Conference Programme

Principles and Practice of Palliative Care
in The Year Of Mercy

Saturday - July 30th
St Mary’s University, Twickenham

9.00 am  Coffee and Registration
9.30 am - 10.15 am
            Fr John O’Leary Former Private Secretary to Archbishop Vincent Nichols
            Spiritual Care in Palliative Medicine - setting the scene.
10.15 am - 10.30am
            Discussion on Spiritual Care
10.30 am - 11.15am
            Dr Trevor Stammers
            GP and Programme Director in the School of Arts and Humanities
            at St Mary's University, Twickenham.
            Ethical Principles of Palliative Care
11.15 - 11.30 AM      COFFEE
11.30 - 12.00 noon
            Plenary session   Practical Experiences of ethical values in Palliative Care
            Care that values the patient . Understanding the meaning of dying
12.00 noon - 12.30pm
            Teresa Lynch, RGN. Chair of Nurses Opposed to Euthanasia
            The Role of the Nurse in Palliative Care
12.30 pm - 1.00pm
            Discussion: Practical Aspects of Nursing in Palliative Care
1-2pm  LUNCH
            Professor Patrick Pullicino, Professor in Neurology
            Principles of Palliative Car in Clinical Practice — A Neurologists perspective
2.45 - 3.30pm
            Colin Harte
            A Carer’s perspective - Suffering and Self Giving
            Plenary Discussion
4- 4.15pm  TEA
4 .15- 4.45 pm
            Dr Adrian Treloar, Consultant Psychiatrist and Specialist in Advanced Dementia Care
            Palliative Care in Dementia - Issues and Ethics - 5.30pm
            Plenary session and Questions
            Meet together for ANNUAL DINNER

10am Annual  General  Meeting of the Catholic Medical  Missionary  Society
11am Annual  General  Meeting of the Catholic Medical  Association
1pm Close of Conference weekend.