Facilitators: Simon Jones, Kimberley Ashwin, Claud Regnard, Dorothy Matthews, Chris Connell, Alison Chapman, Tom Crook
This study day has been developed to help hospice and palliative care staff, as well as primary care staff and all involved in the care of those with learning disabilities, to feel more confident and knowledgeable about the care they offer. We will consider definitions of learning disabilities and tools to assess distress, recent guidance helping to develop our care, and the holistic nature of end-of-life care.
Through the NHS Genomic Medicine Service (GMS) in England, more healthcare professionals than ever before will be able to access genomic testing for their patients for the first time. To prepare the workforce for these tests and the impact their results will have, the Genomics Education Programme (GEP) has developed a series of supporting courses and resources to aid those who will use the service.
This session, co-chaired by Professor Hashim Ahmed from Imperial College London, and Dr Iain Frame, NCRI CEO, aims to identify what’s new in prostate cancer research in the UK, the key challenges that lie ahead, and how to apply past learnings to drive research in this area forward.
Abstracts are invited for the 7th International Public Health Palliative Care Conference: Democratising caring, dying and grieving: participation, action, understanding and evaluation. The deadline for submission of abstracts is 15 January 2022.
Register to attend in person or to watch a live stream in this Hybrid Event from the Cavendish Conference Centre, London.
The meeting will provide an overview of the most innovative scientific and clinical data presented at ASH 2021 that is useful for a UK audience.
The new blended learning ACST Model for senior healthcare professionals
Facilitator: Kate Binnie
This course is for healthcare professionals and therapists interested in broadening their skill set and developing a practical holistic approach to helping patients with common and difficult system “clusters” that are acknowledged to be bi-directionally affected by emotion and suffering (e.g. breathlessness-anxiety & pain-depression-fatigue).
Whatever our profession or job role we have a responsibility to offer spiritual care to our patients. But what does this mean in the current health climate? How can we do this to the best of our ability along with the other competing demands on our time?