TRAINING JUNE 2018 – Free Diabetic and Epilepsy Training: Courses available with St Nicholas Hospice Summer 2018 – End of Life care training (details below)

1. Free Epilepsy and Diabetic training and other diabetic training courses.

2.  St Nicholas Hospice Care Training Courses – summer 2018 (scroll down for further details).



Along with Anglian Training, DUET diabetes is organising two free events in the autumn – one in Norfolk in September and the second in Suffolk in November.  I have attached a flyer and information can also be accessed via the news page on our website  These events are predominantly for the ‘post-16’ & adult care sector, however we expect some attendees from community health roles to attend, including from GP practices.

Places are limited to 2 per organisation – for more information or to make a booking, please contact us.  Nearer to the dates in question we will communicate additional information regarding the programme content. 

Download further details by clicking on the following Link:

A4 Free epilepsy and diabetes snapshot training mornings 2018


DIABETIC TRAINING offered by DUET Diabetes

DUET diabetes provides interactive diabetes education and training to staff at all levels in the care sector, and any workshop booked with DUET diabetes will be delivered by an experienced Diabetes Specialist Nurse

Organisations have the option of booking any of our workshops to be run exclusively for their staff in house if preferred, or (for three of our workshops) it is possible to book individual places on one of our open workshops, therefore offering choice depending on your circumstances. 

 Specific details regarding the range of workshops  can be found on our website

Open workshops – Suffolk and Norfolk

Diabetes Awareness Training (4 hours) – £45 (£50 from 1 Sept 2018) Next scheduled date – 29 June 2018 (4 places left)

Diabetes Update for Registered Nurses (4.5-5 hours) – £65 Dates for the autumn to be scheduled shortly

Diabetic Foot Screening (3 hours) – £45 (£50 from 1 Sept 2018) Next scheduled date – 5 July 2018

Additional dates for the Autumn will be scheduled in the coming weeks (for Suffolk and Norfolk).



Lynne Reedman, Service Lead, DUET Diabetes Ltd

01799 584178 / 07443 659985


St Nicholas Hospice Care – Training summer 2018

Places available at upcoming courses offered by St Nicholas Hospice Care

Join us at these upcoming education courses delivered by St Nicholas Hospice Care

There are currently  places available on the following courses which take place over the coming weeks.

Please find details below about these courses. If you would like to book a place, please click on the links below.


Gravetalk is an initiative to encourage people to think and talk about life, death, society, funerals and grief.

Through conversation people are encouraged to interact with others in the group.
Date and time: Thursday, 14 June, 5.30pm – 6.45pm
Venue: St Nicholas Hospice Care, Hardwick Lane, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 2QY
Cost: Free to attend

Symptom Control Workshop 2; End of Life symptoms – Nausea & Vomiting, Constipation, Respiratory Secretions

Suitable for:
Health, social and voluntary staff care staff who are caring for individuals who are in their last days of life.
Patients near the end of life are at risk of developing new or worsening symptoms.
This workshop will:
• Explore the Suffolk End of Life Policy
• Consider the role of ‘just in case medications’
• Explore the role of non-pharmacological approaches to manage symptoms
Date and time: Tuesday, 3 July, 1pm – 4pm
Venue: Sawbridge Hall, Hyndman Centre, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3JT
Cost: £20, refreshments included

I don’t know what to say – Communication Toolkit

Suitable for:
Health, social and voluntary staff care staff.
This session will:
• Explore essential communication skills
• Consider the barriers to effective communications
• Provide helpful tips in initiating dialogue and responding to difficult questions.
Date and time: Tuesday, 10 July, 1.30pm – 3.30pm
Venue: Glasswells Meeting Room, Newmarket Road, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3TU
Cost: £20, refreshments included

Bookings: Bookings should be made through the website by following the links for each course, or by clicking here.

Course enquiries: Please contact our Education Administrators on 01284 766133 x199 or at

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