UPCOMING CONFERENCE


Improving Palliative Care for People with Advancing Heart Failure

19 June at St Christopher’s CARE and virtual

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Heart Failure Conference 2024
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Advanced Assessment in Enhancing Palliative Care Practice

In partnership with King's College London

  • Awaiting new date
  • This course will not run in the academic year of 2022/23
  • Week 1: St Christopher's

    Week 2: St Christopher's/King's

Advanced Clinical Practitioner and Nurse Consultant Development Programme

For skilled nurses in palliative or end of life care who want to become advanced practitioners and senior clinical leaders

  • Awaiting new date
  • 24 months
  • St Christopher's CARE and online

Advanced Respiratory Disease and End of Life Care

This study day will introduce principles of palliative care for people with chronic respiratory disease. Join fellow nurses and allied…READ MORE

  • 17 Oct, 2024
  • One Day Study Day
  • 9.30am to 4.45pm
  • St Christopher's CARE

Advanced Syringe Driver & Drugs Skills Workshop 

Advanced syringe driver management and drugs commonly used in palliative care

  • 12 Nov, 2024
  • 2 hours
  • 12 November 11am-1pm
  • St Christopher's CARE

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Care of Wounds in Palliative Care Workshop

Wound care management and holistic symptom control at the end of life

  • 10 Sep, 2024
  • 2 hours
  • 11am to 1pm
  • St Christopher's CARE

Communication Skills Workshop

Gain skills to navigate sensitive conversations

  • 11 Feb, 2025
  • 2 hours
  • 11am to 1pm
  • St Christopher's CARE

Community of Practice for Activity Coordinators & Wellbeing teams

For our Care Home Learning Partners to develop new skills through evidenced-based education

  • 25 Jun, 2024 , 24 Sep, 2024 , 26 Nov, 2024 , 04 Feb, 2025
  • 2 hours
  • 2pm to 4pm
  • St Christopher's CARE

Community of Practice for GPs

Join this new virtual community of practice for GPs

  • 13 Jun, 2024 , 11 Jul, 2024 , 12 Sep, 2024 , 10 Oct, 2024 , 14 Nov, 2024
  • 2 hours
  • 12-2pm

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Discovery Days at St Christopher’s

Bi-monthly visits for professionals

  • 28 Jun, 2024 , 20 Sep, 2024 , 29 Nov, 2024
  • Half day
  • 9.30am-1pm (registration from 9.15am)
  • At St Christopher's CARE

Discovery Days for the public

Visit us and learn more about St Christopher’s

  • 31 May, 2024 , 26 Jul, 2024 , 25 Oct, 2024
  • Half day
  • 9.30am-1pm (registration from 9.15am)
  • St Christopher's CARE
FREE

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ECHO sessions for care homes in South East London and Croydon

For care homes in South East London and Croydon

  • Regularly scheduled
  • Online
Free for care homes in South East London and Croydon
Commissioned by South East London and Croydon CCGs

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Falls Clinic Skills Workshop 

Supporting people who may be at risk of falls

  • 10 Sep, 2024 , 15 Oct, 2024 , 12 Nov, 2024
  • 2 hours
  • 2pm - 4pm
  • St Christopher's CARE

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Global Foundations of Palliative Care

Online introductory course in Palliative Care

  • 24 hours (18 hours on organisation of services + 6 Hours of optional clinical sessions) over four days
  • July 2024 - more information to come
  • Online

Global Palliative Nursing Network Events

Join the Global Palliative Nursing Network for FREE to have access to our Spotlight events

  • 17 Sep, 2024
  • Online
FREE as part of the GPNN

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Heart Failure Community of Practice

We are inviting anyone with an interest in the care of those living with and dying from heart failure to join our community of practice.

  • 11 Jun, 2024
  • 1.5 hours
  • Various
FREE virtual community

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Independent Prescribers – Community of Practice

An online community of practice to support Nurses and Allied Health Care Professionals who are independent prescribers working in palliative and end of life care.

  • 16 Apr, 2024 , 14 May, 2024 , 09 Jul, 2024 , 10 Sep, 2024 , 12 Nov, 2024 , 21 Jan, 2025
  • 6 live 1.5 hour sessions and opportunities for self-study
  • 2pm - 3.30pm

Introduction to Syringe Drivers Workshop

The use of syringe drivers in palliative and end of life care. This course will provide an introduction to the essential skills and key components of syringe drivers.

  • 15 Oct, 2024
  • 2 hours
  • 11am to 1pm
  • St Christopher's CARE

Introduction to the Principles of Palliative Care

On demand module suitable for all health and social care professionals

  • On demand
  • Approximately 30 minutes

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Leadership & Management Course for Speciality Trainees and SAS Doctors in Palliative Medicine

The leadership and management course for speciality doctors and SAS doctors in palliative medicine has been running since 2003, and…READ MORE

  • Awaiting new date
  • 5 days
  • Virtual

Learning Disabilities and Palliative Care Skills Workshop

Improving palliative care for people with learning disabilities

  • 02 Jul, 2024
  • 2 hours
  • 2pm to 4pm
  • St Christopher's CARE

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MSc, Postgraduate Diploma and Postgraduate Certificate in Palliative Care

Highly praised by the United Kingdom Quality Assurance Agency

  • Regularly scheduled
  • St Christopher's Hospice and Cicely Saunders Institute

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Nurse Verification of Expected Adult Death

On demand module suitable for all nurses

  • On demand
  • Approximately 1 hour
Free access to all nurses in South East London and Croydon

Nurses as Trailblazers and Pathfinders: Let’s Make Things Happen

Join us for a half day virtual conference

  • 09 Jul, 2024
  • 10.45am to 3pm UTC
    (11.45am to 4pm BST)
  • Online

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Palliative And End Of Life Care Foundations

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

  • 5 days
  • 9am-5pm

Palliative and End of Life Care Symptom Management

Applications This course has been developed in collaboration with Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King’s College London (KCL)….READ MORE

  • Awaiting new date
  • 6 days - February 2025 booking will open in September

Palliative Care for People with Advanced Dementia

Three separate study days looking at various topics associated with the end of life for people living with advanced dementia and their carers

  • 18 Jul, 2024 , 19 Sep, 2024 , 07 Nov, 2024 , 16 Jan, 2025
  • Three separate study days
  • 9.30am-4.15pm
  • Usually online (see session details)

Pathfinder Leaders in Palliative Care Programme

Creating a Different Tomorrow

  • 24 Jul, 2024 , 17 Sep, 2024
  • Varies - see schedule
  • London, Cambridge and virtual

Personal Care and Mouthcare Workshop

Exploring the themes of vulnerability, consent, and identity, in relation to personal care

  • 14 Jan, 2025
  • 2 hours
  • 2pm to 4pm
  • St Christopher's CARE

Physician Associate Introduction to Palliative Care Community of Practice

The core principles of palliative care, including communication and holistic patient care

  • 2pm to 5pm
  • Dates to be confirmed
  • Virtual with final session at St Christopher's CARE

Principles and Practice of Palliative and End of Life Care – One Day Course

A one-day course at St Christopher's CARE for Care Home Learning Partners

  • 05 Sep, 2024
  • 1 day at CARE
  • 10am to 4pm
  • St Christopher's CARE

Principles and Practice of Palliative and End of Life Care for Health and Social Care Assistants

This two-day course provides Health and Social Care Assistants working in any setting with the essential building blocks to support patients and their families at the end of life

  • 16 Jul, 2024
  • 2 days at CARE
  • 10am to 4pm
  • St Christopher's CARE

Principles and Practice of Palliative and End of Life Care for Registered Nurses, Nursing Associates and Allied Health Professionals

This three-day course provides nurses and Allied Health Professionals working in any setting with the essential building blocks to support patients and their families at the end of life

  • 24 Sep, 2024 , 19 Nov, 2024
  • 3 days at St Christopher's CARE
  • 9.30am to 4.00pm (with lunch break)
  • St Christopher's CARE

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Rehabilitative Palliative Care Community of Practice

Creating momentum and enthusiasm: Group to support implementing our new Rehabilitative Palliative Care model

  • 1.5 hours (10 sessions a year)
  • 9.30am-11.00am
  • Online

Rehabilitative Palliative Care Skills Workshop

Supporting people to live well until they die

  • 02 Jul, 2024
  • 2 hours
  • 11am to 1pm
  • St Christopher's CARE

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Sensitive Conversations

On demand module suitable for all health and social care professionals

  • On demand
  • Approximately 45-60 minutes

Skills for Care Registered Managers Network Meeting

In conjunction with Skills for Care for Care Homes Registered Managers

  • 14 Nov, 2024
  • 2.5 hours
  • 10am to 12.30pm
  • St Christopher's CARE
Free for all care home managers

St Christopher’s Young Changemakers

Focus on Changing End of Life Experiences: A programme for young people

  • 08 Jul, 2024
  • 5 days
  • 9.30am-4pm
  • CARE, St Christopher's Hospice, 51-9 Lawrie Park Road, London, SE26 6DZ

Supporting People at the End of Life: Scenarios Workshop

Scenario-based training to build confidence in managing situations in the last days of life

  • 11 Feb, 2025
  • 2 hours
  • 2pm to 4pm
  • St Christopher's CARE

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Teach with CARE – improve your teaching practice

A four-day course for Health and Social Care Professionals who wish to improve their teaching practice

  • 17 Sep, 2024
  • 4 days
  • Days 1 and 4: In person at St Christopher’s CARE
    Days 2 and 3: Online

The Future of Ageing conference

Care homes & hospices unite to explore the landscape of dementia & frailty at end of life

  • 01 Oct, 2024 , 02 Oct, 2024
  • Two-day conference
  • 10am to 4.30pm
  • St Christopher's CARE and online

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Working in Childhood Bereavement

Courses at level 6 and level 7

  • 19 Sep, 2024
  • September 2024 - May 2025
  • Various

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