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GENERAL END OF LIFE/PALLIATIVE CARE EDUCATION WORKSHOPS

​This course used to run over two days however, it has now been split up into three morning sessions.

For qualified non-specialist nurses, junior qualified staff working within specialist palliative care units, senior health care assistants and allied health professionals working within specialist palliative care. This course is free of charge.

Develop your skills in palliative and end of life care for adults.


You are invited to attend three mornings of education based on the Department of Health End of Life competences (2008).

Session 1:  What is Palliative Care, Assessment in Palliative Care, Breathlessness, Nausea & Vomiting and Pain

Session 2:  Last Year of Life, Recognition of Dying, Anticipatory Medicines and Syringe Drivers

Session 3: Mental Capacity Act, Communication Skills and Advance Care Planning


There are 15 places available per programme. If you book onto one session, we ask that you please attend all three sessions.

April 2021 Workshop - Currently full but can take names down on the waiting list

Session 1: 14th April 2021 9-11am

Session 2: 21st April 2021 9-11am

Session 3: 28th April 2021 9-11am

October/November 2021 Workshop – Places Available

Session1: 21st October 2021 9-11am

Session 2: 28th October 2021 9-11am

Session 3: 4th November 2021 9-11am​


If you would like to book on this course please email; jennifer.woods@bdct.nhs.uk