NAME OF MEDICAL SCHOOL: Manchester Medical School
Medical school lead for undergraduate medical education in palliative care:
Name: Dr Iain Lawrie
Postal Address:

Department of Palliative Medicine

The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

North Manchester General Hospital

Delaunays Road, Crumpsall

Manchester M8 5RB

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Telephone: 0161-720-2972
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Is palliative care a compulsory part of the course? Yes
If yes, how many hours are timetabled? 148
Is palliative care examined in Finals exams or at other points in the course? Yes
If yes, please give details:  


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Year 1:    Simulated consultation and discussion

Year 2:    Half day at the Christie (Regional Specialist Oncology Centre)

                Half day ‘Patient experience of significant illness’ session

                End of Life Care session (2 hours)

                Palliative and end of life care lecture (1 hour)

Year 3:    4-week placement at the Christie (Regional Specialist Oncology Centre)

Year 4:    Breaking bad news teaching programme (3 x half day sessions)

Year 5:    End of life care session (half day)

                Ethics in Action session (half day)

                Preparation for Practice session (1 hour)