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GP Palliative Care Course 2015

How to Apply

2015 GP Registration Form 

2015 Course Leaflet

Please return paper applications to :

Karen Myers
Willowbrook Hospice
Portico Lane
L34 2QT

E-mail address: karenm@willowbrookhospice.org.uk

This course is a collaboration between three integrated clinical networks for the GPs of Liverpool, Sefton, St Helens and Knowsley. The lead facilitators are the experienced medical teams from Marie Curie Hospice, Willowbrook Hospice and Woodlands Hospice.


Recognising and managing patients at the end of life can be extremely challenging.

This course delivered over 3 evenings, focuses on recognition and assessment, symptom management, ethical decision making and care planning for those who are likely to be in the last days of life.

Each session will be led by a Specialist in Palliative Medicine. All sessions will be interactive and focused on the learning needs of GPs.

The course is the result of collaboration between 3 Specialist Palliative Care Services from across Liverpool, Sefton, St.Helens and Knowsley.

Course Description

3 evening sessions spread between February and April 2015 at The Village Hotel, Whiston

Sessions run from 18.30 to 21.00 hrs with an evening meal at the start.

Senior Clinicians from Palliative Medicine and the different specialities will lead and facilitate the evening.

Aims of the Course

The course will:

  • Provide evidence based updates on symptom management topics.
  • Provide information about emerging approaches to symptom control.
  • Provide opportunity for facilitated group discussions and real cases.

£75 for 3 evening sessions.

This course is subsidised by an education grant from the Merseyside and Cheshire Cancer Network.

Date and Topics

25 February 2015

Recognition and Assessment of the Dying Patient 

18 March 2015

Symptom Management at End of Life 

29 April 2015

Ethical Decision Making and Planning Care 

Puchase NOW via our secure system – Places on the course are extremely limited


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