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Advance Care Planning

1 day | 27 Sep, 2018

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 | 22 Jan, 2018

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 (with added learning on long term conditions and frailty) City & Guilds Level 3

3 days over several weeks (2 course date options available) | 21 May, 2018 11 Sep, 2018

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 | 13 Sep, 2018

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

CBT Approaches to Working with Panic Attacks

One day | 19 Nov, 2018

Reducing anxiety caused by physical symptoms...READ MORE

Challenging Conversations at End of Life

2 days | 21 Nov, 2018

Fully booked

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

Childhood Bereavement Programme

13 Sep, 2018

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)

3 days delivered over 8 weeks | 25 Sep, 2018

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


GP Vocational Training Day

1 day | 28 Nov, 2018


Level 3 Award in Awareness of End of Life Care and Unit 308 End of Life and Dementia Care

4 days spread over 4 weeks | Date TBC

The Level 3 Award is a City & Guilds knowledge based vocational qualification which we offer with an additional unit…READ MORE


Management Course for StRs and SAS Doctors in Palliative Medicine

5 days | 30 Apr, 2018


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 – How far can and should we go?

1 day conference | 08 Jun, 2018

Fully booked - waiting list available

This event is now fully booked, to be added to the waiting list please email Talks will address this year’s…READ MORE

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

One day conference | 25 Sep, 2018

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


Namaste Care Training

1 day | 10 Oct, 2018

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

Namaste Train the Trainers

3 x 2 hour webinars delivered over several weeks (must attend all 3 webinars to complete the course) | 03 Oct, 2018 17 Oct, 2018 20 Nov, 2018

Equipping those who wish to promote and implement the Namaste Care Programme...READ MORE

Nurse Verification of Expected Death

2 hours | 19 Mar, 2018 19 Jul, 2018 08 Nov, 2018

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 | 29 Jan, 2018

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 | 05 Apr, 2018

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 | 25 Sep, 2018

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 Summer School and Young Adult Volunteer Programme

5 days | 09 Jul, 2018 23 Jul, 2018


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 | 01 Nov, 2018

St Christopher’s are pleased to announce that we will, once again, be holding our annual update for independent nurse and…READ MORE


Webinar on T-Levels

26 Sep, 2018

September 2020 sees the introduction of the first five T-Level routes (technical levels) for 16-18 year-olds. Alongside apprenticeships, T-Levels form…READ MORE

Working with Children Facing Loss and Bereavement

3 hours | 25 Sep, 2018

This workshop aims to give the participants an understanding of the issues for children up to the age of 11…READ MORE


Young People Facing Bereavement

3 hours | 20 Nov, 2018

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

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