Marie Curie Palliative Care Virtual Research Conference 2020

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time



Online Event

Event description
A week of daily talks and presentations in place of our face-to-face annual research conference.

About this Event

Due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic we have decided to postpone the face-to-face Marie Curie Palliative Care 2020 annual conference.

However, we are pleased to be bringing you content, talks and presentations throughout the week of 2nd - 6th November over lunchtimes.

This event is open to both Marie Curie and staff and external attendees, so please feel free to share the link with your networks.

Please register for the events you would like to attend using the order form. We are collecting demographic information from attendees to get an idea of who we are reaching with our content and identify how we can improve this reach in the future. However these questions are not compulsory so you can leave them blank if you wish.


Monday 2nd November - Bereavement

12.30 - 13.30pm

‘It’s not just all about the fancy words and the adults’: children and young people express their needs when a parent has a life-limiting illness - Dr Steve Marshall, Clinical Academic & Palliative Care Social Worker, Kings College London & Kings College Hospital.

Supporting the bereaved during Covid-19; what can we learn from previous disasters and mass bereavement events? Findings from a rapid systematic review of the evidence - Dr Emily Harrop , Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Centre, Cardiff University

Tuesday 3rd November - Patient and Public Participation and Involvement in Palliative and End of Life Care Research

12.30 - 13.30pm

The HIDDen study and the UK National standards for PPI in research- Dr Kathy Seddon, PhD, FRSA, CF, Marie Research Voices, Cardiff University Research Partner, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom

The benefits and barriers to participation in palliative and end of life care research - Catherine Harvey, Research Officer, Marie Curie, Laura Chatland, Research Officer, Marie Curie & Dr Kirsten Kelly, Research Programmes and Partnerships Manager, Motor Neurone Disease Association

Wednesday 4th November - Marie Curie Research & Policy

12.30 - 13.30pm

Generating and using research evidence to influence health and social care policy - Dr Anne Finucane, Research Lead, Marie Curie Hospice Edinburgh, Honorary Fellow - University of Edinburgh & Richard Meade, Head of Policy & Public Affairs Scotland, Marie Curie

Achieving impactful policy change through research: examples from dementia palliative care - Professor Liz Sampson, Professor of Dementia and Palliative Care, Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Department, University College London, Consultant in Liaison Psychiatry, North Middlesex University Hospital with Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust

Thursday 5th November - Equality, Diversity & Inclusion in Palliative and End of Life Care

12.30 - 13.30pm

Does ethnicity affect pain or pain management within advanced disease? A mixed methods systematic review - Dr Gemma Clarke, Marie Curie Senior Research Fellow in Palliative Care, Marie Curie Hospice Bradford & University of Leeds

Access to palliative care for people experiencing homelessness – challenges and next steps - Dr Briony Hudson, Senior Research Manager: Knowledge Translation, Marie Curie

Friday 6th November - COVID-19 and Palliative and End of Life Care

12.00 - 13.00pm

Reducing distress during a pandemic: the Covid Confidential story - Professor Simon Noble, Marie Curie Professor in Supportive and Palliative Medicine, Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Centre, Cardiff University & Honorary Consultant, Royal Gwent Hospital

Decision making in the context of COVID - Dr Nathan Davies, Senior Research Fellow & Dr Nuriye Kupeli, Senior Research Fellow, Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Department, University College London

*Please note that the 'add to calendar' option on EventBrite will not add the specific sessions you have selected to attend and will instead add the whole week from 2nd - 6th November to your diaries. Calendar invites o the sessions will be sent out shortly from the Research Management Team at Marie Curie.

Share with friends

Date and Time


Online Event

Save This Event

Event Saved