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The 6th Annual LTHT Palliative Care Conference 2017

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Palliative Care Conference 2017

Link Nurses & AHP

Wednesday 8th November

08:45-16:30

Bridge Street Community Church (Free parking available)



Theme & Title

“Prepared to Care”

The 6th Annual Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust Palliative Care Conference for Link Nurses, Allied Health Professionals, Pharmacists, Medical Social Workers & Chaplaincy.

This Conference is aimed at: Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust ward based palliative & end of life care link nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech & language therapists, dieticians, radiographers, pharmacists, medical social workers & chaplaincy

Number of Delegate Places: 75

Outcomes

The objectives for the day are to:

  • Inspire delegates to act as clinical champions, raising the profile of end of life care in their working environment.
  • Enhance their knowledge regarding the latest national and local end of life care initiatives.
  • Recognise and make the most of opportunities to discuss choices with patients with life limiting illnesses, as end of life approaches
  • Gain understanding of how to implement individualised care planning including shared decision making in practice
  • Improve confidence in addressing the care & comfort of patients at the end of life and their families
  • Increase understanding of the impact of loss and grief, and how to support individuals who are bereaved

On the day, the programme will be a mixture of locally and nationally based speakers

Speakers include:

Amanda Cheesley - RCN Professional Lead for Long Term Conditions and End of Life Care

Julian Hartley - Chief Executive LTHT

Linda Magistris - The Good Grief Trust

Jane Robinson - Leeds bereavement Forum


PLEASE NOTE: Please only register for this event is you can definitely attend. If you register and are no longer able to attend please contact jana.harris@nhs.net at your earliest convenience. Anyone that has registered and fails to turn up on the day without giving prior notice may cost their department a £50 chargeable fee for non-attendance.


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