HART

The Home Ambulatory Assessment Team (HART) in Oxfordshire have commissioned us to deliver an Introduction to End of Life Care training to all 200 of their staff – this is some of the 8th cohort who joined us to learn about fundamental palliative care, issues arising in community settings, symptom management from a non-pharmacological perspective, […]

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SAVE THE DATE: October 7th – 9th 2020

  Marymount University Hospital & Hospice is hosting its International Conference at the Clayton Hotel in Cork, Ireland.   The conference aims to provide a forum to bring together multi-disciplinary healthcare professionals to share knowledge on how past experiences and events are shaping the present, and to inform and project future developments in palliative care […]

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Save the Date for the 2020 ‘Widening Horizons’ Conference

Join Rennie Grove Hospice Care at their annual ‘Widening Horizons’ conference on Wednesday 14th October 2020, at Shendish Manor, Hemel Hampstead (HP3 0AA). It is the perfect opportunity to explore the widening horizons of working with people with life-limiting illnesses, and also to confront assumptions about what palliative care is and where it is delivered. […]

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Introduction to Palliative Care

  We developed a bespoke ‘Introduction to Palliative Care’ session for the Wellbeing team in Abingdon and delivered it to 8 staff. Using puzzles, flashcards and interactive materials we had an enthusiastic afternoon unpicking many of the issues that carers encounter when offering care to someone in their own home. The experience and understanding that […]

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Welcome Ben! New member of the OxCERPC team

The team at OxCERPC is delighted that Ben Konst has joined them as Administrative Assistant. Ben has a degree in History and Anthropology, has experience in a number of customer facing roles and spent time working in journalism. He is a an excellent communicator and will be a great asset in supporting those attending OxCERPC’s […]

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Scarborough Conference

SAVE THE DATE Palliative Care Conference 2020 The “P” Word: Still Relevant in a Changing World?    Join us at The Scarborough Spa on Thursday 10th and Friday 11th September 2020 for the two-yearly, two-day Palliative Care Conference – The “P” Word: Still Relevant in changing world? Confirmed speakers include: Professor Miriam Johnson – Palliative Care: […]

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Fully funded places on Sage & Thyme courses for OUH staff – thanks to the League of Friends

OxCERPC is delighted that, thanks to the generosity of the League of Friends at the John Radcliffe Hospital, it will be offering 120 fully funded places on Sage & Thyme courses in 2020 for OUH staff. Dates to be announced soon. Late last year we learned that we had been successful in securing this funding […]

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Additional date for Advanced Communication Skills Refresher course

As a result of the huge success of the Advanced Communication Skills Refresher course held in November 2019, an additional course will be held in 2020 – on 27th November. Feedback from those attending the course in 2019 included the following: · Great to have such a varied lot of background and experience · Really […]

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Programme for General Medicine for Palliative Care Physicians finalised

The programme for the two day ‘General Medicine for Palliative Care Physicians’ course has been finalised. This annual course, to be held at St Anne’s College, Oxford on 30th and 31st January, complements the Oxford Advanced Pain and Symptom Management courses. In the delivery of palliative care services, palliative medicine physicians come across patients with […]

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Oncology Update course a resounding success

Our recent fifth annual Oncology Update course, for doctors and nurses, GPs and pharmacists caring for patients with cancer, was hugely successful. The aim of this course is to provide an opportunity for participants to update their knowledge on particular tumour sites on a rolling programme every three years. Participants heard from experts in Prostate […]

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