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Palliative Care Lecture Series 2020

Palliative Care Lecture Series 2020


These lectures are delivered via teleconference with a PowerPoint presentation that the speaker takes participants through.

No charge, although a gold coin donation to Hospice West Auckland is appreciated.

2020 Dates:  
First Thursday of each month  7.30am – 8.30am, followed by refreshments and networking opportunities.


  • 5 November; Neurodegenerative Disorders – Motor Neurone Disease, Parkinsons, Dementia and Palliative Care: Dr Janet Turnbull
  • 3 December; tbc: Prof. Dr Lieve Van Den Block


  • Enhanced learning opportunities
  • Collegiality
  • Peer support
  • Networking
  • Self-reflection toward PDRP and other professional development programmes

Topics include:   

  • Cultural Perspectives on Pain
  • Constipation
  • Ethnicities
  • Breathlessness
  • The Cancer Psychological and Social Workforce Initiative
  • Renal Supportive Care
  • Servantship
  • Principles and Guidance for the Last Days of Life: Te Ara Whakapiri
  • Role of the Dietitian in Palliative Care
  • Integrating hospice and aged care services
  • The Suffering Patient

Cost:    No charge, although a gold coin would help cover the cost of refreshments
Venue:    Living & Learning Centre 206 Swanson Road, Henderson or now via Zoom
Presented by:    National and international health and social care experts
For Who?    All Health and Social Care professionals with an interest in end of life care
Number of Students:    N/A

    Professional development hours apply
    Certificates issued for attendance
    Approved for CME and MOPS accreditation

Endorsed by Hospice New Zealand

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