The Hospice Education Service is renowned as a centre of educational excellence and aims to ensure that all professional carers receive the education and training they require to enable them to provide the correct level of high quality palliative care regardless of a dying person's diagnosis or place of care.
The Hospice Education Service are specialists in the education, training and development of professionals in a range of health and social care settings and have expertise in all aspects of palliative care as well as in communication skills, clinical skill development, moving and handling and first aid.
Our education provision includes a variety of annual and ongoing initiatives delivered at different educational levels to meet the needs of individual learners and caring organisations. The service is also involved in initiatives at both local and national level again to meet the need of individual professionals as well as caring organisations. Local events are held at the Hospice as well as in other venues across the NHS Ayrshire & Arran region.
The Education Department offers a range of education and training opportunities, through: