Palliative Care Services for Children and Young People
This one day networking NHS conference is a must attend event for those who work with children in need of palliative care. By focusing on improving the MDT, building advanced care plans, overcoming ethical challenges and supporting patients and families, you will leave this day equipped with the knowledge to drive forward quality care for paediatric end of life patients in your service.
When each child with a life limiting illness is different so are their needs for end of life care. Attend this NHS conference, network with experienced colleagues from across the NHS and gain new implementable ideas to ensure you are providing the best possible care for paediatric patients at the end of their life.
This paediatric NHS conference will help you to overcome the barriers and obstacles to delivering palliative care. Come along to this one day NHS conference and discover realistic ways that your service can:
- Develop a plan for overcoming the common barriers
- Drive forward MDT working
- Ensure safe staffing in the community
- Prepare advanced care plans
- Understand assessments and management of risks
- Improve engagement and implement change management
- Discuss the ethical challenges surrounding paediatric palliative care
- Discover how you can work more effectively with local hospices
- Implement innovative initiatives to aid the development of services
In palliative care, it is key to communicate and work effectively as a multi-disciplinary team so bring your team along and benchmark your service against others! This event is suitable but not limited for:
- Paediatric Palliative Medicine Consultants, Nurses and Support Workers
- Continuing Care Teams and Assessors
- Acute, Hospice and Community Paediatric Consultants, Nurses, Matrons and Sisters
- Discharge Planning Leads and Teams
- Macmillan Nurses and Oncology Teams
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This event has been created through research with attendees from “Practicalities of Delivering Paediatric Long Term Ventilation” in September 2017 in Birmingham. Attendees of the conference said that is was an “interesting day with high quality speakers very knowledgeable speakers”, was “thought provoking” and “I really enjoyed the great networking and exchange of ideas and information”
View further details and find out how to buy the documentation for Practicalities of Delivering Paediatric Long Term Ventilation
Providing multidisciplinary experience, support and knowledge to improve paediatric palliative care services
|9.00||Registration, refreshments and networking|
|9.30||Chairs opening remarks|
Working with hospices to provide palliative care
|9.40||Case study: Explore how paediatric hospice care works in practice and how it can support the MDT |
Providing paediatric palliative medical care and physical, social, emotional and spiritual support for children and their families
Discover how hospices support healthcare professionals to provide end of life care outside of a hospice
Measure the impact on treatment and parent, patient and staff experiences
Emily Harrop, Consultant in Paediatric Palliative Care, Medical Lead for Paediatrics
|10.20||Ensuring smooth patient pathways both into and out of hospice care |
Implementing processes to enable easy discharging home and readmissions of paediatric palliative care patients
Allowing families to experience time at home together during the final stages of end of life care
What impact does being at home have on parents, families and patients in their last few weeks of life?
Caring for those living longer life limiting conditions
|11.20||Developing and implementing paediatric ACPs collaboratively with patients’ and families’ |
How advanced care plans are created: building a relationship with patients, staff and families
Working with your MDT to ensure an ACP can be carried out correctly: equipping staff with the right resources
Discover the effect of a conclusive and well delivered ACP on young people and their families
Katrina Marshall, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Children & Young People's Palliative Care, NHS Lothian
|12.00||Benchmarking discussion: Do you work as effectively as you could alongside your paediatric hospice services?|
Utilise this interactive session to ask questions to the morning speakers and really delve into how hospices can support hospital and community teams with paediatric palliative care. What is your working relationship like with Paediatric Palliative Medical Specialists? What can you do to drive forward the relationship? How does ACPs work in your area? Are patients’ receiving the best possible end of life care that they can?
|1.40||Meeting ethical expectations: making difficult decisions and working with the family|
Managing the balance: what is on offer now versus what was on offer 10 years ago?
Assessing the benefits and challenges of growing resources: what it means for the patients and their families?
Experienced shared: just because we can, does it mean that we should?
Joe Brierley, Consultant in Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust
Developing your palliative care team
|2.20||Case study: Collaborating across hospital, hospice and community settings|
Sharing of advice and support across MDTs to provide the best possible palliative care for children
Overcoming the obstacles for building and maintaining an efficient and reliable MDT
Measuring the outcomes of smooth patient care and effective workforce dialogue throughout end of life care
Tracie Lewin-Taylor, Team Leader, Symptom Care Team, Shooting Star Chase Children's Hospice Care
|3.20||Implementing and utilising hospice referral processes for children in need of palliative care|
How referral processes can work in practice: gaining access to the most appropriate care for each individual
Supporting families and patients with the transition into palliative care
Prioritising referrals and making the judgement call at the right time for the patient and the services
|4.00||Chair’s opening remarks|
|4.10||Close of day|
This day is being produced by Hope Frost. If you are interested in speaking please contact Hope at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling her on 01732 897788.
This pricing structure applies across this conference and related events
- NHS or Public Sector for one place £399 + VAT
- NHS or Public Sector for two or three places (each) £299 + VAT
- NHS or Public Sector for four places (each) £279 + VAT
- Commercial Organisation for one place £699 + VAT
- Commercial Organisation two or three places (each) £599 + VAT
- Commercial Organisation four or more places (each) £579 + VAT
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Certification of Attendance
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