NAME OF MEDICAL SCHOOL:

St. George’s University of London

Medical school lead for undergraduate medical education in palliative care:

Name:

Catherine McGowan

Postal Address:

Palliative Medicine Dept, Clare House, St. George’s Healthcare NHS Trust, Blackshaw Road, London. SW17 0QT

Email:

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Telephone:

02087253311

Teaching PA name:

Sheree Manser

Teaching PA email:

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Teaching PA telephone:

02087254623

Lead palliative care clinician for undergraduate medical education (if different to above):

Name:

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Is palliative care a compulsory part of the course?

Yes

 

If yes, how many hours are timetabled?

1 full academic week.

Is palliative care examined in Finals exams or at other points in the course?

Yes

 

If yes, please give details:

OSCE station at end of Penultimate year (year 3/4depending on 4/5 year course). YKST and Progress report

OVERVIEW OF PROGRAMME

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Week long attachment in Palliative Care in P (penultimate) year. This involves a variety of lectures, small group work, case studies and every student attends a hospice for the day. The last day they give group presentations on symptom control and complex psychosocial issues based around clinical cases.