The APM, along with other organisations and a coalition of MPs have signed a letter calling on the Government to introduce statutory paid bereavement leave for all UK employees grieving the loss of a close relative or partner. Click here to view the letter which was sent to the Secretary of State on 12 January…Details
Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare (HEE e-LfH), in partnership with the National Guardian Office, has added a second session to the Freedom to Speak Up in the Health Sector in England e-learning programme. The online training programme, which launched its first session in October 2020, is aimed at anyone who works in healthcare regardless…Details
Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare has worked in partnership with Public Health England and NHS England and NHS Improvement to develop the COVID-19 Vaccination e-learning programme. The e-learning programme is designed to provide the health and care workforce involved in the national COVID-19 vaccination programme with the knowledge they need to confidently promote high…Details
SCRIPT – supporting safer prescribing practices in hospitals The SCRIPT e-learning programme for medicine and surgery consists of 49 modules in seven categories for foundation trainee doctors, undergraduate medical students, doctors and non-medical prescribers, covering a range of therapeutic topics relating to prescribing and medicines safety in hospitals, including: Principles of prescribing Managing the risks of prescribing Therapeutic groups Advanced prescribing Prescribing in medical emergencies Prescribing in special circumstances Clinical governance…Details
To mark October’s Freedom to Speak Up month, Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare (HEE e-LfH) has worked with the National Guardian Office to develop three new e-learning sessions to embed speaking up throughout health. Freedom to Speak Up in Healthcare in England is a training programme aimed at everyone within the NHS including colleagues,…Details
The APM have updated their web materials on actively and intentionally ending life, click here to view.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published an impact report on end of life care. Additional NICE reports can be accessed via the NICE website.
Resetting of Palliative Medicine Services with Dr Kirsten Baron. Click here to watch the video.
Ardgowan Hospice has exciting opportunities for experienced doctors who wish to pursue a career in Palliative Care. Ardgowan Hospice is in the heart of Greenock ( 30 minutes by train or car from Glasgow) and supports the community of Inverclyde affected by life limiting illness. It has an 8 bedded inpatient unit but also provides…Details
The APM have created a list of various COVID-19 resources to aid members and non member Healthcare Professionals during this pandemic. These can be found in our ‘Current Issues‘ section of the website.