Stress, Immunity and Health - A lunch and learn session for all​ | The Hospice of St. Francis

Stress, Immunity and Health - A lunch and learn session for all​

Wednesday 3rd July 2024
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Acorn Suite, The Hospice of St Francis, HP4 3GW

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Who should attend:

This session is open to everyone but may be of particular interest to those staff who support individuals where they can see stress impacting their wellbeing​

 

Course Aims:

To give and insight into how stress impacts our immunity and health​

Objectives:

  • To describe simply how the immune system works​
  • To state how stress can impact our immune system and our overall health​
  • To consider what this means for us as individuals and the people we support​
  • To review some research and case studies that show the impact of stress

Presented by

Manisha Cook)

Dr Elise Aitchison

Speciality Doctor

The Hospice of St Francis

Facilitated by

Claire Nicell)

Claire Nicell

Joint Head of Education and Learning

Claire is a Bachelor of Nursing with more than 30 years of clinical experience in many different settings. Throughout her career she has always had a keen interest in teaching and palliative care; so her present role as Lecturer Practitioner is her ideal job!

Her palliative care experience has involved working in hospitals, hospices and as a Community Specialist Palliative Care Nurse. More recently her focus and experience has switched to education. Within Hertfordshire she was part of the ABC project delivering palliative and end of life care to care homes throughout the county and then spent 18 months with the palliative care team at Watford General Hospital implementing The Rose Project (to promote dignity and respect at the end of life).

Claire loves working collaboratively with different colleagues across the social and health care sectors and helping individuals apply the principles of palliative care to their setting to promote excellent palliative care for those they care for.

She keeps her hand in clinically by working with her colleagues in the Community Palliative Care team and supporting a support group for patients with Pulmonary Fibrosis to ensure she practices what she teaches!

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