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Ethics of End of Life Care

 

Preliminary Announcement

The Ethics of End of Life Care.

Event Flyer [.pdf]

0900-1700, 8th of November 2017.

The NI Hospice, Somerton Road, Belfast.

We are pleased to announce that we will be holding a day-long event on the Ethics of End of Life Care on the 8th of November. This will take place at the NI Hospice on Somerton Road in North Belfast. The talks will provide an overview of the ethical issues in end of life and palliative care as well as the task of challenging and changing social, medical and political cultures. There will also be a focus on advance directives and moral distress.

Speakers:
Dr Samantha Halliday (Leeds): Advance Decisions as a Mechanism to Extend Autonomy Past the Onset of Incapacity.
Dr Simon Woods (Newcastle): Contemporary Palliative Care: Ethics and the ‘Good Death’ Revisited.
Professor Pierre Mallia (Malta): The End of Life Experience in Malta: Culture, Care, and Ethics.
Georgina Morley (Bristol & Barts Health NHS Trust): Moral Distress in End-of-Life Care

Further details about each of the talks can be found here [.pdf].

 

We will be applying for CPD recognition for this event. There will be a limited number of places, you can ensure you and your colleagues are amongst the first to know when registration for this event is opened by joining our facebook group or by letting us have your email address.