Conference 2016: ‘Compassionate Care at the End of Life in Hospitals – Leading by Example’
The Hospice Friendly Hospitals (HFH) Conference 2016 took place on Wednesday 27th April 2016 at The Strand Hotel, Limerick. It was organised by the Irish Hospice Foundation’s Hospice Friendly Hospitals Programme in partnership with the HSE & the University of Limerick Hospital Group. The HFH conference is for all healthcare staff who care for dying patients and their families.
For the conference programme, please click here.
For a playlist of all presentations and posters at the conference, please see below.
For a recap of the conference on social media, click here
The organising committee was comprised of: Maria Bailey – Lecturer (Palliative Care), University of Limerick; Kate Bree – Assistant Director of Nursing, Sligo Regional Hospital; Denis Casey – End of Life Care Coordinator, UL Hospital Group; Maura Fitzgerald – Head of Nursing Integration & Development, University Hospital Limerick; Catherine Hand – PALS Manager, University Hospital Limerick (and Chair of the UHL End of Life Care Committee); Bettina Korn – End of Life Care Coordinator, St James’s Hospital, Dublin; (Chair) Marie Lynch – Head of Healthcare Programmes, Irish Hospice Foundation; Emer O’ Donoghue – Coordinator Healthcare Support Courses, CNME (HSE West) University Hospital Limerick; Grace O’Sullivan – Hospice Friendly Hospitals Programme Coordinator, Irish Hospice Foundation; Annette Ridley – Quality and Patient Safety Manager, Medicine Directorate – UL Hospital Group; Dr Fergal Twomey – Consultant in Palliative Medicine, UL Hospital Group & Milford Care Centre; Pamela Withero – Executive Assistant, Irish Hospice Foundation; Liam Woods & Ciaran Browne – HSE Acute Hospitals Division.