GP Evening Meetings

Wednesday evenings, Start 19:00 Finish no later than 21:00



Marie Curie Hospice (Education Suite)
Balornock Road
Glasgow G21 3US

Dates / Topics of first set of meetings November – December 2017
Comment(s) from previous years evaluation under each topic

  • 1st November Shortness of Breath
    Libby Ferguson, Consultant in Palliative Care, Marie Curie Glasgow
    ‘Covered the topic comprehensively and usefully for Primary Care setting / informative and friendly meeting’
  • 8th November Palliative Care and Parkinson’s Disease
    Anne-Louise Cunnington, Consultant Geriatrician, Glasgow Royal and Stobhill
    ‘Very informative updates on Parkinson’s presentation and progression / Specialist was very amenable’
  • 15th November Anticipatory Care Planning
    Euan Paterson, GP Palliative Care Facilitator
    ‘Lots of useful discussion from both GP and palliative care perspective / interactive / sharing of experiences’
  • 22nd November Key Information Summary
    Euan Paterson, GP Palliative Care Facilitator
    ‘Covered all aspects of KIS with some good discussion’
  • 29th November Palliative Care and Renal Disease
    Tara Collidge, Consultant Nephrologist, QEUH
    ‘Excellent speaker – straight talking, knowledgeable and witty / very interesting and useful’
  • 13th December Crises in Palliative Care
    Fiona Findlay, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, QEUH
    ‘Most common crises were covered succinctly / plenty of opportunity to ask questions and for discussion’

 N.B. Booking Form will be added here shortly.



Audio recordings of meetings

Audio recording of a few meetings held in 2016 / 17  can be accessed at the following web page using the password supplied by the administrator.



These resources relate to current and previous evening meeting topics and will be updated as new materials become available.

Anticipatory Care Planning
Cardiac Failure
Crises in Palliative Care
Delirium, Anxiety & Restlessness
Depression in Palliative Care
Do Not Attempt Cardiopulmanary Resuscitation (DNACPR)
Key Information summary – KIS
Ethical Issues in Palliative Care
Last few days of life (SECTION UNDER REVIEW)
Nausea and Vomiting
Parkinson’s Disease
Renal Disease
Respiratory Disease





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