The Palliative Care Bridge Supporting living to the end
Professor Liz Lobb
A discussion of the nature of grief, the stages of grief and health professional’s awareness regarding the grieving process.
The nature of suffering
This presentation gives a powerful insight into the nature of suffering and what this really means for the patients in our care.
Dr Sarah Thompson
Depression remains under-detected and under-treated for patients and their families.
Anxiety and sleep disturbances
Anxiety is normal but becomes a problem when its duration and severity exceed normal expectations and impair quality of life.
Dr Catherine Mason
Complicated grief – what is it and can it be prevented?
A conversation about prolonged bereavement and what health professionals can do to reduce risk.
Loss, grief and bereavement
This presentation defines key terminology, discusses normal grief, risk factors and models of bereavement counselling.
Persistent Complex Bereavement Disorder
This new psychiatric disorder was included in DSM-5. This presentation provides a definition and the key criteria for diagnosis.
Dr Megan Best
The definition of suffering and how it can be managed in end of life care.