As a centre of excellence in palliative care, The Hospice of St Francis is committed to empowering other health and social care professionals through expertise, passion and education.

We offer a range of workshops, courses, placements and study days for multidisciplinary professionals, student practitioners and volunteers. 

We are proud to offer the accredited European Certificate in Essential Palliative Care and the award-winning ABC End of Life Education Programme for care home staff.

For information on our referral process, please  click here 

We have formal education programmes based at St Francis, most of which we offer free of charge. We also offer education and mentorship in local settings throughout our catchment area and can customise programmes to suit the needs of different professionals.

The other popular route for supporting staff is through placements at the Hospice. Please click here to see our visits and placements

We have a purpose-built training room available for hire to our local community.

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