Paediatrician Special Interest Palliative Medicine
Specialist training in palliative medicine to ‘special interest’ level. 1 year Full time equivalent training in palliative medicine. Involves work based assessments, 50 cases and time spent working in adult palliative medicine. Assessed via a portfolio assessment and discussion CSAC. Recieve a letter of recognition from the college speciality advisory committee of the RCPCH. Details can be found on the RCPCH website www.rcpch.ac.uk.
Universitys offer PhD in palliative care so it is worth checking.
The University of Lancaster offers a PhD in Palliative Care. This is a 48 month part time PhD, www.lancaster.ac.uk
Post Graduate Diploma/ MSc
Post Graduate diploma/MSc Palliative Medicine at Cardiff University - www.cardiff.ac.uk
Distance education for Clinicians - 2 years (PG Dip) or 3 years (MSc).
Post Graduate Diploma/ MSc Palliative Care at Newcastle University - www.ncl.ac.uk
Part time online course for clinicians, Nurses, Allied Health Professionals - 2 years (PG Dip) or 3 years (MSc).
MSc Palliative Medicine for Health Care Professionals at Newcastle University - www.ncl.ac.uk
Distance Education. Multidisciplinary Programme. Neonates, Children and Adults covered. 3 year course.
Post Graduate Diploma / MSc Palliative Care at Kings College London - www.kcl.ac.uk
One year full time or two years part time. Multi disciplinary and aimed at multi professional group.
Post Graduate Certificate
Post Graduate Certificate Palliative Care at Kings College London www.kcl.ac.uk
Multidisciplinary and multi professional.
Post Graduate Certificate End of Life Care at University of Huddersfield www.hud.ac.uk
Taught course 1 year part time. Health and Social Care Practitioners. Adult focus.
Short Courses CPD
Short Course in Paediatric Complex, life limiting, end of life care at Coventry University www.coventry.ac.uk. Aims to help healthcare professionals and paramedics understand care requirements. Web based learning tool - coventry web platform. CPD part time online course.
Introduction to children's palliative care at University of Central Lancashire www.uclan.ac.uk
Short course, workshop. Multidisciplinary. No exam.
Principles in Paediatric Palliative Care at University of Birmingham www.birmingham.ac.uk
Short course mixture of face to face and online learning. Postgraduate module.