Upcoming courses:

2020 MasterClass

11 & 12 March 2020, Halifax Hall, Sheffield University Campus

Following two successful courses in November 2017 and March 2019 we are pleased to announce that we will be holding another course. The programme will focus on Parkinson’s disease, dementia, multiple sclerosis (MS) and motor neurone disease (MND). The next course will be a two day residential course in Sheffield in March 2020.

Palliative Care Academy

Who are these courses for?

The Palliative Care MasterClasses are aimed at all health professionals involved in palliative care for neurological conditions – including allied health professionals, doctors (grade SpR and above), specialist nurses, community teams and GPs.

→ Winter update 2019

Dr Ed Richfield, March 2019

Dr Ed Richfield, March 2019

The MasterClasses cover some of the following topics:

  • Specific unmet palliative care needs in Parkinson’s, dementia, MS and MND
  • Palliative assessment tools
  • Disease-specific issues faced by patients
  • Commonly encountered medications and their side effects
  • Terminal stages – particularly how to identify and manage drug therapies in final days
  • Service considerations and delivery
  • Promoting autonomy – how and when to consider ACP in the context of cognitive impairment
  • Examples of good practice, discussion of how such practice could be spread and incorporated elsewhere
  • Future directions and research, quality improvement opportunities

→ Winter update 2019

→ How delegates found the last course

Study grants

Potential funding opportunities may be available as follows:

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