Events round-up

Categories: People & Places.

We round up the events and courses taking place over the next few months.

Essential leadership skills

Hosted by Marie Curie Hospice in Edinburgh, this workshop is designed for any speciality or associate specialist doctor working in Palliative Medicine in the UK to equip them with the confidence and skills to lead others.

It takes place on Thursday 10th and Friday 11th January 2019. For more information email Barbara McRobbie

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

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.

It takes place at De Vere West One Conference Centre in London on December 3. For more information visit Healthcare Conferences UK

Caldicott Principles & Information Sharing in End of Life Care

Healthcare Conferences UK in association with Christopher Fincken, Independent Member UK Caldicott Guardian Council, and Caldicott Guardian at Marie Curie are pleased to announce this Conference which will focus on Information Sharing and Caldicott Principles in End of Life care. Following the success of our previous Caldicott Guardian National Conferences, and feedback from our regular Caldicott Training Masterclasses, this conference will focus on developing your role in improving communication and information sharing at the end of life whilst ensuring patient confidentiality.

It takes place at De Vere West One Conference Centre in London on December 3. For more information visit Healthcare Conferences UK

Effective Non-Medical Prescribing in End of Life Care

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. The conference, which includes national updates, extended in depth sessions and case studies will focus on developing your skills and competence as a non medical prescriber in end of life care.

It takes place on Wednesday 5 December at The Studio Conference Centre, Manchester. Visit Non-Medical Prescribing in End of Life Care

Dying Matters

If you are planning to put on an event for Dying Matters Awareness Week (13-19 May 2019) and are anywhere near the Midlands, then there is a day-long event packed with ideas and inspiration. Organised by the people behind the successful BrumYodo festival, it is perfect for anyone looking for practical advice on getting their Dying Matters planning going.

It is on the 20th November at St Giles Supportive Care Centre, Sutton Coldfield, Lindridge Road, B75 6JB, and costs £40 for the day. Email education@birminghamhospice.org.uk for more information or to book.