Events Calendar

03 Dec 2018
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.
03 Dec 2018
West Midlands
When your work brings you into contact with child death, it is impossible not to be affected. As a professional it may often feel difficult to hold the professional boundaries in place. We are pleased to announce this new workshop, which aims to provide an opportunity to reflect on the impact this work has on you. This is a new workshop for all health professionals whose work brings them into contact with families who are grieving after the death of a child or who may be facing the death of a child.
04 Dec 2018
Scotland
Develop confidence and understanding with new skills and resources to appropriately support bereaved children and young people with learning disabilities. For all professionals who come into contact with bereaved children and young people in the course of their work, whether in the statutory or voluntary sector.
05 Dec 2018
North East
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.
14 Dec 2018
London
This conference, developed and produced in association with Alex Ruck Keene Barrister, 39 Essex Chambers & Former Consultant, Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty Project, The Law Commission will update delegates on the implications of the new Bill and the implementation of the Liberty Protection Safeguards in your service. Sessions will cover; strengthening monitoring; ensuring compliance; implications for health services; liberty protection at the end of life; implications for current Supervisory Bodies and Assessors; implications for Best Interest Assessment.
14 Jan 2019
London
This conference focuses on implementing the recently published 2018 NICE Guidance on Decision Making and Mental Capacity and improving the implementation of the Mental Capacity Act in Practice in line with the new recommendations.
15 Jan 2019
London
Do you want to know about end of life care and end of life care planning? Do you want to help yourself and help others around you to ‘put your/their house in order’? Our Future Matters 4-day training course covers the benefits and barriers of talking about and planning for the end of life.
18 Jan 2019
London
Through national updates, and practical case studies the conference will focus on improving care of adults in the last days of life. Sessions will focus on putting personal experience first, monitoring adherence against the national NICE standards in practice, alignment of care with the preferences and needs of the dying person and those important to them, predicting and recognising last days of life and managing uncertainty, developing individual care plans and goals, symptom control and hydration and effective prescribing including anticipatory prescribing at the end of life.
21 Jan 2019
London
The prevention and management of pressure ulcers at the end of life must be balanced alongside the patients preferences presenting ethical dilemmas such as when prevention and active management should stop in the last days of life. This national conference focuses on the reduction and management of pressure ulcers at the end of life, from risk assessment to controlling pain and discomfort in the last days of life.
24 Jan 2019
Scotland
So we’ve somehow managed to get through the (probably dreaded) “festive season”. No matter if it was the first without your loved one or if you’ve already gone through several Christmases…chances are it will have been difficult. But that’s the hardest bit over now, right? Maybe not…. From my experience the feeling of emptiness and hopelessness about having to face another year without him was almost worse once I had mastered the landmarks I had expected to be hard.

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