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.


Lecture 1 - 5 February 2020

Topic:  Me aho mai nga whetu mo tatou. (Let the stars guide the way for us all)
A Community approach to better understand and work with our underserved populations.

Run By: Norma Hickland, Porirua Community Manager
Mary Potter Hospice, Wellington


Lecture 2 - 5 March 2020

Topic: Nausea,vomiting and olanzapine

Run By: Dr Mary Miller (UK), Consultant in Palliative Medicine
Dr Anna Sutherland, Speciality Registrar, Oxford University Hospital


Lecture 3 - 2 April 2020

Topic: Palliative care in marginalised societies

Run By: Dr Huhana Hickey, Pukenga Consultancy Ltd


Lecture 4 - 7 May 2020

Topic: Music therapy in palliative care

Run By: Nolan Hodgson, Music Therapist, Hospice Waikato


Lecture 5 - June 2020

Topic: Speech Language Therapy in palliative care

Run By: Fiona Hewerdine, Speech Language Therapist, Speech & Language Therapy Services, Tauranga