Advance Care Planning conference on 8 May

Our palliative care team will be running an Advance Care Planning event on 8 May 2024, which will involve partners from across palliative and end of life care in Norfolk.

The ‘Getting your House in Order’ conference will take place at the John Innes Centre and involves hospices across Norfolk and will also be live streamed.

It is sponsored by the N&N Hospitals Charity.

Livestream available from any location.  The event is open to all for groups, organisations,  teams of health care professionals and general public. Book to secure your free link.

Email or visit 35th Palliative Care Conference Booking form (

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Time Speaker
8.30 to 9.15am Coffee and Registration 
9.15 to 9.30 Welcome.
9.30 to 10.20 ‘Hope for the best plan for the rest. Waiting Room Revolution.’ Dr. Samantha Winemaker, Associate Clinical Professor, McMaster University, Dr. Hsien Seow, Professor McMaster University, bestselling authors.
10.20 to 11.00 ‘You Make a difference (intelligent kindness).’ Tommy Whitelaw, National Lead Person Centred Voices, Alliance Scotland.
11.00 to 11.45 Coffee break
11.45 to 12.20 ‘What you do want? Planning for the future: why it matters and where to start.’ Zoe Harris, CEO from  My Future Care.
12.20 to 12.55 ‘What do you not want to happen? Advance Decisions and how they help.’ Usha Grieve, Director of Partnerships and service, Compassion in dying.
12.55 to 1.25 ‘Ethical and Policy Dilemmas in (DNA) CPR Decisions: Results from the Autonomy Project Audit.’ Wayne Martin, Professor of Philosophy, The Autonomy Project, University of Essex.  
1.25 to 2.25 Lunch and networking
2.25 to 2.55 “Who would speak for you” Clare Fuller (RGN, MSc), Advance Care Planning Advocate, Educator & Coach and LPA Consultant – Speak For Me LPA.
2.55 to 3.30 ‘Getting your digital life in order.’ James Norris Founder of My Wishes & Digital Legacy Association.
3.30 to 4.15 ‘Advance Care Planning Journeys, Q&A Panel.’ Suzie Taylor patient, Dr Louise Grant Palliative Consultant NNUHFT, Dani Ayre SPCN NNUHFT, Clare Fuller Advance Care Planning Advocate, Educator & Coach and LPA Consultant – Speak For Me and Chaired by Sammy Winemaker Associate Clinical Professor, McMaster University.
4.15 to 4.30 Close and thank you.

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