Management of Breathlessness at the End of Life


The aim of this session is to develop a greater understanding and confidence in the management of breathlessness in end of life care without the need for medication.

Our Specialist Palliative Care Physiotherapists will guide delegates though techniques used on patients at Wirral Hospice St John’s followed by group reflection.

Learning Outcome:

Gain an understanding of basic anatomy and physiology relating to breathlessness.

Develop skills in assisting patients with different breathing techniques; develop skills in assisting patients to reduce anxiety and aid with relaxation.

Aimed At:

Health professionals in all care settings

Course Dates:

Please check back, dates to be announced

Course Hours:

1.00 – 2.00pm


Education Centre

Wirral Hospice St John’s

Course Leader:

Specialist Palliative Care Physiotherapist


Wirral delegates: £10

Out of area delegates: £10


Tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided

To book your place, please contact

For further information please contact The Education Team 0151 482 8982

@WHSJ_Edu / @Jo_hospice / @Tracey_hospice

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