Compassion in Dying is proud to partner with Healthcare Conferences UK for their End of Life Care Conference series. This series, including two conferences and a masterclass, will take place between Manchester and London in December 2014 and January 2015.

A 20% discount is available to anyone who has used our services by quoting reference: HCUK20CID when booking. Please note that this offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer, and full T&Cs are available upon request.


Improving End of Life Care

One Chance to get it right

Implementing the New Priorities for Care  of the Dying Person

Wednesday 10 December 2014, Manchester

New Priorities for Care launched as the new basis for caring for someone at the end of their life. A new approach to caring for dying people based on the needs and wishes of the person and those close to them has been launched and welcomed by Care and Support Minister Norman Lamb. Through expert sessions and practical case studies, this important and timely conference will focus on implementing the new priority areas, outcomes and guiding principles for care at the end of life.

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Individual Care Plans for Care of the Dying Person

Wednesday 21 January 2015, London

Chaired by Tony Bonser Chair, People in Partnership The National Council for Palliative Care and Dying Matters Member, The Leadership Alliance for the Care of Dying People (LACDP) & Member Baroness Neuberger’s Independent Review Panel on the Liverpool Care Pathway this conference will focus on delivering individual care plans for care of the dying person and includes national updates and practical case study sessions.

Healthcare UK Conferences are offering a reduced rate of £250 + vat to Compassion in Dying’s contacts. Available for bookings made online or by emailing Quote ref: hcuk250CID.

For further information visit: or email

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Legal Issues in End of Life Care Masterclass

Wednesday 14 January 2015, London

Tuesday 10 March 2015, London

Tuesday 19 May 2015, London

Healthcare professionals of all levels need to have an understanding of the legal and ethical framework that surrounds the care and treatment of patients who are nearing the end of the their lives. This understanding should include the use of DNACPR orders, the implications of withholding and withdrawing life sustaining treatment, advance decisions and the role of the Court of Protection.