From: Fri 18 Oct, 2024
To:Fri 18 Oct, 2024


Advanced Ethics in Palliative and End of Life Care © 2024

The 5th annual advanced ethics in palliative and end of life care will take place in 2024. We are building a programme that will explore personhood and identity. Look forward to sharing more shortly.

Chairs: Dr Mary Miller, Dr Idris Baker and Professor Derek Willis


Our 4th annual study day was a great success. Feedback from 2023:



Location: Hybrid: Face to Face AND virtual

Educational Credits: 5 CPD points (TBC)

+ Venue

St Luke's Chapel, Oxford & virtual (live or catch up)

+ Speakers

Agreed speakers 2024:
1. Dr Idris Baker, Consultant palliative medicine, Swansea, National Clinical Lead for EOLC, Wales.
2. Dr Helen Turnham, Consultant paediatric critical care, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, Co-chair Clinical Ethics Advisory Group OUHFT, Associate faculty member, Department of Philosophy, University Oxford
Title: Personhood, neonates and young children.
3. Dr Dita Wickins-Drazilova, Associate Professor in Biomedical Ethics & Law, Institute of Clinical Sciences
College of Medical and Dental Sciences, Birmingham, B15 2TT
Title: Can hamsters make autonomous choices?
4. Professor Derek Willis, Consultant palliative medicine, Severn Hospice.

+ Course Programmes

2024 programme will be finalised shortly.

+ Course Aims

The conference aims to build your knowledge and skills in the field of ethics and enable you to transfer your skills to clinical care
By attending the conference you will:
• Have an opportunity to enjoy learning with your colleagues
• Develop your ability to apply knowledge gained to the management of clinical issues with ethical complexities in your practice
• Develop knowledge and skills to impact and support the decisions considered by your patients and those they love
• Be supported to bring your learning back to your organisation
• Have an opportunity to network with your peers

Key benefits include:
• A high standard of professional knowledge
• Excellent teaching
• Time for questions, discussion and building your networks
• Support to set educational goals for the coming year
• Superb value for money
• Experienced and enthusiastic administrative staff
• Focus on participants, not profit – any surplus ploughed back into education