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Round the clock: making 24/7 palliative care a reality

Event ImageWednesday 19 October 2016

VenueRoyal Society of Medicine

1 Wimpole Street, LONDON, W1G 0AE

Organised by Palliative Care Section , Marie Curie Accreditation4 CPD points

 About this event : The annual Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Conference, organised jointly with the Palliative Care Section, will support the translation of research findings into practice by showcasing oral and poster presentations of the latest research in palliative care.

Book now to discover how we can work together to truly make 24/7 palliative care a reality, which was the top priority set by the Palliative and end of life care Priority Setting Partnership (PeolcPSP) in 2015.

Marie Curie employees and Marie Curie funded researchers can register for this meeting for free – please select the relevant rate when completing your booking. Please note that free places are allocated at the discretion of Marie Curie and you may be contacted to verify your eligibility.


Programme subject to change

9.15 am

Registration, tea and coffee

9.45 am

Welcome and introduction

Dr Jane Collins, Chief Executive, Marie Curie

10.00 am

Understanding the role of nurses in decisions to use anticipatory prescriptions to manage symptoms and distress in the last days of life

Dr Eleanor Wilson, Senior Research Fellow, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Nottingham

10.35 am

10 steps to facilitating patient death at home

Miss Doa’a Kerwat, Medical Student, Imperial College London and Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry

11.00 am

Tea and coffee break and poster viewing

11.30 am

How current UK research addresses out of hours palliative care

Dr Florence Todd Fordham, Project Coordinator, Marie Curie

11.55 am

Using electronic primary care record searching to help identify people with palliative and anticipatory care needs for 24/7 care

Dr Bruce Mason, Research Fellow, University of Edinburgh

12.20 pm

One year mortality: Recognising the need for urgent or advance care planning in adults aged over 70 years old following emergency admission

Dr Anna-Maria Bielinska, Clinical Research Fellow, Imperial College London

12.45 pm

Lunch, poster viewing and judging

2.00 pm

The E-Shift project: An electronic solution to 24/7 palliative care

Dr Deborah Fitzsimmons, Technology-enabled Capacity Building (TeCaB) Theme Lead, Sam Katz Community Health and Aging Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, Western University

2.35 pm

Panel discussion

3.40 pm

Presentation of prizes: Joanna Mugridge and Susie Wilkinson awards

3.50 pm

Closing comments

Professor Bill Noble

4.00 pm

Completion of evaluation forms and close of meeting

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