Tuesday 27 November 2018

7.45am onwards
Registration and exhibition opens
7.45- 8.45
Breakfast events:
  • Writing for publication - Adrian Alcroft, Editor-in Chief, BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care
  • How to 'grow your own' nurses and develop your wider workforce through Apprenticeships: practical advice and questions answered - Sally Garbett, Talent Development and Apprenticeship Manager, St Christopher’s   
09.00 - 10.00
Parallel sessions 1:

1.1 'A tale of two hospices’ partnerships, integration and merger? - Nigel Hartley, Chief Executive, Mountbatten; members of the Mountbatten/Countess Mountbatten Hospice teams   

1.2 Clinical update - Professor Simon Noble, Clinical Professor of Supportive and Palliative Medicine, Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport; Dr Nadia Yousaf, Consultant Medical Oncologist, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

1.3 The many layers of community development - thoughts into action  - Sharon Hudson, Community Development and Partnership Lead, Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice; Jed Jerwood, Clinical Academic Researcher and Art Psychotherapist, John Taylor Hospice and Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Trust; Kerry Bareham, Nurse Consultant, St Barnabas Hospice; Alice Spearing, Engagement Office, St Richard’s Hospice

Chair and contributor Ian Leech, Community Engagement and Supportive Care Manager, St Giles Hospice 

1.4 TBC

1.5 Conference papers (3 abstracts selected via the Call for Papers)

10.00 - 10.30
Refreshments and exhibition viewing
10.30 - 11.30
Official opening and plenary session 1

Re-invention – of course, but how do we do it?  

Dr Heather Richardson, and Shaun O’Leary, Joint Chief Executives, St Christopher’s 

Break to move rooms
11.40 - 12.55
Parallel sessions 2:

2.1 Access, justice and ethics - Ella McDermott, medical student, Bristol University; Jo Fernandes, Nurse Consultant, Hospice of St Francis; Dr Helen Kingston, Compassionate Frome Project

2.2 Living well with dementia - Dr Karen Harrison Dening, Head of Research & Publications and Caroline Scates, Professional & Practice Development Facilitator; Dementia UK; Kerry Harrison, Patient Services Director, Heart of Kent Hospice 

2.3 Learning from ‘Building on the Best’ and the Emergency Care Programme - Dr Karen Groves MBE, Consultant in Palliative Medicine; Southport & Ormskirk Hospitals NHS Trust and Medical & Education Director, Queenscourt Hospice; Virginia Campbell, Assistant Director of Care and Quality, St Luke’s Hospice, Basildon; Anita Hayes, Associate, Hospice UK 

2.4 TBC

Conference papers (3 abstracts selected via the Call for Papers)

12.55 - 14.15
Lunch, exhibition and poster viewing
13.15 -14.15
Lunchtime session:

Research 'get together'

14.15 - 15.15
Parallel sessions 3:

3.1 Hospice Data

3.2 Open up Hospice Care

3.3 ‘Bounce Back Boy’ tackling the challenges of transition, discrimination and indifference – using personal experience as a catalyst for change and improving care - 
Anita Hayes, Associate, Hospice UK: Lynn Cawley, People in Partnership, Hospice UK; Amanda Cheesley, Professional Lead for Long Term Conditions and End of Life Care, Royal College of Nursing and Sally Gretton, Lead on Integration, Skills for Care

3.4 Upscaling innovationCarrie Deacon, Head of Social Action Innovation and Daniel Farag, Director, Health Lab People Powered Results, Nesta  

3.5 Conference papers (3 abstracts selected via the Call for Papers)

Break to move rooms
15.25 - 16.10
Plenary session 2

'A little more action, a little less conversation’: the importance of collaboration and high quality research’

Dr Lorna Fraser, Senior Lecturer, Department of Health Sciences, University of York; Director, Martin House Research Centre  

16.10 - 16.45
Refreshments and exhibition viewing

16.45 - 18.00
Parallel sessions 4:

4.1 Living with life limiting illness: children and young people - Lucy Watts MBE, patient advocate and leader; Dr Susan Madge, Consultant Nurse and Associate Director of the Adult CF Centre Royal Brompton Hospital; Sacha Langton-Gilks, bereaved parent, teacher and writer 

4.2 Funding Project ECHO: opportunities and challenges for hospices #MovingKnowledgeNotPeople - Martin Hayes, ICP Project Director, Health and Social Care Board, Northern Ireland; Dr Jeremy Keen, Consultant Physician in Palliative Care, Highland Hospice; Dr Sam Kyremateng, Medical Director, St Luke’s Hospice, Sheffield 

4.3 Embracing ageing: innovation and reality - Dr Jo Hockley OBE, Research Fellow, Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences and Informatics; Dr Premila Fade, Consultant Geriatrician,  London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust and End of Life Care Lead, British Geriatrics Society; Dr Ali Somers, co-founder, Apples and Honey, Nightingale House

4.4 TBC

4.5 Conference Papers (4 abstracts selected via the Call for Papers)

19.30 - 23.00
Conference Dinner and presentation of Hospice UK Awards

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