Education and training

St Ann’s Hospice is committed to providing high quality training and education to help support your professional development, ultimately improving patient care in your area of work.

Our wide range of training courses for clinical and non-clinical staff are delivered by an experienced and professional team, who are specialists in their own fields.

Our free information afternoons are a great opportunity to learn about the clinical work of St Ann’s Hospice and are delivered at each of our three sites. Whether you are new to your role or just need a refresher on what St Ann’s can offer patients – come along.

If you want to find out more and book on to one of these sessions to find out more about St Ann’s Hospice please contact Abby Evans, Practice Development Coordinator on or 0161 498 3616.

Vulnerable Population Lecture Series

Lecture: Providing palliative care to those with mental ill health, and the travelling community
Date: Monday 26th November 2018
Venue: The Monastery, Gorton Lane, Manchester M12 5WF
Cost: Free. Lunch will be provided. Parking is free
Aim of the day: To provide insights into the end of life care needs for those with mental ill health and for the travelling community
Who should attend: Health, social and voluntary care workforce within the North West and wider North of England

9.30am – 11.30am Jed Jerwood – Senior Art Psychotherapist and Clinical Academic Researcher at Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust

Jed recently completed his PhD at Coventry University on improving palliative and end of life care for people with mental ill health and terminal conditions. His clinical practice focuses on working with adults with long term mental illnesses. Jed’s research interests include participatory and co-creation methods, visual and creative research methods, mental health and palliative care and working with marginalised groups.

1.00pm – 3.00pm Speaker from Friends, Families and Travellers

This is the only national charity that works on behalf of all Gypsies, Travellers and Roma regardless of ethnicity, culture or background. They provide advice and consultancy, promote health and wellbeing, contribute to research and policy making, deliver training and much more. They have just completed a piece of work on End of Life Care with Gypsies and Travellers, Homeless and LGBT communities, which was led by Hospice UK as part of the Health and Wellbeing Alliance.

This project has been supported with funding from Health Education England (working across the North).

To find out more, to book your place or for details on how to view this session online please contact Abby Evans on 0161 498 3616 or