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Michal Galazka Study Day 2022: Inequalities in Palliative and End of Life Care - 30 November 2022

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Michal Galazka Study Day 2022: Inequalities in Palliative and End of Life Care

This year’s Michal Galazka Study Day will focus on inequalities in palliative and end of life care. The event will include a variety of academic talks (covering socioeconomic position, ethnicity, & sexuality/gender identity) as well as short ‘soap box’ contributions from patients, providers & policy perspectives. This will be followed by a panel discussion that focuses on ‘what needs to happen now to make change?’.

The event will be hybrid for inclusivity.

Please register here. When purchasing tickets, please choose whether you will be attending in person or online.

Tickets for this event are £10. Please contact Rachel Chambers ( if you would like to attend the event but are unable to pay the registration fee.






Professor Irene Higginson | Cicely Saunders Institute

Session 1
Chair: Professor Julia Verne | Deputy Director, Office for Health Improvement & Disparities at the Department of Health & Social Care (DHSC)


Socioeconomic inequalities
Speaker: Joanna Davies | Cicely Saunders Institute


Ethnicity related inequalities
Speaker: Dr Sabrina Bajwah | Cicely Saunders Institute


LGBT+ related inequalities
Speaker: Dr Debbie Braybrook | Cicely Saunders Institute


Refreshment Break

Session 2
Chair: Kate Heaps | Chief Executive, Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice


Soap Boxes
Confirmed speakers include:
Dr Sam Royston | Director of Policy and Research, Marie Curie
Heather Richardson | Education, Research & End of Life Policy Lead, St Christopher’s Hospice
Ruth Robertson | Senior Fellow, The King’s Fund
Rashmi Kumar | Patient & Public Involvement Member, Cicely Saunders Institute


Panel discussion


Professor Katherine Sleeman | Cicely Saunders Institute

The Michal Galazka Study Day is part of our global leadership programme and is named in honour of Michal Galazka, pioneer of international hospice education.

CPD (3 credits) pending Royal College of Physicians approval

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