Conference Programme 2017

Saturday 28 January, Grimshaw Room, Cathedral House, St Chad’s

AGM and Conference Plenary Sessions

0900  – 1015            Annual General Meeting of BLMA           

1015 – 1245             Conference Introduction and Update Session

1020 – 1040             Practical palliative care on pilgrimage                                           

1040 – 1100             Pressure sores, wounds and dressings                              

1120 – 1140             Morale in Medicine                                      

1140 – 1200             Recruiting nurses through training.                      

1200 – 1230             My first week in Lourdes as a doctor                                                  

1230 – 1245             Discussion     

1400 – 1530             Workshop: Competency for Pilgrimage and for helpers

                                    30 min. workshops with delegates in three groups rotating.

1530 – 1550             Feedback from workshops / tea and coffee available           

1550 – 1610             "The Lord has done great things for me" Lourdes theme, 2017

Sunday 29 January, Cathedral House, Grimshaw Room.

1000 – 1100             Workshop 1:            Case studies.

1115 – 1230             Workshop 2: Lourdes: finding the next generation of helpers