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Advance Care Planning- study day

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Advance Care Planning- study day

The Northern Paediatric Palliative Care Network presents a multidisciplinary study day in 'Advance Care Planning'

When Oct 04, 2019 from 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Where Education Centre, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle
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09.00- 09:20:       Welcome and Introduction- Dr Emma Simpson

09.20–10:00:       Successful family-centred advanced care planning discussions - Danielle Lewis and Dr Naomi Taylor

10:00 –10:45       Workshop            COFFEE BREAK then      11:05–11:50:       Workshop

  1. What do families want from care planning?   -Dr Helen Aspey 
  2. Spiritual care planning - Nigel Goodfellow


12:00-12:20:        Clearly communicating the plan –Dr Helen Aspey and Debbie Lawson



1:15-1:45:            Who are the ‘palliative care team’ and what support is available? Dr Emma Simpson

1:45-2:15:            Practicalities of prescribing and dispensing drugs for rapid discharge from hospital, Catriona Johnson

2:15-2:45:            Anticipatory grief – what is it and what can we do to support parents and siblings? Sara Mathews



3-3:30                    Data matters to achieve equal outcomes for all -  Dr Karen Horridge

3:30-4.00              Sharing learning and closing discussion – Dr Emma Simpson