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Spiritual Care in Palliative Care

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18 March @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Come join us for the first session of our 2024 Quarterly Webinar Series! This time our topic will be on Spiritual Care in Palliative Care held on 18 March 2024, 4:00-5:30 pm (Singapore time) / 08:00 to 09:30 am (UK time). It will be a live 1.5 hour session with a Q&A segment at the end with the speakers.

For this session, we are honoured to have Professor Linda Ross from the University of South Wales, UK and Professor Wilfred McSherry from Staffordshire University, UK as our speakers!


This lecture will enable you to:

  • Appraise the international research on preparing clinicians for spiritual care and identify gaps for future research.
  • Introduce you to an evidence based CPD programme to better prepare clinicians for spiritual care.
  • Enable you to appraise the different approaches to spiritual assessment and to consider tools for practice, such as the 2Q-SAM.

This is a flexible session to raise points for discussion from the lecture and examine the spiritual assessment tools.

Speaker Bio


Linda Ross is a Professor of Nursing specialising in spirituality at the University of SouthWales. Her PhD in 1992 was the first in Europe to explore nurses’ perceptions ofspirituality and spiritual care which she published as a book in 1997. In addition to the jointwork with Professor McSherry outlined below (*), she contributed to the spiritual careguidance which accompanies the Welsh Government’s Health and Care Standards (2015)and she chairs the Spirituality, Health, and Wellbeing in NHS & Social Care Wales(SHaW) group which advises Welsh Government on spiritual, faith, beliefs and pastoralmatters in relation to health services across Wales. Her collaborative research hasresulted in spiritual care education becoming mandatory for all pre-registration nurses,midwives and allied health professions in Wales; the research underpins the curricula.


Wilfred McSherry is a Professor in Nursing, Department of Nursing, School of Health,Science and Wellbeing, Staffordshire University, England. He has held joint appointmentswith the University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust, Staffordshire and was a part-time Professor at VID University College, Bergen, Norway. He has had a career in nursingspanning over 30 years focusing primarily on acute care advocating dignity, spiritualityespecially in the care of older people and those receiving end of life care. He haspublished extensively in the field of spirituality and is one of the most cited nursing authorsin this area. As part of his early research, he developed the Spirituality and Spiritual CareRating Scale (SSCRS) that has been used in many international studies and translatedinto several languages.

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18 March
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network
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