Advanced Communication Skills

This two day course is designed for qualified nursing, medical and social care professionals who have regular contact with palliative care patients.

Advanced Communication Skills - “Lost for Words”

Delivered by qualified teachers and Maguire trained personnel, who are highly experienced in specialist palliative care, the training provides a safe confidential environment to observe and practice skills.

The training is designed to meet the core communication competencies of the End of Life Care Learning Outcomes – NHS England Yorkshire and Humber.

Delegates will be expected to engage and commit to interactive rehearsal which will be recorded to enhance the learning experience.

Please note that this course provides 11 hours of CPD (Continuing Professional Development)


Feedback from 2020: 

"Absolutely fab course, exceeded my expectations"

"Relevant, real, and helping me develop my communication skills"

"I am going to have confidence to open up conversations within my scope of practice"

"Very positive and enthusiastic environment"

"Listening to other people's feedback, ideas, suggestions, experiences. Learning new ways of breaking bad news and dealing with difficult conversations"


2022 Virtual Dates:

  • Wednesday 19th January, 9.30am - 4.30pm (Part one)
  • Wednesday 26th January, 9.30am - 4.30pm (Part two)
  • Tuesday 10th May, 9.30am - 4.30pm (Part one)
  • Tuesday 17th May, 9.30am - 4.30pm (Part two)
  • Tuesday 12th July, 9.30am - 4.30pm (Part one)
  • Tuesday 19th July, 9.30am - 4.30pm (Part two)
  • Tuesday 1st November, 9.30am - 4.30pm (Part one)
  • Tuesday 8th November, 9.30am - 4.30pm (Part two)

Please note: Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, all sessions of this course are scheduled to take place virtually.


Price and booking

£200 per programme (two parts)

To reserve a place, please complete the booking form available to download at the bottom of this page and return it to the Learning & Development team at:

Places will be confirmed once both the payment and booking form have been received.


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