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Celebrating End of Life and Palliative Nursing

To mark both the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife and Florence Nightingale’s 200th birthday, St Christopher’s will be celebrating palliative nursing throughout 2020.

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

Nominate a pioneering nurse!

We need your help to identify and connect with pioneering nurses.

If you have worked with an inspirational nurse involved in palliative or end of life care, we would love to hear from you.

Nominate now

Rising to the challenge in nursing

Rising to the Challenge in Nursing webinar series

Upcoming webinar: The campaigning nurse – so what’s on your mind?

July 30, 3-4 pm

More webinars available to watch on demand

Register online now

Our aims


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

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

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