Education And Training

Forest Holme Hospice, as part of University Hospitals Dorset, is one of the lead providers 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 0300 019 8044 or by email on Sharon.Barlow2@uhd.nhs.uk

Courses & Events

Principles of Palliative Care: Advanced Symptom Control

23rd – 24th June 2022 & 13th – 14th October 2022

A 2 day course for registered nurses working in hospitals, care homes or the community who wish to develop or refresh their skills in palliative care and improve their confidence in end of life care.
(2 years Nursing experience is required to attend this course)

*NEW VENUE*
St Mary’s Longfleet (SML)
54 Longfleet Road, Poole BH15 2JD

9.15am – 4.15pm (registration from 9.00am)

Cost of Programme: £100 (non-refundable)

For full information and to register, please download form here and return to Sharon.barlow2@uhd.nhs.uk

Advance Care Planning in Palliative Care

Friday 30th September 2022

A study day for registered nurses who are 2 years post qualification, to help develop skills and confidence in advance care planning for palliative patients in the community setting.

*NEW VENUE*
St Mary’s Longfleet (SML)
54 Longfleet Road, Poole BH15 2JD

9.15am – 4.15pm (registration from 9.00am)

Cost of Programme: £70 (early bird booking fee of £30 if booked before 1st May 2022) (non-refundable)

For full information and to register, please download form here and return to Sharon.barlow2@uhd.nhs.uk

End-of-Life Care Medications

6th July 2022 & 2nd November 2022

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”.

*NEW VENUE*
St Mary’s Longfleet (SML)
54 Longfleet Road, Poole BH15 2JD

9.15am – 13.15pm (registration from 9.00am)

Cost of Programme: £20 (non-refundable)

For full information and to register, please download form here and return to Sharon.barlow2@uhd.nhs.uk

Non-Malignant Conference

Wednesday 9th November 2022

A one day conference for Health Care Professionals in both Primary and Secondary Health Care ‘supporting patients with non-malignant conditions at end-of-life’.

The Hamworthy Club, Magna Road
Canford Magna, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 3AP

9.00am – 4.15pm (registration from 08.30am)

Cost of Programme: £70.00 (early bird booking fee of £50.00 for those that book before 1st June 2022). (includes conference, lunch/refreshments and attendance certificate)

For full information and to register, please download form here and return to Sharon.barlow2@uhd.nhs.uk

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