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    Project ECHO

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    Sharing our specialist knowledge of end-of-life care with healthcare professionals across Lincolnshire.

What is Project ECHO?

Project ECHO enables healthcare professionals working at St Barnabas Hospice to share their specialist knowledge in end-of-life care with healthcare professionals working in care homes, domiciliary care and primary care networks. This is done at distance through the use of video conferencing software.

Who can take part?

Our Project ECHO sessions are open to care homes, domiciliary carers and primary care networks based in Lincolnshire and there is no cost to take part.

Terminology

Network – The group of participants, who develop a community of practice.

Hub – The ‘Hub’ hosts an ECHO network, with IT and administrative support and a network specialist.

Spoke – A participant in an ECHO network.

Case presentation – An ECHO Network participant presents a workplace experience, issue or success to share best practice and access peer support.

Curriculum – Topics selected by the network for the ECHO sessions.

Zoom – The ECHO movements preferred platform to host ECHO sessions.

Resource library – An online library of useful network resources including; session recordings, the presentations and online materials.

iECHO – Project ECHO’s web-based database used to collect data on the ECHO Movement.

“The session gave some great thought-provoking moments and some answers to questions I might be asked on the ward.”