Annual Palliative Care Symposium and Workshop- Sydney

The 16th annual palliative care symposium and workshop is on in March.

Designed for medical, nursing and allied health professionals, the symposium and workshop is an annual event and provides a forum to hear about best-practice and latest trends in paediatric palliative care.

Guest speaker
This year, our international guest speaker is Richard Hain.

Richard is Consultant and Clinical Lead in Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Honorary Professor in Clinical Ethics, Swansea University, Wales, United Kingdom. He leads a Wales-wide network comprising a wide range of professionals caring for children with malignant and non-malignant life-limiting conditions.

He is an Honorary Professor in Clinical Ethics in the College of Human and Health Sciences at Swansea University and Visiting Professor at the Welsh Institute for Health and Social Care at the University of South Wales. Richard is also the Chair of the Individual Patient Funding Review Panel for the Cardiff and Vale University Health Board.

Richard has written and published widely on ethics, pharmacology, epidemiology and other aspects of palliative care and symptom control in children.

Symposium
When: Thursday 5 March: 8.00am-5.00pm
Where: Lorimer Dods Lecture Theatre, Level 4, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Corner Hawkesbury and Hainsworth Street, Westmead NSW 2145
Costs: Tickets from $180-$250 | Workshops $100


Workshops
This year there are two workshops available. Please nominate your preference when you register via Eventbrite.

Workshop 1: Last days of life paediatric/neonatal toolkit SIM. Presented by Sandy Coombs and Caleb Lapointe
Workshop 2: Palliative care: Total symptoms. Presented by Dr Richard Hain