Featuring presentation videos and accompanying slides: With the release of the ‘Ambitions for Palliative and End of Life Care’ national framework, this interactive forum seeks to engage with and interpret what this crucial guidance means for your service. Find out how to deliver quality person-centred care and achieve effective collaborative working in an integrated care network. Join this study day to share best practice for advancing patient experience, outcomes and quality of life.
2.5 hours Continuing Professional Development: what you will learn
Are you striving to enhance delivery of care for palliative and end of life patients? If yes, then this online forum has been designed for you. Take full advantage of this opportunity to focus on:
- Delivering highly personalised care which champions the needs of the patient
- Achieving co-ordinated care to improve your patients’ experience
- Improving the quality of end of life care through earlier recognition
- Optimising patient wellbeing and comfort to improve quality of life
- Developing effective communication between staff and patients to deliver personal preferences
- Progressing the role of the community team to support end of life at home
Meet your education and training needs in your own time
Take away ideas from the trailblazers and adapt them for your own service, plus benefit from:
- 2.5 CPD hours of presentation and speaker Q&A
- Featuring engaging video and accompanying slides
- Available at £299 + VAT for NHS and public sector professionals
- Download and view in your own time
- CPD Certificate issued to you after viewing the video
Introduction, instructions and chair’s opening remarks
|Achieving national framework ambitions|
Achieving highly personalised care in line with national guidance
Lisa Dennis, Consultant Nurse for End of Life Care, Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust
Questions and answers with your speaker
|Maximising collaborative working|
Case study: Exploring best practice to achieve co-ordinated care to improve patient experience
Barbara Houghton, Principle Lead for Palliative and End of Life Care, Integrated Mersey Palliative Care Team (IMPaCT), Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust
Questions and answers with your speakers
|Developing care in the community|
Developing and establishing the role of the community prescribing at home following the pandemic
Tony Duffy, Palliative Care Doctor, St Columba’s Hospice
|Developing effective communication|
Improving communication to ensure the needs of the patient are understood
Rachel Davis, Clinical Nurse Specialist Palliative Care, Royal United Hospital Bath NHS Trust
Questions and answers with your speaker
Chair’s closing remarks and close of course
Your confirmed speaker line-up:
Andy brings his lived experience, including the story of his son Matthew’s brain tumour and end of life, to promote personalised care and co-production. He is a member of:
- The NHSEI Personalised Care National Strategic Coproduction Group
- The National Palliative & End of Life Care Strategy Group
- The Gloucestershire CCG Palliative & End of Life Care Strategy Group
- His local surgery “New ways of working” team
- Gloucestershire Cancer Patient Reference Group
Andy is also Patient and Public Voice to the Somerset, Wiltshire, Avon and Gloucestershire Cancer Alliance and Chair of his local Patient Participation Group. He’s presented “Matthew’s Story” to many regional and national groups to promote personalised care and co-production
Lisa is passionate about end of life care with a career that expands 20 years’ of working in the field of palliative and end of life care in the NHS and Hospice sector. Lisa is an experienced strategic leader and expert in nursing and end of life care. She works in collaboration with academic institutions and system stakeholders to lead on education, practice, research and development, with the sole view of improving standards and quality in care provided within this field to patients and those around them. She has successfully co-developed and delivered end of life care education and training, as part of a collaborative between three Hospices and an NHS Community Trust, for Health and Social Care staff across Kent and Medway. Influenced regional system change, with the adoption and implementation of ReSPECT, as well as the development of a Single Point of Access for End of Life Care and Frailty. Lisa is a national speaker on Quality Improvement in Palliative and End of Life Care and was recently awarded the title of Queen’s Nurse for her commitment to high quality standards of practice and patient centred care.
Rachel is a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Palliative Care in The Royal United Hospitals Trust in Bath. Her experience in palliative care has included community, hospice and acute hospital. She has seen the focus and discipline of both palliative and end of life care grow and develop over many years. The RUH has an integrated palliative and end of life care team whose focus, alongside clinical responsibilities, includes service development and quality improvement within the hospital. Rachel has worked with the Kings Fund, the Point of Care Foundation and the Health Foundation on projects linked to improving communication between staff and patients and their families. This work is primarily in acute hospitals but also links with community teams. This has led to the development of a suite of resources to support communication called the Conversation Project.
Background: Car mechanic and Publican in a prior life medicine. Acute medicine trainee with a move to palliative care in 2016.
Clinical interests: Antibiotic use towards end of life, safer prescribing, philosophy and history of palliative medicine. Education and social media in palliative care.
Personal interests: Japanese car enthusiast, guinea pigs, soft pastel artist, blues guitarist, heavy metal enthusiast, running.
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Past attendee feedback
‘Very informative and engaging. Thoroughly enjoyed and have taken a lot from it.’University Hospital Dorset NHS Trust
‘Well organised and presented…All speakers very good and knowledgeable.’Norfolk Community health and care trust
‘I have a wider knowledge of palliative care services across the country and I will be able to utilise information and provide a better, more efficient service from our end.'Royal Bournemouth Hospital
‘It was really good to hear from different points of view and patient experience is always the best way to hear about the impact services have.’Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust
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