Thursday 23 November 2017

8.00am onwards
Registration and exhibition opens

09.00 - 10.15
Hospice UK Annual General Meeting and Chief Executive's keynote speech

10.15 - 11.00
Refreshments and exhibition viewing

11.00 - 12.15
Parallel sessions 3
3.1 Conference papers

(four abstracts selected via the Call for Papers)

3.2 Carers: What’s new in policy and practice?   

Professor Gunn Grande, Professor of Palliative Care, the University of Manchester 
Dr Ayesha Ahmad, Teaching Fellow, Institute of Global Health, University College London

3.3  Care of the dead: missed opportunities

Louise Winter, founder, Poetic Endings
Ann Lee, Chief Executive, St Margaret’s Hospice Care 

3.4  Using images and film to tell the story

Michelle Aaron, Senior Lecturer in Film studies, University of Birmingham 
Jed Jerwood, John Taylor Hospice Community Interest Company 
Maria McGill, Chief Executive, Children’s Hospice Association of Scotland 

3.5      Leadership

Steve Dewar, Director, the Westcott Group
John Knight, Chief Executive, LOROS 
Cate Russell, Chief Executive, Pilgrims Hospices  

12.15 - 13.45
Lunch and exhibition viewing
Lunchtime session
12.50 – 13.35 Writing for Publication
13.45 - 14.30
Plenary session

Joan Bakewell DBE, Author and Broadcaster

14.30 - 14.40
Break to move rooms

14.40 - 16.00
Parallel sessions 4
4.1 Conference papers

(four  abstracts selected via the Call for Papers)

4.2 Preparing for the future 

Dr Sarah Russell, Head of Research and Clinical Innovation, Hospice UK  
Dr Erica Borgstrom, Lecturer, Medical Anthropology and End of Life Care, The Open University
Dr Bridget M Johnston, ‎Postdoctoral Researcher in Health Economics/Health Policy, Trinity College Dublin 
Gill Horne, Director of Patient Care, Rowcroft Hospice 

4.3 Community participation and hospice care – moving from flirtation to deep commitment 

Dr Libby Sallnow, palliative medicine doctor and PhD student in new public health approaches to end of life care 
Dr Heather Richardson, Joint Chief Executive, St Christopher’s
Carly Attridge, Head of Volunteering, St Joseph’s Hospice

4.4 Fundraising
4.5 Integration/Care homes

Sharon Blackburn, Policy and Communications Director, National Care Forum
Shirmilla Datta, End of Life Care Lead,  Specialist Paramedic, South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust 
Dr Kirsten Moore, Senior Research Fellow, Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Department, University College London
Professor Bridget Johnston,  Florence Nightingale Foundation Professor of Clinical Nursing Practice Research, University of Glasgow and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

16.00 - 16.30
Refreshments and exhibition viewing

16.30 - 17.10
Plenary session

Andy Lowndes, 'The Music Detective' and Deputy Chair, Playlist for Life, Glasgow Caledonian University

17.10 - 18.00
Presentation of Hospice UK Awards

18.00 - 19.15
Exhibition viewing and drinks reception

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