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Newcastle Programme

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Newcastle Programme

08:40 – 09:15
Registration and exhibition
09:15 – 09:25

Chair welcome and opening remarks

Helen Crowther, Registered Nurse, Clinical Nurse Advisor, Primary Care Digital Transformation team, NHS England @nursehelenc

09:25 – 10:05

COPD: An update for 2019

  • What we know about COPD.
  • NICE vs GOLD.
  • Holistic care planning.
Melissa Canavan, Respiratory Nurse Specialist, Respiratory Care Solutions @RespNetwork

10:05 – 10:45

Early intervention to promote infant mental health

  • What does infant mental health mean and what are the implications for parents and babies in the perinatal period and throughout life?
  • What can practitioners do to promote the best start for babies?
  • How can practitioners develop their awareness and skills in this area?
Peter Toolan, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist, Parent-Infant Psychotherapist (Clinical Lead), Newcastle Parent-Infant Partnership NEWPIP (Children North East) @ToolanPeter @CNENEWPIP @AIMH_UK

10:45 – 11:15
Exhibition, networking and refreshments
11:15 - 11:55

Optimising quality of life for heart failure patients

  • Intervention and treatment options.
  • Understanding the impact of comorbidities.
  • Giving patients and carers the skills to self-monitor.
Judith Robson, Heart Failure Nurse Specialist, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

11:55 - 12:35

Online services in primary care – what they mean for nurses and their patients

  • What online services are available in primary care?
  • What are the benefits of online services in primary care for all nurses and their patients?
  • How is your role and the care you provide affected by access to online services?
  • What/who is out there to help nurses learn and share best practice/ideas?
Helen Crowther, Registered Nurse, Clinical Nurse Advisor, Primary Care Digital Transformation team, NHS England @nursehelenc
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12:35 - 13:35
Exhibition, networking and complimentary lunch
13:35 - 14:15

Updates in treatments for individuals with type 2 diabetes

  • Supporting practice and community nurses in managing diabetes.
  • Person centered approaches to dietary information.
  • Overview of type 2 treatments and care pathways.
Dr Martin Hadley-Brown, CGCM Tutor & Director of Preclinical Studies, Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge

14:15 - 14:55

Assessment and prevention in osteoporosis

  • What is a fragility fracture?
  • Who is at risk of fragility fractures?
  • How is this long-term condition assessed, treated and managed?
Helen Glenn, Service Delivery Lead, Royal Osteoporosis Society

14:55 - 15:20
Exhibition, networking and refreshments
15:20 - 16:00

Diagnosis and management of menopause

  • Diagnosis of perimenopause and menopause.
  • Managing short-term menopausal symptoms.
  • Long-term benefits and risks of HRT.
Ruth Devlin, Nurse, Let's Talk Menopause @menopause_talk

16:00 - 16:45

Best practice management of chronic wounds

  • Choosing the correct treatment course for optimum patient outcomes.
  • Identifying and treating cause of wounds.
  • Holistic assessment and individualised care.
Jeanette Milne, Clinical Lead - Tissue Viability, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Interested in Speaking?

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*Please note, this is a draft programme, and subject to change. Cogora reserve the right to amend content without prior warning.

**We would like to thank our exhibitors for supporting this conference. This includes a number of pharmaceutical companies including Astrazeneca UK Ltd, Chiesi Ltd, GSK, MSD and Pfizer Ltd. Unless stated in the programme, they have had no input into the agenda, speaker selection or content.

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