Hospice New Zealand

Upcoming lectures

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Thanks to the generous support of the Cancer Research Trust NZ, we are delighted to present the Palliative Care Lecture Series in 2018.

This education opportunity is designed for healthcare professionals with an interest in palliative care.

The lectures will be delivered via teleconference with a PowerPoint presentation. The lectures take place on the first Thursday of every month from February to December 2018 from 7.30 to 8.30am.

Cancer Research Trust NZ provides funding to enable all member hospice sites and other registered sites across New Zealand to access the series free of charge.

Click here to view and download the full year schedule. 

You can access these lectures by attending at registered sites around the country.

Please contact us if you need details of your local registered site or if you are interested in registering your organisation as a site.

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Upcoming lectures: 


Thursday 5 July 2018

Topic: Spiritual care for people with dementia

Speaker: Professor John Swinton, Professor in Practical Theology and Pastoral Care; Honorary Professor of Nursing in the Centre for Advanced Studies in Nursing and Chair in Divinity and Religious Studies, University of Aberdeen.

Thursday 2 August 2018

Topic: Oncology - new immune therapies and low toxicity cancer therapies that is making it harder to tell when to quit

Speaker: Dr Chris Jackson, Consultant Medical Oncologist, Mercy Cancer Care, Mercy Hospital, Dunedin and Senior Lecturer, Otago School of Medicine, Dunedin. 

You can also listen to previous lectures by clicking here. 

Please contact us with any queries about these lectures.

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