Conference of the Catholic Medical Association
30th -31st July
St Mary’s University, Twickenham TW1 4SX
Principles and Practice of Palliative Care in the Year of Mercy
- Good clinical care of the dying
- Non specialist palliative care
- Palliative care in non-cancer diagnoses: needs led not prognosis driven
- Deprivation of consciousness
- Spiritual care of the dying
- Pastoral care of doctors and nurses in the Year of Mercy
- Care of relatives
- The way forward after the Assisted Dying Bill
About the Conference
- This years annual conference will look at the way in which we deliver the best palliative care.
- What are the fundamental principles underlying palliative care?
- The role of spiritual care
- Issues around pain relief and deprivation of consciousness?
- Care that values the individual
- Care that values the patient
- Understanding the meaning of dying
- Ethical principles of care of the dying
Confirmed speakers include
- Fr John O’Leary, Private Secretary to Archbishop Vincent Nichols
- Dr Trevor Stammers, GP and Programme Director in the School of Art and Humanities at St Mary's University
- Professor Patrick Pullicino, Professor in Neurology
- Dr Adrian Treloar, Consultant Psychiatrist and Specialist in Advanced Dementia Care
- Teresa Lynch, RGN. Chair of Nurses Opposed to Euthanasia
- Colin Harte, carer of Alison Davis RIP
should attend? — All Catholic healthcare personnel &
students in all healthcare professions.
Anybody interested in the understanding the fundamental principles underlying palliative care, the relationship between science & religion and anybody sincerely searching for Truth
- Accommodation: Available at the conference venue.
- How to get there: Satnav to TW1 4SX.
Train direct to Strawberry Hill station from Waterloo station. The journey takes about 35 minutes and there are usually four trains an hour. St Mary's is a five minute walk from Strawberry Hill station.
- Bookings for the symposium: email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
- Conference fee is £70 including lunch (£45 for chaplains, religious and lower incomes, £20 for students and special considerations etc).
- Add extra £20 for the Annual CMA banquet in the evening (included free for student members).
- Cost includes Registration & Full Symposium Attendance including dinner, Lunch & Coffee/Tea break refreshments