Palliative Care Lecture Series


Thanks to the generous support from Cancer Research Trust New Zealand, Hospice New Zealand is delighted to offer free access to this programme of monthly palliative care lectures. This education opportunity is designed for healthcare professionals with an interest in palliative care. The lectures will be delivered via teleconference with a PowerPoint presentation that the speaker takes participants through.

The lectures take place on the first Thursday of every month from February to December 7.30am to 8.30am. Hosted by Hospice Waikato on site at 334 Cobham Drive, Hamilton, free of charge, no booking required just turn up on the day.

If you have any questions regarding these lectures please contact Andrea Jones on 07 859 1260 or email

Palliative Care Lecture Series - 2019 Schedule

Lecture 1 - February 7th
"Palliative Care for People with Dementia"
Dr Stephen MacFarlane - Head of Clinical Governance for the Dementia Centre, HammondCare

Lecture 2 - March 7th
"Doing death differently"
Dr Kathryn Mannix - Consultant, United Kingdom

Lecture 3 - April 4th
"Palliative and End of Life Care for People with Intellectual Disability"
Prudence Lennox - Director of Nursing, IDEA Services

Lecture 4 - May 2nd
"Understanding the impact of new public health approaches and end of life care"
Dr Libby Sallnow - Palliative Medicine Consultant, UK and honorary Senior Clinicial UCL and St Christopher’s Hospice, UK

Lecture 5 - June 6th
"The role of oxygen in palliative care"
Rachel Wiseman - Respiratory Physician

Palliative Care Lecture Series