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St. Ann’s Hospice and Stockport Foundation Trust Specialist Palliative Care Conference

The Digital Legacy Association’s James Norris (Founder & European Lead) and Elaine Kasket (Bereavement Lead) will be speaking a the upcoming Palliative Care Conference. 

The 4th St. Ann’s Hospice/ Stockport Foundation Trust Conference will focus on diverse aspects of palliative and end of life care in the digital age. 

Intended Audience
The course is designed for palliative and end of life care and hospice professionals and will also be of interest for health and social care practitioners from any care setting supporting individuals with life limiting conditions.

What to Expect
• Digital legacy for patients and families
• Impact of technology in clinical practice and training
• Social media in palliative care
• Impact of future digital transformation on our clinical care and services


  • (09:00 – 09:15) Registration

  • (09:15)  Welcome and Introduction
    Dr Dave Waterman, Consultant in Palliative Medicine Stockport Foundation Trust and Medical Director at St. Ann’s Hospice
  • (9:30) Death in the Digital Age
    Professor Elaine Kasket, Author and Honorary Professor of Psychology, University of Wolverhampton
  • (10:30 – 10:45) Break

  • (10:45) Project ECHO – Sharing Knowledge and Expertise
    Professor Max Watson, Hospice UK
  • (11:30) Technology in Palliative Care
    Dr Ami Nwosu, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Lancaster University
  • (12:00) Future Digital Developments – Regionally/ Nationally
    Dr Saif Ahamed, GP and Health, Innovation Manchester Digital Clinical Lead
  • (12:30 – 13:15) Break

  • (13:15) Digital Legacies – The Next Steps
    James Norris, Digital Legacy Association & MyWishes
  • (14:00) Real Talk: evidenced-based online resources for communication skills training in palliative, end of life care, and bereavement support
    Dr Marco Pino, Lecturer in Communication and Social Interaction at Loughborough University
  • (14:45 – 14:55) Break

  • (14:55) Twitter and Specialist Palliative Care
    Ruth Perez– Merino, Stockport End of Life Care Educator
  • (15:15) Supercharge your social media powers and be a healthcare hero
    Dr Paul Jarvis, Director of Business Development and Claire Briscoe,
    Head of Communications St. Ann’s Hospice
  • (15:35) Education and Training on-line
    Dr Karen Groves, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Queenscourt Hospice
  • (16:00) Technology and Media in the Homeless Community
    Niamh Brophy – Homeless Palliative Care Co-ordinator, St. Ann’s Hospice

Date: 17th May 2022

£50– Early Bird until 31st March 2022
£60– General admission

Register for tickets by clicking here


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