Friday 31 March 2017

09:30 – 11:00

Main Session – Hall 1A

09:30 – 09:40
Welcome – Professor Rob George

09:40 – 10:20
Fiona Hicks Memorial Lecture – Professor Karen Forbes

10:20 – 11:00
ECHO Educational Project – Professor Max Watson

09:30 – 11:00
Ethics – Meeting Room 1

09:30 – 09:40
Welcome – Dr Guy Schofield & Dr Idris Baker

09:40 – 10:10
Patient Withdrawal of Life-Sustaining Treatment – Dr Craig Gannon

10:10 – 11:00
Gender and End of Life Ethics – Dr Ayesha Ahmad

09:30 – 11:00
Junior Members – Meeting Room 2A

09:30 – 11:00
Junior Members Session – applying for specialist training – Dr Amy Proffitt & Others

09:30 – 11:00
Meet the Expert – Meeting Room 2B

09:30 – 11:00
Meet the Expert – How to Develop a Research Project – APM Science Committee


11:00 – 11:30 – Morning refreshments


11:30 – 13:00
Main Session – Hall 1A

11:30 – 11:50
Original Research Paper 7: Robotic technology and palliative care education: the development of a “Nao robot” computer program – Dr Amara Nwosu

11:50 – 12:10
Original Research Paper 8: In silico modelling of the plasma morphine concentration and the legal driving limit – Dr Jason Boland

12:10- 12:30
Original Research Paper 9: Phase 3 study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of naldemedine for the treatment of opioid-induced constipation (OIC) in cancer patients – Takaaki Yokota

12:30 – 12:50
Original Research Paper 10: An observational study of the prevalence of vivid dreams, nightmare and sleep/night terrors in patients with advanced cancer and their association with opioid analgesics – Dr Shuchita Patel

12:50 – 13:00
Twycross Prize Award – Dr Jason Boland

11:30 – 13:00
Ethics – Meeting Room 1

11:30 – 12:15
End of Life Ethics and Islam – Dr Ayesha Ahmad

12:15 – 13:00
Keynote: Virtues and Vices in Palliative Care – Professor Deborah Bowman

11:30 – 13:00
Paediatric Palliative Care Sessions – Meeting Room 2A

11:30 – 12:00
Irritability in the Child/Young Adult with Severe Neurological Impairment – Dr Mary Devins

12:00 – 12:30
Neurodisability – Dr Joanne Balfe

12:30 – 13:00
Title tbc – Dr Jane Pears

11:30 – 13:00
Meet the Expert – Meeting Room 2B

11:30 – 13:00
Interactive Ultrasound Session – Professor Max Watson


13:00 – 14:00 – Lunch



13:00 – 14:00
Hall 1A – Satellite symposium



14:00 – 15:30
Main Session – Hall 1A

14:00 – 14:30
Palliative Care – The Politics – Professor Rob George

14:30 – 15:00
Palliative Care – The Challenges (continuity of specialist care) – Dr Sarah Cox

15:00 – 15:30
Palliative Care – The Opportunities – Dr David Brooks

14:00 – 15:10
Ethics – Meeting Room 1

14:00 – 15:00
Death, Dying and Doctors: Ethics and Law at the End of Life – Professor Richard Huxtable

15:00 – 15:30
Moral Conscience and the Practitioner: A Get Out of Jail Free Card? – Professor Derek Willis

14:00
The Nurse with the Purple Hair – Meeting Room 2A
There will be showing of a new film about hospice care. The film is entitled The Nurse with the Purple Hair. The filmmaker will be in attendance for a Q&A after the screening.

14:00 – 15:30
Meet the Expert – Meeting Room 2B

14:00 – 15:30
Meet the Expert – How to Get Your Paper Published – APM Science Committee


15:30 – 16:00 – Afternoon refreshments


16:00 – 17:00
Main Session – Hall 1A

16:00 – 16:30
The Shape of Taining – Dr Polly Edmonds

16:30 – 17:00
Palliative Care – A Global Perspective – Professor Gregory Crawford

 

16:00 – 17:00
Ethics – Meeting Room 1

16:00 – 16:50
Moral Leadership in Palliative Care: Education, Ethics and Professionalism – Dr Nathan Emmerich


17:00 – 17:05 – Hall 1A – Closing Comments – Dr Andrew Davies