Learning Objectives

  • Understand the importance of effective communication to initiate timely conversations about end of life.
  • When effective and timely communication does not take place, understand the implications that this has on patient dignity and outcomes.
  • Understand how your own values and beliefs can affect personal responses and interactions with patients and families from many diverse backgrounds.
  • Understand key communication strategies and how they can be used to initiate difficult conversations regardless of your role and level of confidence.


Tina Morris – Practice Development Nurse
Gary Murphy – Advanced Nurse Practitioners
June Kibuthu – Advanced Nurse Practitioners
Marianne Mestern – Head of Community Palliative Care Team
Hannah Chapman – Therapies Service Manager

Audience:    Staff

Venue:          Education Centre

Cost:             Half day workshop, £50