Excellent feedback from recent Psychiatry Update day

Our recent psychiatry course entitled ‘Psychiatry Updates in Advanced Cancer and Life-limiting Illness’ was very positively received and earned some excellent feedback.  70% of participants reported that they learnt a lot of new information and most felt that what they had learnt would change or inform their practice. “This is a course I would recommend […]

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Smiling matters: oral health care in care homes

A Care Quality Commission review of the state of oral health care in care homes across England reveals extensive lack of awareness of NICE guidelines. It concludes that residents are not supported to maintain and improve their oral health. Read more about it. The full report is available here.

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New course announced – Principles of Palliative Care

What is palliative care? What do we mean by holistic care? How can health and social care professionals help people to ‘live until they die’? This introductory day will demystify these concepts and their meaning and help develop understanding of the roles we can play, by exploring the essential practices necessary for the delivery of […]

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Sharing Experiences of Global Palliative Care – a one day conference in Oxford 12th October 2019

On Saturday 12th October 2019 Palliative Care Works will be holding their annual one day conference – this year entitled ‘Sharing Experiences of Global Palliative Care’.  The conference will be held at Sobell House in Oxford and include sessions on palliative care developments in Ghana, India, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Palestine and China plus interviews with St […]

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Oxfordshire Palliative Care Education Group (OPEG) grants announced

Oxfordshire Palliative Care Education Group (OPEG) are pleased to be able to offer the opportunity of a grant for health and social care professionals in Oxfordshire to access End of Life Care education. Please see attached information sheet and apply via appropriate form depending on whether you wish to apply as an individual or on […]

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OCSW Autumn Workshop Series 2019 announced

The Oxford Centre for Spirituality and Wellbeing has announced the details of their Autumn Workshop Series for 2019. Entitled ‘Explorations in Psycho-Spiritual Care: creativity and human flourishing’, they are described as ‘A series of personal and professional development workshops for health and social care professionals, counsellors and psychotherapists, chaplains and faith leaders who want to […]

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Cicely Saunders International Annual Lecture for 2019 announced

  Cicely Saunders International Annual Lecture for 2019 announced!  Join us at Sobell to participate. The Cicely Saunders International Annual Lecture for 2019 has been announced. It will take place on Monday 7th October 2019 from 17.00 – 18.30 BST. The U.S. health care system is undergoing a transition from a fee-for-service payment system, where […]

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Wonderful volunteers!

Meet Julia – Julia is one of our team of regular volunteers who make our life so much easier! Last week Julia helped Yvonne with the preparation and administration of the General Medicine for Palliative Care Physicians course held in Oxford. 75 participants attended the two day course, and sent compliments regarding not only the […]

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Oxford University Hospitals

OxCERPC was pleased to be invited to the first OUH Summit for nurses on 19 December to network with our colleagues, to share our course information and to discuss how we can help our staff to develop their care-giving. There was much interest from staff, from those with no experience of delivering palliative care through […]

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New Look Website!

Welcome to our new look website. We hope you find our website easier to navigate and more informative. You can also find brand new features, such as the Interactive Course Calendar and you can pay for your course booking directly through PayPal. If you have any suggestions or feedback, please do get in touch! Best wishes […]

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