, C., Nero, M., Wilson, L., & Balson , E. (2018). Close to the Heart