Find out about palliative care education on the island of Ireland


Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) is a pioneering tele mentoring programme which was developed in the School of Medicine at the University of New Mexico (UNM).


Palliative Care Standardized Curriculum- Erasmus+ Project Strategic partnership - Translating International Recommendations into Undergraduate Palliative Care Curriculum (EDUPALL)

Palliative Care, End of Life and Bereavement Education Database

The ‘Database of palliative care, end of life and bereavement courses’, aims to improve awareness and access to palliative care education across the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland

Round Table on a Public Health Approach to Palliative Care

Almost 50 people attended a Round Table on a Public Health Approach to Palliative and End of Life Care on the island of Ireland held in the Ballymascanlon House Hotel on 3 December 2019.

Palliative Care National Clinical Guidelines Workshop

This workshop aimed to raise awareness of the National Clinical Guidelines for Pharmacological Management of Cancer Pain in Adults and Management of Constipation in Adult Patients Receiving Palliative Care in Ireland

Perspectives on Palliative Care Education - HEI workshop

The ‘Perspectives on Palliative Care Education - A one day workshop for University education providers’ across the island of Ireland was held on 20th September in Dublin.

Best Practice for Measuring Outcomes in Palliative Care event

The Best Practice for Measuring Outcomes in Palliative Care took place on 19th Sept 2017 in Dundalk, bringing together policy makers, managers and senior clinical and research staff from across the island of Ireland.

Motor Neurone Disease: A Palliative Approach

The Southern Health and Social Care Trust, Northern Ireland teamed up with AlI Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care and the Motor Neurone Disease Association to host a conference on 7th September 2017

TED Talks on palliative and end of life care

TED is a global community, welcoming people from every discipline and culture who seek a deeper understanding of the world. We have compiled a selection of talks related to palliative and end of life care.

Palliative and End of Life Care Competency Assessment Tool

The Palliative and End of Life Care Competency Assessment Tool (PELCCT) has been developed from the NICaN Framework for Generalist and Specialist Palliative and End-of Life Care Competency.

Palliative Care Competence Framework

The development of the Palliative Care Competence Framework highlights the ability of the National Clinical Programmes to bring key stakeholders and professions together to work collaboratively.

Collaborative Conference on Children’s Palliative Care

This conference brings together experts in the field of children’s palliative care, providing an opportunity for delegates to hear the latest research/ developments, be challenged by keynote speakers and build valuable networks.

Addressing the Palliative Care Needs of those with Heart Failure

This one-day seminar included a number of speakers who addressed the palliative care needs of those with heart failure, the challenges this presents and the opportunities it offers.

Palliative Care New Approaches Conference

This one-day conference considered challenges in delivering palliative care and explored how services can be improved for patients and their families in Northern Ireland

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