Thursday 21 November 2019

8.00am onwards 
Registration and exhibition opens

09.00 - 10.00
Plenary 3

Ruth May, Chief Nursing Officer for England

10.00 - 10.45 
Refreshments and exhibition viewing

10.45 - 12.00 
Parallel sessions 3

3.1 Conference papers: Symptom management and treatment (abstracts selected via the Call for Papers)

  • Improved outcomes with a centralised Metastatic Spinal Cord Compression Coordinator Service - Lena Richards, MSCC Coordinator//Educator, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
  • Deactivtion of cardiac defibrillators at end-of-life: integrated working is essential - Fiona Hodson, Nurse Consultant, St Christopher's
  • Use of subcutaneous furosemide in the community setting in end stage heart failure - Fiona Hodson, Nurse Consultant, St Christopher's
  • The CARIAD study - Dr Marlise Poolman, CLinical Senior Lecturer in Palliative Medicine, Bangor University

3.2 Getting started with large scale change - Elaine Bayliss, Senior Improvement Manager & Co-Lead Virtual Academy of Large Scale Change, Improvement Directorate, NHS England and NHS Improvement; Dr Iain Smith, Programme Lead for Improvement Methodology, Sustainable Improvement Team, NHS England; Dr Liz Bryan, Education Consultant, St Christopher’s   

3.3 Strategic alliances: the only way demand for end of life care can be met? - Steve Curry, Chief Executive, Harlington Hospice; Wayne de Leeuw, Chief Executive, Dorothy House Hospice Care  

3.4 Dementia and palliative care – what’s possible? - Dr Emma Hodges, Group Chief Executive, St Giles Hospice Care; Dr Emily Oliver, Consultant Admiral Nurse South West England and South Wales, Dementia UK; Dr Nathan Davies, Senior Research Fellow, UCL, University of London

3.5 Transition and Change - an unexpected generation: supporting our move into adult life and adult services - Carrie James, Transitions Project Manager, Hospice UK; Lucy Watts MBE , patient advocate and leader; Dr Maddie Blackburn, Chair of The Open University Sexuality Alliance, Dr Sarah Earle, Health & Wellbeing Priority Research Area, The Open University

12.00 - 13.30 
Lunch, exhibition and poster viewing
12.45 - 13.30
Lunchtime session

Research café - Professor Kate Flemming, Department of Health Sciences, University of York;  Head of Research and Clinical Innovation, Hospice UK; Professor Gunn Grande, Professor of Palliative Care, the University of Manchester    

13.30 - 14.45
Parallel sessions 4

4.1 Conference papers: Rehabilitation and addressing unmet needs (abstracts selected via the Call for Papers)

  • Rehabilitative palliative care: research and practice - Karen Clarke, Chief Executive at St Michael's Hospice, St. Leonards-on-Sea and Olivia Beeney-Bennett, Clinical Nurse Specialist, St Michael’s Hospice, Hastings and Rother
  • An exercise and nutritional rehabilitation (ENeRgy) trial in patients with incurable cancer - Dr Charlie Hall, Medical Research Fellow, St Columba's Hospice
  • Supporting family carers of people with MND: adaptation of the CSNAT intervention - Dr Gail Ewing, Senior Research Associate, University of Cambridge
  • Legal needs towards the end of life: definition, experience and implications for policy and practice - Dr Colette Hawkins, Academic Consultant in Palliative Medicine, St. Oswald's Hospice

4.2 Workforce modelling and scenario planning for the future - Peter Lacey, Director, Whole Systems Partnership; Dr Amy Proffitt, Deputy Medical Director, St Christopher’s;  President Elect, Association for Palliative Medicine; Michael Crowther, Chief Executive, Kirkwood Hospice 

4.3 Long term care and palliative care - what is the interface? - Kerry Bareham , Nurse Consultatnt, St Barnabas Hospice, Lincolnshire; George Coxon, Owner and Director, Pottles Court and Summercourt Care Homes; Tiffany Barron-Gutierrez, Dietetic Practitioner.  Nightingale House

4.4 Too much too late? De-escalation of curative treatment – a challenge for all - Dr Jan Aldridge, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Paediatrics, Leeds Teaching Hospitals and Martin House Children`s Hospice; Dr Michelle Koh, Consultant in Paediatric Palliative Medicine, University Hospital Southampton and Naomi House and Jacksplace; Dr Mike Miller, Medical Director, Martin House (retired), Trustee, Naomi House and Jacksplace and Trustee, Hospice UK 

4.5 HOLISTICJonathan Ellis, Director of Policy and Change, Hospice UK

14.45 - 15.45 
Exhibition hour and poster viewing
15.45 - 16.45
Plenary 4

Mark Britnell, Chairman and Partner, Healthcare, Government & Infrastructure, KPMG 
Chair Matthew Read, Chief Executive, Marie Curie 

19.00 - 22.30 
Drinks followed by Conference Dinner and presentation of Hospice UK Awards

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