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

Around 185 health and social care staff, community and voluntary representatives and service users attended the conference to learn more about  improving the experience for people living with Motor Neurone Disease and those important to them. Presentations from the speakers are available below.

Dr Colette Donaghy, Consultant Neurologist & Director of MND Care Centre NI, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust

Dr Tracy Anderson, Consultant in Palliative Medicine,Southern Health and Social Care Trust & Southern Area Hospice

Claire Stewart, NIV Specialist Nurse, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust

Kathryn Crawford, Respiratory Specialist Physiotherapist, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust

Jonathan Palmer, Respiratory Nurse Consultant, Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Dr Mary Rabitte, Research Program Manager, All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care

Fiona Patterson, Specialist Palliative Care Speech & Language Therapist, Southern  Health and Social Care Trust

Ruth Jackson, MND Specialist Nurse, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust

Dr Conn Haughey, Consultant In Palliative Medicine,Western Health and Social Care Trust

You can also read more about the event here <http://www.southerntrust.hscni.net/about/3727.htm>
 

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