Study Days

We are currently reviewing our educational offer and working to develop new ways of training so that we are still able to provide quality training but within current guidelines. New courses and study sessions will be added to the website as we are able to confirm dates and sessions so please check back soon. Thank you for your interest in education and training at St Giles Hospice. We hope to see you soon.

  • Advance Care Planning Study Day – Postponed

    Date: 4th Nov 2020 9:30:am
    Location: St Giles Hospice Sutton
    This Study Day will provide an in depth opportunity to explore the benefits and challenges of advance care planning and will cover the following; Conversations around Advance Care Planning; Advance Care Planning Documents; Do Not Attempt Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation; Advance Directives and Lasting Power of Attorney. There will also be the opportunity to develop the knowledge...
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  • Care Home Clinical Training Programme – Webinar via Teams

    Date: 6th Nov 2020 2:00:pm
    Location: Webinar via Microsoft Teams
    A six week online training programme aimed at health care professionals within a care home setting. These weekly one hour webinars will provide training on the following subjects; Friday 6th November:                    2pm-3pm   Identifying the dying Friday 13th November:                  2pm-3pm   Advance care planning Thursday 19th November:   ...
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  • What is Radiotherapy? An insight into Radiotherapy for Health Care Professionals via Webinar

    Date: 10th Nov 2020 3:00:pm
    Location: Webinar via Microsoft Teams
    This session will provide an introduction to understanding Radiotherapy treatment; an insight into the patient pathway and an opportunity to gain patient perspective on treatment, side effects and late onset effects. This session will be delivered by Kari Burton, Practice Educator at St Giles Hospice and a HCPC registered Therapeutic Radiographer.
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  • Supporting and Strengthening the Vulnerable Adolescent Brain – Postponed until 2021

    Date: 24th Nov 2020 10:00:am
    Location: Lecture Theatre, St Giles Hospice, Whittington
    Please note – this session will now take place in 2021.  Bookings will reopen once we have a date confirmed. Many Thanks. The adolescent years can be a chaotic time, but those YP who are emotionally ‘fragile’; i.e. experiencing bereavement or other kind of trauma; can be especially vulnerable. It’s important for us to understand...
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  • Supporting those living with dementia – Postponed

    Date: 2nd Dec 2020 9:30:am
    Location: Lecture Theatre, St Giles Hospice, Whittington
    Dementia is a growing challenge. Every day, almost 600 people in the UK develop dementia. People over 65 are more likely to get dementia, but it can affect younger people too, presenting different issues for the person affected, their carer and their family. This 1 day course is aimed at Health and Social Care Support...
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  • An Introduction to Palliative and End of Life Care for Healthcare Assistants and Support Workers – Postponed

    Date: 9th Dec 2020 9:30:am
    Location:
    This 1 day course is aimed at Health Care Assistants and Support Workers (Bands 1 – 4) and will give you an overview of Palliative and End of Life Care.   To support you in the care of a palliative or end of life patient, we are offering an opportunity to enhance your knowledge and understanding...
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  • What is Radiotherapy? An insight into Radiotherapy for Health Care Professionals via Webinar

    Date: 10th Dec 2020 2:00:pm
    Location: Webinar via Microsoft Teams
    This session will provide an introduction to understanding Radiotherapy treatment; an insight into the patient pathway and an opportunity to gain patient perspective on treatment, side effects and late onset effects. This session will be delivered by Kari Burton, Practice Educator at St Giles Hospice and a HCPC registered Therapeutic Radiographer.
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