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  • Hospice UK branding – coming to a high street near you!
    Hospice UK branding – coming to a high street near you!
  • Over 600 people attended the conference, held over three days at the ACC, overlooking the Liverpool docklands and Merseyside.
    Over 600 people attended the conference, held over three days at the ACC, overlooking the Liverpool docklands and Merseyside.
  • The conference welcomed a range of delegates from across hospice care: clinicians, managers, trustees, occupational therapists, fundraisers and volunteers, among others.
    The conference welcomed a range of delegates from across hospice care: clinicians, managers, trustees, occupational therapists, fundraisers and volunteers, among others.
  • Margaret McCartney spoke about ‘Death, dying and the Daily Mail’. On TV CPR is much more effective than in real life.
    Margaret McCartney spoke about ‘Death, dying and the Daily Mail’. On TV CPR is much more effective than in real life.
  • Many of the workshops were interactive, giving delegates the chance to contribute and learn from one another.
    Many of the workshops were interactive, giving delegates the chance to contribute and learn from one another.
  • The floor was open for discussion following Jos de Blok’s introduction to his radical approach to community nursing in The Netherlands.
    The floor was open for discussion following Jos de Blok’s introduction to his radical approach to community nursing in The Netherlands.
  • Over 200 posters were selected for display through a call for papers. They showcased a variety of innovative projects from the palliative care sector.
    Over 200 posters were selected for display through a call for papers. They showcased a variety of innovative projects from the palliative care sector.
  • The conference provided an excellent opportunity to make new friends and build on existing relationships.
    The conference provided an excellent opportunity to make new friends and build on existing relationships.
  • Congratulations to all of the Hospice UK Innovation Awards winners!
    Congratulations to all of the Hospice UK Innovation Awards winners!
  • Do you know anyone who has made an amazing contribution to hospice care? Consider nominating them for our awards in 2016.
    Do you know anyone who has made an amazing contribution to hospice care? Consider nominating them for our awards in 2016.
  • Claudia Brown exhibited her beautiful Perspex angels, which study the six stages of bereavement.
    Claudia Brown exhibited her beautiful Perspex angels, which study the six stages of bereavement.
  • Maggie’s Choir were among the many contributors to a huge sunflower mosaic, showcasing the value of arts therapy in hospice care.
    Maggie’s Choir were among the many contributors to a huge sunflower mosaic, showcasing the value of arts therapy in hospice care.
  • Maggie’s Choir delighted delegates and brought the patients’ voice to the fore, with renditions of popular music and songs written by patients, led by music therapist, Bob Heath.
    Maggie’s Choir delighted delegates and brought the patients’ voice to the fore, with renditions of popular music and songs written by patients, led by music therapist, Bob Heath.
  • Around 60 organisations, companies and service providers exhibited at the conference.
    Around 60 organisations, companies and service providers exhibited at the conference.
  • Delegates had the chance for a little break thanks to the Hands On At Work team, who provide massages for wellbeing in the workplace.
    Delegates had the chance for a little break thanks to the Hands On At Work team, who provide massages for wellbeing in the workplace.
  • Hospice UK staff were on hand to explain any of the latest publications, projects and member support services.
    Hospice UK staff were on hand to explain any of the latest publications, projects and member support services.
  • The conference dinner was a lovely occasion for networking, socialising, and story telling, thanks to a dynamic talk from David Pearl.
    The conference dinner was a lovely occasion for networking, socialising, and story telling, thanks to a dynamic talk from David Pearl.
  • Delegates worked together in some parallel sessions.
    Delegates worked together in some parallel sessions.
  • Scott Murray compared end of life trajectories to dances in his fantastic plenary talk (we're not sure which dance is he doing here!)
    Scott Murray compared end of life trajectories to dances in his fantastic plenary talk (we're not sure which dance is he doing here!)
  • The conference provided a space for friends to gather, learn and share together, so that they may return to work feeling re-energised and inspired.
    The conference provided a space for friends to gather, learn and share together, so that they may return to work feeling re-energised and inspired.
  • Conversations and discusssions continued over lunch.
    Conversations and discusssions continued over lunch.
  • Sheldon Solomon gave delegates a whirlwind tour of his studies around death anxiety and explained what that might mean for end of life care.
    Sheldon Solomon gave delegates a whirlwind tour of his studies around death anxiety and explained what that might mean for end of life care.
  • The sunset over the river Mersey: a lovely end to an exciting three days!
    The sunset over the river Mersey: a lovely end to an exciting three days!