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Funded medical courses

Funded medical courses, which are free for delegates to attend.

Free palliative care webinar series

We're delighted to launch a series of free webinars to support healthcare professionals, particularly during the current pandemic.

This series has been created by the Palliative Care team at the School of Medicine to inform, update and support colleagues in palliative and end of life care issues arising during, and as a result of, the coronavirus pandemic.

Dying in the community-preparation for the last days of life

Date: 17 November 2020
Time: 13:00 - 14:00
Speaker: Dr Jo Hayes, Palliative Care Consultant.

Suitable for all members of the primary care team. This session will cover end of life care for people at home or in a care home setting and will cover issues around deaths from covid and other conditions.

Advance care planning conversations to support dying in the community

Date: 24 November 2020
Time: 13:00 - 14:00
Speaker: Dr Fiona Rawlinson, Palliative Care Consultant

Elliciting and recording people’s wishes including DNACPR. This session is suitable for all members of the primary care team.

Out of hours palliative care in the community

Date: 1 December 2020
Time: 13:00 - 14:00
Speaker: Dr Jo Hayes, Palliative Care Consultant

This session is particularly suitable for Out of Hours GPs, GPs District Nurses and Paramedics. Also covers access to palliative medicines.

Supporting grief and bereavement during the pandemic

Date: 8 December 2020
Time: 13:00 - 14:00
Speaker: Dr Fiona Rawlinson, Palliative Care Consultant

This session includes discussion around the impact of changed rituals and less contact with those at the end of life. Suitable for all members of the primary care team.

Palliative care support for care homes

Date: 15 December 2020
Time: 14:30 - 15:30
Speaker: Dr Jo Hayes, Palliative Care Consultant

This session is designed particularly for care home staff, to support them with end of life care during the pandemic.

How to register

Places are free but you need to register to attend.

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