End of life care: how can we make it better?

Death is a universal human experience and we should all be able to die with love, comfort and dignity.

But for too many in this phase of life, the best care is sadly lacking. And the coronavirus pandemic has thrown a harsh light on some of the challenges.

But there are pioneers in the field who have made it their mission to change all this.

Join us for a discussion with two inspirational women working to transform end of life care.

 

 

Dr Catherine Millington-Sanders is RCGP & Marie Curie National End of Life Care Clinical Champion, and clinically led the development of the RCGP & Marie Curie Daffodil Standards – UK General Practice Standards for Advanced Serious Illness and End of Life Care. Catherine is co-founder and clinical lead for the Social Enterprise Difficult Conversations.

She is a practising GP, clinical commissioner and educationalist with seven years experience as a speciality doctor in palliative medicine. Catherine is Co-Founder of Compassionate Communities UK, actively supporting the Public Health Palliative Care approach, implementing the Compassionate City Charter and facilitating the development of compassionate neighbourhoods and supportive networks within our communities.

 

 

 

 

Felicity Warner is the founder of Soul Midwives UK, a pioneering movement inpalliative care, offering holistic and spiritual support to the dying. Soul midwifery is used within many hospitals, hospice and care homes and within the wider community.

A former health journalist and Guild member, Felicity runs the Soul Midwives School in Dorset, is a lecturer and author of four books Gentle Dying, A Safe Journey Home, The Soul Midwives Handbook and The Sacred Oils.

She is an honorary knowledge exchange fellow at the University of Winchester and was voted End of Life Care Champion of the year 2017 by the National Council for Palliative Care at the House of Lords and also Death Doula of the Year 2017 at the Good Funeral awards (UK).

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25 November 2020, 3pm – 4pm.

Zoom joining details will be sent on the day of the event by 12pm.

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