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Advances in Palliative Care (3.5 Day Course)



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

  • Managing pain and complex symptoms
  • End of life care for patients with long term conditions e.g. neurological, dementia, heart failure
  • Prescribing in renal failure
  • Communication
  • Managing last days of life for patients with difficult symptoms


Intended Audience

Qualified Nursing Staff who have already completed the 6 day Palliative Care Foundation Course within the last 5 years. If attendance on the 6 day Foundation Course was not within the last 5 years participants are invited to discuss their application with the Course Lead as this course builds on the knowledge gained within the 6 day course. This course will contribute to CPD participatory learning as part of your NMC re-validation


Dates & Times



CANCELLED - 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th June 2020


FULLY BOOKED - 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th November 2020




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



£200.00 per person or free to South Tyneside & Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust staff members. 


How to Book

If you would like to book a place on this course or for further information please do not hesitate to contact Sophie Monaghan, Education Coordinator on Tel: 0191 512 8437 or Email: