NHS England’s new 2021 Ambitions for Palliative and End of Life Care set out the need for local organisations to develop integrated services that provide personalised end of life care. With Marie Curie’s 2021 End of Life Report finding that Covid-19 lead to an increase in deaths at home, community services have had to adapt and improve patient pathways and support to deliver effective palliative care to more people. Local services must now work in partnership to meet the needs of an increasing number of vulnerable people, ensuring that end of life care is accessible for those in hospital, care homes and in the community. Through joined-up working and developing staff teams to provide compassionate and personalised end of life care, the palliative care sector can continue to deliver exemplary support to all.

  • Marie Curie’s Better End of Life report 2021 found that approximately 91,000 more people died in 2021 compared to the average for each of the previous 5 years
  • The same report found that before the pandemic only 7% of people expressed a preference for dying in hospital, yet nearly half of deaths took place in hospitals
  • GPs reported a 65% increase in virtual consultations relating to end of life during the pandemic, according to the Royal College of General Practitioners
  • The Institute for Public Policy Research projected in their ‘The State of End-of-Life Care’ report that total deaths in the UK are due to rise faster than the population grows

Join us at The Palliative Care Conference 2022 to hear high level keynotes from leading experts, including insights into the new national framework for end-of-life care. A series of best practice case studies will provide practical guidance on how to ensure staff have the necessary skills to support patients at end of life, work effectively in partnership across local services, and provide personalised care in the community. You will also have the opportunity to network with senior colleagues across the palliative care sector, sharing key challenges and solutions.

Why Attend:
High-level keynotes sharing the latest developments from the National Framework for end of life care
Case studies giving practical advice on coordinating care provision and developing staff teams
A wide range of topics including how to successfully support people with learning disabilities in end of life care
Networking opportunities with speakers and senior colleagues
Gain 8 hours of CPD points towards your yearly quota

This is a live event taking place online:
 Access a full live event with 8 hours of CPD points from home
 Network and connect with colleagues in breakout networking sessions and the meeting hub
Interact with speakers through live Q&A and networking
 Review event materials and presentations post-event
 Receive additional resources to boost your learning and support you in your role

For more information or to make a booking please call 0330 058 4285

  • Online Registration
  • Chair’s Welcome Address

    Dr Brian Nyatanga, Senior Lecturer, Applied Professional Studies, University of Worcester (CONFIRMED)

  • Keynote: The Ambitions for Palliative and End of Life Care: Key Updates from NHS England
    • Sharing NHS Improvement’s insights for implementing the 6 national ambitions on a local level
    • Developing systems for person-centred care: establishing robust advanced care planning approaches
    • Coordinating care: how the NHS, social care and the voluntary sector can provide an effective joined-up service
    • Improving palliative care staff skills to ensure they can make informed knowledge-based judgements
    • Using data to shape integrated community care plans and mitigate for the short reach of services

    Sue Bottomley, National Head – End of Life and Palliative Care, NHS England (CONFIRMED)

  • Case Study: Strategies for Providing Personalised End of Life Support for People with Learning Disabilities

    Dr Rebecca Anderson, Research Associate, Kingston University (CONFIRMED)
    Amanda Cresswell, Self-Advocate and Research Assistant, Kingston University (CONFIRMED)

  • Case Study: Implementing a Multi-Agency Vision for Integrated Palliative and End of Life Care 
    • Insights into creating a multi-partner alliance of care providers and commissioners
    • Outlining the principles underpinning our system wide collaboration
    • Strategies for providing compassionate care that adheres to national and local guidance and population need
    • Eight recommendations for improving palliative care provision

    Gill May, Chief Nurse, Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire Integrated Care Board (CONFIRMED)

  • Questions and Answers 
  • Comfort Break
  • Keynote: Providing Personalised End of Life Care: Guidance from the Palliative Care Toolkit
    • Facilitating conversations with patients about creating their own personalised care plan based on their complex needs
    • The Patient Charter: using a toolkit to ensure end of life support remains individual to the patient throughout their care
    • Tools to foster better communication with patients and their support network to ensure patients’ needs are understood
    • The Daffodil Standards: blending professional standards with local experience to evaluate the delivery of personalised end of life care

    Dr Tarana Hafiz, End of Life Care Clinical Fellow, Royal College of General Practitioners and Marie Curie (CONFIRMED)

  • Case Study: Delivering Advancements in End of Life Care in Acute Settings

    Helen Meehan, Lead Nurse Palliative and End of Life Care, Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust (CONFIRMED)

  • Case Study: Sharing Learning to Support Improvements in Discharge Planning at the End of Life

    Ruth Denton, Lead for Palliative Adult Community Services Division, Birmingham Community Health Care NHS Foundation Trust (CONFIRMED)

    Rebecca Power, Interim Lead Nurse, Birmingham Community Health Care NHS Foundation Trust (CONFIRMED)

    Fiona Dakin, Clinical Nurse Specialist – End of Life & Bereavement Care, University Hospitals Birmingham (CONFIRMED)

  • Questions and Answers
  • Chair’s Closing Remarks

    *programme subject to change without notice

Who Should Attend

Who Should Attend?

Delegates who will have an interest in this event will be palliative care professionals from community and acute care settings in addition to healthcare executives and commissioners.

*This Conference is open to Public, Private and Third Sectors

For more information or to make a booking please call 0330 058 4285


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