Category Archives: General

GP Palliative Medicine Course 2014

I am really pleased to annouce on behalf of the Palliative Care Education Team at The Priscilla Bacon Centre,  the dates for the 2014 GP Palliative Care Course. The course covers six topic areas including breathlessness, nausea and vomiting, and … Continue reading

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Free Palliative Care Courses for GPs

It’s that time of year when PDPs are being reviewed and preparation for the looming spectre of revalidation is beginning. If you had planned to do some palliative care for your PDP, but life has got in the way then … Continue reading

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New Mobile Site

I have been increasingly aware that the current site can be a little tough to navigate on a smartphone or tablet. As a consequence the site will now appear more simply on mobile devices with the full site available for … Continue reading

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Compatibility and Conversion solved!

The two commonest queries in Palliative Medicine are always drug compatibility and opiate conversion. Up until now this information has been difficult to get hold of in any practical form for anyone not working in Palliative Medicine. We have tried … Continue reading

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New Palliative Care Guidelines

Along with the rest of the Anglia Cancer Network, the specialist palliative care team at The Priscilla Bacon Centre have adopted the Palliative Adult Network Guidelines (which now replace our local symptom control guidelines).   The guidelines can be found electronically at … Continue reading

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GP Palliative Medicine Course 2011/2012

With memories of this years course now rapidly disappearing in the rear-view mirror, and the specialist team looking forward to a few well deserved months off, I have been reviewing the feedback from this years course. In September I posted … Continue reading

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The GP Palliative Medicine Course

We will soon be bidding farewell to our third cohort of GPs from the Palliative Medicine course, when it wraps up appropriately enough with EOL care in October. As always they seem to have really appreciated the excellent teaching from … Continue reading

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