Palliative Care for People with Learning Disabilities (PCPLD) Network Annual Conference

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16 September 2021
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Contact Name: Gemma Allen, Chair
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PCPLD Network Annual Conference: Finding the gaps & closing the gaps. Dying, death, bereavement - and people with learning disabilities

 (online event) 

Please note : A recording of the event will be made available to paid delegates only for a limited period of time.

Early bird rate ends 30th June. 

10:00- 10:10 Welcome and introduction 

10:10-11:10  Morning plenary

Professor Mark Taubert, NHS Palliative Medicine Consultant and Professor Cardiff University School of Medicine “Igam Ogam” Pandemic advance care plan experiences in Wales 

David Harling, Head of Learning Disability Nursing, NHS England 'Assuring the valuable contribution of learning disability nurses in palliative care'

11:10-11:15  GRASSroots Group 

11:15-11:30 Break 

11:30-12:00 TBC (abstracts and Q&A)

12:00-13:00 Lunch

13:00- 13:30 Afternoon plenary

Dr Jo Elverson, Consultant in adult palliative medicine, St Oswalds Hospice. Hello- Goodbye! Getting the best out of transition to adult health services 

13:30-14:30 TBC (conference abstracts) 

14:30-14:45 Questions from the audience and panel Q&A 

14:45-15:00 Final words from GRASSroots and conference close




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