Education Introduction

Equipping healthcare professionals with the knowledge to improve the palliative care services of the future.

Since 1983, Compton Hospice Education and Training Centre has been training a range of healthcare professionals in all aspects of palliative care and is known as a centre of excellence.

We have helped hundreds of doctors, nurses, home care assistants, nursing homes, social workers and individuals understand the complex issues surrounding the treatment of people with life-limiting illnesses.


Our education department, together with a specialist clinical team, offer a diverse range of courses including study days and short courses to longer academic and Masters level courses, run in partnership with the Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing, University of Wolverhampton.


There is something suitable for everyone - whether you care for a relative or are a senior member of staff in a medical setting.

Click relevant link to see a full list of our current University courses and study days.

Short courses and study days are held at:

Education & Training Centre, Compton Hospice The Cedars, 39 Compton Road West, Wolverhampton, WV3 9DW. Tel: 0845 2255 497  Email:
Longer academic courses may include modules at Compton Hospice Education and Training Centre and the University of Wolverhampton. 
If you have any further questions about Compton Hospice and education, please call 0845 225 5497 or contact us. We will do our utmost to help with your enquiry.