From:
Sat 12 Oct, 2019
Price:

£20.00

Sharing Experiences of Global Palliative Care

Palliative Care Works (PCW) will be holding their annual one day conference in Oxford on 12th October.

PCW is a non-profit Charitable Incorporated Organisation. We are a consortium of doctors, nurses, social workers and educators with experience of advocacy, training and mentoring in palliative care in limited income contexts.

Booking is through Eventbrite.

 

 

 

 

Location: Sobell Study Centre, Oxford

Educational Credits:

Venue

Sobell Study Centre, Sir Michael Sobell House Hospice, Churchill Hospital, Oxford OX3 7LU

Speakers

Anita Eseenam Agbeko Consultant Surgeon, Komo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana 

Diana Opio, Community PC Nurse Specialist

Helen Bennett, Director of Care, Alexander Devine Children's Hospice Service and PCW Trustee

Emma Speedy, Social Worker

Dr Karilyn Collins, PCW Trustee

Dr George Smerdon, PCW Trustee

Dr Gillian Chowns, PCW Trustee

Stephen Chowns, PCW Trustee

Dr Charles Campion-Smith, GP, Macmillan Fellow, PCW Associate

Ruth Wooldridge, PCW Trustee

Dr Richard Collins, PCW Trustee

Dr Michael Minton, PCW Trustee

Dr Jeremy Mumford, GP

Susan Mumford, PC nurse

Jane Appleton, PC Nurse and Educator

Dr Chen Huiping from Chengdu, Sichuan Province. Visiting Fellow, Sobell House

Course Programme

From 09.30  Registration

10.00 PCW AGM (all are welcome)

10.30 Coffee

10.45-11.20 Update on PC in Ghana
Anita Eseenam Agbeko Consultant Surgeon, Komo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana 

11.25-12.00 Experience of an Indian urban community PC team, involving a training needs assessment.
Diana Opio Community PC Nurse Specialist

12.05-12.25 ACP in children's palliative care.
Helen Bennett Director of Care, Alexander Devine Children's Hospice Service and PCW Trustee

12.30-12.00 Introductions and interviews with St Christopher's international visitors. This year from Bangladesh, Zambia, Nepal, Colombia, Gambia and Guyana.

13.05 Lunch

13.50-14.10 Tanzania: Muheza and St Michael's Hospice joint project (includes video)
Emma Speedy, Social Worker and Dr Karilyn Collins, PCW Trustee

14.15-14.25 Ethiopia: Three year training project
Dr George Smerdon, Dr Gillian Chowns and Stephen Chowns, PCW Trustees

14.30-14.40 Tanzania: Development of a distance learning module in Swahili
Dr Charles Campion-Smith, GP, Macmillan Fellow, PCW Associate

14.45-15.45 Discussion Groups

1. Reflections on spirituality following a year in India (Diana Opio and Ruth Wooldridge)

2. The continuing development of PC in Africa - including reflections from ACPA 2019 (Ms Eseenam Agbeko and Drs Michael Minton and Richard Collins)

3. Childhood bereavement (Helen Bennett, Emma Speedy and Dr Karilyn Collins)

15.15-15.35 Report back from Groups.

!5.40-16.05 Further interviews with St Christopher's international visitors.

16.10-17.00 Global updates:
Hospice Ethiopia
Dr Jeremy and Susan Mumford, GP and PC nurse

Palestine - Higher Diploma in Oncology and PC Nursing, University of Bethlehem
Jane Appleton, PC Nurse and Educator

Tanzania - New DfID grant for training in four hospitals
Drs Karilyn and Richard Collins

China - Progress of PC in China
Dr Chen Huiping from Chengdu, Sichuan Province. Visiting Fellow, Sobell House

APCA Conference September 2019, Kigali, Rwanda
Ruth Wooldridge and Dr Michael Minton

17.00 Tea and Celebration of World Hospice Day

17.15 Conference Photo

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