Practical skills to support the breathless patient

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  • Length: Two full days face to face and one 1.5 hour session online
  • Suitable for: Relevant for any health and social care staff who support patients who are affected by a life limiting illness that causes breathlessness
  • Delivered: face to face at Spring Farm Business Centre, Moss Lane, Crewe CW1 4RJ and online via Microsoft Teams
  • Price: Places are fully funded for staff in East Cheshire and Cheshire West and Chester local authority areas.

Session Overview

This programme will explore the anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system and the causes of breathlessness. It will consider the non pharmacological approaches to breathlessness management and also how to provide holistic support to a breathless patient at the end of life.


This is now full with a large reserve list.

Day 1: Thursday 29 June 2023 from 9.00 – 16.30 at Spring Farm

Day 2: Thursday 13 July 2023 from 9.00-4.30 at Spring Farm

Day 3: Thursday 2 November 2023 from 13.00 – 14.30 via Microsoft Teams



Many thanks to Hugh James for their sponorship of this event.

(No sponsors have had any input into the agenda for the day.)


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