Dying to Communicate

Event time: 9:15 Coffee & Registration - Commencing 9:30Participation cost: £185.00

A two day communication skills course. This course involves experiential learning working with senior healthcare professionals and actors.

This two day programme is designed to support health and social care staff in their communication skills in working with people who are dying, and with their families and carers. The course offers a unique opportunity for participants to revisit communication theory, and to explore their individual challenges in a safe environment. The course consists of the following sessions, delivered across the 2 consecutive days programme:

  • Communication and interpersonal skills, revisiting the basics;
  • Personal, professional and societal influences in the formation of attitude and its effect on interactions with patients and their carers/families.
  • Reflection on clinical practice.
  • Creating a scenario for learning.
  • Experiential learning; Scenario work with Actor.
  • Feedback and debrief session.

Dates are released quarterly and the courses are delivered at St Barnabas Hospice’s and venues in the Lincolnshire area.

All applications will be acknowledged, if you do not receive a reply, please contact the Education Team at education@stbarnabashospice.co.uk

Terms and Conditions of booking

Cancelling your place – You must notify St Barnabas Hospice in writing (via email) up to 14 days before the start date of the course. Unfortunately, if you withdraw for whatever reason within the 14 day period, the fee of £185.00 will be payable.

Non-attendance – If you fail to attend the course or complete both days, the course fee will also be payable in full.

Cancellation by St Barnabas Hospice – In the event of a course being cancelled, every effort will be made to contact delegates and an alternative date will be offered.


13 Mar 2018 - Two Day Course: St Barnabas Hospice, 86 Barrowby Road, Grantham NG31 8AF £185.00 (GBP)
10 May 2018 - Two Day Course: St Barnabas Community & Education Services Centre, Hawthorn Road, Lincoln LN2 4QX £185.00 (GBP)
10 Sep 2018 - Two Day Course: St Barnabas Louth Hospice, Grimsby Road, Louth LN11 0SX (No lunch provided) £165.00 (GBP)
23 Jan 2019 - Two Day Course: St Barnabas Community & Education Services Centre, Hawthorn Road, Lincoln LN2 4QX £185.00 (GBP)