Education and Training Programme

Clive training compressedForest Holme Hospice, as part of Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, is the lead provider for palliative care education and training in the locality and offers a range of  training courses throughout the year. The main aim of our education programme is to support the development of a multi-disciplinary team which is able to deliver high quality palliative care to all those who need it irrespective of diagnosis or place of care. We may also be able to provide bespoke training, depending on your needs. The following courses are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Further information on any of the courses below can be requested by contacting us on 01202 448044 or by email on Sharon.Barlow2@poole.nhs.uk 

June 2019

Advancing Skills in End of Life Care Medications

Course content: A half day course consolidating skills in End of Life Care Medications for nurses who have attended the 2 day course “Advancing Skills in Palliative Care”

Venue, Date & Time: Forest Holme Hospice, Wednesday 26th June 2019, 9.15am – 1.00pm (registration 9.00am)

Cost: £25.00 non-refundable

Book a place: Download a booking form and email to Sharon.Barlow2@poole.nhs.uk or send by post to Sharon Barlow, Forest Holme Hospice, 5 Seldown Road, Poole, Dorset BH15 1TS

October 2019

Advancing Skills in Palliative Care Nursing in the Community

Course content: A 2 day course for registered nurses working in the community, who wish to develop or refresh their skills in palliative care and improve their confidence in end of life care.

Venue, Date & Time: Forest Holme Hospice, Wednesday 2nd  – Thursday 3rd October 2019, 9.15am – 4.15pm (registration 9.00am)

Key Topics: Symptom Control, Syringe Driver Drugs, DNACPR, Communication Skills, Advance Care Planning & Psychological Support

Cost: £120 non-refundable (includes lunch and refreshments).

Book a place: Download a booking form and email to Sharon.Barlow2@poole.nhs.uk or send by post to Sharon Barlow, Forest Holme Hospice, 5 Seldown Road, Poole, Dorset BH15 1TS

November 2019

Advancing Skills in Palliative Care Nursing in the Community

Course content: A 2 day course for registered nurses working in the community, who wish to develop or refresh their skills in palliative care and improve their confidence in end of life care.

Venue, Date & Time: Forest Holme Hospice, Wednesday 6th – Thursday 7th November 2019, 9.15am – 4.15pm (registration 9.00am)

Key Topics: Symptom Control, Syringe Driver Drugs, DNACPR, Communication Skills, Advance Care Planning & Psychological Support

Cost: £120 non-refundable (includes lunch and refreshments).

Book a place: Download a booking form and email to Sharon.Barlow2@poole.nhs.uk or send by post to Sharon Barlow, Forest Holme Hospice, 5 Seldown Road, Poole, Dorset BH15 1TS

Advancing Skills in End of Life Care Medications

Course content: A half day course consolidating skills in End of Life Care Medications for nurses who have attended the 2 day course “Advancing Skills in Palliative Care”

Venue, Date & Time: Forest Holme Hospice, Wednesday 13th November 2019, 9.15am – 1.00pm (registration 9.00am)

Cost: £25.00 non-refundable

Book a place: Download a booking form and email to Sharon.Barlow2@poole.nhs.uk or send by post to Sharon Barlow, Forest Holme Hospice, 5 Seldown Road, Poole, Dorset BH15 1TS