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Palliative Care Bites

In our Palliative Care Bites lecture series, we discuss a range of interesting and essential topics, through interactive lectures on Zoom. They are aimed at those working in primary care, care homes and general practice, as well as palliative care. But working in healthcare is not a necessity, we welcome and encourage anyone who is interested to join us and learn more about palliative care.

Upcoming session: ‘Conversations and stories at the end of life’, by Dr Kathryn Mannix

When: Thursday 29 June 2023, 1pm – 2pm.

Cost: Free. 

Where: Zoom, online.

To register for this session please click here.

For more information  please email education@harlingtonhospice.org

Past sessions have included:

‘Dementia – Palliative Tips and Practice’, by Dr Joanne Brady, Palliative Consultant.

‘Clots and all that Jazz’, by leading international expert Professor Simon Noble

‘Immunotherapy – Top Tips For Palliative and Primary Care. What do we need to know?’

‘New Ideas in Wound Care’

‘Funerals – Do They Matter, Myths and Messages’ by Sarah Jones, an ex-medic and founder of Full Circle Funerals.

Project ECHO Networks

As a Project ECHO hub, Harlington Hospice hosts ECHO networks. These are themed communities of practice who meet regularly to share knowledge and experience with a particular group of practitioners. At Harlington Hospice our community of practice centers around palliative care and end of life. We work in collaboration with MyHealth Hillingdon to deliver our ECHO networks.

Project ECHO started in the USA and has now been brought to the UK by Hospice UK. You can learn more about Project ECHO here.

Our first ECHO project worked with London Ambulance Service (LAS) clinicians, to improve their confidence when attending to dying patients and caring for them at home, an increasing aspect of their role in the community.

Our community of practice included team members from:

  • Harlington Hospice, including Dr Ros Taylor MBE and Jo Fernandes
  • Central and North West London (CNWL) NHS Trust
  • London Ambulance Service
  • MyHealth Hillingdon

Our next ECHO projects are planned with Care Homes in North West London and Community Pharmacies.

For further discussion please email Dr Ros Taylor MBE on rtaylor@harlingtonhospice.org.