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October 2018

Introduction to Hospice Care

26/10/2018 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Education Centre – St Catherine’s Hospice, St Catherine’s Park, Lostock Lane, Lostock Hall
Preston, PR5 5XU United Kingdom

What will I learn? How the hospice movement and St Catherine’s started Our charity and how we raise funds Our services How to be referred A day in the life of a member of the hospice team Job and volunteering opportunities This session is FREE to attend, visit St Catherine's Hospice website for further information and to book your place.

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November 2018

Self-Protection Training For Healthcare Staff

08/11/2018 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Samlesbury Hotel, Preston New Road
Preston, Lancashire PR5 0UL United Kingdom
£49.99

The event is aimed at ALL healthcare staff. Its at the Salmesbury Hotel on Thursday 8th November 1230 -17:00. You can book with the link below. https://selfprotectionforhealthcare.eventbrite.co.uk

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3-Day Urgent Medical Care Certificate

13/11/2018 @ 8:00 am - 15/11/2018 @ 5:00 pm
National Centre for Remote and Rural Medicine, The School of Medicine University of Central Lancashire
Preston, Lancashire PR1 2HE United Kingdom
£900

Workshop leads and guest speakers include Dr Simon Stockley, NICE National Lead for Sepsis, Prof John Howarth, Dr Colville Laird, BASICs Scotland. Occurrence and demand for urgent care in the community, prior to hospital care, is increasing. This may be in a rural setting, but is just as likely in urban surroundings, when delayed access to secondary care can make the clinician feel very remote and isolated. This 3-day course is designed for professionals working in urgent or non-scheduled care who need…

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Leeds – Hot Topics GP Update Course

13/11/2018 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Leeds Marriot Hotel, 4 Trevelyan Square, Boar Lane
Leeds, LS1 6ET United Kingdom

For any GPs who are not able to make these dates, NB Medical offer a webinar, which goes over all of the same material covered in the event. This webinar is broke up Into 4, 90 minute sessions, broken up across 4 weeks Link to Webinar - https://nbmedical.secure.force.com/NBWebinarSelection?ID=a0K1p00000V69fbEAB They also have free webinars on Women’s Health, Men’s Health and Headaches, which can be viewed through our website. This provides a great opportunity for your GPs to familiarise themselves with the NB…

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When you don’t know what to say

14/11/2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Education Centre – St Catherine’s Hospice, St Catherine’s Park, Lostock Lane, Lostock Hall
Preston, PR5 5XU United Kingdom

What will I learn? Why conversations might be difficult Recognising the emotions involved Basic communication skills Listening skills Techniques for talking This session is FREE to attend, visit St Catherine's Hospice website for further information and to book your place.

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Sheffield – Hot Topics GP Update Course

14/11/2018 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sheffield United Football Club, John Street Stand, Bramall Lane
Sheffield, S2 4SU United Kingdom

For any GPs who are not able to make these dates, NB Medical offer a webinar, which goes over all of the same material covered in the event. This webinar is broke up Into 4, 90 minute sessions, broken up across 4 weeks Link to Webinar - https://nbmedical.secure.force.com/NBWebinarSelection?ID=a0K1p00000V69fbEAB They also have free webinars on Women’s Health, Men’s Health and Headaches, which can be viewed through our website. This provides a great opportunity for your GPs to familiarise themselves with the NB…

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Colorectal & ENT update

17/11/2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Buckshaw Village Surgery, Buckshaw Village Health Centre, Unity Place, Buckshaw Village,
Chorley, PR7 7HZ United Kingdom

Mr Smith General Consultant Surgeon and Mr Malik ENT Consultant Beaumont Hospitals 9am registration and breakfast and pharmaceutical exhibition 9.30-10.30 Mr Malik, ‘Management of common ENT problems in primary care: practical tips’ 10.30 -11.00 coffee and pharmaceutical exhibition 11.00-12md Mr Smith, ‘Colorectal cancer, rectal bleeding and anal pathology’ 12md close and lunch We will need confirmation of attendance for catering purposes Please email Jacqui Chester jchester@nhs.net This meeting is being sponsored by various pharmaceutical companies. Our sponsors have had no influence on…

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Preparing for AKT

19/11/2018 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
North Lakes Hotel Penrith, Cumbria CA11 8QT

For further information and course programme, download the Event Flyer: AKT Programme November 18

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Managing Obesity

29/11/2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Book using the following link: https://managingobesity.eventbrite.co.uk

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Syringe Drivers in End of Life Care

30/11/2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Education Centre – St Catherine’s Hospice, St Catherine’s Park, Lostock Lane, Lostock Hall
Preston, PR5 5XU United Kingdom

What will I learn? Indications/rationale for commencing use of a syringe driver. Drug compatability/incompatability. Siting of the needle. Useful tips when in use. Trouble shooting – problems you may encounter and how to manage them. McKinley T34 practical.

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