Palliative Care Lecture Series

Hospice NZ Palliative Care Lecture Series

These palliative care lectures are delivered across New Zealand via teleconference. Harbour Hospice North Shore and Harbour Hospice Hibiscus Coast host these lectures and all health professional colleagues are very welcome to join us. A light breakfast is provided.

The lectures take place the first Thursday of every month from February until December from 7:30am – 8:30am. The Palliative Care Lecture Series is delivered free of charge as it is proudly supported by Cancer Research Trust.

No registration is required, please just come along.

The programme for 2019 is still in the process of being finalised, but see below for the first 5 confirmed Lectures.


Lecture 1

Date: 7th Februrary 2019

Topic: Palliative Care for People with Dementia

Run By: Dr Stephen MacFarlane, Head of Clinical Governance for the Dementia Centre, HammondCare


Lecture 2

Date: 7th March 2019.

Topic: Doing death differently

Run By: Dr Kathryn Mannix, Consultant, United Kingdom


Lecture 3

Date: 4th April 2019

Topic: Palliative and End of Life Care for People with Intellectual Disability 

Run By: Prudence Lennox, Director of Nursing, IDEA Services


Lecture 4

Date: 2nd May 2019

Topic: Understanding the impact of new public health approaches and end of life care

Run By: Dr Libby Sallnow, Palliative Medicine Consultant, UK and honorary Senior Clinicial, UCL and St Christopher’s Hospice, UK


Lecture 5

Date: 6th June 2019

Topic: The role of oxygen in palliative care

Run By: Rachel Wiseman, Respiratory Physician