Find out what's happening

Find out about all the events that are happening throught Pallative Care Week 2018. If you have an event you would like added to this page then email

Monday 10 September 

Launch of Palliative Care Week and Palliative Care Experience Videos

Monday 10 September, 11am to 1pm, The Mansion House, Dublin

Launch of Palliative Care Week and Palliative Care Experience Videos

Monday 10 September, 11am to 1pm, The Reception Hall, Belfast City Hall

Tuesday 11 September

Research into Policy and Practice

Dalriada House, Jordanstown, Ulster University, Tuesday 11 September, 9.30am to 4pm.

Speakers included Professor Scott Murray, Edinburgh University, and Ms Corrina Grimes, Public Health Agency. Open to all researchers, clinicians, consumers and policymakers with an interest in translating palliative and end of life care research evidence into policy and practice.

Palliative Care Community of Practice Meeting

Tuesday, 11 September at 4.00pm with presentation by Kate Swetenham, Clinical Director for Southern Adelaide Palliative Services

Specialist Palliative Care Team in St James Hospital, Dublin

Specialist Palliative Care Team will be outside the resturant on the 11th Sept to answer any questions on palliative care

Wednesday 12 September

Launch of the Northern Ireland Hospice Palliative Care Learning Academy

Wednesday 12 September 2018 at 8.30am at Northern Ireland Hospice. During the launch, Northern Ireland Hospice will be sharing the new brand of the Academy and introducing their new prospectus of learning programmes.

South Eastern Trust

‏The Palliative Care Team will be hosting an information stand in the Canteen, Lagan Valley Hospital tomorrow from 10.00am, why not pop by and say hello and find out more about palliative care. 

Belfast Trust City Hospital Main Tower 

Drop by for support and information to hear about a nurse support line 08088010707 during #pallcareweek 

Thursday 13 September

Developing Good End of Life Care

The Irish Hospice Foundation are hosting a Pallative Care Week 2018 webinar for all members of Nursing Homes Ireland. The webinar will include:

  • Advance Care Planning 
  • The Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Act 2015
  • The CEOL Programme
  • Supporting Staff and Family Members

Beaumont Hospital Study Day

Friday 14 September

Launch of new regional resource ‘Management of Symptoms in Palliative Care: The Role of Specialist Allied Health Professionals'

Friday 14 September, 9.30am to 12.30pm at the Harbour Commissioners Office, Belfast. Document developed by the Specialist Palliative Care Allied Health Professionals Forum in Northern Ireland.

Thursday 20 September

Ireland’s Biggest Coffee Morning for Hospice -