National Conference

Watch the National Advance Care Plan Day Conference

The Getting Your House in Order Conference took place on the 8th May in Norwich. It was a face to face event and over 200 people attended.

Organisations and individuals unable to attend streamed it live to virtual attendees in the UK and across the globe. 

The conference was sponsored by the N&N Hospitals Charity.

The livestream is now available to watch for free on demand. Simply scroll down the page to find the conference videos, the conference agenda and a number of pledge cards.

Watch the conference & make a pledge

The National Advance Care Plan Day Conference can be watched in its entirety below. The conference video has been split into three parts.

We would love for you to make a pledge whilst watching the conference and share it on social media. Pledge card can be found below the three videos. Simply click on the relevant pledge card, download it and then upload it to your favourite social network (don’t forget to add the hashtag #ACPDay2024).


Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

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National Conference


Full Conference Agenda

8.30 to 9.15am

Coffee and Registration 

9.15 to 9.30


9.30 to 10.20

‘Hope for the best plan for the rest. Waiting Room Revolution.’ Dr. Samantha Winemaker, Associate Clinical Professor, McMaster University, Dr. Hsien Seow, Professor McMaster University, bestselling authors.

10.20 to 11.00

‘You Make a difference (intelligent kindness).’ Tommy Whitelaw, National Lead Person Centred Voices, Alliance Scotland.

11.00 to 11.45

Coffee break

11.45 to 12.20

‘What you do want? Planning for the future: why it matters and where to start.’ Zoe Harris, CEO from  My Future Care.

12.20 to 12.55

‘What do you not want to happen? Advance Decisions and how they help.’ Usha Grieve, Director of Partnerships and service, Compassion in dying.

12.55 to 1.25

‘Ethical and Policy Dilemmas in (DNA) CPR Decisions: Results from the Autonomy Project Audit.’ Wayne Martin, Professor of Philosophy, The Autonomy Project, University of Essex.  

1.25 to 2.25

Lunch and networking

2.25 to 2.55

“Who would speak for you” Clare Fuller (RGN, MSc), Advance Care Planning Advocate, Educator & Coach and LPA Consultant – Speak For Me LPA.

2.55 to 3.30

‘Getting your digital life in order.’ James Norris Founder of My Wishes & Digital Legacy Association.

3.30 to 4.15

‘Advance Care Planning Journeys, Q&A Panel.’ Suzie Taylor patient, Dr Louise Grant Palliative Consultant NNUHFT, Dani Ayre SPCN NNUHFT, Clare Fuller Advance Care Planning Advocate, Educator & Coach and LPA Consultant – Speak For Me and Chaired by Sammy Winemaker Associate Clinical Professor, McMaster University.

4.15 to 4.30

Close and thank you.

Conference poster

Streamed live...

This conference was live streamed to nearly 300 countries, health and social care settings across the globe. 

The free to attend conference, live stream and the on demand conference content was made possible thanks to the support of Norfolk & Norwich Hospitals Charity. 

Thank you for the support and enabling this this year’s conference to happen. 

👇Where you can watch the live stream👇

👇Those who watched the live stream👇

Below you will find a list of some of the charities, health and social care organisations from across the globe live who streamed this year’s Getting your House in Order Conference. 😍

  • De La Salle Medical and Health Sciences Institute
  • Soul palliative care Home
  • End of Life Doula UK
  • Pantai Jerudong Specialist Centre under Palliative Care
  • University Hospital Birmingham, located at the Queen Elizabeth site.
  • District Nursing Team, Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
  • Whitchurch district nursing team
  • Palliative care OPD , Yangon General Hospital
  • U Hla Tun Hospice Cancer Foundation, Myanmar
  • U Hla Tun Hospice Cancer Foundation
  • Centre for Palliative Care, Nigeria.
  • Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
  • Norfolk Hospice Tapping House learning hub
    Manchester University Foundation Trust *MRI, oxford road site).
  • Sacred Heart Hospital Abeokuta, Ogun State Nigeria.
  • Croydon University Hospital, located in London
  • Manchester Foundation Trust is the biggest NHS trust (3 main acute sites). 
    Wythenshawe Hospital part of Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust.
  • University of East Anglia (Edith Cavell building classroom)
  • Cardiff and vale premises
  • Lindfield Medical Centre, West Sussex
  • St James, Exton’s rd, kings lynn , Norfolk
  • Norfolk Community Health & Care NHS Trust (Community matron team)
  • Pilgrims Hospices
  • Great Massungham clinic
  • James Paget University Hospital
  • Longfield Hospice
  • Cambridge University Hospital (Palliative Care Department)
  • Addenbrooke’s Hospital (Palliative Care office)
  • Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust
  • Palliative Care Team | CUH (addenbrookes)
  • Norfolk Hospice
  • Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust London W12 0HS

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Further videos & information

A Powerpoint presentation containing a number of Advance Care Planning resources and videos was displayed at the Conference in between sessions. This can be viewed (after 18th May) by clicking here

This website was made with love and care by MyWishes, Michael Sobell Hospice, Gate 3, Mount Vernon hospital, Northwood HA6 2RN, United Kingdom