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Management and Use of Subcutaneous Fluids



At the end of the session participants will be able to:

  • Identify and discuss challenges in the use of artificial hydration in palliative care patients
  • Identify the importance of effective, patient centered, multidisciplinary teamwork in relation to hydration in palliative care patients
  • Follow the correct procedures for the erection of sub-cutaneous fluids 


Intended Audience

Registered General Nurses & Medical staff. Please note that all training delivered in St Benedict’s Hospice is based on local policies and procedures


Dates & Times





TBC 09.30-12.30





St Benedict's Hospice & Centre for Specialist Palliative Care, Ryhope, Sunderland, SR2 0NY



£60.00 per person or free to South Tyneside & Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust staff members and can be booked through OLM/Oracle. 


How to Book

South Tyneside & Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust Staff Members - Click Here to log onto Oracle/OLM and book your place 

External Staff - please download the booking form (PDF format or Word Format) and return to

If you would like further information on this course please do not hesitate to contact The Education Department on Tel: 0191 512 8437 or Email: