New Directions in Palliative Medicine

Finding Strength: Challenges and Opportunities for Patients with Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders

(incorporating the Scottish National Training Programme for Palliative Medicine)

28th & 29th September 2017
John McIntyre Conference Centre, Edinburgh


This annual national conference provides an excellent opportunity to hear from experts in their field. We welcome all health care professionals with an interest in palliative care.


New Directions Flyer

Abstract Submission Guidance 2017

Abstract Submission Form 2017

Registration Form 2017


Confirmed Speakers

Dr Maggie Keeble - Palliative Care and Frailty

Dr Rachel Farrell – The Management of Spasticity

Dr Irene Tuffrey-Wijne – Palliative Care for Patients with Learning Disabilities

Dr Cathy Gleeson – Caring for Patients with Dementia

Dr Jo Hockley – Palliative Care and Care Homes

Dr Peter Foley – Cognitive Impairment in Patients with Neurological Disorders

Booking for this event has now closed.