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Education calendar

Due to concerns about the Coronavirus and in light of guidance received from the World Health Organisation and the UK Government, we have taken the difficult decision to cancel several of our upcoming education events. Find out more

APRIL 2021

MAY 2021

JUNE 2021

Introduction to End of Life Care for Registered Nurses, Nursing Associates and Allied Health Professionals

Guided learning hours: 3 days with afternoon live virtual classroom

20-22 April 2021, 8-10 June

A Hospice Education and Learning Partnership (HELP) Course READ MORE

Quality End of Life Care for All (QELCA©) Train the Trainer Programme

4 half days

8, 10, 15 and 17 June 2021
5, 7, 12 and 14 October 2021

Introduction to End of Life Care Course for Health and Social Care Assistants

Guided learning hours: 2 days with afternoon live virtual classroom

14-15 April 2021

During the pandemic, this course is delivered virtually READ MORE

Challenging conversations at end of life

2 days

16 to 17 June 2021

Communication skills for professionals including advance care planning READ MORE

Foundations in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

3 days

21, 22 and 23 June 2021

Essential knowledge and skills READ MORE

JULY 2021

Motor Neurone Disease: The Annual Conference

1 day conference

Rescheduled for July 2021, exact date TBC

Rescheduled for July 2021 READ MORE


Childhood Bereavement Programme

Exact date TBC

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


Quality End of Life Care for All (QELCA©) Train the Trainer Programme

4 half days

8, 10, 15 and 17 June 2021
5, 7, 12 and 14 October 2021


Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Community of Practice

6 sessions

November 2021 - exact date to be confirmed

For CBT practitioners READ MORE

“I don’t know what to say…”

1 day

An introductory study day on communication skills for front line support staff READ MORE

Dates by arrangement

See course for details MSc, Postgraduate Diploma and Postgraduate Certificate in Palliative Care
Mutually-convenient dates by arrangement Quality End of Life Care for All (QELCA)
Mutually-convenient dates by arrangement Visitor and Clinical Placement Programme

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St Christopher's Education
Our programme

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.
How we educate

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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