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Celebrating End of Life and Palliative Nursing

Following on from the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife in 2020, St Christopher’s will continue to celebrate palliative nursing throughout 2021.

Nursing in palliative and end of life care has a rich history and remains a central element of its delivery. We want to shine a light on its contribution past and present, and consider its future shape so that it remains pertinent, visible and impactful.

How to get involved

Our pioneering nurses

Pioneering nurses from around the world

Nominations are now closed, but you can still find out how we are identifying and showcasing our pioneering nurses.

View our pioneering nurses

Find out how these nurses were selected

Lantern model

Lantern Model webinar series

Focusing on the Lantern Model, the first new model of palliative and end of life care nursing for 20 years.

Find out more

Read our latest articles

Taking me out of my comfort Zone

Tabitha recently attend the Lantern Model webinar series hosted by St Christopher’s CARE and has kindly shared her thoughts and learnings with us.


Our aims


Identify and showcase present-day pioneers in palliative nursing who can encourage and inspire other nurses

Explore our interactive map of pioneering nurses from around the world

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Explore a contemporary model of palliative nursing and bring together nurses who are passionate about nursing at the end of life

The Lantern Model is the first new model of palliative and end of life care nursing for 20 years

View Lantern Model

Start thought-provoking conversations and debate about the unique contribution of nursing at the end of life

Watch our free on demand webinar series ‘Rising to the Challenge in Nursing’

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