In person and virtual attendance options
Hosted by the University of Liverpool in collaboration with the International Collaborative for Best Care for the Dying Person and endorsed by the Association for Palliative Medicine of Great Britain & Ireland, the hybrid “Global Research and Future Innovations in Best Care for the Dying Person” conference will include a series of presentations and workshops from world leading clinicians and researchers, and an opportunity to submit abstracts for oral and poster presentation.
Registration and coffee
Welcome and introduction to the International Collaborative for Best Care for the Dying Person
Professor John Ellershaw, Chair of the International Collaborative for Best Care for the Dying Person
The Future of End of Life Care: What influences how and where we die? An international study across 13 countries
Professor Agnes van der Heide, Erasmus University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
THURSDAY OCTOBER 13th 2022
RCP North, The Spine, Paddington Village, Liverpool L7 3FA
The National Audit of Care at the End of Life (NACEL): Learning from the last five years
Dr Suzanne Kite, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and NACEL Clinical Lead
Parliamentary and public engagement in end of life care
Professor Ilora Finlay, Baroness Finlay of Llandaff
SESSION 1: Chaired by Professor Carl Johan Fűrst, Lund University, Sweden
SESSION 2: Chaired by Professor Catherine Walshe, Lancaster University, UK
Innovations in drug delivery at the end of life
Dr Andrew Dickman, University of Liverpool, UK
Diagnosing dying - myth or reality?
Dr Seamus Coyle, University of LIverpool, UK
Dying in the time of COVID-19: The international CO-LIVE Study
Associate Professor Ida Korfage, Erasmus University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
SESSION 3: Parallel Sessions
1. Oral presentations from submitted abstracts (open to all attendees)
Chaired by Dr Susie Wilkinson and Dr Vilma Tripodoro
2. Quality improvement in care for the dying: international comparisons †
Chaired by Dr Suzanne Kite and Associate Professor Mark Boughey
3. Workshop: Writing for publication †
Chaired by Professor Catherine Walshe
4. Technology in palliative and end of life care †
Chaired by Professor Mark Taubert
SESSION 4: Led by Roger Phillips
Doctors: What do they know? People: What do they think?
Roger Phillips, BBC Broadcaster, in conversation with:
Professor Mark Taubert, Cardiff University, UK (Digital Legacy) and
Alison Germain-Martin, Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Patient Voice)
Reflections on the day, including prizes for oral and poster presentations
Professor John Ellershaw
† Open to in-person attendees only
19:00, Wednesday 12th October 2022
Fifth Two, The London Carriage Works, Hope Street, Liverpool, L1 9DA
Includes drinks reception, three course dinner and table wine. £48 per person.
International Collaborative Members
Virtual delegates can enjoy the conference live on the day, or watch a recorded version in their own time. The recording will be available online for 30 days after the event.
Registration fees for APM Members and Non-Members include six months' membership of the International Collaborative for Best Care for the Dying Person.