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Cicely Saunders Institute Seminar Series

The Cicely Saunders Institute hosts a FREE monthly seminar with speakers presenting on a range of palliative care and rehabilitation related research topics. The series aims to optimise opportunities for local, national and international networking within palliative care and rehabilitation. We welcome King's staff, students and the public. The Seminars have CPD (1 credit) Royal College of Physicians accreditation.     

When: On the fourth Wednesday of each month, from 4pm-5pm (unless otherwise stated).

Where: Dinwoodie Lecture Theatre, Ground Floor, Cicely Saunders Institute, King's College London (Denmark Hill Campus),  Bessemer Road, London SE5 9PJ.

Contact: There is no need to register, but please email enquiries to csi.events@kcl.ac.uk.

For other events hosted by the Cicely Saunders Instute, and events happening across the Faculty, please see the events listing.

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2019 Open Seminar Series
 Date Title / Topic Speaker Related documents
 23 January 2019 'Rehabilitation and palliative care - companions, competitors, or collaborators?' Professor Derick Wade, Consultant in Neurological Rehabilitation

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27 February 2019 Uncovering the contributions and costs of family caregiving towards the end of live  Professor Gunn Grande, Division of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Care, University of Manchester  Flyer
27 March 2019 'Doctors need to believe in miracles too: truth-telling about therapeutic aims of cancer treatment'  Professor Dame Lesley Fallowfield  Flyer
24 April 2019 'Global health palliative care: partnerships, evidence and mutual benefit'

 Professor Richard Harding

 Flyer
29 May 2019

'The Namaste Care intervention for people with advanced dementia living in care homes: findings from a feasibility cluster RCT'

Professor Katherine Froggatt  Flyer
26 June 2019 'Using connected datasets to deliver systemwide insights: a matched analysis of health and social care costs at the end of life' Jenny Shand, University College London  Flyer 
24 July 2019

'What are the systems-level factors that contribute to overly aggressive, burdensome life-sustaining treatments near the end of life?'

Elizabeth Dzeng, MD, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor at UCSF

 

 
28 August 2019 NO SEMINAR    
25 September 2019    Professor Catherine Walshe  
23 October 2019    Eve Namasango  
27 November   Professor Alicia O'Cathain

 

 

2018 Open Seminar Series
 Date Title Speaker Related documents
 24 January 2018 NOTHING ABOUT US WITHOUT US: Including people with learning disabilities Associate Professor Irene Tuffrey-Wijne (RH, PhD), Associate Professor, Kingston & St George's University and Amanda Cresswell, Co-Researcher

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28 March 2018 Hospice and Palliative Care in the USA: Policy Update and Future Challenge Dr Pedro L Gozalo (PhD), Health Economist at Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, and Associate Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice (Research), Brown School of Public Health, USA Flyer
25 April 2018 Examining Differences in US Hospice Care Experiences by Profit Status Using the CAHPS Hospice Survey Marc Elliot, senior principal researcher and Distinguished Chair in Statistics at RAND  Flyer
30 May 2018 Reciprocal Relationships and the Importance of Patient and Public Feedback in Health Research

Elspeth Mathie (MA, PhD), Senior Research Fellow at CRIPACC (Centre for Research in Public Health and Community Care), University of Hertfordshire

Flyer
27 June 2018 Integrating Palliative and Critical Care: Lessons from Recent Trials
J. Randall Curtis, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine Flyer
25 July 2018 Why missing data matter Dr Jamilla Hussain, NIHR Doctoral Research Fellow, Hull York Medical School  Flyer
26 September 2018 Assisted Ventilation to Prolong Life: A Matter of Choice Professor Louise Rose, RN, PhD, FAAN, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada Flyer
24 October 2018 Episodic Disability, Rehabilitation and Chronic Disease: Lessons Learned from the Field of HIV and Ageing Professor Kelly O'Brien, PhD, PT University of Toronto Flyer
28 November 2018 Health, till death do us part? Impact of spousal bereavement on health and mortality among older adults in Sweden  Lucas Morin, Aging Research Center of Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm  Flyer

 

2017 Open Seminar Series
 DateTitleSpeakerRelated documents
22 November 2017

Prioritising global research opportunities for children’s palliative care

Professor Julia Downing, Honorary Professor Makerere University, Chief Executive International Children's Palliative Care Network

Seminar Flyer (PDF, 196KB)
25 October 2017 Understanding a new public health approach to end of life care 

Dr Libby Sallnow, Research Fellow and Doctorate Student, St Joseph's Hospice

Seminar Flyer (PDF, 293KB)
27 September 2017

Evidence-based policy making and the role of researchers

Lesley Wye, NIHR Knowledge Mobilisation Fellow, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Academic Primary Care, University of Bristol

Seminar Flyer (PDF, 2,073KB)
26 July 2017 The effects on costs of palliative care teams in hospitals 

Professor Charles Normand, Edward Kennedy Professor of Health Policy and Management at Trinity College Dublin and Visiting Professor of Health Economics at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine                                          

Seminar Flyer (PDF, 2,111KB

View slides (PDF, 629KB

28 June 2017 Outcomes following treatment limitation discussions in newborn infants

Professor Dominic Wilkinson, Professor of Medical Ethics & Director of Medical Ethics, Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics

Seminar Flyer (PDF, 1,138KB)

View slides (PDF 2,098KB)

24 May 2017 Understanding symptoms as a threat to function

Dr Matthew Maddocks, Lecturer & Specialist Physiotherapist, King's College London

Seminar Flyer (PDF, 1,264KB)

View slides (PDF, 1862KB)

26 April 2017

Capturing the views of patients and carers about their experiences of care co-ordination

Jenny King, Associate Director of Research, Picker Institute Europe

Seminar Flyer (PDF, 1,226KB)

View slides (PDF 2,450KB)

22 March 2017 Unexpected results- rehabilitation trials demonstrating no benefit

Professor Catherine Sackley, Head of Physiotherapy, Professor in Rehabilitation & Deputy Head of Division in Health and Social Care Research, King's College London

 

Seminar Flyer (PDF, 1144KB)

View slides (PDF, 1,435KB)

22 February 2017

A new biography of Cicely Saunders: goals, challenges and methods

 

Professor David Clark, Sociologist at the University of Glasgow, School of Interdisciplinary Studies and leads the Glasgow End of Life Studies Group

 

Seminar Flyer (PDF, 1434 KB)

 

25 January 2017

The challenges and opportunities for an ageing population living with frailty

Professor Martin Vernon, National Clinical Director for Older People and Integrated Care at NHS England, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

 

2014-16 Series
 DateTitleSpeakerRelated documents
23 November 2016 Migrant mortality 1979-2013 & implications for the next generation: beating the odds? Professor Seeromanie Harding, Professor of Social Epidemiology & Nutrition, King’s College London Seminar Flyer (PDF, 289KB) 
19 October 2016 The Access to Opioid Medication in Europe (ATOME) project: benefits and challenges in working in an international context Professor Sheila Payne, Emeritus Professor in Palliative Care, International Observatory on End of Life Care, Lancaster University
View slides (PDF 2367KB)

28 September 2016

Enhancing palliative and end-of-life care for LGBT people             Dr Richard Harding, Reader in Palliative Care, Cicely Saunders Institute, King’s College London View slides (PDF, 4586KB)

24 August 2016

 

Assessment and management of pain in dementia Dr Jane Hutton, Consultant Clinical Psychologist in Psychological Medicine, King's College Hospital

Seminar Flyer (PDF, 1.04MB)

View slides (PDF, 8658KB)

 

27 July 2016 Work is an important – but neglected – issue in palliative care Dr Gail Eva, Senior Lecturer in Occupational Therapy, Brunel University

Seminar Flyer (PDF, 957KB)

22 June 2016 What’s the story? Patient and family carer experiences of living with a life limiting diagnosis Dr Marilyn Kendall, Senior Research Fellow with the Primary Palliative Care Research Group, University of Edinburgh

Seminar Flyer (PDF, 957KB)

View slides (PDF, 3.21MB)

25 May 2016 Registry-based research and randomized
controlled trials (R-RCTs) in Sweden
Magnus Ekström, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Lund University/Flinders University View slides (PDF, 3.64MB)
27 April 2016 The personal impact of English end-of-life care policy Dr Erica Borgstrom, Research Fellow, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine  
30 March 2016 “Then she won’t miss me when I’m gone”:  Using an interactionist perspective to understand the experiences and behaviour of children with life limiting conditions and life threatening illnesses and their families Prof Myra Bluebond-Langner, True Colours Chair in Palliative Care for Children and Young People, University College London  
17 March 2016 A mixed-methods research process to develop a complex
intervention for weight loss and anorexia in advanced cancer: the Family
Approach to Weight and Eating (FAWE)
Prof Jane Hopkinson, Professor of Nursing, Cardiff University View slides (PDF, 1.52)
24 February 2016 Assessment and management of pain in dementia Dr Liz Sampson, Reader in the Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Department, Division of Psychiatry, University College London View slides (PDF, 1.88MB)
27 January 2016 Modelling the costs of caring for people with cancer at the end of life Mr Jeff Round, Bristol University View slides (PDF 1.16MB) 
25 November 2015 ‘I want to feel at home when I pass’: how can we better cater end-of-life care to patients in a medical setting? Dr Fiona Kelly, Bournemouth University Dementia Institute  
28 October 2015 Vocational rehabilitation; supporting a return to work — lessons from stroke Dr Kate Radford, Associate Professor in Rehabilitation Research, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, University of Nottingham   View slides (PDF 1.52MB)
Thursday, 24 Thursday, September 2015  Non-pharmacological interventions for refractory cough Dr Surinder Birring View slides (PDF 5.19MB)
Monday, 14 September 2015 Advance care planning for people with chronic kidney disease  Dr Josephine Clayton, Associate Professor of Palliative Care Medicine, University of Sydney /
Consultant Physician in Palliative Medicine
View slides (PDF 670KB)
22 July 2015 A palliative care approach for people with advanced heart failure: recognition of need, transitions in care and effect on patients, family carers and clinicians
Dr Amy Gadoud, NIHR Clinical Lecturer in Palliative Medicine at Hull York Medical School Seminar slides (PDF, 1.2MB)
24 June 2015 Costs of care at the end of life
Dr Martin Bardsley and Theo Georghiou, Nuffield Trust Seminar slides (PDF, 2MB) 
27 May 2015 Diagnoses, problems and healthcare interventions amongst frail older people admitted to hospital as an emergency
Professor Rowan Harwood Seminar slides (PDF, 946 KB)
29 April 2015 Better informing decision-making with multiple outcomes cost-effectiveness analysis in palliative care
Dr Nikki McCaffrey, Department Palliative & Supportive Services, Repatriation General Hospital, Daw Park, Australia Seminar slides (PDF, 24 MB   
22 April 2015 Managing uncertainty for people with dementia in care homes
Professor Claire Goodman  
25 March 2015 Implementation Science
Professor Jo Rycroft-Malone Seminar slides (PDF, 165KB)
25 February 2015 Dame Cicely Saunders and the hospice vision - is the hospice fit for the 21st century?
Dame Barbara Monroe, former Chief Executive, St Christopher's Hospice Seminar slides
(PDF, 569 KB)
28 January 2015 Is the experience and expression of living with severe multiple sclerosis ethnically and culturally patterned?
Dr Jonathan Koffman, Cicely Saunders Institute, King's College London

Seminar slides (PDF, 5MB)

26 November 2014 Prolonged disorders of consciousness national guidelines
Professor Lynne Turner-Stokes, Herbert Dunhill Chair of Rehabilitation, King's College London and Director of Regional Rehabilitation, Northwick Park Hospital  

 

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