Events

See also the Public Health England website.

Forthcoming events 

Palliative and End of Life Care: Tackling Variations, Eradicating Inequalities

Thursday 9 February 2017, Manchester Conference Centre

This conference aims to confront the inconsistencies and seek to provide the answers to providing standardised, personalised care to everyone, everywhere. The conference will seek to address where and why the anomalies arise in the standards of provision and how equity in access, quality and experience can be achieved for all terminally ill people, across all of society.

For further information contact Open Forum Events


Better transfers of care for older people

21 February 2017, The King's Fund, London

Drawing on the findings from recent reports by The King’s Fund, Healthwatch England, the National Audit Office, the Care Quality Commission and the Parliamentary and Health Services Ombudsman (PHSO), this event will explore new ways of ensuring older people experience a safe, appropriate and timely discharge that is right for them and their health needs.

More information is available from the King's Fund website.


Effective Non-Medical Prescribing in End of Life Care

Friday 24 February 2017, De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This conference focuses on the important issue of Nurse/Non Medical Prescribing in End of Life Care. It is widely recognised that pain and symptom control at the end of life is not always optimal, the development of non medical/nurse prescribing has a key role in improving pain and symptom control for patients at the end of life. The conference, which includes national updates, extended in depth sessions and case studies will focus on developing your skills as a non medical/nurse prescriber in end of life care. Follow the conference on Twitter #NMPEndofLife

For further information and to book your place visit Healthcare Conferences  or email hanisha@hc-uk.org.uk. A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: HCUK20NEOLIN when booking.  (Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Full T&Cs available upon request from Healthcare Conferences.)


The Mental Capacity Act and Advance Care Planning training workshops 2017

2 March 2017, Preston & 7 March 2017, Hull

The National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC) will be holding a further two dates for the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and Advance Care Planning training (ACP).  More information can be found on NCPC's website.


Getting Real About the National Commitment

10 March 2017, London

In July 2016 the Government made a new National Commitment on end of life care. This was the most comprehensive and significant policy announcement for palliative and end of life care since the 2008 strategy, and will affect work across end of life care.  The National Council for Palliative Care's conference: Getting Real About the National Commitment is the first conference looking at this in detail. A mixture of keynote speakers and workshops  will help you respond to the National Commitment both now and in the coming years. 

More information can be found on NCPC's website.


 

End of Life Care: Legal Issues Masterclass

Monday 13 March 2017, De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This one-day course will provide healthcare practitioners involved in palliative and elderly care an introduction to the legal framework in which they practice. The day will cover the basic statutory and common law framework that governs how a healthcare professional can treat and care for those at the end of their lives. Through case studies the implications of best interest assessments and the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) will be explored.

For further information and to book your place visit Healthcare Conferences or email hanisha@hc-uk.org.uk. A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: HCUK20NEOLIN when booking.  (Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Full T&Cs available upon request from Healthcare Conferences.)


End of life care for people with learning disabilities

Thursday 30th March 2017,  Park Plaza, 41 Maid Marion Way, Nottingham NG1 6GD

There are often problems co-ordinating end of life care for people with learning disabilities. They are less likely to have their pain well managed and less likely to access specialist palliative care services. This event will look at what is known about end of life care for people with learning disabilities and what can be done to improve this. Topics to be covered include pain management for people with complex needs and the difference setting makes to end of life care outcomes. There will be new data and research findings shared about end of life care for people with learning disabilities. Speakers include Irene Tuffrey-Wijne, who has extensive clinical and research experience in the field of learning disabilities and palliative care.

This free all day event is aimed at clinicians from primary and secondary health care settings, palliative care services and learning disability services, commissioners and service managers, family members and paid supporters.

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