We provide training and education on end of life care to health and social care professionals in our area.

This includes short courses, placement-based programmes and bespoke sessions for specific professional groups.  We train doctors, nurses, care assistants, nursing home staff, social workers, therapists, both pre- and post-qualification.

Some of the issues we cover include: training on communication skills, engaging in difficult conversations with patients who have a life-limiting illness; managing symptoms and medication at the end of life; practical experience of supporting patients and their families at the end of lives; advanced care planning for people with dementia.

Regular courses that are available at Trinity include

  • Sage & Thyme
  • Priorities of Care
  • Drugs at the End of Life
  • Schwartz Center Rounds
  • Goldfish Bowl
  • Quality End of Life Care for All (QELCA)

In-depth programme

Quality End of Life Care for All (QELCA) – A national innovative programme to empower teams to make a difference to the experience of dying patients and those close to them. It entails 5 days learning at Trinity from specialist palliative care clinicians with time to discuss & reflect, followed by six months “action learning”. The programme is bespoke & normally costs £800 per person with some reduction for large groups.

Please email us for further information.