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Conference Programme

Our conference offers a mix of experiential workshops, where participants can explore key themes in greater detail through 'hands on' learning, and keynote speakers who will share their experience from both local and national perspectives. You can find out more about the programme below.

3 November 2017

9am onwards
Registration and tea/coffee

Introduction by Nigel Hartley, Chief Executive Officer, Earl Mountbatten Hospice

Professor David Clarke: 
The longer history of hospice and palliative care and its relevance today

Coffee and an opportunity to meet our exhibitors:
Domiciliary Care Agencies 
Hospital Palliative care Team 
Dementia Group

11am Seminar/Workshops

Paul Howard, Consultant in Palliative Medicine GPs
Jane Hazeldine, Director of Psychosocial and Spiritual Care and Kate Golding, Young Adults' Service Lead Children’s Service
Jill George, Admiral Nurse Dementia awareness: this experiential workshop will give you an awareness of how people with dementia experience everyday life, and an overview of the different types of dementia.

Chris Pointon:
The Legacy of Dr Kate Granger MBE - ‘Through Adversity comes Legacy’

1pm Lunch

Mari Lloyd-Williams:
Depression and Dignity at the end of life - what have we learnt in the last 50 years?

2:30pm Seminar /Workshops

Dinah Hickish/Jackie Whiller Nurse Led 
Liz Arnold/Christina Ginsburg
Rapid Response Team / Domiciliary Care: this workshop will include sharing stories from the patients we cared for underpinned by the mission, vision and values of the hospice, that enable us to be responsive, innovative and bold.
Sue Duke and Dee Curless Education and Research
Carol Davis Hospital Palliative Care Team

3:30pm Tea 


Dr RosTaylor 
Hospice Care: the future

4:45pm Q & A Session

5pm Conference Close


"They look after you and they're so caring. I'm not frightened of dying."


Chrissie Fenton, patient