This section of the website provides event organisers with the opportunity to publicise their event online - scroll down to see list below. If you would like to add details of relevant courses, conferences or events to the list, please click here or email Rebecca@palliativecarescotland.org.uk
In addition, each month, the Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care produces the Update e-bulletin, which includes a list of relevant upcoming courses, conferences and events. Recent editions of Update can be accessed here.
(The lists are not intended to be comprehensive, and details are listed for information purposes only and are not necessarily recommended by the Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care. Individual organisers should be contacted for further details.)
June 6, 2013 - West Park Centre, 319 Perth Road, Dundee, DD2 1NN
Specialist Palliative Care Services in Dundee are delighted to announce their sixth national conference.
The aim of this notable event is to bring together the expertise and insight of Dr Jonathan Koffman, Peter Kennedy, Allison O'Donnell, Liz Smith and Dr Bridget Taylor to raise awareness of, and explore issues and challenges in caring for disadvantaged people with palliative care needs. The creative and interactive afternoon workshops will further develop an understanding of how this section of the population can be better supported.
This thought provoking programme will enable you to discover new concepts in palliative care in the company of skilled specialists and researchers.
Cost: £75 (or £60 if booki
June 13, 2013 - June 14, 2013 - Glasgow Caledonian University
Annual conference for National Forum of Gynaecological Oncology Nurses are having a two day conference in Glasgow in June 2014. The theme of the conference is palliative care issues in gynaecological cancers. Speakers include distinguished multidisciplinary members who are involved with this patient group.
Cost: £140 for non members, &
For more information contact Helen Savage:
October 21, 2013 - Surgeon's Hall, Edinburgh
Following the publication of Scotland's second national Dementia Strategy in the summer, this conference will provide an opportunity to consider strategies for its implementation. Speakers will discuss how best to respond to the dementia challenge, covering topics such as improving diagnosis rates, innovations in care and support, and raising standards. Presentations from public officials and health and social care leaders will be put into context by talks from people living with dementia and their carers.
Cost: Employees of SPPC member organis
For more information contact Louise Walters:
Tel: 0161 831 7111
October 31, 2013 - Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh
Exploring the variety in contemporary palliative care the event will:-
■ provide an opportunity for learning relevant to practice and workplace
■ provide an opportunity for networking and the sharing of information and good practice
■ challenge, inspire and energise
The event will feature a mix of outstanding speakers and delegate participation.
Cost: £95 members, £105 no
For more information contact Claire Femister:
Tel: 0131 229 0538