Programme

 Programme – Day 1

 

Day 1             Friday    24th November Next Day
Session Topic Speaker
 08:00-09:00 REGISTRATION DESK OPEN/ COFFEE
 09:00-09:05  Opening Address  Dr Maeve O’Reilly & Saundra Nolan

(Joint Chair Organising    Committee)

 09:05-09:15  Welcome Simon Harris TD

Minister for Health

 09:15-09:45  Why good policy makes a difference to      children with shorter lives- reflections from  North and South Ireland  Dr Marie Twomey (OLCHC/St Luke’s Hospital) & Joan Duncan      (Northern Health & Social Care Trust)
09:45-10:30  Topic to be Confirmed  Alexandra Mancini

(Pan-London Lead Nurse for Neonatal Palliative Care)

 10:30-11:00 Compassionate Extubation in the Community  

Dr Cathy Gibbons

(Children’s University Hospital, Temple Street)

 
11:00-11:30 COFFEE & POSTER VIEWING
 11:30-12:00 No Second Chance: a qualitative study exploring the anxieties of junior neonatal nurses in providing end-of-life care for babies in the Neonatal Unit Sharon Nurse

(Senior Lecturer, Queens University, Belfast)

12:00-12:45  Caring for a mother where the outcome of pregnancy is uncertain  Dr Keelin O’Donoghue

(Cork University Maternity Hospital)

 12:45-13:00   Q&A
13:00-14:00 LUNCH & POSTER VIEWING
14:00-14:45 Ethical Dilemmas in Paediatric Intensive Care Dr Bob Taylor

(Queens University, Belfast)

14:45-15:45 Working Together; a collaborative nursing approach in Children’s Palliative Care  Terrie Clarke (LauraLynn), Siobhan Keane, Gail McGrath, Eilin Ni Mhurchu (Jack & Jill)
15:45-16:00 COFFEE BREAK
16:00-16:40 Balancing the Load:  lessons on resilience from the perspective of parents Dr Sharon McCloskey

(Northern Ireland Hospice)

16:40-17:15 Sibling Loss -an overshadowed grief Brid Carroll

(Irish Childhood Bereavement Network)

17:15-18:30 EVENING RECEPTION