Wednesday 22 November 2017

9.00am onwards
Registration and exhibition opens
9.30 - 10.30
Hospice Quality Partnership AGM  
11.00 - 12.00
Official opening and Plenary 1
What does the future hold for dying people in the UK?

Professor Irene J. Higginson OBE, Director, Cicely Saunders Institute

12.00 - 13.30
Lunch and exhibition viewing
Lunchtime sessions
12.15 – 13.15 Reception for Chairs and trustees  
12.30 – 13.15 Research ‘get together’ 

Professor Sam Ahmedzai, Emeritus Professor, Sheffield University and  Chair of the National Cancer Research Institute’s Clinical Studies Group (Supportive and Palliative Care Research)
Karen Charnley, Head of Institute, All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care
Professor Julia Downing, Chair, Palliative Care Research Society
Dr Lorna Fraser, Centre Director, Martin House Research Centre 
Dr Sarah Russell, Head of Research, Hospice UK; Visiting Fellow, University of Southampton

12.30 - 13.15 Project ECHO in action

Professor Max Watson, Project ECHO Programme Director, Hospice UK

13.30 - 14.45
Parallel sessions 1
1.1 Conference papers - Making a difference: volunteers, research and outcomes (abstracts selected via the Call for Papers)
Developing a ‘Voice for volunteering’: The EAPC Madrid Charter on Volunteering
Dr Ros Scott, Honorary Research Fellow, University of Dundee 

The implementation of OACC in a hospice setting
Michaela Sen, Quality and Audit Facilitator, Saint Francis Hospice

Palliative care research in Scotland 2006-2015: A scoping review
Anne Finucane, Research Lead, Marie Curie Hospice, Edinburgh  

Married just in time: meaning and magic of weddings in a tertiary cancer centre
Dr Ros Taylor MBE Palliative Physician, Royal Marsden NHS Hospital Trust; Hospice UK Associate

1.2 Frailty: whose job is it anyway?

Professor Sam Ahmedzai, Emeritus Professor, Sheffield University and  Chair of the National Cancer Research Institute’s Clinical Studies Group (Supportive and Palliative Care Research)
Dr Caroline Nicholson, Senior Clinical Lecturer: Supportive and End of Life Care (Nursing), King’s College London and St Christopher’s
Emma Hodges, Group Chief Executive, St Giles’ Hospice

1.3  ‘Quality Improvement’ What’s in it for me and my team?

Deborah Borrill, Strategic lead for palliative care discharge, Leeds Teaching Hospitals
Clare Russell, Head of Transformation, St Gemma's Hospice
Catherine Hayle, Consultant and Clinical Service Lead for Palliative Medicine, Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Dr Karen Groves MBE, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Southport & Ormskirk Hospitals NHS Trust and Queenscourt Hospice

1.4  The hospice as a Top 100 Employer: staff surveys, values and outstanding care

Frances Hurst and Sam Attenborough, co-founders, Birdsong Consulting
Liz Searle, Chief Executive and Ali Lowe, Director of People and Organisational Development, Keech Hospice Care
Nicki Shaw, Chief Executive, Princess Alice Hospice  

1.5 What every trustee should know about  GDPR + the new Fundraising Regulations + the new Charity Governance Code

Kitty Rosser and Liz Brownsell, Associates Birketts LLP
Caroline Copeman, Senior Visiting Fellow and Principal Consultant, Centre for Charity Effectiveness, Cass Business School  

14.45 - 15.30
Refreshments and exhibition viewing

15.30 - 16.45
Parallel sessions 2
2.1 Conference papers -What can we learn from young people and prisons? (abstracts selected via the Call for Papers)

‘Empty Shadows’: A film made by young people to demystify death and dying and to promote hospice work
Sarah Popplestone-Helm, Head of Family Support Service, St Richard’s Hospice
Daniel Morgan, Teacher of Drama, Royal Grammar School, Worcester  
School is the link for children facing loss
Marilyn Dyas, Linden Centre Manager, and Karen Brandwood, Schools Link Co-ordinator, Trinity Hospice, Blackpool
The implementation of palliative and end of life care standards in Scottish prisons
Gail Allan, Macmillan Palliative Care Coordinator for Prisons
Proactive collaboration with local prison services
Tina Turner, Chief Executive and Helen Knowles, Director of Income Generation and Marketing, Wakefield Hospice
Resident, HMP New Hall 
2.2 Using outcomes to make a difference

Fliss Murtagh, Professor of Palliative Care, Hull York Medical School; Visiting Professor of Palliative Care, King’s College London
Peter May, Research Fellow, Public Health and Primary Care, Trinity College Dublin 

2.3 Pinning down the future: changing patterns of certainty and care 

Dr Ros Taylor MBE,  Palliative Physician, Royal Marsden NHS Hospital Trust; Hospice UK Associate
Kathleen Caper, Head of Policy and Advocacy, Hospice UK
Professor Julia Riley, Clinical Lead, Coordinate my Care and and Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Royal Marsden NHS Trust

2.4 Lessons learnt from children and young people 

Dr Lorna Fraser, Senior Lecturer. Department of Health Sciences, York University and Director, Martin House Research Centre 
Dr Jan Aldridge, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Martin House
Lizzie Chambers, Development Director and Katrina McNamara, Director of Service Development and Improvement, Together for Short Lives
Ryan Campbell, Chief Executive, Demelza Hospice Care for Children 
Claire Cardy, Chief Executive, Ellenor

2.5 Peering over the Precipice: from scenarios to action

Caroline Copeman and Christine Fogg,  Senior Visiting Fellow and Principal Consultant, Centre for Charity Effectiveness, Cass Business School  

16.45 - 16.55 Break to move rooms
16.55 -18.00
Plenary session 2
  • On the Good Grief Trust and why bereavement support matters 
Linda Magistris, Founder and Chief Executive, The Good Grief Trust
  • On putting your head above the parapet: from journalism to junior doctor to leader
Dr Rachel Clarke, Junior Doctor, NHS activist and author

18.15 - 19.10

'Outside the Box'

Written and performed by Liz Rothschild, Full Circle Promotions.

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