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Northampton Programme

08:45 – 09:20
Registration and exhibition
09:20 – 09:30

Chair welcome and opening remarks

Helen Lewis, Advanced Nurse Practitioner Independent Prescriber and Advisory Board Member, Nursing in Practice

Chair welcome and opening remarks

Julie Shepherd, Chief Nurse, Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation

09:30 - 10:10

Needing permission: the experience of self-care and self-compassion in nursing

  • Caring for ourselves, alongside our patients.
  • Managing the emotions of caring.
  • Barriers and facilitators for engaging in self-care.
Dr Hannah Andrews, Assistant Professor in Nursing / Pastoral Care Lead, Coventry University @Hannah_cares


10:15 - 10:55

Management of hypertension

  • Aetiology of hypertension.
  • Treatments and lifestyle changes that can be recommended to patients.
  • Genetic dispositions to hypertension
Michaela Nuttall, Head of CVD Prevention, Public Health England

Neuropsychological assessments and what they tell us

Dr Allan Perry, Clinical Director, PJ Care
Sponsored by
10:55 - 11:25
Exhibition, networking and refreshments
11:25 - 12:05

The Wheezy Child – What to do and what not to do

  • What causes wheeze?
  • Is it asthma?
  • Does it matter and what should we do?
Dr Rajat Srivastava, GP Partner, Abbey Medical Practice - Wellingborough, Named GP for Safeguarding, Nene CCG

Recognising and managing autism spectrum conditions in primary care

  • Understand the role of the practice and community nurse in highlighting suspected ASD.
  • Supporting families to access appropriate resources.
  • Identifying other clinical and behavioural implications of ASD.
Debbie Austin, Specialist Autism Trainer, Autism East Midlands

12:10 - 12:50

Improving end of life care in the community

  • How to proactively identify patients.
  • Ensuring patient choice through advanced care planning.
  • Good effective communication to ensure care is planned and coordinated.
Rebecca Warren, Clinical Manager, Marie Curie Rapid Response End of Life Service, NHS Corby and Nene CCG
Michele Rooke, Marie Curie Regional Manager, Eastern England

Child safeguarding

  • Be able to define child abuse and neglect in terms of general practice.
  • Understand how we are influenced in a variety of ways by factors from the child, their family and our own backgrounds.
  • Difficult conversations when worried about child abuse.
Emma Fathers, Designated Professional for Children’s Safeguarding and Looked after Children, Northamptonshire Clinical Commissioning Groups
Helen Adams, Designated Professional for Childrens Safeguarding and Looked after Children, Northamptonshire CCG’s.

12:50 - 13:50
Exhibition, networking and complimentary lunch
13:50 - 14:30

A guide to dermatology in primary care

  • What are the most common presentations of skin problems?
  • Assessing disease severity and suitable treatment.
  • Impact on functional, psychological and social well-being.
Dr Kazeem Salako, Clinical Lead and Consultant Dermatologist, Northampton General Hospital

Gambling Harms: A Guide for nurses  

  • The health harms that can be associated with gambling
  • The treatment available for gambling problems
  • How nurses can make referrals to the National Gambling Treatment Service
Helen Garratt, Director of Clinical Services, GamCare
Ruth Champion, Commissioning Manager, GambleAware
Sponsored by:
14:30 - 15:00
Exhibition, networking and refreshments
15:00 - 15:45

Managing wet legs 

  • Extent of the problem
  • Joint working between Tissue viability, Lymphoedema practice and community nurses
  • Developing a pathway
  • Changing practice to improve outcomes
Sally-Anne Bradford, Clinical manager- Tissue Viability, County wide tissue viability service covering all of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough


15:45 - 16:30

COPD: 

  • Updates on diagnosing: Spirometry and reversibility testing.
  • Two guidelines suggesting different approaches: NICE vs GOLD and the implications for nurses.
  • Non pharmacological management including pulmonary rehabilitation
Ruth Thomas, Respiratory ANP / GP nurse Lead, AIRs clinic, Whaddon Medical Centre/Westfield Rd Surgery @Ruththo22672855


08:45 – 09:20
Registration and exhibition
09:20 – 09:30

Chair welcome and opening remarks

Helen Lewis, Advanced Nurse Practitioner Independent Prescriber and Advisory Board Member, Nursing in Practice

09:30 - 10:10

Needing permission: the experience of self-care and self-compassion in nursing

  • Caring for ourselves, alongside our patients.
  • Managing the emotions of caring.
  • Barriers and facilitators for engaging in self-care.
Dr Hannah Andrews, Assistant Professor in Nursing / Pastoral Care Lead, Coventry University @Hannah_cares

10:15 - 10:55

Management of hypertension

  • Aetiology of hypertension.
  • Treatments and lifestyle changes that can be recommended to patients.
  • Genetic dispositions to hypertension
Michaela Nuttall, Head of CVD Prevention, Public Health England

10:55 - 11:25
Exhibition, networking and refreshments
11:25 - 12:05

The Wheezy Child – What to do and what not to do

  • What causes wheeze?
  • Is it asthma?
  • Does it matter and what should we do?
Dr Rajat Srivastava, GP Partner, Abbey Medical Practice - Wellingborough, Named GP for Safeguarding, Nene CCG

12:10 - 12:50

Improving end of life care in the community

  • How to proactively identify patients.
  • Ensuring patient choice through advanced care planning.
  • Good effective communication to ensure care is planned and coordinated.
Rebecca Warren, Clinical Manager, Marie Curie Rapid Response End of Life Service, NHS Corby and Nene CCG
Michele Rooke, Marie Curie Regional Manager, Eastern England

12:50 - 13:50
Exhibition, networking and complimentary lunch
13:50 - 14:30

A guide to dermatology in primary care

  • What are the most common presentations of skin problems?
  • Assessing disease severity and suitable treatment.
  • Impact on functional, psychological and social well-being.
Dr Kazeem Salako, Clinical Lead and Consultant Dermatologist, Northampton General Hospital

14:30 - 15:00
Exhibition, networking and refreshments
15:00 - 15:45

Managing wet legs 

  • Extent of the problem
  • Joint working between Tissue viability, Lymphoedema practice and community nurses
  • Developing a pathway
  • Changing practice to improve outcomes
Sally-Anne Bradford, Clinical manager- Tissue Viability, County wide tissue viability service covering all of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

15:45 - 16:30

COPD: 

  • Updates on diagnosing: Spirometry and reversibility testing.
  • Two guidelines suggesting different approaches: NICE vs GOLD and the implications for nurses.
  • Non pharmacological management including pulmonary rehabilitation
Ruth Thomas, Respiratory ANP / GP nurse Lead, AIRs clinic, Whaddon Medical Centre/Westfield Rd Surgery @Ruththo22672855

08:45 – 09:20
Registration and exhibition
09:20 - 09:30

Chair welcome and opening remarks

Julie Shepherd, Chief Nurse, Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation

9:30 – 10:10

10:15 - 10:55

Neuropsychological assessments and what they tell us

Dr Allan Perry, Clinical Director, PJ Care
Sponsored by
10:55 - 11:25
Exhibition, networking and refreshments
11:25 - 12:05

Recognising and managing autism spectrum conditions in primary care

  • Understand the role of the practice and community nurse in highlighting suspected ASD.
  • Supporting families to access appropriate resources.
  • Identifying other clinical and behavioural implications of ASD.
Debbie Austin, Specialist Autism Trainer, Autism East Midlands

12:10 - 12:50

Child safeguarding

  • Be able to define child abuse and neglect in terms of general practice.
  • Understand how we are influenced in a variety of ways by factors from the child, their family and our own backgrounds.
  • Difficult conversations when worried about child abuse.
Emma Fathers, Designated Professional for Children’s Safeguarding and Looked after Children, Northamptonshire Clinical Commissioning Groups
Helen Adams, Designated Professional for Childrens Safeguarding and Looked after Children, Northamptonshire CCG’s.

12:50 - 13:50
Exhibition, networking and complimentary lunch
13:50 - 14:30

Gambling Harms: A Guide for nurses  

  • The health harms that can be associated with gambling
  • The treatment available for gambling problems
  • How nurses can make referrals to the National Gambling Treatment Service
Helen Garratt, Director of Clinical Services, GamCare
Ruth Champion, Commissioning Manager, GambleAware
Sponsored by:

 

*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 Chiesi Ltd, Orion Pharma and Pfizer Ltd. Unless stated in the programme, they have had no input into the agenda, speaker selection or content.


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