Thu, 17 Jun | via Zoom

Can We Demystify Dying?

A free webinar with insights from leading clinicians and researchers bringing clarity to the dying process and identifying ways that we can meet the real needs of the dying person. Click 'RSVP' to register for your place.
Can We Demystify Dying?

Time & Location

17 Jun, 12:00 – 13:00 BST
via Zoom

About the Event

This free webinar from the International Collaborative for Best Care for the Dying Person features insights from leading clinicians and researchers on the challenges of dealing with death and dying in the current climate - and how we can overcome them.  

PROGRAMME

What is the 'normal' dying process?

Associate Professor Mark Boughey

The biology of dying

Dr Séamus Coyle

Managing respiratory distress and secretions

Dr Jet van Esch

Questions and Answers

Moderated by Professor John Ellershaw

SPEAKERS

Associate Professor Mark Boughey

University of Melbourne, Australia

Mark is Clinical Lead Palliative Care for the Victorian Centres of Clinical Excellence and Director of Palliative Medicine at St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne.  

Dr Séamus Coyle

University of Liverpool, UK

Séamus is a Consultant in Palliative Medicine at the Clatterbridge Cancer Centr in liverpool and an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Liverpool.  He is the research lead for the 'Biology of Dying' project, dedicated to understanding the biology of dying an developing tests for recognising the dying process.  

Dr Jet van Esch

Jet van Esch is an elderly care specialist working in Hospice Laurens Cadenza, Rotterdam. She is also a researcher at the Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam for the Department of Medical Oncology and Department Public health, where she is working on her PhD.

Professor John Ellershaw

University of Liverpool, UK

John is Professor of Palliative Medicine and a founder of the Academic Palliative Care Unit at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital.  He chairs the Executive Committee of the International Collaborative for Best Care for the Dying Person.

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