Clinical Management Introductory courses

ReSPECT Authorship (Level 2)

Rachael Tout
Rachael Tout

ReSPECT Authorship (Level 2)

These virtual face to face sessions are for senior nurses and allied health care professionals who will be completing and signing the ReSPECT forms or who are key to contributing to the ReSPECT process in West Sussex. They can also, be attended by medical staff where needed.

The session is subsequent to essential online pre-training and prior to ReSPECT competencies for senior nurses and allied health care professionals. It focuses on the difficult conversations element and case studies after an initial recap.

The sessions are via Microsoft Teams and last for 3 hours and are now run by Christine Penhale, ReSPECT Clinical Educator in Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust. This is a West Sussex Clinical Commissioning Group funded post for the primary, acute, community and care home sector.

September 2021:-

  • Every Monday and Thursday 09-12
  • Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 13.00-16.00
  • (Apart from 9th September 2021 11.00-14.30)

October 2021:-

  • Friday 1st October 2021  13.00-16.00
  • Wednesday 6th October 2021  09.00-12.00
  • Thursday 7th October 2021 13.00-16.00                                        
  • Friday 8th October 2021 09.00-12.00                                          
  • Monday & Thursday 11th & 14th October 2021 13.00-16.00          
  • Tuesday & Wednesday 12th & 13th  October 2021 09.00-12.00         
  • Monday 18th  October 2021 13.00-16.00              
  • Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 19th, 20th & 22nd October 2021 09.00-12.00
  • Monday 25th October 2021 13.00-16.00              
  • Tuesday & Wednesday 26th & 27th October 2021  09.00-12.00

Please book via email to with the date and time of your preferred session.

For our hospices colleagues within West Sussex please ensure you complete the pre-course online learning via your hospice education platform prior to attendance. Your competencies will available via your line manager or contact for details.

Please note for those in care homes the Care Home Matrons and GPs will be actually signing off these forms but RNs are very welcome to attend these sessions as it is recognised the vital role you play in having discussions prior to this point.

For those working in Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust please contact for details.

If you work within Sussex Community FT please apply via The Pulse only and again is subsequent to essential online pre-training (links will be sent out on booking with SCFT).