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“I don’t know what to say…”

1 day course | 18 Jun, 2019

An introductory course on communication skills for front line support staff...READ MORE


Advance Care Planning

1 day | 09 Apr, 2019 11 Sep, 2019

Course details Advance care planning (ACP) is the process of discussing and planning ahead in anticipation of some deterioration in…READ MORE

Advanced Assessment in Enhancing Palliative Care Practice

10 days | Date TBC

This course is run in partnership with King’s College London and aims to facilitate the personal and professional development of…READ MORE

Applied Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

6 days from September 2018 to January 2019 | 18 Sep, 2018

CBT skills for professionals working with patients with long-term conditions and end of life care...READ MORE

Award in Awareness of End of Life Care – City & Guilds Level 2 & 3

4 days over several weeks | Date TBC

Improve end of life care through better understanding...READ MORE


CBT Approaches to Working with Depression and Suicide Risk

One day | 29 Jan, 2019

Effective ways to enhance practice...READ MORE

Challenging Conversations at End of Life

2 days | 20 Mar, 2019 18 Sep, 2019

Communication skills for professionals including advance care planning...READ MORE

Childhood Bereavement Programme

Date TBC

The next Working in Childhood Bereavement courses from St Christopher’s Candle and Hospice UK, accredited by Middlesex University, will be starting in September 2018...READ MORE


Facing Death Creatively

1 day conference | 09 Nov, 2018

Cutting, Tearing & Slicing: Art and Art Therapy in the Age of Austerity...READ MORE

Foundations in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

26 Mar, 2019 27 Mar, 2019 12 Jun, 2019

Early bird prices available

Essential knowledge and skills ...READ MORE

Friday Visit for Professionals

Half day | Regularly scheduled

An opportunity to visit St Christopher’s...READ MORE


Level 3 Award in Awareness of End of Life Care

4 days spread over 4 weeks | Date TBC

The Level 3 Award is a City & Guilds knowledge based vocational qualification. The units are: Understand how to work…READ MORE


Management Course for StRs and SAS Doctors in Palliative Medicine

5 days | Date TBC


This course is now fully booked If you would like to be notified when dates for the 2019 course are…READ MORE

Motor Neurone Disease Annual Conference

1 day conference | 07 Jun, 2019

Save the date

Hosted by St Christopher’s and King’s MND Care and Research Centre, this popular annual one day conference will focus on…READ MORE

Moving Centre Stage: A new position for rehabilitation in palliative care

One day conference | Date TBC

International event featuring leading science around the role of rehabilitation in their services...READ MORE

MSc, Postgraduate Diploma and Postgraduate Certificate in Palliative Care

Date TBC

Highly praised by the United Kingdom Quality Assurance Agency...READ MORE

Multi-Professional Week

5 days | 17 Sep, 2018

Principles and Practice in Palliative Care...READ MORE


Namaste Care Training

1 day | 19 Mar, 2019 25 Sep, 2019

“Namaste” means “to honour the spirit within” and the care programme was developed by Professor Joyce Simard in the USA….READ MORE

Nurse Verification of Expected Death

2 hours | 19 Mar, 2019 18 Jul, 2019 07 Nov, 2019

According to Hospice UK (2016), delays in verifying deaths have caused unnecessary distress to grieving families. It is acknowledged that…READ MORE


Palliative And End Of Life Care Foundations

06 May, 2019

Standalone module at Level 6 (degree) or optional module for the post-qualification BSc programme for registered nurses...READ MORE

Palliative and End of Life Care Symptom Management

6 days | Date TBC

Applications Student Services Centre (SSC), Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King’s College London, James Clerk Maxwell Building, 57…READ MORE

Palliative Care Study Day for Registered Nurses

1 day | Date TBC

This free study day offers the opportunity for registered nurses to learn about the principles and practices of palliative and…READ MORE


Quality End of Life Care for All (QELCA)©

Date TBC

Five-day course at St Christopher’s followed by six work-based action learning sessions to be held monthly Watch the QELCA© video Further…READ MORE

Quality End of Life Care for All (QELCA©) Train the Trainer Programme

2 days | Date TBC

Accreditation Background People are living longer with complex comorbidities resulting in significant challenges for many healthcare systems around the world….READ MORE


St Christopher’s Academy

5 days | 15 Oct, 2018

Postponed until May 2019

This five day multi-disciplinary programme gives more experienced palliative care health and social care professionals from anywhere in the world,…READ MORE


The Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (CAVA)

Date TBC

The opportunity to develop and improve your practice whilst achieving a professional qualification in assessment...READ MORE

The Summer School and Young Adult Volunteer Programme

5 days | Date TBC


Begin your career in health care with St Christopher's Summer School...READ MORE

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Why our education programme?

We have a well-established programme of high quality, cutting-edge, specialist palliative care education, designed for those working in the UK and internationally.
Studying here

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Education is at the heart of St Christopher’s mission to promote and provide hospice care of the highest standards.
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Including the Namaste toolkit

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