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Annual Conference 2019

13 March 2019 - 9:00 AM  |  Cedar Court Hotel, Denby Dale Road, Calder Grove, Wakefield, WF4 3QZ.
Yorkshire and Humber Children's Palliative Care Network 
Annual Conference 2019

Ethical Dilemmas in Children's Palliative Care 


Programme

08.30 – 09.00   Coffee and Registration 

09.00 – 09.10   Welcome and Introductions – Dr Sue Picton (Chair of YHCPCN) 

09.10 – 09.55   Overview of ethical dilemmas and the role of a clinical ethical committee – Dr Adam Nicholls (Consultant Leeds PICU) 

09.55 – 10.40   Ethics of long-term ventilation – Dr Jo Brierley (Great Ormond Street Hospital) 

10.40 – 10.55   Break and Refreshments 

10.55 – 11.30   Conflicts between families and medical teams – Dr Veronica Neefjes (Manchester)

11.30 – 12.15  High profile cases and the legal perspective – Katherine Scott (39 Essex Chambers)

12.15 – 12.30   Network Update – Dr Sue Picton (Chair of YHCPCN)

12.30 – 13.30   Lunch and Networking

13.30 – 14.30   Workshop – Ethical cases Dr Michelle Hills (Consultant Leeds/Martin House) & Dr Anton Mayer (Consultant Sheffield)

14.30 – 15.10   Use of cannabis clinically & associated ethical dilemmas – Bhumik Patel (Great Ormond Street Hospital)

15.10 – 15.20   Coffee

15.20 – 15.55  How do ethical dilemmas affect families and staff and how can we cope with them - Jan Aldridge (Consultant Psychologist – Martin House)

15.55 – 16.25  A parent’s perspective – Steph Nimmo – Mother of Daisy Nimmo

16.20 – 16.30 Closing Comments

Programme may be subject to small changes


Book online now to reserve your place or download the booking form and return with a cheque to Martin House. 
Price: Doctor £85 Nurse or allied health professional £55
Early bird offer: Book before the 14th December and get £10 off. Advance payment required. 

Cancellations can only be accepted 6 weeks prior to conference date. Substitute work delegates are welcome but please let us know immediately. 
 
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