Best Practice Forum
These events are free of charge with no need to book.
This is a unique forum. There are NO hidden agendas, be they political, drug industry or provider based. BPF is a unique interface providing an opportunity for multi disciplinary professionals in Primary, Secondary, Palliative and Community Care to enhance the care of patients by sharing a single platform. This platform will be led by a clinical agenda generated by the participants with the single focus of enhancing clinical care for the patients within our community.
Attending the Best Practice Forum
There is no need to book and the meetings are free to attend.
Dates and venues
We are delighted to announce dates to present the Hospice at Home Research at our Best Practice Forums on the following dates:
18th April Pilgrims Hospice Canterbury
8th May Pilgrims Hospice Thanet, End Stage COPD: How to manage the challenge
Frequently asked questions:
Is this evening free? Yes.
What time does it start? Registration is at 7pm, the Forum starts at 7.30pm
Is there food available? Refreshments and biscuits are provided at the meeting.
Is the meeting CPD approved and certificates provided to this effect?
Yes we provide a certificate and a reflection template for your CPD portfolio.
Where are you?
The Ann Robertson Centre is located at:
55 London Road, Canterbury CT2 8JA
Our Ashford Hospice is located at:
Hythe Road, Willesborough, Ashford, TN24 0NE
Is there Parking?
Yes, at Ashford Hospice and the Ann Robertson Centre you are welcome to use our carpark.
With increasing fragmentation in clinical care, changes in out of hours care and the multitude of professional disciplines involved within any single patient’s journey. We have learnt that “together we can do more”.
The Best Practice Forum is your forum. From the first evening you will be asked to suggest topics that interest and matter to you most. The overall format will include:
- A Key topical issue presentation by local experts
- An opportunity to discuss and question the chosen specialist
- A look at critical events
- An opportunity to share practice
- A short symptom management discussion relevant to the case presentation
- An opportunity to involve the whole team; patients, doctors, nurses, pharmacists, community nurse specialists, administrative and any other professionals
- An opportunity to network
- A chance to overcome barriers and cut the red tape
Future topics will include varied areas not solely Palliative Care. For example; COPD, Heart Failure, Dermatology, Rheumatology, Diabetes, Obesity, Lipids, Breast Cancer, Microbiology, Radiology, Ophthalmology, Parkinson’s Disease, Alzheimer’s Disease and other topics suggested by you.
Your engagement with BPF will help us to collectively achieve our aims. Please pass this on to anyone you feel will benefit the forum.