Association for Prescribers

Association for Prescribers Annual Conference – Thursday the 9th of November 2017

This will be held at the Novotel London West.

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Always a lively event this is the place to be to network!

Presentations this year will be given from Dr Bruce Warner, Deputy Chief Pharmaceutical Officer, NHS England. Graham Brack, Pharmacist in Practice, Professor Mark Radford, Director of Nursing for NHS Improvement.

Anne Trotter, NMC Assistant Director Education & Standards will give an update on the NMC Education Standards.

Plus lots more, the full programme will be sent out soon however you can reserve your place now!

Annual Conference and Application Form 2017

 

If you would like your conference or event listed here, please contact us on admin@associationforprescribers.org.uk with the date, title, venue, contact details (ideally a webpage or email address), and a brief description. Edited details of events will then be listed on the Diary dates page.

A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: HCUK20ANP when booking.(*Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.  Full T&Cs available upon request.)

Oct 2017

Electronic Prescribing in Mental Health

Wednesday 18 October 2017
The Studio Conference Centre, Birmingham

This conference will focus on planning, developing and implementing clinically led electronic prescribing systems in a mental health setting – both inpatient and community. Through national updates, and practical case studies from organisations with a proven track record of effective implementation the conference will support you to improve patient care through delivering and improving the effectiveness of electronic prescribing systems within your mental health service.

For further information and to book your place visit:

http://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/electronic-prescribing-in-mental-health or email hanisha@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow this conference on Twitter  #eprescribingMH

Nov 2017

Reducing Medication Errors National Summit 2017

Friday 3 November 2017
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This timely Summit aims to bring together clinicians, managers and medication safety officers and leads to understand current national developments, and to debate and discuss key issues and areas they are facing in improving medication safety and reducing medication errors.

For further information and to book your place visit

http://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/reducing-medication-errors or email hanisha@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #MedicationErrors

 Hospital at Night Summit: Delivering a 24/7 Hospital

Friday 3 November 2017
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This Hospital at Night Summit focuses on out of hours care in hospitals delivering high quality safe care at night. Through national updates, networking opportunities and case studies this conference provides a practical guide to delivering a high quality hospital at night.

For further information and to book your place visit

http://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/out-of-hours-care-in-hospital-care-night-nhs or email hanisha@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #Hospitalatnight

 Improving Ward Round Process and Practice

Monday 13 November 2017
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This one day conference will focus on the improvement of ward round processes. Through national updates, case studies and interactive sessions you will hear from experienced clinicians who have improved ward round process and practice in their service.

For further information and to book your place visit

http://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/ward-round-process-and-practice or email hanisha@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow this conference on Twitter #wardrounds

 Nurse Clinics 2017

Monday 20 November 2017
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

Chaired by Dr Richard Hatchett AuthorNurse Led Clinic: Practice Issues Nurse Clinics 2017 will provide specialist nurses with a valuable opportunity to hear national updates and best practice for working at advanced practice, and setting up and running nurse led clinics and services in primary, secondary and community care across a number of specialties. With sessions designed for those who are looking to improve the effectiveness or expand existing nurse led clinics and services, or for beginners looking to set up their first clinic this event is essential for all nurses offering nurse led clinics and services.

For further information and to book your place visit

http://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/nurse-clinics-2017 or email kate@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #NurseClinics17

Making the Most of Medicines: building confidence in prescribing & POMS

 Thursday 23rd November 2017 – Glasgow

This conference will provide an opportunity for podiatrists to contextualise their use of medicines within the legislative frameworks and clinical governance, and improve their confidence in practice. POMs 2017 A5 2PP

 Dec 2017

Demonstrating & Improving Prescribing Competence & Practice: Implementing the New National competency framework for all prescribers

Friday 1 December 2017
De Vere West one Conference Centre, London

Last year a new and updated Competency Framework to support healthcare professionals to prescribe effectively was published by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society. Through national updates, practical case studies and extended expert sessions, this conference focuses on demonstrating and improving prescribing competence and practice – embedding the competency framework, and ten competency dimensions for all prescribers.

For further information and to book your place visit

http://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/prescribing-competence-and-practice or email hanisha@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #PrescribingCompetence

Controlled Drugs Summit: Safe Use, Prescribing and Management

Monday 4 December 2017
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

The national controlled drugs summit focuses on the safe use, prescribing and management of controlled drugs including monitoring adherence against the NICE guidance on the safe use and management of controlled drugs.

For further information and to book your place visit

http://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/controlled-drugs-prescribing-and-management or email hanisha@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #controlleddrugs

MASTERCLASSES

Implementing Criteria to Assist Patient Discharge from Hospital

Monday 4 December 2017
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

The masterclass offers a practical guide to setting up and implementing Criteria led discharge. The use of Criteria in the process of patient discharge will be debated to dispel the common myth that this approach is restricted to Nurses doing what was traditionally Doctor’s work. The stand point adopted is that Criteria can be developed to assist patient discharge from hospital and implemented at multiple points in the discharge process to reduce length of patient stay, improve quality of care and does not compromise patient safety.

For further information and to book your place visit

http://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/criteria-to-assist-patient-discharge-from-hospital or email hanisha@hc-uk.org.uk

IV Therapy Summit: Improving quality and safety including effective IV Therapy at home (OPAT)

Thursday 7 December 2017
Manchester Conference Centre, Manchester

This one day national conference focuses on advancing IV Therapy including implementing the December 2016 revised RCN Standards for Infusion Therapy and monitoring adherence to the NICE Guideline and Quality Standards for IV Therapy. The conference will focus on improving quality and safety of both inpatient IV Therapy and delivering effective IV therapy at home (OPAT).

For further information and to book your place visit

http://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/advancing-iv-therapy or email kerry@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #IVTherapy

 Pressure Ulcers Summit

Thursday 7 December 2017
Manchester Conference Centre, Manchester

This summit aims to bring together tissue viability, wound care leads and senior nurses to discuss the important issue of eliminating avoidable pressure ulcers. The conference will cover implementing the national stop the pressure campaign and monitoring progress against the National NICE Quality Standard for Pressure Ulcers.

For further information and to book your place visit

http://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/eliminating-pressure-ulcers-summit   or email nicki@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #PressureUlcerSummit

 Ward Manager Summit: Developing your skills as an Effective Ward Manager

Friday 8 December 2017
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

Whether you are currently a Ward Manager, or aspiring to be one, this event provides a unique opportunity to learn from the experiences of other Ward Managers and Nurse Directors to develop your skills as an effective Ward Manager. Through national updates and practical case studies the conference will update Ward Managers on essential issues to enable you to improve practice and leadership at a local level.

For further information and to book your place visit

http://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/ward-manager-summit or email kate@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #wardmanager

Non Medical Prescribing in Cancer Care

Friday 15 December 2017
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This conference focuses on Non Medical Prescribing in Cancer Care. Through national updates and practical case studies the conference will demonstrate how the effective use of non medical prescribing in cancer care can improve patient care, experience and outcomes. The conference will focus on developing competence and confidence in non medical prescribing in cancer care, including using the new National Competency Framework for all Prescribers.

For further information and to book your place visit

http://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/non-medical-prescribing-cancer or email hanisha@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #NMPCancer

Electronic Prescribing In Hospitals: Moving Forward

Monday 15 January 2018
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This National Summit looks at moving forward with Electronic Prescribing and Medicines Administration (EPMA) in a hospital setting and where eprescribing fits within your digital roadmap to a paper free at the point of care service. The summit will look at developing your electronic prescribing system towards advanced eprescribing and ensuring the full clinical benefits are achieved.

For further information and to book your place visit

http://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/electronic-prescribing-in-hospitals-epma or email kerry@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #EPrescribing

 Multimorbidity Summit

Monday 15 January 2018
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

The NICE Quality Standard for Multimorbidity was published in June 2017. This National Summit, through national updates and practical case studies looks focuses on implementation in practice.

For further information and to book your place visit

http://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/multimorbidity-summit or email kate@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on twittter #Multimorbidity

National NICE Quality Standard for Chronic Kidney Disease in Adults

Friday 19 January 2018
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

Chaired by Jonathan Hope CHD Patient and Patient Co-Chair Think Kidneys, this conference focuses on improving care and outcomes for people with Chronic Kidney Disease and implementing the Updated NICE Quality Standard released in July 2017. Dr Robert Lewis Specialist Committee Member Quality Standard for Chronic Kidney Disease NICE opens the conference with an extended session on implementing the National quality standard for chronic kidney disease including challenges for renal services.

For further information and to book your place visit

http://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/national-nice-quality-standard-chronic-kidney-disease-adults or email nicki@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on twittter #CKD2018

 Sepsis: Implementing the New National Quality Standard

Monday 22 January 2018
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This National Conference focuses on implementing the New National Quality Standard for Sepsis which is due to be published in September 2017.  A recent study from the York Health Economics Consortium suggests that 260,000 people in the UK develop sepsis every year. The UK Sepsis Trust estimates that sepsis kills around 44,000 people per year. Through national updates and practical case studies the conference will support you to recognise, treat and improve outcomes – effectively implementing and monitoring adherence to the New National Quality Standard in your practice.

For further information and to book your place visit

http://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/saving-lives-sepsis or email hanisha@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #Sepsisconference

 Effective Discharge Planning and Practice

Monday 22 January 2018
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This conference focuses on improving discharge planning and practice to reduce delayed transfer of care. Through national updates and practical case studies the conference will provide you with the latest evidence and practice tools to improve discharge practice in your service.

For further information and to book your place visit

http://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/effective-discharge-planning  or email kerry@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow this event on Twitter #DischargeNHS

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