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End of Life Training Resources

End of Life training courses

Palliative and end of life care resources guide is now available online

http://www.endoflifecare-intelligence.org.uk/resources/tools/

Over 150 palliative and end of life resources, thematically organised into 5 domains: general; commissioning and contracting; condition specific; data and intelligence; and learning and training.

Royal College of Physicians report asks why doctors find it so hard to talk to patients about dying

Talking about dying: How to begin honest conversations about what lies ahead – explores the reasons that doctors and other healthcare professionals find it hard to talk to patients about dying.

https://www.rcplondon.ac.uk/news/new-report-asks-why-doctors-find-it-so-hard-talk-patients-about-dying

Advance Care Planning in General Practice

Does policy match reality?

https://compassionindying.org.uk/library/advance-care-planning-in-general-practice-does-policy-match-reality/

TIDE UK: Post-bereavement support

http://tide.uk.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/End-of-Life-Care-Post-Bereavement-Support-Shifting-the-Conversation-from-Difficult-to-Important.pdf

e-Learning: the e-ELCA resources are expanding!
Now over 160 interactive sessions in 9 modules, including new session for neonates and children.

https://www.e-lfh.org.uk/programmes/end-of-life-care/

SAGE & THYME dates for Oxfordshire health and social care staff:
16 September & 15 October
Intermediate Communication Skills Training:
19 September; 18 October; 15 November.
Enhanced Communication Skills Training:
Book before July 31 for early bird rate £500pp. 3 course dates:
26-27 September; 24-25 October; 12-13 December.
https://www.sobelleducation.org.uk

Sue Ryder Palliative Care Concepts and Practice degree module:  
Validated by the University of West London. Suitable for clinicians new to palliative care.  
http://www.sueryder.org/how-we-help/education-and-training/palliative-care-concepts

Hospice UK 2019 Awards now open
Closing date for entries and nominations: 13 September.
Ten categories in total, including Innovation in Dementia Care at Home.
https://www.hospiceuk.org/what-we-offer/courses-conferences-and-learning-events/conferences/hospice-uk-national-conf/hospice-uk-awards