“Dying to Talk?-Conversations about end of life in Ireland”

Forum 2015 – “Dying to talk? – Conversations about End of Life in Ireland.”
Thursday 10th September 2015
Dublin Castle

Booking Now Open.

Forum 2015 is the National Council of the Forum on End of Life in Ireland’s 4th National Conference. The theme of the one day conference is “Dying to Talk?-Conversations about end of life in Ireland”.
Guest speakers include Dr Katherine Sleeman, Lecturer in Palliative Care Medicine, Kings College London and Mick Heaney, Journalist and Broadcaster.
Forum 2015 is open to interested members of the public as well as healthcare professionals.

Click here for booking details.

Aedamar Torpey
Conference Coordinator Forum 2015
Forum on End of Life in Ireland
The Irish Hospice Foundation
Morrison Chambers
32 Nassau Street
Dublin 2
Telephone: +353 1 679 3188
Mobile: +353 87 9136177
Fax: +353 1 673 0040
Email: Aedamar.Torpey@hospicefoundation.ie
Web: www.hospicefoundation.ie

What are the ‘spiritual’ needs of patients who are not religious?

Thursday 23 April at 2pm
What are the ‘spiritual’ needs of patients who are not religious?
Presented by: Mr Nicolas Johnson, Board member and Director of Chaplaincy Services of the Humanist Association of Ireland
This talk will centre on what is considered best practice in responding to the needs of Humanist and others who do not hold to a religion. As part of the talk examples of good and bad practices will be mentioned which should lead to a better response to patients of all religions and none.
The venue for the lecture is the School of Nursing and Midwifery building at 24 D’Olier Street, Dublin 2.

CPE Presentation of Certificates at St Luke’s Home, Cork March 2015

Five candidates were presented with certificates on 4th March by Bishop Paul Colton, Chairperson of St Luke’s Home Charity. Also in attendance was Mr Tony McNamara (CEO of Cork University Hospital) where a number of students undertook their placements. St Luke’s Home was represented by Mr David O’Brien (CEO). Also in the back row Bruce Pierce (CPE Supervisor)
The students in the front row Daniel Nuzum (2nd Adv), Csaba Kalman (2nd Basic), Anita Treacy(2nd Basic), Aoife Ralph (1st Basic) and Stephen McCann (1st Basic)
The next unit commences in September.griup

CPE in Cork this Autumn

Autumn Dates for CPE in Cork
The units at Cork Univeristy Hospital (Mary Jo Cocrane) and St Luke’s Home (Bruce Pierce) will share dates.
Commencing on Monday 7th September. Contact the respective supervisors for further detailscorkmap

Public Lecture 18th February in TCD

DSC_0070The TCD School of Nursing and Midwifery’s Spirituality Interest Group and Civic Engagement Committee are pleased to announce a public lecture.
The delivery of effective cultural care for health and social care clients: the micro and macro challenges
This paper considers the inevitable external factors that affect intrinsic and personally held perspectives of health and social care professionals concerning cultural care that is appropriate to individuals. It will contemplate the degree to which history, politics and media play a role in how we see ‘others’ in society.
Presented by: Mrs Gayatri Nambiar-Greenwood, Senior Lecturer in Nursing, Manchester Metropolitan University
Her research and teaching interest range from sociology and anthropology in healthcare, practical ethics, self-awareness and the delivery of humanized care. She is in her final stages of a doctorate level research study entitled, “What do patients perceive as Culturally Appropriate Care?”
Date: Thursday 19 February 2015
Time: 2pm – 4pm
Venue: School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 24 D’Olier Street, Dublin 2.
This lecture is offered free of charge however pre-booking is advisable.
To book a place contact: Jeni Ryan ryanjen@tcd.ie
nursing-midwifery.tcd.ie/…/spirituality_publiclectures_2014…

Celebrations at the Mater Hospital Dublin – 30 Years of CPE

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Fr Dermot Brennan (second CPE Supervisor at the Mater), Sr. Margherita Rock (Director Mission Effectiveness, Dr M Massabo (current CPE Supervisor), Fr. Norman Jennings (third Supervisor at the Mater), Fr. Frank Monks (Chaplain at the Mater when CPE started).

Fr Dermot Brennan (second CPE Supervisor at the Mater), Sr. Margherita Rock (Director Mission Effectiveness, Dr M Massabo (current CPE Supervisor), Fr. Norman Jennings (third Supervisor at the Mater), Fr. Frank Monks (Chaplain at the Mater when CPE started).

Fr. Dermot blessing the Mater CPE Photo album

Fr. Dermot blessing the Mater CPE Photo album

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Ms. Catherine Keenan, Ms. Mary Sugrue, Ms. Kathleen O'Connor

Ms. Catherine Keenan, Ms. Mary Sugrue, Ms. Kathleen O’Connor

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Ms. Ann Charlton, Dr. Myriam Massabo’ , Ms. Pauline O’Dowd, Sr. Helen Anthonythasan