Hospital conference 2017

The Essence of Clinical Aromatherapy:
An international seminar for
Hospital and Hospice Care

Royal Marsden Hospital Conference Centre
South Kensington, London

This one day intensive seminar with expert guest speakers was a special event hosted and organised by Rhiannon in November, 2017 to further promote the use of essential oils in the clinical environment. Due to the overwhelming success of the day, another seminar is being planned for 2019 (dates to be announced).
These days provide the opportunity to update and extend knowledge and skills, network with peers, source suppliers and share experiences of using essential oils in the hospital, hospice and other clinical environments. A certificate of attendance and conference notes are provided.

Speakers for the 2017 event included:
Professor Valerie Edwards (UK)
Dr Natalie Pattison (UK)
Dr Jacqui Stringer (UK)
Felicity Warner (UK)
Rhiannon Lewis (France)
Abi Tong (Wales)
Professor Robert Thomas (UK)
Madeleine Kerkhof-Knapp Hayes (The Netherlands)
Wendy Belcour (France)

Key topics included:
Infection control
Essential oil safety
Essential oils in the dying phase
Working with sick children
New techniques for enhanced care
Wound care
 Aroma-alone strategies for care
Preventing chemotherapy-induced nail damage
The challenges of research in clinical environments