Hospice UK National Conference

Hospice UK conference 2017 is the flagship event for the hospice and palliative care community and for those interested in Leading, Learning and Innovating.


Spanning three days and offering a wealth of plenary and parallel sessions, the conference showcased the latest thinking and developments in the palliative care world and provided an opportunity to hear from experts, network with peers and meet organisations who supply products and services to the sector.

We designed the conference for clinical and non-clinical leaders alike – in the NHS and the voluntary sector, from chief executives to trustees, clinical directors to front line nurses and doctors, directors of income generation and communications to heads of business development. Over 800 delegates from hospices, NHS trusts and academia to joined us on 22-24 November at the ACC in Liverpool for what was the 12th year of the conference.

News from conference

For a flavour of the 2017 conference, you can download presentations and watch a selection of sessions including plenaries on our YouTube channel. If you weren't at conference, you can catch up with everyone's reactions by searching #HUKConf17 on Twitter. Abstracts and oral posters from this year's conference can be found in the BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care supplement, November 2017

You can also download and review presentations from our 2016 national conference and/or our 2015/2014 national conferences. Abstracts and oral posters from the 2016 national conference can be found in the BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care supplement, November 2016.

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