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T34 3rd Edition Syringe Driver Training




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

  • Describe what a syringe driver is and the clinical reasons for it's use.
  • Identify the key features of the T34 3rd Edition and demonstrate knowledge of their function.
  • Demonstrate how to load a syringe in the T34 3rd Edition and programme to deliver the contents of the syringe.
  • Describe the care and maintenance of the T34 3rd Edition syringe pump.
  • Discuss the common drugs used in a T34 3rd Edition and the reasons for their use.


Intended Audience  

Qualified nursing staff working in Community and Hospital who have responsibility for setting up a T34 Syringe pump when caring for adult patients with palliative care/end of life care needs. The session is scheduled for 2 hours, staff who are new to using the device will be able to stay for additional practice time up to 3 hours. Please note that all training delivered at St Benedict’s Hospice is based on local policies and procedures. 

Dates & Times 



Wed 5th May 2021


Wed 28th July 2021 09.30-12.30
Wed 8th September 2021 09.30-12.30
Wed 9th March 2022 09.30-12.30
Wed 8th June 2022 09.30-12.30
Wed 21st September 2022 13:30-16.30
Wed 30th November 2022 13:30-16.30



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: