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NES Bereavement Education Conference 2024

NES Bereavement Education Conference 2024

NES Bereavement Education Conference 2024

Our Bereavement Education Programme is delighted to be hosting its fifth Bereavement Education conference this year.

Taking place on 3 December, the theme is ‘Bereavement in the modern world: Kindness in the chaos’.

This free, one-day virtual international conference is for anyone working across health and social care.

Call for e-poster abstracts

We are currently inviting submissions for e-poster abstracts. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals or teams to share innovative and creative approaches to improving outcomes for:

  • those who are bereaved and / or
  • staff who experience death and bereavement in the course of their work

These may include education, service delivery and quality improvement relevant across a wide spectrum of bereavement related situations.

How to Submit

Complete the appropriate submission form on the NES Events website.

The deadline for e-poster abstracts is Monday 7 October at noon.

Register your interest

Registration for the conference is not open yet but you can note your interest in attending by emailing You will be added to the mailing list and notified when registration opens.

For more information, visit the NES Events website

To join the conversation follow @NES_Bereavement on X and use #NESBereavement2024

Last year’s conference

Our 2023 event saw over 1300 delegates register. Find out  more about the sessions held and watch the recordings on the NES Support Around Death website.

July, 08 2024