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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 | 21 Jan, 2019

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 Dementia: City & Guilds Level 3

3 days over several weeks (2 course date options available) | 07 Feb, 2019 06 Jun, 2019 03 Oct, 2019

Improve dementia care through better understanding...READ MORE

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

4 days over several weeks | 08 Jan, 2019 07 May, 2019 03 Sep, 2019

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

Working in Childhood Bereavement courses from St Christopher’s Candle and Hospice UK, accredited by Middlesex University...READ MORE



Facing Death Creatively

1 day conference | 15 Nov, 2019

For Arts Therapists, trainees, socially-engaged artists and palliative care practitioners...READ MORE

Foundations in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

26 Mar, 2019 15 Oct, 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


Management Course for StRs and SAS Doctors in Palliative Medicine

5 days | 29 Apr, 2019


This course is now fully booked If you would like to be notified when dates for the 2020 course are…READ MORE

Mental Capacity at the End of Life

1 day | 09 Jul, 2019

An update on latest strategy...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

18 Feb, 2019 08 Apr, 2019 17 Jun, 2019

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

07 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 | 28 Jan, 2019

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

Postponed - date to be announced

Postponed – date to be announced This free study day offers the opportunity for registered nurses to learn about the…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 | 16 May, 2019 03 Oct, 2019

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


Schools and Bereavement

3 hours | 12 Jul, 2019

This half day workshop will look at the effects of bereavement on children and young people and how this may…READ MORE

St Christopher’s Multi-Professional Academy

5 days | 07 Oct, 2019

Very limited number of bursary places available

Five day multi-disciplinary programme...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 | 01 Jul, 2019 22 Jul, 2019

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


Update for Independent Nurse and Pharmacist Prescribers in Palliative Care

1 day course | 11 Jul, 2018 08 Nov, 2019

Exploring some of the latest thinking and best practice around prescribing for prescribers...READ MORE


Working with Children Facing Loss and Bereavement

3 hours | 14 Mar, 2019 26 Sep, 2019

This half day workshop aims to give the participants an understanding of the issues for children up to the age…READ MORE


Young People Facing Bereavement

3 hours | 14 May, 2019 12 Nov, 2019

This half day workshop is for those who work directly with young people aged 11-18 and who wish to learn…READ MORE

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St Christopher's Education
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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

Why St Christopher's?

Education is at the heart of St Christopher’s mission to promote and provide hospice care of the highest standards.
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Why our way of learning

Including the Namaste toolkit

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Containing material on all aspects of palliative care, death and bereavement

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