Dr Penny Sartori worked as a nurse in a British hospital for 21 years, 17 of those
being in Intensive Care. She is highly experienced and skilled in her role as an
intensive care staff nurse; and has conducted unique and extensive research into
the near-death experiences (NDEs) of her patients. In 2005 she was awarded a PhD
for her research into NDEs.
Dr Sartori’s work has received worldwide attention and media coverage. She has spoken
at many conferences both nationally and internationally and her work has received
the attention of HRH Prince Charles.
Here is a video of Dr Sartori speaking about her work:
Her 2008 academic monograph, The Near-Death Experiences of Hospitalised Intensive
Care Patients: A Five Year Clinical Study, was published by The Edwin Mellen Press.
Dr Sartori regularly gives lectures and study days on NDEs and the spiritual aspects
of patient care at the end of life. She is available for radio and television interviews
and is frequently commissioned to write articles for journals and magazines on her
In 2011 Dr Sartori gave numerous radio interviews around the UK release of the Warner
Bros film Hereafter, directed by Clint Eastwood.