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Southampton Programme

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08.45-09.20
Registration and exhibition open
09.20-09.30

Chair welcome and opening remarks

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

Chair’s opening remarks

Christine Callender, Head of Nursing (Quality and Regulation), Royal College of Nursing

09.30-10.15

A practical guide on the national shingles immunisation programme

  • Provide an overview of shingles and its possible complications.
  • Provide understanding of the shingles National Immunisation Programme including eligibility.
  • Discuss best practice examples of implementation of the programme at a local level.
Julie Annakin, Independent Nurse Trainer
Sponsored by

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.
Frances Spratt, Lead Nurse Tissue Viability, Southampton University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

10.20-11.00

Current trends in sexual and reproductive health

  • Outlining current issues.
  • Signs, symptoms and treatment of common STIs.
  • Updates on FRSH contraception guidelines.

 

Dr Caroline Taylor, Associate Specialist and Clinical Lead for SRH, Solent NHS Trust

Management of hypertension

  • Aetiology of hypertension.
  • Treatment and lifestyle changes that can be recommended to patients.
  • Genetic dispositions to hypertension.
Jackie Barrett, Heart Failure Nurse Specialist, Solent NHS Trust

11.00-11.30
Exhibition, networking and refreshments
11.30-12.15

Addressing influenza vaccine effectiveness; an update on advice for influenza vaccine options for 2019/20 flu season

  • Key challenges and causes of reduced vaccine effectiveness and how new vaccines may help
  • Influenza vaccine recommendations for 2019/20 season
  • Educational and practical guidance for licensed vaccines in adults
Dr Roger Henderson, GP and health broadcaster
Sponsored by

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.
Ginny Allen, Clinical Lead Nurse, Social Care Programmes, Gold Standards Framework

12.20-13.00

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 - NHSX @nursehelenc
Sponsored by

Delegation: a win-win solution to nursing pressures

  • How to delegate safely: who, what, when, why.
  • Balancing the role and responsibility of RNs in everyday practice.
  • Be confident of your accountability, duty of care and the law.
Marilyn Eveleigh, Independent Nurse Consultant and Advisory Board Member, Nursing in Practice

13.00-14.00
Exhibition, networking and complimentary lunch
14.00-14.45

Best practice: Providing care to people with learning disabilities

  • Defining what a learning disability is and what it is not.
  • Common health conditions people with learning disabilities experience – including diagnostic overshadowing and life expectancy.
  • Essential communication tips.
  • Reasonable adjustments – how small changes to your practice can have a huge impact.
Becky Sparks, Registered Learning Disability Nurse, Strategic Health Facilitator, Southampton Community Learning Disability Team
Marta Coates, Registered Learning Disability Nurse, Strategic Health Facilitator, North Hants Locality Learning Disability Team

Radiant resilience

  • A personal story of a journey to wellbeing.
  • Exploring pillars of resilience.
  • Small shifts and changes for big impact. 
Sheela Hobden, Coach, bluegreen Coaching

14.45-15.15
Exhibition and networking
15.15-16.00

Best practice updates on asthma

  • Updates on diagnosing: Spirometry, FeNO and reversibility testing.
  • BTS/SIGN guidance and the implications for nurses.
  • Two guidelines suggesting different approaches: NICE vs BTS/SIGN.
Natalie Harper, Respiratory Consultant Nurse, Dorset County Hospital Foundation Trust


08.45-09.20
Registration and exhibition open
09.20-09.30

Chair welcome and opening remarks

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

09.30-10.15

A practical guide on the national shingles immunisation programme

  • Provide an overview of shingles and its possible complications.
  • Provide understanding of the shingles National Immunisation Programme including eligibility.
  • Discuss best practice examples of implementation of the programme at a local level.
Julie Annakin, Independent Nurse Trainer
Sponsored by
10.20-11.00

Current trends in sexual and reproductive health

  • Outlining current issues.
  • Signs, symptoms and treatment of common STIs.
  • Updates on FRSH contraception guidelines.

 

Dr Caroline Taylor, Associate Specialist and Clinical Lead for SRH, Solent NHS Trust

11.00-11.30
Exhibition, networking and refreshments
11.30-12.15

Addressing influenza vaccine effectiveness; an update on advice for influenza vaccine options for 2019/20 flu season

  • Key challenges and causes of reduced vaccine effectiveness and how new vaccines may help
  • Influenza vaccine recommendations for 2019/20 season
  • Educational and practical guidance for licensed vaccines in adults
Dr Roger Henderson, GP and health broadcaster
Sponsored by
12.20-13.00

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 - NHSX @nursehelenc
Sponsored by
13.00-14.00
Exhibition, networking and complimentary lunch
14.00-14.45

Best practice: Providing care to people with learning disabilities

  • Defining what a learning disability is and what it is not.
  • Common health conditions people with learning disabilities experience – including diagnostic overshadowing and life expectancy.
  • Essential communication tips.
  • Reasonable adjustments – how small changes to your practice can have a huge impact.
Becky Sparks, Registered Learning Disability Nurse, Strategic Health Facilitator, Southampton Community Learning Disability Team
Marta Coates, Registered Learning Disability Nurse, Strategic Health Facilitator, North Hants Locality Learning Disability Team

14.45-15.15
Exhibition and networking
15.15-16.00

Best practice updates on asthma

  • Updates on diagnosing: Spirometry, FeNO and reversibility testing.
  • BTS/SIGN guidance and the implications for nurses.
  • Two guidelines suggesting different approaches: NICE vs BTS/SIGN.
Natalie Harper, Respiratory Consultant Nurse, Dorset County Hospital Foundation Trust

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

Chair’s opening remarks

Christine Callender, Head of Nursing (Quality and Regulation), Royal College of Nursing

09:30-10:15

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.
Frances Spratt, Lead Nurse Tissue Viability, Southampton University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

10:20 – 11:00

Management of hypertension

  • Aetiology of hypertension.
  • Treatment and lifestyle changes that can be recommended to patients.
  • Genetic dispositions to hypertension.
Jackie Barrett, Heart Failure Nurse Specialist, Solent NHS Trust

11:00 – 11:30
Exhibition, networking and refreshments
11:30 – 12:15

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.
Ginny Allen, Clinical Lead Nurse, Social Care Programmes, Gold Standards Framework

12:20-13:00

Delegation: a win-win solution to nursing pressures

  • How to delegate safely: who, what, when, why.
  • Balancing the role and responsibility of RNs in everyday practice.
  • Be confident of your accountability, duty of care and the law.
Marilyn Eveleigh, Independent Nurse Consultant and Advisory Board Member, Nursing in Practice

13:00-14:00
Exhibition, networking and complimentary lunch
14:00-14:45

Radiant resilience

  • A personal story of a journey to wellbeing.
  • Exploring pillars of resilience.
  • Small shifts and changes for big impact. 
Sheela Hobden, Coach, bluegreen Coaching

 

*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, GSK, Johnson & Johnson, MSD, Pfizer Ltd, Seqirus Ltd and Trudell Medical UK Limited. Unless stated in the programme, they have had no input into the agenda, speaker selection or content.


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