Conferences and learning events resource centre

Browse presentations from our retail, clinical and annual conferences, and from some learning events.

The resource centre gives you access to presentations, documents and videos, where available, from our main conferences and learning events.

Use ‘Choose category’ to browse presentations from a particular type of event. ‘Keyword’ searching will find results from any of the events. These resources are from conferences or learning events, which have taken place from 2014 onwards.

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  • May 01, 2018
    Keeping staff and customers safe - Birketts LLP
    Discover the latest advice for charity shops. This session will focus on health & safety, warehousing and food regulations, and advising on terms and conditions for online shops including compliance with distance selling requirements. Brush up your knowledge or learn something new!
  • May 01, 2018
    Essential HR - Trevor Johnson, Havens Hospices
    Charity Retail is unique in that it employs both paid staff and volunteers. In this session learn from Trevor what he has discovered and implemented in his almost unique role at Havens Hospices which has underpinned the successful development of their retail chain.
  • May 01, 2018
    Using social media to build brand loyalty - Joules Clothing
    If you do not know your ‘insta’ from your ‘instant’ your ‘tweet’ from your ‘twist’ but want to know how to develop sales by using these mediums then this is the workshop for you. Instagram and Twitter are the fastest growing social media networks and have been used very successfully by retail partner Joules to develop brand loyalty. Learn how they did it and leave with a guide of practical steps to take if you’re using social media.
  • May 01, 2018
    Hospice UK Retail Conference 2018 - Introduction to Joules
    Joules Clothing are supporters of Hospice UK, and are one of the UK's most vibrant clothing brands. In this presentation, Andrea Gray, Retail Director of Joules, explains how they've evolved over the last 30 years.
  • May 01, 2018
    Hospice UK Retail Conference 2018 - Introduction and Welcome
    Ruth Freeman, CEO of the Myton Hospices, chaired our Retail Conference, and began with a quick review of work being done with the retail side of Myton Hospices.
  • Feb 20, 2018
    Hospice UK Fundraising Conference 2018 - Presentations
    View the presentations given by speakers at the 2018 Hospice UK Fundraising Conference, held in Solihull on 20 February.
  • Nov 24, 2017
    Conference Close
    Tracey Bleakley, Chief Executive of Hospice UK
  • Nov 24, 2017
    Parallel session 6.1: Conference papers. Leaning in: transformation and privilege
    This session includes four presentations of abstracts submitted via our Call for Papers. The abstracts are published in a conference supplement produced by BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care.
  • Nov 24, 2017
    Parallel session 6.2: Primary palliative care: working across boundaries
    As care in the community becomes increasingly fragmented with fewer resources, how can we integrate our services and share skills between providers to improve care for more people? In this session Kay Green, Chair of the National Hospice at Home Association, will share perspectives on the numerous models of care in the home, and what the future could hold. Dr Lucy Martin has been very involved in a Macmillan-funded model to integrate community palliative and primary services, and will share the pitfalls and success factors.
  • Nov 24, 2017
    Parallel session 6.3: Collaboration – proactive approaches to shape change
    The objective of this session is to provide examples of proactive collaborations where hospices have engaged with partners to: • take up new funding opportunities • influence and shape the vision for end of life care • develop fresh approaches to old problems. We will hear about the opportunities and challenges of supporting people with Personal Health Budgets at end of life, and the focus they give to personalised care; how hospices can work together proactively to lead in shaping local approaches to end of life; and how a new cross sector partnership is helping healthcare professionals overcome fears about difficult conversations at end of life.

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