2017 Events

The Mental Capacity Act & Advance Care Planning Training

Tuesday 28 November 2017, London

National Council for Palliative Care are running a workshop which is split into two halves, The Mental Capacity Act and Advance Care Planning. It is aimed at staff who are in a role which incudes supporting people with long term and life limiting conditions in any setting including General Practitioners and District Nurses; Health or social care staff working with people with long term conditions including dementia; Any staff who wish to reflect on, develop and/or, add to existing skills and knowledge in this area of care; Commissioners, including leaders of CCGs and Health & Well Being Boards, NHS Trusts, social care and primary care, and voluntary and independent sectors; People managing services associated with long-term conditions or end of life care.

For further information visit the NCPC website.


Rennie Grove Hospice Care Annual Conference

Wednesday 18 October 2017, Clare Foundation, Saunderton

The conference will focus on the theme of 'Loss, Grief and Bereavement'. There will  be speeches and presentations from a wide range of professionals across a variety of organisations. To view the full programme, click here

Register at the Rennie Grove Hospice Care website.


 

Effective Non-Medical Prescribing in End of Life Care

Friday 6 October 2017, De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This important national conference provides an essential update for current and aspiring non medical prescribers on prescribing at the end of life. It is widely recognized that pain and symptom control at the end of life is not always optimal, the development of non medical prescribing has a key role in improving pain and symptom control for patients at the end of life.

For further information and to book your place visit Healthcare Conferences*

*A 20% discount offer is available by quoting ref: HCUK20NEOLIN when booking. (Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.  Full T&Cs available upon request.)


Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Conference 2017

Friday 6 October 2017, Royal Society of Medicine, London

Marie Curie jointly hosts an annual research conference with the Palliative Care Section of the Royal Society of Medicine. The event is open to healthcare professionals, academics, Marie Curie staff and anyone with an interest in palliative care research.

For further information visit Marie Curie.


Non-Medical Prescribing for Pain

Friday 29 September 2017, De Vere West one Conference Centre, London

This important national conference provides an essential update for current and aspiring non medical prescribers on prescribing for pain. Pain is a growing area of non medical prescribing and one of the most common areas, in a survey of the Association for Prescribers members 50% of members prescribed for pain (Karen Stenner, University of Surrey). This makes it essential that non medical prescribers maintain the competence and skills to prescribe for pain in an effective way, working with patients to improve pain outcomes.

For further information and to book your place visit Healthcare Conferences*

*A 20% discount offer is available by quoting ref: HCUK20NEOLIN when booking.(Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.  Full T&Cs available upon request.) 


Cancer Survivorship Summit: Improving outcomes for people living with and beyond cancer

Monday 25 September 2017, De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This national annual summit takes a practical approach to improving practice and outcomes for those living with and beyond cancer, moving from surviving to thriving. Through national updates and practical case studies the conference aims to support you to deliver on the above priorities outlined by NHS England and develop effective cancer survivorship support and services.

For further information and to book your place visit Healthcare Conferences*.

*A 20% discount offer is available by quoting ref: HCUK20NEOLIN when booking.(Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.  Full T&Cs available upon request.) 


 

Transforming End of Life Care in Acute Hospitals

Wednesday 12 July 2017, Manchester Conference Centre, Manchester

This conference focuses on improving end of life care for people in hospital. Through national updates and learning from the NHS Transform Programme, and case studies demonstrating improvement in practice the conference will support you to meet the six national ambitions for end of life care within hospital, and improve care and outcomes for patients and their families.

For further information and to book your place visit Healthcare Conferences*

*A 20% discount offer is available by quoting ref: HCUK20NEOLIN when booking.(Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.  Full T&Cs available upon request.) 


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.


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.)


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.


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.)


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.


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


Who Cares for Carers?

7 February 2017, The Guildhall, Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland

This conference is aimed at health and social care staff, voluntary community groups and individual carers who have contact with people who have life limiting illnesses and/or palliative care needs. It is focused on helping delegates to better understand the needs of those who are looking after someone at the end of life. Carers will be encouraged to participate, interact and engage in discussions and information around financial, emotional or practical advice and how they can work together with professionals to support them and influence change in policy and practice.

More details and the full programme is available on the National Council for Palliative Care's website.


End of Life Care: Advanced Legal Issues Masterclass

Friday 27 January 2017, De Vere, West One, London

This one-day interactive masterclass will provide healthcare practitioners involved in palliative and elderly care an in-depth knowledge of the legal framework for end of life care. To enable delegates to maximise the benefit from this masterclass, they will need a good understanding of mental capacity, the Mental Health Act, common law framework and best interests. They must also understand the DoLS assessments and process.

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.)


Transforming End of Life Care in Acute Hospitals

Friday 20 January 2017, De Vere West One, London

This conference focuses on improving end of life care for people in hospital. Through national updates and learning from the NHS Transform Programme, and case studies demonstrating improvement in practice the conference will support you to meet the six national ambitions for end of life care within hospital, and improve care and outcomes for patients and their families.

For further information and to book your place visit Healthcare Conferences or email nicki@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.)

Follow this conference on Twitter #EndofLifeHospitals

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