TayPEOLC Education Group


  • To support the development of a Health and Social Care workforce which is able to deliver high quality palliative care to all those that need it, regardless of a diagnosis or place of care
  • To lead and support the planning and development of integrated palliative care education provision across Tayside

Group Leads:

Anne Kelly: Specialty Doctor in Clinical Education for Palliative Care, NHS Tayside

Fiona McFatter: Consultant in Palliative Medicine/Undergraduate Teaching Lead for Palliative Medicine, NHS Tayside

Karen Stewart: Palliative Care Practice Educator, Dundee HSCP 


  • To facilitate a co-ordinated approach to palliative care education
  • To act as an information resource on area wide and national initiatives related to palliative care
  • Act as a Forum for sharing and exchange of information on palliative care education and collaboration of specific projects
  • Remain responsive to geographical diversity in regard to education provision across the regions of Tayside 

Terms of Reference:

MCN Education Subgroup Terms of Reference -May 2021- Final.pdf

 Useful links related to PEOLC Education:  


  • Palliative and End of Life Care A framework to support the learning and development needs of the health and social service workforce in Scotland  

Enriching and Improving Experience: A Framework to support the learning and development needs of the health and social service workforce in Scotland 

To support the health and social service workforce, NHS Education for Scotland (NES) and the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) were commissioned to develop a new framework that would offer a way of identifying the knowledge and skills required by all workers who might come into contact with people who have palliative and end of life care needs. This document describes the key domains that are integral to palliative and end of life care in all health and social care settings, and outlines the associated knowledge and skills required.

Poster Success!

'Enabling emotional & psychological wellbeing in care home staff in Perth & Kinross'

The piece of work was shortlisted at the Scottish Social Services Award in the 'Making Change Happen' category and then a poster on the same work won the prize at the NES Bereavement Conference. A real strength of this work was the integrated and collaborative approach taken to support care homes in perth & Kniross using project ECHO. 

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