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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

EXTERNAL EVENT: "Total Pain" : Cicely Saunders and the History of Emotions

23 Jul 2020 5:30pm – 6:30pm | ONLINE | FREE
An online talk by Joseph Wood on Cicely Saunders and the history of end of life care. Hosted by the Royal College of Nursing.

JULY 2020

Friday visits for professionals

Half day

Dates: virtual tours coming soon

Postponed: virtual tours coming soon

Postponed: virtual tours coming soon READ MORE

Challenging conversations at end of life

2 days

Autumn/Winter 2020 - register your interest

Communication skills for professionals including advance care planning READ MORE

St Christopher’s Summer School 2020

5 days

Week 1: 8, 9, 10, 13 and 14 July
Week 2: 22, 23, 24, 27 and 28 July

Focus on End of Life Care: A programme for young people READ MORE

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

28-30 Jul, 15-17 Sep 2020, 20-22 Oct, 3-5 Nov 2020, 1-3 Dec 2020, 12-14 Jan 2020, 23-25 Feb, 23-25 Mar

During the pandemic, this course is delivered virtually READ MORE

SEPTEMBER 2020

Applied Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

6 days from September 2020 to January 2021

Six day course
8 & 9 September 2020 , 11 & 12 November 2020, 20 & 21 January 2021

CBT skills for professionals working with patients with long-term conditions and end of life care READ MORE

Compassionate Care with Namaste Training

1 day

New virtual learning experience coming soon READ MORE

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

28-30 Jul, 15-17 Sep 2020, 20-22 Oct, 3-5 Nov 2020, 1-3 Dec 2020, 12-14 Jan 2020, 23-25 Feb, 23-25 Mar

During the pandemic, this course is delivered virtually READ MORE

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

Guided learning hours: 2 days with afternoon live virtual classroom

29-30 Sep 2020, 12-13 Oct, 25-26 Nov 2020, 9-10 Dec 2020, 20-21 Jan 2021, 9-10 Feb 2021, 10-11 Mar 2021

During the pandemic, this course is delivered virtually READ MORE

Advance Care Planning

1 day

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

OCTOBER 2020

Palliative And End Of Life Care Foundations

5 days over 2 months

The module will run in October 2020, exact dates TBC

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

Foundations in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

3 days

6 to and 7 October and 8 December 2020

Essential knowledge and skills READ MORE

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

Guided learning hours: 2 days with afternoon live virtual classroom

29-30 Sep 2020, 12-13 Oct, 25-26 Nov 2020, 9-10 Dec 2020, 20-21 Jan 2021, 9-10 Feb 2021, 10-11 Mar 2021

During the pandemic, this course is delivered virtually READ MORE

St Christopher’s Multi-Professional Academy

5 days

19 - 23 October 2020

Five day multi-disciplinary programme READ MORE

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

28-30 Jul, 15-17 Sep 2020, 20-22 Oct, 3-5 Nov 2020, 1-3 Dec 2020, 12-14 Jan 2020, 23-25 Feb, 23-25 Mar

During the pandemic, this course is delivered virtually READ MORE

NOVEMBER 2020

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

28-30 Jul, 15-17 Sep 2020, 20-22 Oct, 3-5 Nov 2020, 1-3 Dec 2020, 12-14 Jan 2020, 23-25 Feb, 23-25 Mar

During the pandemic, this course is delivered virtually READ MORE

Facing Death Creatively conference

1 day conference

Death and Diversity: Exploring Creative Equality and Inclusion READ MORE

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

Guided learning hours: 2 days with afternoon live virtual classroom

29-30 Sep 2020, 12-13 Oct, 25-26 Nov 2020, 9-10 Dec 2020, 20-21 Jan 2021, 9-10 Feb 2021, 10-11 Mar 2021

During the pandemic, this course is delivered virtually READ MORE

DECEMBER 2020

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

28-30 Jul, 15-17 Sep 2020, 20-22 Oct, 3-5 Nov 2020, 1-3 Dec 2020, 12-14 Jan 2020, 23-25 Feb, 23-25 Mar

During the pandemic, this course is delivered virtually READ MORE

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

Guided learning hours: 2 days with afternoon live virtual classroom

29-30 Sep 2020, 12-13 Oct, 25-26 Nov 2020, 9-10 Dec 2020, 20-21 Jan 2021, 9-10 Feb 2021, 10-11 Mar 2021

During the pandemic, this course is delivered virtually READ MORE

JANUARY 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

28-30 Jul, 15-17 Sep 2020, 20-22 Oct, 3-5 Nov 2020, 1-3 Dec 2020, 12-14 Jan 2020, 23-25 Feb, 23-25 Mar

During the pandemic, this course is delivered virtually READ MORE

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

Guided learning hours: 2 days with afternoon live virtual classroom

29-30 Sep 2020, 12-13 Oct, 25-26 Nov 2020, 9-10 Dec 2020, 20-21 Jan 2021, 9-10 Feb 2021, 10-11 Mar 2021

During the pandemic, this course is delivered virtually READ MORE

FEBRUARY 2021

MSc, Postgraduate Diploma and Postgraduate Certificate in Palliative Care

Advanced Psychosocial, Ethical and Spiritual Care Module 29 June – 10 July 2020
Biology module 8 – 19 Feb 2021
Psychosocial module 19 – 30 April 2021

Highly praised by the United Kingdom Quality Assurance Agency READ MORE

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

Guided learning hours: 2 days with afternoon live virtual classroom

29-30 Sep 2020, 12-13 Oct, 25-26 Nov 2020, 9-10 Dec 2020, 20-21 Jan 2021, 9-10 Feb 2021, 10-11 Mar 2021

During the pandemic, this course is delivered virtually READ MORE

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

28-30 Jul, 15-17 Sep 2020, 20-22 Oct, 3-5 Nov 2020, 1-3 Dec 2020, 12-14 Jan 2020, 23-25 Feb, 23-25 Mar

During the pandemic, this course is delivered virtually READ MORE

MARCH 2021

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

Guided learning hours: 2 days with afternoon live virtual classroom

29-30 Sep 2020, 12-13 Oct, 25-26 Nov 2020, 9-10 Dec 2020, 20-21 Jan 2021, 9-10 Feb 2021, 10-11 Mar 2021

During the pandemic, this course is delivered virtually READ MORE

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

28-30 Jul, 15-17 Sep 2020, 20-22 Oct, 3-5 Nov 2020, 1-3 Dec 2020, 12-14 Jan 2020, 23-25 Feb, 23-25 Mar

During the pandemic, this course is delivered virtually READ MORE

APRIL 2021

MSc, Postgraduate Diploma and Postgraduate Certificate in Palliative Care

Advanced Psychosocial, Ethical and Spiritual Care Module 29 June – 10 July 2020
Biology module 8 – 19 Feb 2021
Psychosocial module 19 – 30 April 2021

Highly praised by the United Kingdom Quality Assurance Agency 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

SEPTEMBER 2021

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

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
Next intake information coming soon Childhood Bereavement Programme

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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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