26th March 2015

Education Centre, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester

Aims & Objectives:

To promote palliative and supportive care research interest across Greater Manchester.

Target Audience:
  • Clinicians (nursing, medical, allied health professionals).
  • Palliative & supportive care professionals.
  • Researchers with interest in palliative & supportive care; ethics; decision making; communication.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Awareness of research activity across Manchester.
  • Identifying key themes for future research.
  • Engagement with Palliative Care Research in Manchester (PRiMa) research network.
  • Networking & Collaboration.

Key Themes:
  • Understanding key challenges for palliative and supportive care in Manchester.
  • One chance to get it right - key priorities for future research.

Topics to be Covered:
  • Improving peoples experience of care at the end of life.
  • Key challenges for future research.
  • End of life planning.
  • Hydration.
  • Communication.
  • DNAR and decision making.
  • Carer support.

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