End of life care for leukaemia

This webinar will discuss end of life care; what might you expect when treatment is no longer appropriate.

10 December 2021

This webinar will answer questions on end of life care including: What is end of life care? Who provides end of life care? When does end of life care begin? We will also look at the choices someone who is at end of life has to make about their care and where they and their loved ones can go to seek support.

During the webinar the panel will discuss your wellbeing and elements involved when planning ahead:

  • Coping with a terminal illness 
  • Managing pain and other symptoms
  • Talking about your illness
  • Changes in the last hours and days and withdrawing treatment.
  • Your rights and expectations
  • Why plan ahead? 
  • Advance statements about your wishes 
  • Making advance decisions,:(a living will and  lasting power of attorney)

We will be joined by: 

Dr Suzanne Hutt-Williams, Consultant in Palliative Medicine,  University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust.

Julie Attwater, specialist palliative care nurse, Palliative Medicine,  University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust.

Webinar details

Date: Friday 10th December
Time: 3:30pm
Topic: End of life care for leukaemia
Host: Leukaemia Care

How do I join the webinar? 

The webinar is being hosted on Zoom and Facebook, meaning you can choose a platform to suit you. Zoom is the best place to ask questions, but if you join via Facebook we will try and get all the questions sent over to our panel; however, please expect a delay.

Information on how to join via Zoom or Facebook is below. 

Watch via Zoom

To join via Zoom, all you need to do is register your attendance before the webinar starts. You will then receive an email inviting you to join the webinar on the day.

Watch via Facebook

To join via Facebook, all you need is a Facebook account. Once logged in head to Leukaemia Care’s Facebook page at 3:30pm on 10th December and find the live video (it will be at the top of our feed).

Book your place via Zoom here.

Join on Facebook on the day here.

Please note, we will not be able to give individual medical advice. You will be directed to your own clinical team if we cannot answer your question in the webinar.

Due to the large amount of registrants, we cannot guarantee that everyone’s questions will be answered, but we will try and do our best in the time frame that we have.

If you have any issues registering via Zoom or issues on the day, please get in touch by emailing advocacy@leukaemiacare.org.uk.

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