What others say

Hothorpe  2017 - Suffering and Well-being

  • Excellent. Really good input and a wealth of shared experience shared.
  • Another really outstanding conference

What made it special:

  • excellent presentations of relevant topics
  • Speakers – all so knowledgeable and helpful
  • The relaxed atmosphere – very friendly encouraging participation

Uniqueness of conference:

  • Many conferences focus on good p care but few that focus on well-being of those giving care – or focus on just one method eg CBT, mindfulness, Relaxation
  • Covers many areas which can give us support and self-help in a practical way is a real bonus
  • Many conferences are not multi-disciplinary – this is helpful and reflects workplaceVery good conference with interesting speakers. 
  • Really inspirational conference. Good content and participation and networking fulfilling the mission of Hospice 23 of of of support for those working in Palliative Care
  • Thoroughly enjoyed the conference. Quality of speakers and variety of items and events was excellent. Good balance and time for networking.



Lee Abbey 2015 - Compassionate Care

  • great to have some reflective time and time to 'step off'
  • excellent conference with time to network

Scargill 2013 - Accompanying the Dying

  • quite an astonishing and refreshing experience (doctor)
  • reinforced for me the need to be a good listener and the power of being heard even when things do not change (counsellor)
  • time to think about how the person I am and the experiences I have underpin what I do (nurse)

Scargill 2012 - Still Point in a Changing World

  • so worthwhile me being here in everyway (nurse)
  • it was educational, exciting and full of love (chaplain)
  • a blessing to be here (chaplain)
  • inspirational and very helpful (doctor)
  • it was such an honour to represent my hospice. I immediately felt welcome and realised that whatever department or part of the world we come from we all have a common bond - to improve our practice and demonstrate loving care to those we are privileged to look after (nurse)
  • the conference was well organised, informative and educative - more to come in the future (nurse)
  • a lovely conference with a well balanced mix of information along with time for reflection and renewal (team administrator)
  • I really enjoyed the conference, it gave me inspiration and the will to do things and accomplish them (nurse)
  • an excellent conference in all respects, I have found renewal of faith here in a loving uncritical atmosphere (chaplain)
  • encouraging and motivating (nurse)