Association for Prescribers

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.)

HEI Educator’s Workshop

Thursday 5th July 2018
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

A series of focus group discussions designed to enhance and develop the NMP programme. Facilitated by Dr Nicola Carey, Senior Lecturer at University of Surrey and Eleri Mills, Queens Nurse & Senior Lecturer at School of Social and Life Sciences, Wrexham Glyndwr University. Click here to view the HEI Educator’s Workshop PDF.

Register for this event through this link

 

April 2018

Ward Manager Summit

Monday 16 April 2018
De Vere W1 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 or email judi@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on twitter #WardManager

Reducing Medication Errors National Summit 2018

Wednesday 18 April 2018
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 in hospitals.

For further information and to book your place visit

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

Follow the conference on Twitter #MedicationErrors

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

Friday 20 April 2018
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 kate@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow this conference on Twitter #PrescribingCompetence

BOPA Advanced Clinical Update Course in Oncology

Date: Monday 30th April 2018 Event ID: 687

Venue:  The Royal Marsden Education and Conference Centre, London, SW3 6JJ

Aims:   Learning outcomes mapped to Advanced Pharmacy Framework and RPS accreditation planned. General themes will cover research design, statistics and evaluation of oncology literature; immunotherapy and targeted therapeutics, clinical updates in haematology as well as clinical updates on solid tumours.

Audience: Pharmacists with foundation knowledge and experience in oncology who have ideally attended the BOPA introduction to ocology Course. For further details, visit:  www.royalmarsden.nhs.uk/studydays

May 2018

Revalidation for Pharmacy Professionals

Friday 18 May 2018
De Vere W1 Conference Centre, London

This conference will focus on implementing Revalidation for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians in hospitals. The Revalidation Framework has now been approved and the process will be introduced from March 2018.

For further information and to book your place visit

http://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/pharmacist-revalidation or email judi@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #pharmacistrevalidation

Controlled Drugs Summit: Ensuring the Safer Management of Controlled Drugs: Diversion & Abuse, Prescribing & Use

Tuesday 22 May 2018
The Studio Conference Centre, Birmingham

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 kate@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #controlleddrugs

Pressure Ulcers Summit

Tuesday 22 May 2018
The Studio Conference Centre, Birmingham

This summit aims to bring together tissue viability, wound care leads and senior nurses to discuss the important issue of eliminating avoidable pressure ulcers. Chaired by Tina Chambers, Immediate past Chair, Tissue Viability Society 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 kerry@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #PressureUlcerSummit

Non Medical Prescribing in Cardiology

Monday 25 June 2018
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This important national conference provides essential updates for current and aspiring non medical prescribers in cardiology and cardiovascular care. Through national updates and practical case studies you will hear from expert speakers on how to develop and maintain prescribing competence and how to develop effectiveness in post qualification practice. The conference will include extended sessions focusing on developing your skills in non medical prescribing practice as well as case study sessions from specialist speakers in the areas of non medical prescribing in the management of arrhythmias, non medical prescribing for heart failure, non medical prescribing within a rapid access chest pain clinic and non medical prescribing in a cardiac prevention and rehabilitation programme. They day will conclude with a session on medicines optimisation and medicines adherence within the healthcare pathway of patients with cardiovascular disease.

For further information and to book your place visit

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

Follow the conference on Twitter #NMPCardiology

Chair's Blog:

Annual Conference 2018

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Great news for paramedics

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