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Foundation Trust members invited to sign up for ‘Medicine for Members’ seminars

02 January 2013

Chelsea and Westminster’s popular series of free health seminars for Foundation Trust members is set to return for 2013 with 2 events in February.

Chelsea and Westminster’s popular series of free health seminars for Foundation Trust members is set to return for 2013 with 2 events in February.


End of life care seminar

Tuesday 19 February

We have organised a seminar on the topic of end of life care following recent extensive media coverage of the use of the Liverpool care pathway for patients who are dying.

Foundation Trust members can come along to hear our experts talk about different aspects of end of life care for patients and support for their families both in the last days of life and in their bereavement.

Confirmed speakers include Dr Sarah Cox (Palliative Care Consultant), Dr Richard Morgan (Consultant Physician) and Russ Hargreaves (Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Manager).

This seminar will be held at 5:30pm on Tuesday 19 February in the Postgraduate Lecture Theatre on the Lower Ground Floorof Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, 369 Fulham Road, SW10 9NH.


Managing your medicines seminar

Wednesday 27 February

This seminar promises to be of particular interest to older patients who may be taking medication for a number of different medical conditions.

Foundation Trust members can come along to hear our experts talk about how you can manage your medicines to improve your health.

The speakers will be Dr Iñaki Bovill (Consultant in Medicine for the Elderly) and Shirley Kuo (Clinical Pharmacist).

This seminar will be held at 5:30pm on Wednesday 27 February in the Postgraduate Lecture Theatre on the Lower Ground Floorof Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, 369 Fulham Road, SW10 9NH.


How to book your place

Foundation Trust members can book their place for this event by emailing medicine4members@chelwest.nhs.uk or phoning 020 3315 6829/2767.