Faculty Regional Meeting: North – Palliative Care for Patients Who Are Homeless
Save the date for the Faculty’s regular regional professional update meeting for the north of England. The meeting is themed around end of life care for patients who are homeless, and includes presentations from UCL Marie Curie researchers and Pathway Fellows Dr Caroline Shulman and Dr Briony Hudson, who have been exploring innovative parallel planning techniques in hostels as a way to support patients who may require future palliative care.
Date: 22 January 2018, 15:00 (for a 15:30 start) – 17:00
Location: Bevan Healthcare CIC, Bevan House Primary Care Centre, 14 Piccadilly, Bradford, BD1 3LX
Homeless and Inclusion Health 2018
Booking for the sixth International Symposium on Homeless and Inclusion Health are now open. With presentations on epidemiology and exclusion, homeless palliative and end of life care and an address from Janet Davies, Chief Executive of the Royal College of Nursing, this is the flagship event for multidisciplinary professionals in the field.
Date: 7 – 8 March 2018
Bookings: Click here to find out more and secure your ticket
Cost: £300 – £560
Location: Mary Ward Conference Centre, 5-7 Tavistock Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 9SN
Scottish Health and Homelessness Conference – Save the Date
The Faculty regional subgroup in Scotland are planning their annual conference. Further details, programme and registration information to follow shortly. Join the Faculty and select the Scotland region to make sure you receive updates about this exciting event.
Date: 29 March 2018
Inclusion Health Taster Course / MSc Module
This 7 day course, delivered over 7 weeks, offers an opportunity for those with an interest in excluded or hard-to-reach groups the chance to learn from world-class UCL researchers, experienced policy makers and service providers, and former/current members of these communities. Available as both an MSc module taster course and short course, the sessions are ideal for people seeking an introduction to this arena, or wishing to formalise their learning and work in the field. The course has been developed and is delivered by The Faculty for Homeless and Inclusion Health and University College London’s Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care.
Date: 25 April – 7 June 2018 (Thursdays, 10:00 – 16:00)
Bookings: Via University College London
Cost: £500 – £1300, a limited number of Expert by Experience bursaries are available
Location: University College London, Bloomsbury Campus
An Introduction to Inclusion Health
A one day CPD course exploring the health needs of excluded patients, including people who are homeless, gypsies or travellers, vulnerable migrants and people who sell sex. The course, suitable for medical professionals, social care workers and housing officers, includes teaching by people with lived experience of exclusion, alongside doctors running inclusion health services. This event is brought to you by Pathway, The Faculty for Homeless and Inclusion Health and Brighton and Sussex Medical School. To register your interest in the course and be notified when bookings open please contact us.
Date: 14 September 2018
Bookings: Opening shortly, via Brighton and Sussex Medical School