Wednesday 22 November 2017

8.30am onwards
Registration and exhibition opens

11.00 - 12.00
Official opening and plenary one

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
Professor Julia Downing, Chair, Palliative Care Research Society

13.30 - 14.45
Parallel sessions 1
1.1 Conference papers 

(four abstracts selected via the Call for Papers)

1.2 Frailty

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 and design
1.4  Workforce  
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

(four abstracts selected via the Call for Papers)

2.2 Outcomes and impact

Fliss Murtagh, Professor of Palliative Care, Hull York Medical School; Visiting Professor of Palliative Care, King’s College London

2.3 Illness and the future: changing patterns of certainty and care 

Dr Ros Taylor MBE,  Hospice UK Associate and Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Royal Marsden NHS Trust 
Kathleen Caper, Head of Policy and Advocacy, Hospice UK

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 Governance 

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 - 17.45
Plenary session
Linda Magistris, Founder and Chief Executive, The Good Grief Trust
18.15 - 19.15
'Outside the Box'

Written and performed by Liz Rothschild, Full Circle Promotions

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