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Working With Others - Education resources

A life threatening illness affects the body, mind, spirit, social well-being, the family of the patient and the care team. Hospice education strives to improve skills, knowledge and attitudes in all these areas.

St Clare Hospice provides a number of educational activities designed to meet the needs of our colleagues in the NHS, Nursing Homes, Community Teams and acute care settings. In addition to Hospice-based education, staff can provide courses and study days at the care providers' own premises.


Wednesday 14th January 2015


This study afternoon was run IN Harlow Lesiurezone in liaion with Princess Alexandra Hospital Lung Cancer MDT and Irwin Mitchell Solicitors. It was well received and we are grateful to all attendees and speakers for their contribution.


For presentations on that day, please click following links:


Mesothelioma by a specialist: Risk factors, Presenting symptoms and Referral for possible Mesothelioma and Pleural Fluid management – Dr Malcolm Lawson


Diagnostics: Radiology and staging system – Dr Mike Long


Oncological treatment in Mesothelioma – Dr Peter Szolarek

Presentation 1

Presentation 2


Supportive role of mesothelioma patients and Mesothelioma UK – Ms Liz Darlison


Making Civil claims for asbestos related Lung cancer and Mesothelioma – Mrs Rosemary Giles


Advanced decisions to refuse treatment: Compliance with mental capacity act – Miss Caroline Barrett


Palliative care for patients with Lung cancer and Mesothelioma – Dr Qamar Abbas


Cordotomy and advanced pain control – Dr Nick campkin

Presentation 1

Presentation 2


This event was approved for 2 points of Royal College of Physicians CPD Points. References: 21st November  - 92510, 5th December  - 93195


Among our recent educational events are the Palliative Medicine updates, Nursing Home training and Carers' Scheme training.The Hospice is committed to our continuing links with universities, nursing and medical training programmes. Our Hospice staff contribute to local and national conferences.

In addition to providing professional courses and study days for all disciplines, we also lease our facilities for use by outside agencies and organisations.

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