Our care Professional development Palliative care champions Working with NHS Ayrshire and Arran, the Hospice Clinical Governance and Practice Development Department has successfully established a Palliative Care Champions Network which facilitates the sharing of palliative care knowledge, skills and experience across the whole of Ayrshire. The Network is open to all members of the multi-disciplinary team providing health and social care across Ayrshire and Arran. Membership of the network provides the following benefits: Access to quarterly Palliative Care Champion sessions Location of the meetings rotates between the Hospice and an NHS venue Sharing of best practice and policies Anyone in a participating Care Home can take advantage of the reduced rates - attendance is not limited to the named Palliative Care Champion(s) A 50% reduction in hospice courses and study days Up to date and current information on local and national developments in palliative and end of life issues Annual Fee for 2018/2019 = £75. If you are interested in joining this initiative and wish further information please contact the Education Dept. on 01292 294408.