Thursday, 20 February 2014

- Speaking at Living until you die – crossing boundaries in Palliativecare” - seminar Feb 24th Inverness


With great thanks to Ruth Mantle and NHS Highland for inviting me to speak at this event and for the invite to do 3 " getting to know me " workshops with them on day 2 

“Living until you die – crossing boundaries in Palliative care” - 2 day course

Mon 24th February – Tues 25th February 2014
Venue: Kingsmills Hotel, Culcabock Road, Inverness, IV2 3LP



09:00amRegistration & Tea / Coffee on arrival

09:45amWelcome Address - Garry Coutts, Chair, NHS Highland (tbc)

10:00amIntroduction / Housekeeping with Alison MacRobbie, NHS Highland

10:10amPalliative Care – Primary Care Perspective
Prof Elizabeth Ireland
GP, Argyll & Bute / Chair National Services Scotland Health Board
11:00amTea / Coffee Break / opportunity to view stands

11: 30amRenal / Palliative Care perspective
Dr Stuart Lambie, Renal Consultant, NHS Highland

12:30pmTommy Whitelaw - Dementia - Carer's Perspective

13:00pmLunch in dining room / opportunity to view stands

14:15pm“Nausea & Vomiting”  
Dr David CarrollAssociate Specialist in Palliative CareNHS Grampian

15:00pmChest – COPD & Palliative Care
Dr Steve Thomas, Consultant, NHS Highland

16:00pmTea / Coffee Break

16:20pm“Delirium” (an interactive session)
Dr Gill Pilling, Associate Specialist, Highland Hospice

17:30pmEvening Meal / Buffet
(for delegates attending an evening workshop)

Monday 24th February - Optional Evening Workshop Programme (must be pre-booked)
18:30 - 19:30 pm

WS1 –  Chest RehabilitationJude Colligan, Chest Physio, NHS Highland
WS2 –  Chronic PainDr Rachel Atherton, NHS Highland
WS3 – Defibrillator DevicesMandi Smith / Catriona , NHS Highland
WS4 –  Difficult ConversationsDr Stephen Hutchison, Consultant, Highland Hospice
WS5 –  “Healthy Steps”Mary Anne MacLeod, Macmillan CNS, NHS Highland
WS6 –  “Mindfulness in Practice”Susan Fraser & Jacqui Greenhalgh, Highland Hospice

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