HOT TOPICS CPC Free event May 19th COVID-19 and Palliative Care: Learning from the past - looking to the future
HOT TOPIC discussions will include:
How infections like SARS challenge the hospital system’s ability to manage the infectious threat whilst maintaining care for other conditions.
Previous potential pandemic activity, particularly through SARS, provides significant stimulus for frameworks to be considered for Palliative Care needs in future pandemics
Strong leadership is required to manage the fear and anxiety of staff members at risk of infection and possible death
The impact and management of infectious diseases such as SARS and Covid-19 is as much pyscho-social as it is medical
Success in current and future pandemics have highlighted Palliative Care’s significant roles in broader ethical, clinical and public health domains of care