About this event

  • Date and time Wed 17 Oct 2018 from 9:00am to 4:15pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Palliative Care, Marie Curie

Organised by the Royal Society of Medicine and Marie Curie, this conference boasts key speakers alongside the most up-to-date research projects for implementing new models of palliative care.

This year’s conference focuses on identifying and understanding how radical and new models of palliative and end of life care work in practice, and how they can help to address current challenges in this important area.   

Topics include:

  • How radical and new models of palliative and end of life care are being used in clinical practice
  • Identifying new and innovative approaches to addressing the challenges in palliative and end of life care
  • Discuss and share best practice between health and social care professionals and researchers to improve learning around the implementation of new models of care

Key speakers

Mr Brendan Martin

Managing Director, Public World and Buurtzorg Britain and Ireland

Professor Xavier Gomez-Batiste

Director, WHO Collaborating Centre, Cátedra de Cures Palliatives and Chair of Palliative Care, University of Vic, Spain

Professor Bridget Johnston

Florence Nightingale Foundation Professor of Clinical Nursing Practice Research, University of Glasgow and Representative, Macmillan Cancer Support

Ms Lyndsay Carter

Chief Executive, The Norfolk Hospice

Agenda

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Registration, tea and coffee and poster viewing
Welcome and introduction

Dr Viv Lucas, President, Palliative Care Section, Royal Society of Medicine and Jane Collins, CEO, Marie Curie

Specialist palliative care at home - multi site evaluation of one model

Professor Bridget Johnston, Florence Nightingale Foundation Professor of Clinical Nursing Practice Research, University of Glasgow and Representative, Macmillan Cancer Support

Question and answer session
Integrated working - it can work if you really want it to

Ms Lyndsay Carter, Chief Executive, The Norfolk Hospice

Question and answer session
Tea and coffee break and poster viewing
Organisational change for person-centred care: early lessons of Buurtzorg experience in Britain

Mr Brendan Martin, Managing Director, Public World and Buurtzorg Britain and Ireland

Question and answer session
Presentation of Susie Wilkinson award
Lunch and poster viewing
Lightning oral presentations

a. Evaluation of a nurse directed beds model of care in a stand alone hospice inpatient unit (IPU)

Ms Wendy Hills, Director of Nursing and Care Services, Pilgrims Hospices in East Kent

b. Learning from a new model of end of life care for older people with frailty/multi-morbidities' - the challenges and opportunities for specialist palliative care services.

Ms Jan Noble, Service Development and Transformation Lead, St Christopher's Hospice

c. Is it acceptable to use technical monitoring to assess palliative care patients' level of consciousness? A qualitative exploration with patients and relatives

Ms Anna-Maria Krooupa, PhD Student, Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Department, Division of Psychiatry, University College London

Developing innovation in palliative care: From the British hospices to palliative care services to public health programs to chronic care palliative approach to compassionate communities

Professor Xavier Gomez-Batiste, Director, WHO Collaborating Centre, Cátedra de Cures Palliatives and Chair of Palliative Care, University of Vic, Spain

Question and answer session
Lightning oral presentations

d. Designing dying well: Toward a new architectural approach of in-patient palliative care environments

Ms Annie Bellamy, PhD Candidate, University of Cardiff

e. What needs to change to better support carers at end of life? A multi-perspective mixed methods study to identify recommendations for change in organisational structures and processes

Dr Gail Ewing, Senior Research Associate, University of Cambridge

f. Compassionate neighbours - an innovative model building caring communities

Ms Carly Attridge, Head of Volunteering, St Joseph’s Hospice

Presentation of Joanna Mugridge prize
Debate: Why is it difficult to get new models of care commissioned or implemented?
Closing remarks
Close of meeting

Sponsors

Location

Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom