COVID-19: A new context for dying
Dr Libby Sallnow, Senior Clinical Academic at St Christopher’s and Palliative Care Consultant at CNWL NHS Trust
Webinar delivered on 16 November 2020
In this first webinar of the series, we look at how COVID-19 has reshaped the way in which people live, care, die and grieve. It has presented a new context within which individuals, families, communities and professionals approach the end of life and challenged many established aspects of care.
Care for others and ourselves
Rev Dr Andrew Goodhead, Spiritual Care Lead at St Christopher’s
Webinar delivered on 24 November 2020
This webinar focuses on self-care, resilience and looking after each other. As part of this, we explore ideas grief, loss and the impact of COVID-19 on our mental wellbeing.
The importance of recognising dying
Dr Emma Hall, Consultant at St Christopher’s
Webinar delivered on 1 December 2020
This webinar focuses on the importance of recognising when someone is very close to death. What can you expect when someone is dying? And what does that look like for people dying with COVID-19?
Opportunities for joint working for health professionals
Dr Joy Ross, Consultant in Palliative Medicine at St Christopher’s
Dr Stefan Rakowicz, Lead GP at Bromley Care Practice
Webinar delivered on 10 December 2020
In this webinar, we look at how COVID-19 has enabled us to work differently with other health professionals and organisations. We share with you how, together with community teams, GPs, care homes and ambulance services, we have been able to ensure people and their families have access to good end of life care despite the challenges the pandemic brings.
Advance Care Planning revisited
Professor Rob George, Medical Director at St Christopher’s
Webinar delivered on 17 December 2020
How do we make sure that patients have the opportunity to talk about their end of life wishes, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic? In this webinar, we look at how we can use Advance Care Planning to find out what is relevant and important to patients so we can respect their wishes and take a person-centred approach to their care.