Education at Thorpe Hall

Educating professionals

We provide specialist palliative and end of life care training to anyone involved in the care of a patient with an advanced condition.

Our training is delivered by skilled practitioners with the aim of ensuring high quality care of patients.

We enjoy working with Anglia Ruskin University and the East of England Multi Professional Deanery.

Our education team is available to work with schools and local community groups, to raise awareness of our services and the work involved in supporting people at the end of life.

Our training and education events:

  • basic counselling skills
  • advanced care planning
  • grief, loss and bereavement
  • symptom control
  • ethics
  • conference
  • symposium
  • spirituality

For more information, please email

Peterborough End of Life Communication and Education Group - RCN award

The Peterborough End of Life Communication and Education Group have been awarded a prize for their entry at the Royal College of Nursing poster competition.

The poster demonstrates how Sue Ryder along with specialist nurses in the local community and acute trusts have worked together to improve health care workers confidence in initiating end of life conversations. 

You can download the poster (pdf): Keeping the patient at the centre