Important Update: All face to face education is currently suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic but we are delivering a variety of End of Life / Palliative care educational webinar topics including:

  • Identifying a dying patient
  • Medication and symptom management
  • Advance Communication Planning (ACP & ReSpect)

We are also able to offer bespoke webinars.

Bookings from August 31st 2020 for all Face to Face programmes remain open and available to be booked via the website.

If you are interested in participating in a webinar or accessing education material please email education@birminghamhospice.org.uk.

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This study day combines:

Syringe Driver and End of Life Medication

This session will give the participants the opportunity to practically explore how syringe drivers are used in a health care setting and will include:

Why we use syringe drivers
Common medications used in syringe drivers
A practical session for participants to handle syringe driver pumps

Verification of Death

This session includes:

The role of the nurse
Verification and certification
Legal position
Communication with relatives
The procedure of verifying death
Culture and faith
Care after death

Certificate of attendance and lunch included

Cost:    £90

Target audience: Qualified care home staff

Dates:  Future course dates to be confirmed

Time:   9.30am to 4.30pm

  • Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice Educational Study Programme - T&Cs and further information

    Course Information

    • For further information about our Study Days and dates of courses please telephone the Education Administrator on 0121 472 1191 ext 465.

    Confirmation of Booking

    • Your course reservation will only be confirmed by letter or e-mail after we have received your application form and confirmation of payment.  Joining instructions will be sent out approximately two weeks in advance of the course date.

    Fees

    • If you are self-funding, our standard charge is £75.00 for a Full Day Study Session per person inclusive of VAT.
    • Cheques should be made payable to St Mary’s Hospice (Trading) Limited and sent to the address overleaf. Please telephone for information regarding discounts for multiple bookings.
    • If you wish to be invoiced please advise us on company letter headed paper. Reservations will only be accepted on receipt of payment.

    Cancellation Charges

    The following cancellation charges apply:

    • 29 + days =     40% of the course fee
    • 15-28 days =   50% of the course fee
    • 1-14 days =     100% of the course fee
    • No Show =      100% of the course fee