PO Box 12153, Chelmsford, Essex CM3 9AZ

 Annual Conference

‘Non-Medical Prescribing – 2021 & the Road to Recovery’

 Due to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, this conference will be rescheduled.

This will be a virtual event giving the latest best practice and policy for all
organisations as they respond to the COVID-19 outbreak.

AFP members receive 10% Discount

February

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

WEDNESDAY 24 FEB 2021

VIRTUAL, Online

The National Controlled Drugs Virtual Conference focuses ensuring the Safer Management of Controlled Drugs: Diversion & Abuse, Prescribing and Use. Aimed at Controlled Drugs Accountable Officers, Pharmacists, Police Controlled Drugs Liaison Officers,  and Prescribers the conference will update you on current national developments, including issues arising with the supply and prescription of controlled drugs during COVID-19 and preparing for the potential implementation of Controlled drug legislation which has been enabled to “switch on” flexibilities for the supply of controlled drugs during a pandemic. These flexibilities have not been activated at this time. The conference will also discuss controls for pregabalin and gabapentin, and improve practice learning from case studies.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/controlled-drugs-conference   or email kerry@hc-uk.org.uk

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Nurse Prescribing Leadership Summit 2021

FRIDAY 26 FEB 2021

VIRTUAL, Online – further reduction on the delegate fee of £195 +vat*  for AFP Members

Chaired by Sam Sherrington, Chair Association for Prescribers

The 2021 Nurse Prescribing Leadership Summit, which is now in its Fifth year, will take virtually and will bring together Nurse Prescribers to understand current issues and the national context, and to debate and discuss key issues and areas they are facing in practice. This CPD certified conference provides a unique opportunity to learn from the experiences of other nurse prescribers and develop your skills as an effective Nurse Prescriber. The programme will focus on developing your skills, competence and confidence in Nurse Prescribing. Through national updates, practical case studies and a choice of interactive workshops the conference aims to support you to improve both prescribing practice and patient care, and provide networking opportunities with nurses who are prescribing in your clinical specialty.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/nurse-prescribing-leadership-summit-2021 or email kerry@hc-uk.org.uk

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March

Developing the Role of the Nursing Associate

TUESDAY 9 MAR 2021

VIRTUAL, Online

This conference will update delegates on developing the role of the Nursing Associate – understanding the elements of the role, and how the role is being delivered in practice. Through national updates, case studies from the Nursing Associate test sites, and perspectives from Nursing Associates the conference will look at the developing role, regulation of the role, accountability, support and practice development, competence and how you can prepare for the introduction of the role in your service.

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/developing-the-role-of-the-nursing-associate or email kerry@hc-uk.org.uk

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Masterclass: Stress Management for Health & Social Care Professionals

THURSDAY 11 MAR 2021

VIRTUAL, Online

This one day virtual masterclass, facilitated by Mr Perbinder Grewal, will focus on Stress and Techniques to reduce and manage Stress. We will look at reducing and how to relieve stress through recognised psychological exercises and techniques. We will look at internal and external factors that cause stress and how to mitigate them to improve your work and home wellbeing. Perbinder Grewal is a Consultant Surgeon. Hebis a human factors and patient safety trainer. He leads on medical education both locally and nationally. He is a Member of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He has a passion for training and medical education. He is a Module Tutor for the ChM in Vascular Surgery for the University of Edinburgh and Tutor for the ChM in General Surgery for the past 5 years. He has Postgraduate Certificates in Leadership and Coaching.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/stress-management-professional or email kate@hc-uk.org.uk

Managing Supportive Medicines in Patients with Cancer Virtual Study Day

The Royal Marsden virtual study day – taking place ‘live’ on 11th March 2021 

This study day is underpinned by Medicines Optimisation principles. The aim is to give delegates an understanding of the importance and equip them with strategies to make medicines optimisation part of their routine practice, with both generalist and cancer specific content being covered in the programme. This CPD accredited event has been developed for pharmacists, nursing staff and doctors, with sessions being delivered by a very senior group of speakers representing these disciplines.

This  will be a great networking opportunity for you to join us on this virtual study day experience.

Please click on the link below for more information and to book your place.

www.royalmarsden.nhs.uk/studydays

Masterclass: Giving Evidence at Coroner’s Court

MONDAY 15 MAR 2021

VIRTUAL, Online

This is a course for all healthcare staff who may have to give evidence at a coroner’s inquest, plus those who need to support them in such circumstances (including Heads of Clinical Service, Clinical Directors, Matrons, Clinical Governance Managers, and Patient Safety leads). This one-day course is designed to provide delegates with the key skills and knowledge required to be a confident and capable witness at a coroner’s inquest, or to support colleagues who are required to do so.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/giving-evidence-at-coroners-court or email kerry@hc-uk.org.uk

Measuring, Understanding and Acting on Patient Experience Insight From Insight to Improvement

TUESDAY 16 MAR 2021

VIRTUAL, Online

This conference will focus on measuring, understanding and acting on patient experience insight, and demonstrating responsiveness to that insight to ensure Patient Feedback is translated into quality improvement and assurance. Through national updates and case study presentations the conference will support you to measure, monitor and improve patient experience in your service, and ensure that insight leads to quality improvement. Sessions will include learning from patients, improving patient experience during and beyond Covid-19, a national update, practical sessions focusing on delivering a patient experience based culture, measuring patient experience, using the NHS Improvement National Patient Experience Improvement Framework, demonstrating insight and responsiveness in real time, monitoring and improving staff experience,  the role of human factors in improving quality, using patient experience to drive improvement, changing the way we think about patient experience, and learning from excellence in patient experience practice.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/patient-experience-insight or email kate@hc-uk.org.uk

A Practical Guide to Effective Non-Medical Prescribing in Mental Health

TUESDAY 23 MAR 2021

VIRTUAL, Online

This conference will look at national developments in non medical prescribing in mental health, improving and maintaining prescribing competence and the use of the national prescribing competency framework in mental health. Extended sessions will focus on developing your skills as an effective non medical prescriber and case studies will demonstrate established practice in non medical prescribing on acute inpatient wards, for dual diagnosis, mental health crisis services, depression, dementia and delirium, and physical health monitoring. The conference will also look at developing non medical prescribing including auditing your prescribing practice,and supporting the expansion of non medical prescribing practice in Mental Health.

For more information visit: https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/non-medical-prescribing-in-mental-health   or email kerry @hc-uk.org.uk

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A Practical Guide to Demonstrating and Improving Prescribing Competence & Practice

WEDNESDAY 24 MAR 2021

VIRTUAL, Online – further reduction on the delegate fee of £195 +vat* for AFP Members

This conference focuses on demonstrating and improving prescribing competence and practice and use of the National Competency Framework for all Prescribers, and will also update delegates on the Competency Framework for Designated Prescribing Practitioners. 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

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/prescribing-competence-practice    or email kerry@hc-uk.org.uk

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April

Effective Nurse Prescribing in End of Life Care

TUESDAY 20 APR 2021

VIRTUAL, Online

This important national conference provides an essential update for current and aspiring nurse prescribers on prescribing at the end of life. It is widely recognized that pain and symptom control at the end of life is not always optimal, the development of non medical prescribing has a key role in improving pain and symptom control for patients at the end of life. The conference, which includes national updates, extended in depth sessions and case studies will focus on developing your skills and competence as a nurse prescriber in end of life care.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/effective-nurse-prescribing-in-end-of-life-care or email kerry@hc-uk.org.uk

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May

Effective Nurse Prescribing In Cardiology

FRIDAY 14 MAY 2021

VIRTUAL, Online

This important national conference provides essential updates for current and aspiring nurse 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 nurse prescribing practice as well as case study sessions from specialist speakers in the areas of nurse/non medical prescribing in the management of arrhythmias, nurse prescribing for heart failure and end of life care, prescribing within a rapid access chest pain clinic, prescribing in cardiac rehabilitation and cardiovascular disease. The conference will also reflect on the impact of Covid-19 and consider the impact on prescribing and medication in patients with cardiovascular disease.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/nurse-prescribing-in-cardiology or email kerry@hc-uk.org.uk

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Developing Your Role as a Designated Prescribing Practitioner

WEDNESDAY 19 MAY 2021

VIRTUAL, Online

This conference will provide delegates with an update on implementing the new RPS Competency Framework for Designated Prescribing Practitioners. Through National updates, expert sessions and practical case studies this conference will support you to develop or expand your role as a Designated Prescribing Practitioner, and support the development of effective non medical prescribing across your service.

For more information visit: https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/designated-prescribing-practitioner  or email kerry @hc-uk.org.uk

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