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Events outwith Scotland

Hospice UK

The events listing on the UK edition of ehospice, which is managed by Hospice UK, provides details of forthcoming events in hospice, palliative and end of life care from a range of training providers.

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St Christopher's Hospice

St Christopher's Hospice in London provides various courses, and their Palliative and End of Life Care Education Programme can be viewed via their website

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Sir Michael Sobell House, Oxford

Sobell House in Oxford provides various courses, and their Palliative and End of Life Care Education Programme can be viewed via their website.

Oxford Advanced Pain & Symptom Management 2019

July 4, 2019 - July 5, 2019 - Department of Mathematics, Oxford University

This course is amongst the UK’s leading courses for palliative care nurses, pharmacists, doctors and AHPs. For over 30 years it has delivered cutting edge knowledge and skills to healthcare staff so they can provide their patients with the best possible care.
Organisations get value for money as the course delivers to high standards of professional knowledge, is educationally sound allowing staff to have time for discussion and supports staff in setting educational goals following the course.
Any profits generated are ploughed back into future education

Cost: £550

For more information contact Yvonne Roy:
Email: ssc@ouh.nhs.uk
Tel: 01865225886
http://www.sobelleducation.org.uk

Oxford Advanced Pain & Symptom Management 2019

July 11, 2019 - July 12, 2019 - Department of Mathematics, Oxford University

This course is amongst the UK’s leading courses for palliative care nurses, pharmacists, doctors and AHPs. For over 30 years it has delivered cutting edge knowledge and skills to healthcare staff so they can provide their patients with the best possible care.
Organisations get value for money as the course delivers to high standards of professional knowledge, is educationally sound allowing staff to have time for discussion and supports staff in setting educational goals following the course.
Any profits generated are ploughed back into future education

Cost: £550

For more information contact Yvonne Roy:
Email: ssc@ouh.nhs.uk
Tel: 01865225886
http://www.sobelleducation.org.uk

Oxford Advanced Pain & Symptom Management 2019

June 26, 2019 - June 27, 2019 - Nottingham

This course is amongst the UK’s leading courses for palliative care nurses, pharmacists, doctors and AHPs. For over 30 years it has delivered cutting edge knowledge and skills to healthcare staff so they can provide their patients with the best possible care.
Organisations get value for money as the course delivers to high standards of professional knowledge, is educationally sound allowing staff to have time for discussion and supports staff in setting educational goals following the course.
Any profits generated are ploughed back into future education

Cost: £550

For more information contact Yvonne Roy:
Email: ssc@ouh.nhs.uk
Tel: 01865225886
http://www.sobelleducation.org.uk

ACA Annual Conference and Exhibition 2019

June 10, 2019 - June 11, 2019 - Harrogate Convention Centre

We are delighted to announce that the Association for Continence Advice (ACA) Annual Conference and Exhibition will be held on the 10th and 11th June 2019 at the Harrogate Convention Centre and you can now register your place online. This year's conference will follow the theme of ‘Continence: A Growing Challenge’ and is shaping up to be another educational and inspiring event, offering up to 15.5 hours of high quality participatory learning.

ACA members will receive 20% off their conference place if they register before Monday 22nd April
Not yet a member? – Join here: www.aca.uk.com/join-us


Who should attend?
The main programme will be of interest to Continence Advisors, Continence Nurses, Physiotherapists, Urology Nurses, and Specialist Nurses as well as doctors or allied healthcare professionals working within, or interested in continence care.
The paediatric workshop is suitable for anyone working with children with continence problems including specialist children’s continence nurses.
The care home and social care in the community workshop is appropriate for anyone working within a care home setting.
There will also be an extensive company exhibition offering new innovative products and practical solutions in the field of continence care.

Programme Highlights
The comprehensive programme has been designed based on the feedback you provided from 2018 and will include the following topics:
• Supported Self-Management: A Brave New World!: Dr Lisa Kidd (Keynote Speaker)
• Life after Mesh: Karen Guerrero
• Continence as a Geriatric Syndrome: Vicky Morris
• Use of Technology to Promote Continence: Peter Culmer
• Benefits of Clinical Specialists: Debbie Gordon
• Cauti and Sepsis Management: Lesley Shepherd
• New Urodynamics Guidelines
• A paediatric programme running in parallel on Monday 10th June
• A care home and social care in the community programme running in parallel on Tuesday 11th June
• And much more!

There are also plenty of opportunities for you to contribute to this year's programme.
Have you ever thought about submitting an abstract for a free paper or a poster presentation? By presenting your information at conference you are helping to educate and inspire others in your field of expertise and you could win up to £250!
This is your opportunity to be part of conference so simply visit the website by following this link www.aca.uk.com/conference/abstracts for an easy step-by-step submission process.

Abstract for free paper and poster submission deadlines: Friday 19th April 2019

For more information and to register your place at ACA Conference 2019 please visit: www.aca.uk.com/conference
Follow us @ACA_Continence | #ACAConf
www.aca.uk.com

Cost: Varies - please see website for

For more information contact Betty Kwok:
Email: events@fitwise.co.uk
Tel: 01506 811 077
https://www.aca.uk.com/conference/

Oxford Advanced Pain & Symptom Management 2019

June 13, 2019 - June 14, 2019 - Newcastle Civic Centre, Newcastle

This course is amongst the UK’s leading courses for palliative care nurses, pharmacists, doctors and AHPs. For over 30 years it has delivered cutting edge knowledge and skills to healthcare staff so they can provide their patients with the best possible care.
Organisations get value for money as the course delivers to high standards of professional knowledge, is educationally sound allowing staff to have time for discussion and supports staff in setting educational goals following the course.
Any profits generated are ploughed back into future education

Cost: £550

For more information contact Yvonne Roy:
Email: ssc@ouh.nhs.uk
Tel: 01865225886
http://www.sobelleducation.org.uk

Bereavement Care - Past, Present and Future.

July 4, 2019 - July 5, 2019 - Park Regis Hotel, Birmingham

Celebrate our 60th anniversary with us by attending our two-day grief and bereavement conference. This special event will feature keynote speeches from world-class speakers, as well as seminars, workshops and networking opportunities.

Speakers include:

- Robert A Neimeyer: ‘Intervening in meaning - New directions in grief therapy’

- Chris Hall: ‘Technology and bereavement care: Opportunities and challenges of providing a telehealth bereavement service’

- Carl Becker: ‘Death, dying, bereavement, and end of life care: Measurement, counselling, and experiential grounding’

- Henk Schut: ‘Practitioners and researchers working together in an intervention efficacy study’

- Caroline Lloyd: ‘The Lloyd & McGuckin multidimensional theory of bereavement’

Tickets are now on sale here: https://www.cruse.org.uk/conference-2019

Early bird discount of 15% is available until 31 May 2019.

Cost: various

For more information contact Suzanne Quinn:
Email: suzanne.quinn@cruse.org.uk
Tel: 02890 792419
https://cruse.eventhq.co.uk/2019-conference

PSYCHIATRY UPDATES IN ADVANCED CANCER AND LIFE-LIMITING ILLNESS

September 20, 2019 - Oxford

Found it challenging to manage concurrent psychiatric and physical issues? Struggling to find practical resources to guide you?
This course will give you clear, realistic and expert approaches to the common psychiatric problems experienced by patients with concurrent advanced illness. It will focus on personality disorder, pain control in people with substance abuse, agitation and dementia in advanced disease, a desire for an early death and the psychiatric side effects of cancer and cancer treatments. It will enable you to stay abreast of innovative approaches and important legal changes.
This course will be of benefit to doctors and speciality nurses in oncology, geriatrics and palliative medicine

Cost: £180

For more information contact Yvonne Roy:
Email: ssc@ouh.nhs.uk
Tel: 01865225886
http://Sir Michael Sobell House

RENAL PALLIATIVE MEDICINE MASTERCLASS

November 1, 2019 - Oxford

This masterclass considers practical advice for renal teams and palliative medicine teams who care for patients with end stage renal failure and severe chronic kidney disease. A practical and evidence-based approach to symptom control and maximising quality of life will be presented along with consideration of the ethics of decision-making around dialysis provision and withdrawal. Finally, the course will explore the challenges and benefits of running joint renal and palliative medicine clinics based on delivery of services in Oxford, Scotland and Sydney Australia.
It is appropriate for Renal clinicians and Palliative care clinicians with an interest in supportive and palliative care for patients with severe and end-stage kidney disease.

Cost: £180

For more information contact Yvonne Roy:
Email: ssc@ouh.nhs.uk
Tel: 01865225886
http://Sir Michael Sobell House

Events included in this list are obtained from various sources.

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, and no responsibility is taken by the Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care for any errors or omissions or for any changes made by organisers.

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