An afternoon looking at the research into end of life care taking place in Kent and Medway.
This will include:
- Results on the research for patient benefit study on rapid response hospice at home.
- The latest NIHR palliative care portfolio studies recruiting in the region.
- Modafinil in lung cancer related fatigue
- Emotionality in Motor Neurone Disease
- Triggers for palliative care in chronic lung disease
- Dissertations from the MSc in palliative and supportive care.
|1:40 – 1:45||Welcome – Dr. Andrew Thorns, Consultant Palliative Medicine, Pilgrims Hospice.|
|Palliative Care MSc Presentations|
|1:50 – 2:00||Perceptions of Palliative Care, Specialist Palliative Care and End-of-Life Care in a Kent hospital – Sharon Lane, University of Kent.|
|2:00 – 2:10||Education in palliative care in Greece – Nikolaos Kakaras, University of Kent.|
|2:10 – 2:25||The Sikh population of North-West Kent: the lived experience of caring for a dying relative
at home – Margaret Mary Cowan, Advanced Nurse Practitioner, EllenorLions Hospice.
|2:25 – 2:35||Questions for MSc students.|
|2:35 – 3:00||Rapid response hospice at home – Clare Butler, Medical Director, Pilgrims Hospice.|
|3:00 – 3:30||Break|
|3:30 – 3:50||Care homes project – what can we learn and how to take forward – Laura Holdsworth,
Research Associate, University of Kent.
|3:50 – 4:05||Validating the PPI the science behind the study – Dr Siva Subramanium, Specialist Trainee,
|4:00 – 4:20||PhD: The story so far – Dr Declan Cawley, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Pilgrims
|Local Portfolio studies|
|4:20 – 4:30||SOB in cancer – Rose Ward, Palliative Care Research Nurse, CLRN Kent & Medway.|
|4:30 – 4:40||Emotionality in MND – Dr David Oliver, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Wisdom Hospice.|
|4:40 – 4:50||Carers Assessment Tool – Tricia Wilcocks, Head of Care, EllenorLions Hospice.|
|4:50 – 5:00||Questions and discussion on Local Portfolio Studies.|
|5:00 – 5:15||Summary & Close – Dr. Andrew Thorns, Consultant Palliative Medicine, Pilgrims Hospice.|