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Events


Masterclass on Symptom Management in Palliative Care

Start date - 07/03/2019 - 9:00 AM
End date - 07/03/2019 - 4:30 PM
Price - £80
Location - Wakefield Hospice
Event Type - Other
 
The Prince of Wales Hospice and Wakefield Hospice are hosting a study day for GPs and other healthcare professionals working with patients who have palliative care needs.

Led by experienced clinicians in palliative medicine.  Attendees will gain confidence in the assessment and management of common symptoms, including appropriate prescribing. Topics will include:-
  • Assessment of pain type
  • Use of opioids
  • Role of adjuvant analgesia
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Breathlessness
  • Managing agitation at the end of life
  • Anorexia and fatique
  • Constipation
  • Mouth care

The cost of the masterclass is £80 (to include lunch and refreshments)

The study day is for GPs and healthcare professionals working with patients who have palliative care needs.

For queries or to be kept informed of future dates please email janet.millard@wakefieldhospice.co.uk