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“Though my soul may set in darkness, it will rise in perfect light, I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.”

SARAH WILLIAMS

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Royal College of General Practitioners palliative care curriculum

GP training e-resources (includes communication skills, tutorial on the consultation)
http://www.gp-training.net/

National Council for Hospice and Specialist Palliative Care Services events listing (external website)
http://www.ncpc.org.uk/index.html

Help the Hospices Education and Training (external website)
http://www.helpthehospices.org.uk/our-services/running-your-hospice/education-training/

Current Learning in Palliative Care (CLIP) 15 minute on-line palliative care tutorials (external website)
http://www.helpthehospices.org.uk/clip/

Mental Capacity Act & Advanced Care
http://www.helpthehospices.org.uk/MCA/index.htm

Online courses for nurses
http://www.ukons.org/learn-zone

Marie Curies Cancer Care learn and develop (some open access courses and useful weblinks)
http://learnanddevelop.mariecurie.org.uk/

Link to Cancer Pain Management E-Learning Modules
http://www.cancerpain.org.uk/

Link to Web-Based Post-Graduate Programmes In Oncology and Palliative Care provided by the University of Newcastle
http://www.ncl.ac.uk/medicalsciences-online/oncology-cancer-palliative/

Diploma and M.Sc. in Palliative Medicine
https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught/courses/course/palliative-medicine-for-health-care-professionals-msc-part-time

Psycho-oncology Online Education: podcasts for multidisciplinary training
https://apos-society.org/professionals/webinar-series/

End of Life Care E-learning Program
https://www.e-lfh.org.uk/spare-20-minutes-end-life-care-e-elca/

Macmillan Learning Zone
https://www.macmillan.org.uk/about-us/what-we-do/training-courses.html

BMJ Learning Modules

Palliative care in the community (Elizabeth Ireland, Fiona Downs, Derek Blues and Carole Dacombe)
http://learning.bmj.com/learning/module-intro/clinical-pointers-palliative-care-community.html

Surviving Cancer
http://learning.bmj.com/learning/module-intro/cancer.html

Chemotherapy – Managing Side Effects in Teenagers & Your Adults
http://learning.bmj.com/learning/module-intro/.html

Referral For Suspected Cancer
http://learning.bmj.com/learning/module-intro/cancer-referral.html

Breaking bad news to patients and relatives (Mari Lloyd-Williams and Iain Lawrie)
http://learning.bmj.com/learning/module-intro/breaking-bad-news.html

Open University “Open Access” Courses

Living With Death and Dying

The Meaning of Home

Death and Medicine: Postponement and Promise

Issues in Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Updated October 2010