Our clinical education team

Education courses

Our team are committed to delivering excellent clinical education and training for health and social care professionals in our community. We offer a range of palliative and end of life care education subjects which can be tailored to your individual needs, including:  


  • advance care planning
  • symptom management
  • syringe driver training and management
  • delivering care in the last days of life
  • recognising and caring for the dying patient
  • nurse verification of expected death

Our training can be delivered in our conference facilities here at Keech and can also take place at your workplace. Book a course today.

Clinical student placements

We are able to offer a range of clinical student placements across our specialist care services and host students from a wide variety of disciplines, including pre-registration adult and children's nursing, paramedic science and social work.

For more information or to discuss your individual requirements please contact our clinical education team on 01582 497872 or email clinicaleducation@keech.org.uk.

Current education events - sign up today:

Managing neuro-palliative conditions - Thursday 21 November 2019

With the growth of neuropalliative care as a rapidly emerging subspecialty in neurology, it is essential that clinicians develop core skills to offer high-quality, patient-centred care. We are therefore delighted to announce the third annual Bedfordshire neuropalliative conference.  An exciting one-day conference that focuses on improving the quality of life of patients with serious rare neurologic illnesses featuring expert speakers from both the palliative care and neurology professions.

Date: Thursday 21 November

Venue: The Rufus Centre, Steppingley Road, Flitwick, MK45 1AH

Time: 9am – 4.30pm

Cost: £45

Booking: Please email liz.garrood@keech.org.uk to register your interest and request a booking form. Closing date for bookings is Friday 25th October 2019.

Introduction to palliative & end of life care - Tuesday 21 April 2020

This one-day study day is aimed at increasing awareness and confidence in delivering palliative and end of life care to patients with a life-limiting illness.

Date: Tuesday 21 April 2020

Venue: Keech Hospice Care

Time: 9-5pm

Cost: Free to attend for health and social care professionals in Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Milton Keynes

Booking: Please email clinicaleducation@keech.org.uk