Fri, 26 Mar | via Zoom

Distress in Dying in the 21st Century

A free webinar with insights from world-leading clinicians and educators on the challenges we face in dealing with death and dying in the current climate - and how we can overcome them. Click 'RSVP' to register for your place.
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Distress in Dying in the 21st Century

Time & Location

26 Mar, 12:00 – 13:00 GMT
via Zoom

About the Event

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

PROGRAMME

Palliative Care and Covid 19:  The public perception

Associate Professor Mark Boughey

The meaning people attribute to the words 'palliative care' needs exploration.  Misunderstandings can become significant barriers to people accessing appropriate and timely care.

The Needs of the Patient:  How do we hit the mark?

Professor Carl Johan Fürst

The challenges and opportunities of using an individual, person-centred but systematic approach to the assessment of palliative care needs.

Handling Difficult Conversations in a Virtual Environment

Dr Susie Wilkinson

An exploration of some useful communication skills and tools to help achieve a compassionate consultation in a virtual environment.

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.  

Professor Carl Johan Fürst

Lund University, Sweden

Carl Johan founded the Palliative Care Institute at Lund University (Palliativt Utvecklingscentrum), the first Research and Development centre for palliative care in Sweden.  

Dr Susie Wilkinson

University of Liverpool, UK

Susie is a founder of "Connected", NHS England's National Advanced Communication Skills Programme for senior health care professionals, and has taught and researched communication skills training nationally and internationally for over 30 years.

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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