Palliative and end of life care
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Full details will be available when we open for applications in May. You can register here for email alerts about the next application round, which will run from 16 May to 17 September 2019.
A life-changing opportunity
Have you ever wanted to explore new ideas in a subject close to your heart? Discover how things are done in other countries and bring that knowledge back home?
A Churchill Fellowship is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to expand your horizons and make a difference. It offers up to two months overseas, researching a topic of your choice – and then a lifetime relationship to help you spread the global insights that you bring back.
Everyone can apply, regardless of age, background or qualifications, so long as they are a UK citizen over 18. We particularly welcome applicants who would not find funding elsewhere. Additional funding for interpreters is available.
Nursing Director Anne-Maria Newham travelled to New Zealand to explore their approach to end of life care. She has since begun working with Macmillan Cancer Support on a two year project to improve services and care for terminally ill patients and their carers, using the experiences of patients themselves to inform services.
Surgical registrar Zoe Barber travelled to the USA to study food delivery projects supporting terminally ill people. She has shared her findings through publishing in the British Medical Journal and presenting at conferences, and has met with members of the Health and Social Services Department at the Welsh Government.