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The Centre for Awareness and Response to End of Life Care
at St Christopher’s

St Christopher’s CARE is a state-of-the-art community and learning centre. Through professional learning and community training, we can provide the knowledge and skills to support you to explore living with dying and bereavement.

Our three-story centre incorporates a number of flexible learning spaces, including a lecture theatre, library (with free resources), digital support area, skills lab, bright meeting rooms and a fabulous roof garden.

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Whoever you are, we’re here to help you learn

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Our conferences

Join St Christopher’s, and a host of expert speakers, for our essential one and two day conferences where you can strengthen your palliative care knowledge, discover the latest research and learn new practical skills.

These learning events are delivered at our state-of-the-art education centre in Sydenham South East London, as well as online. 

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Free events for those working in South East London from
St Christopher’s and Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice

HELP is a partnership between St Christopher’s Hospice and Greenwich and Bexley Community Hospice providing high quality training in end of life care for health and social care professionals

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Looking for a career in Healthcare?

We offer a range of opportunities to make sure the healthcare heroes of tomorrow, have the chance to learn and thrive today.


We offer a comprehensive programme of education and training courses covering a range of subjects related to palliative and end of life care.

Professional shadowing

If you’re a postgraduate student, or have recently qualified, we offer opportunities for short-term professional shadowing and observational visits.

Student placements*

If you’re an undergraduate student on a course where a clinical placement is required, speak to your tutor or the placement coordinator about applying to come to here.


This five-day course could be the springboard to your future career. Open to students aged 16-19 in July each year.

*Please note that unfortunately we are unable to offer student placements of any type to anyone aged 15 and under.

Learn with CARE

Learn with CARE is our pedagogical framework which guides and shapes all aspects of teaching and learning at St Christopher’s CARE. It is underpinned by secure and positive relationships that are built and nurtured over time.

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We value ongoing dialogue and feedback, before, during and after the learning takes place.

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We pride ourselves on delivering content that is current, up-to-date and looks to the future.

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We challenge our learners to think differently about topics and invite them to challenge us, our assumptions and our thinking.

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Our delivery draws on learners’ experiences as a strength to enrich the learning for everyone.

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MND conference raises awareness of disease and importance of patients’ voice

This year’s St Christopher’s MND annual conference was titled Road to Awareness. Whether it’s making trials more patient-friendly, reducing patient and carer fear around choking, accepting patients’ wishes to withdraw non-invasive ventilation, or simply just asking patients what matters to them, all of the speakers recognised this crucial element of care and support for people […]
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