Thanks to the generous support of the Cancer Research Trust NZ, we are delighted to present the Palliative Care Lecture Series in 2021.

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

The lectures will be delivered via webcast on the first Thursday of every month from February to December 2021 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.

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.


Ninth lecture for 2021:

Title :              Prognosis in Palliative Care

Presenters :   Professor Paddy Stone

Paddy leads a team undertaking research in two broad domains; end of life care (symptom control, prognostication, communication and sedation) and the palliative care needs of “seldom heard” groups (e.g. patients with dementia, patients with liver cirrhosis, patients with COPD and the homeless). His personal research interests include the mechanisms and management of cancer-related fatigue, prognostication in advanced cancer and quality of life and symptom assessment. He is the Chief Investigator on the Prognosis in Palliative care Study II (PiPS2), and on the Methylphenidate versus placebo for fatigue in advanced cancer (MePFAC) trial, a multicenter placebo-controlled RCT, funded by NIHR HTA.

You can access the flyer for this lecture HERE.


You can access previous lectures by clicking here.

Please contact us with any queries about these lectures.

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