Meetings/Workshops on Medicine (in general) in the United Kingdom

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1.
 
Training — Coaching for Healthcare Professionals: Developing Skills & Processes
ID
798356
Dates
04 Jul 2006 - 04 Jul 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
The aim of this 1-day masterclass is to provide an understanding of what coaching can offer to clinicians and other healthcare professionals who want to develop their personal effectiveness and that of their team. It will be highly practical, with skills practice to enhance your coaching conversations, and an overview of different coaching approaches.
Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Management, clinical leadership
2.
 
Training — Caldicott Guardians: National Annual Conference
ID
790049
Start date
03 May 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
We are pleased to announce the second national annual Caldicott Guardians Conference will be chaired and has been produced in association with Christopher Fincken, Chair, The UK Council of Caldicott Guardians. With an opening presentation from Dame Fiona Caldicott, National Data Guardian, the conference aims to bring current and aspiring Caldicott Guardians together to understand current issues and the national context, and to debate and discuss key issues and areas they are facing in practice. Following National Update sessions, key areas will focus on developing your skills as an effective Caldicott Guardian, a focus on hot topics including FGM reporting, the use of mobile devices in hospital, implementing the new GMC guidance on confidentiality, the summary care record, information disclosure to the police, Caldicott Decision Making and understanding the legal context including consent after Lanarkshire and the Duty of Candour.

A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20cs when booking.

Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Information sharing, data protection
3.
 
Training — Masterclass: Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
ID
790059
Start date
04 May 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
This masterclass will explore the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and examine the practical implications for health care professionals. There will be a detailed analysis of what constitutes Deprivation of Liberty rather than restriction of liberty. Delegates will have the opportunity to raise issues and concerns specific to their own practice. The course will be run by Kate Hill, a Mental Healthcare lawyer, and will be case study led.

A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20cs when booking.

Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Patient safety, Deprivation of Liberty
4.
 
Training — Effective Discharge Planning and Practice
ID
790047
Start date
04 May 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
This conference focuses on delivering effective discharge planning and practice, and meeting the recommendations from the November 2015 NICE Guideline on Transition between inpatient hospital settings and community or care home settings for adults with social care needs. Through national updates, extended sessions and practical case studies the conference will look out how you can improve process and flow and reduce delayed transfers of care through ‘discharge to assess’, nurse led discharge, developing the role of the discharge coordinator, rapid discharge pathways and working in partnership across organisations.

A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20cs when booking.

Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Effective discharge planning. Patient Care.
5.
 
Mitochondrial Medicine: Developng New Treatments for Mitochondrial Disease
ID
758603
Dates
04 May 2016 - 06 May 2016
Location
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Abstract
We are pleased to announce the 2nd in our series of meetings on mitochondrial disorders and the quest for novel effective therapies. Mitochondrial diseases form the largest group of inherited metabolic disorders, and the past decade has seen major advances in our understanding of the molecular mechanisms involved. Novel therapeutic strategies are being developed based on this new knowledge, and preclinical studies in animal models show great promise. This conference will bring together world leaders in the field of translational mitochondrial medicine in an interactive programme designed to engage and inspire a new generation of mitochondrial researchers, who will harness this new technology to prevent and treat these devastating diseases. The meeting attracts international participants interested in mitochondrial diseases, working in molecular genetics, biochemistry, pathology, and clinical medicine. Scientific sessions - Novel mechanisms of mitochondrial disease - Measuring clinical progression - Disease biomarkers - Precision medicines - Targeted treatment - Current active trials Scientific programme committee Patrick Chinnery University of Cambridge, UK   Marni Falk The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, USA  Vamsi Mootha Harvard Medical School, USA   Jan Smeitink Radboud UMC, The Netherlands Anu Suomalainen University of Helsinki, Finland Massimo Zeviani MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit, Cambridge, UK Confirmed speakers Mary Herbert University of Newcastle, UK Saskia Koene Radboud UMC, The Netherlands Michal Minczuk MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit, Cambridge, UK Carlos Moraes University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, USA Michael Murphy MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit, Cambridge, UK Holger Prokisch Technische Universitat Munchen, Germany Elena Rugarli University of Cologne, Germany Luca Scorrano University of Padova, Italy Valeria Tiranti Foundation IRCCS-Neurological Institute C. Besta, Italy Douglas Turnbull University of Newcastle, UK Alex Whitworth MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit, Cambridge, UK
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6.
 
Training — Improving Services, Safeguarding and Meeting the National Reporting Requirements for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)
ID
790023
Start date
10 May 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
This conference looks at improving services, safeguarding, and meeting the national reporting requirements for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). Through national updates, extended sessions and case studies the conference will look at your obligations with regard to reporting FGM, safeguarding those at risk of FGM, and providing effective services for victims of FGM. 

A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20cs when booking.

Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Safeguarding, Victims, Female
7.
 
Training — Measuring, Understanding and Acting on Patient Reported Experience Measures (PREMS)
ID
790098
Start date
11 May 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
This conference will focus on measuring, understanding and acting on Patient Reported Experience Measures, and demonstrating responsiveness to that insight to improve care. Through national updates and case study presentations the conference will support you to measure, monitor and improve patient experience in your service, and change practice as a result of the feedback you receive. There will be an extended session providing a step by step guide to PREMs, the measures that are currently available and how you can customize them to suit your services, and learn from them to improve care for patients. Sessions will also focus on improving PREMs collection, demonstrating insight and responsiveness to PREMs, the relationship between PREMs, PROMs and PCOMs, measuring quality through PREMs as part of clinical audit, reaching lesser heard groups, and making the right choices in terms of where to focus your patient experience efforts.

A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20cs when booking.

Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Improving patient experience
8.
 
Training — Masterclass: Root Cause Analysis for Beginners
ID
790099
Dates
11 May 2016 - 11 Jun 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
Facilitated by Kate Hill, Senior Solicitor at RadcliffeLeBrasseur Solicitors and Senior Trainer at InPractice Training this one day structured introduction to Root Cause Analysis (RCA) for beginners will provide a step by step guide to the key tools of RCA and incident investigation. The day will be case study based and will focus on gathering evidence, conducting analysis and the production of an incident report. All techniques discussed during the day will be tested through role-play.

A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20cs when booking.

Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Incidents, Investigation, Evidence
9.
 
Training — Masterclass: Nurse Led Discharge
ID
790075
Start date
13 May 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
The Masterclass will begin with a core lecture on the 10 Policy Steps underpinning discharge planning at a National Level. This is followed by an analysis of two core areas, namely:  Estimating dates for discharge and Nurse Led Discharge will form the basis for case based discussions, analysis and practical advice.

A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20cs when booking.

Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Nursing, Discharge Planning
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10.
 
Training — Complaints Handling, Investigating, Resolving and Learning
ID
790118
Start date
13 May 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
The recent reports from the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman quoted above highlight the importance of effective complaints investigation and ensuring the learning from complaints is embedded within the service.  This conference will provide a practical guide to handling, investigating, responding and learning from complaints in health and social care. Through national updates, practical case studies and in depth expert sessions the conference aims to improve the effectiveness of complaints handling within your service, and ensure that complaints lead to change and improvements in patient care. 

A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20cs when booking.

Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Complaints
11.
 
Training — Masterclass: Managing Stress & Promoting Resilience amongst Doctors
ID
790139
Start date
13 May 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
This conference focuses on improving services and outcomes for people who self harm. The conference opens with a presentation from a lived experience perspective of how we can improve services, build understanding and encourage people to talk about self harm. The conference will continue through national updates and practical case studies to demonstrate how the pathway for those who self harm can be improved from identification and early intervention, improving services for those in crisis and presenting in emergency departments, developing effective services and working with people to improve coping strategies, to reducing suicide, mitigating risk and managing the impact of self harm.

A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20cs when booking.

Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Mental Health, Self Harm, Suicide Risk
12.
 
Training — Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults: Improving Adult Safeguarding Practice, Decision Making & Outcomes
ID
790138
Start date
17 May 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
This conference focuses on safeguarding vulnerable adults – improving safeguarding practice, decision making and delivering a person centred outcome focused approach.  Sessions will focus on national updates since the Care Act 2014 implementation, moving forward with making safeguarding personal, a legal session which will look at legal developments in safeguarding and decision making in safeguarding. The conference will continue with practical case studies on critical issues such as criteria for intervention, escalating concerns and complaints, undertaking a safeguarding enquiry under section 42, information sharing and working in partnership with the police on serious concerns and criminal offences and undertaking a safeguarding adults review. The theme through the conference will be focused on delivering an outcome focused approach and developing your skills in informed decision making to improve adult safeguarding practice. 

A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20cs when booking.

Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Safegurding
13.
 
Training — Reducing Inpatient Falls & Harm from Inpatient Falls
ID
790126
Start date
18 May 2016
Location
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Abstract
This conference focuses on reducing inpatient falls, implementing the recommendations from the 2015 National Audit of Inpatient Falls.  Through national updates and practical case studies focusing on the individual recommendations from the national audit the conference will provide a step by step guide to implementing the multiple interventions that have been proven to reduce falls in your service.

A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20cs when booking.

Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Reducing in Patient Falls
Related subject(s)
14.
 
Training — Effective Ward Manager
ID
790125
Start date
18 May 2016
Location
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Abstract
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. The conference will update delegates on key issues facing Ward Managers in practice including changes to the Ward Manager role.

A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20cs when booking.

Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Ward Manager, CQC
15.
 
Training — Nurse Prescribing for Wound Care
ID
790135
Start date
18 May 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
Through national updates and practical case studies from community, district nursing, tissue viability in hospital, pressure ulcer management and heel ulcer management delegates will hear how to develop and maintain prescribing competence, and how to develop effectiveness in post qualification practice. Extended sessions developing prescribing competence and confidence, and assessing and evaluating prescribing decisions to demonstrated effectiveness. The use of Patient Group Directions in Wound Care and how these can supplement wound care management will also be discussed.

A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20cs when booking.

Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Non-Medical Prescribig, Nursing
16.
 
Training — Eliminating Avoidable Pressure Ulcers
ID
790112
Start date
19 May 2016
Location
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Abstract
This conference focuses on a practical guide to eliminating avoidable pressure ulcers, implementing the national stop the pressure campaign and looking forward to the NICE Quality Standard for Pressure Ulcers. Pressure Ulcers have recently been announced as a key priority area for the new patient safety collaboratives and pressure ulcer prevention is a key NHS Outcomes Framework Improvement Area.

A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20cs when booking.

Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Tissue Viability, Wound care
17.
 
Training — Breast Surgery as Day Surgery: A Joint HCUK & BADS conference
ID
790155
Start date
19 May 2016
Location
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Abstract
Attendance at this conference, which has been produced by the British Association of Day Surgery, will enable delegates to develop a day case management pathway for patients requiring breast surgery.  The basic elements of a day surgery pathway will be presented including the evaluation of the quality of care provided.  Specific details of multi-disciplinary care specific to breast surgery management will be presented by acknowledged experts in the field from a variety of backgrounds, reflecting the importance of the multi-disciplinary team in successful delivery of day surgery care for these patients.

A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20cs when booking.

Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Breast Cancer
Related subject(s)
18.
 
Training — Presentation Skills Masterclass
ID
790165
Start date
19 May 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
The masterclass is designed to provide an increased understanding of the skills and techniques required to deliver dynamic presentations. The course will provide an opportunity for participants to practice and review their presentation skills and techniques and receive constructive feedback. Delegates will be encouraged to develop a creative approach to creating a presentation and consider how best to engage an audience.

A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20cs when booking.

Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Confidence, Presentation skills
19.
 
Training — Caldicott Guardian Training Course
ID
790142
Start date
19 May 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
Facilitated by Christopher Fincken Chairman of the UK Council of Caldicott Guardians this one day training course to provide both an introduction to newcomers and a wide ranging update for more experienced Caldicott Guardians, Caldicott Officers, & Information Governance Leads to understand the requirements of Caldicott and to become confident in recognising and in making both basic and complex Caldicott Guardian decisions.

A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20cs when booking.

Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Information sharing, data protection
20.
 
Training — Implementing the NICE Clinical Guideline on Care of the Dying Adult
ID
790207
Start date
19 May 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
This conference will support your service to ensure the clinical guideline is implemented effectively in your organisation to improve end of life care, outcomes and experience  for dying people and their families.

A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20cs when booking.

Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Palliative Care
Related subject(s)
21.
 
Training — Masterclass: The NHS Budget Holder's Survival Guide
ID
790173
Start date
19 May 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
This masterclass is the essential practical introduction to the skills and knowledge managers and clinicians need to benefit their patients by successful use of their budgets. Get the skills to use your budget to benefit your patients, clients and service users. This masterclass covers all aspects of budgets and budgetary control in the NHS. You will cover your rights and responsibilities and how to read and understand financial reports and work with accountants.

A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20cs when booking.

Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Budget, Planning
22.
 
Training — Improving Mental Health Services for Men
ID
790227
Start date
19 May 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
This conference focuses on the important issue of improving mental health services for men, delivering ‘male friendly’ and culturally sensitive services to the specific requirements of different groups of men and boys.  The conference opens with a national update on how to make mental health services work for men and continues with an extended session on mental health promotion and early intervention, including the important link between mental health and employment services.

A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20cs when booking.

Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Mental Health, Men, Safeguarding
Related subject(s)
23.
 
Pain Therapeutics
ID
790299
Dates
23 May 2016 - 24 May 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
SMi’s 16th annual Pain Therapeutics conference will hone in on the latest innovations and novel approaches to pain therapy and analgesic drugs as well as look at the practicalities of using animal models and translational biomarkers in pain research. Aimed at an audience of senior specialists in neurology, CNS, clinical sciences and pharmacology, Pain Therapeutics 2016 will keep attendees at the forefront of scientific breakthroughs to adapt to the growing need towards minimising opioid dependency and new drug discovery. Presentations from a selection of leading pharmaceutical companies currently developing novel analgesic treatments including Glenmark, Pfizer, GSK, Grunenthal and Nektar Pharmaceuticals, will provide delegates with an understanding on key topics such as drug development mechanisms, neuropathic pain, severe chronic pain, sodium channels, industry challenges, plus much more! An interactive panel discussion on medical incidents in experimental clinical trials will be just one of the highlights at the conference this spring.
Contact
Teri Arri;     Phone: [+442078276000];     Email: tarri@smi-online.co.uk
Topics
Pain Therapeutics, inflammation, drug research, pain therapy, pain, ibuprofen, pain killer, analgesic, analgesic drugs, neuropathic, topical analgesics, animal models, pain test, drug dose, peripheral nerves, sensory neurons, opioid, addiction, cannabinoid, brain, cns, central nervous system, sodium channels, pain relief, chronic pain, anaesthesia, numbness, chronic pain, OTC drugs, paracetamol, over the counter, pain threshold, personalised medicine, analgesic targets, aligiatry
Related subject(s)
24.
 
Training — Masterclass: Changing the Culture of your Service for Health and Social Care Professionals
ID
790248
Start date
26 May 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
This interactive workshop explores the challenges of changing behaviours and is opportunity to learn from other organisations that have embarked on and delivered major behavioural and cultural change.

A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20cs when booking.

Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Culture, Service
25.
 
Training — Setting up and running Virtual Clinics
ID
790269
Start date
26 May 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
This new duty emphasises the need for patient safety incidents to be investigated using a robust methodology for investigation reports to be evidentially sound, accessible and focused on producing actionable and reasonable recommendations.

A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20cs when booking.

Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Virtual Clinics
26.
 
Training — National MARAC Summit: Improving the effectiveness of Multiagency Risk Assessment Conferences (MARAC)
ID
792799
Start date
07 Jun 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
We are pleased to announce the National MARAC Summit. The conference aims to bring together MARAC Chairs, Members and Coordinators to understand current issues and the national context, and to debate and discuss key issues and areas they are facing in practice. A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20cs when booking.
Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Abuse, Domestic Violence
27.
 
Immunogenicity
ID
793289
Dates
13 Jun 2016 - 14 Jun 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
Immunogenicity of an antigen is frequently encountered in the context of vaccine development, an area of intense interest currently due to the emergence or re-emergence of infectious pathogens with the potential for worldwide spread. With the global vaccine market expected to reach $84.44 billion by 2022, now is the time engage with industry experts to addresses the real challenges with immunogenicity including assay assessment, the role of aggregation, the introduction of nanobodies and many more!
Contact
Anna Serazetdinova;     Phone: [+44 20 7827 6093];     Email: aserazetdinova@smi-online.co.uk
Topics
immunology, immunogenicity, pathology, biosimilars, nanobodies, ADCs, aggregation
28.
 
Training — A Practical Guide to applying and monitoring adherence to The Duty of Candour
ID
792859
Start date
15 Jun 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
The conference will include an extended legal update and practical sessions focusing on training and supporting staff in disclosing unanticipated events in patient care, breaking bad news and improving communication skills in being open, developing and adopting an effective processes for ensuring candour and supporting staff, developing the new role of the “Freedom to speak up Guardian” and understanding how adherence to the duty of candour can be monitored at an organisational level and by the Care Quality Commission. A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20cs when booking.
Contact
8 wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Patient care, Concerns, Honesty
Related subject(s)
29.
 
Training — Reducing Medication Errors in Hospitals National Summit 2016
ID
792854
Start date
22 Jun 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
This Summit aims to bring together clinicians, managers and medication safety officers to understand current issues and the national context, and to debate and discuss key issues and areas they are facing in improving medication safety and reducing medication errors.  Following National Update sessions, key areas will focus on reporting of medication incidents, developing the role of the medication safety officer, managing a medication incident, developing a medication error reduction programme, reducing medication errors on the ward, reducing prescribing errors and learning from medication errors and communication of medication errors and safety alerts: getting the message across to frontline staff  to learn and improve practice. A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20cs when booking.
Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Medication Errors
30.
 
HMV UK — Home Mechanical Ventilation UK Meeting 2016
ID
789974
Start date
24 Jun 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
Registration for the annual HMV UK Meeting is now open and it will once again be hosted in the stunning Governors Hall at St Thomas’. The meeting invites healthcare professionals from around the country together to learn invaluable information about the latest advances in the management of children and adults with chronic respiratory failure.
Contact
Guy's and St Thomas' Events Team;     Phone: [+44 (0)20 7188 1622];     Email: events@gstt.nhs.uk
Related subject(s)
31.
 
Training — Effective Clinical Director
ID
798337
Start date
01 Jul 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
Whether you are currently a Clinical Director, or aspiring to be one, this CPD certified conference provides a unique opportunity to learn from the experiences of other Clinical Directors and develop your skills as an effective Clinical Director. A 20% discount is available when quoting hcuk20cs
Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Leadership, Team perfomance
32.
 
Training — Implementing the New NICE Guidance & updated Quality Standard on Diabetic Foot Problems: Prevention and Management
ID
798303
Start date
01 Jul 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
This conference focuses on improving practice in the prevention and management of diabetic foot problems including implementing the 2015 updated NICE guideline and Quality Standard. Through national updates, extended focus sessions and practical case studies the conference will update delegates on best practice in improving the care of patients with and at risk of diabetic foot problems. 
Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Tissue Viabilty, Wound care, Diabetics
Related subject(s)
33.
 
Training — Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults in Hospitals: Improving Safeguarding Practice & Outcomes
ID
798300
Start date
04 Jul 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
This conference focuses on safeguarding vulnerable adults in hospitals – improving safeguarding practice, decision making and outcomes. The conference will focus on meeting the new statutory safeguarding guidance in March 2016 including national updates since the Care Act 2014 implementation, moving forward with making safeguarding personal, and an extended legal focus which will look at legal developments in safeguarding and decision making in safeguarding.
Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Safeguarding, Abuse, Neglect, Adults
34.
 
Training — Self Neglect and Adult Safeguarding
ID
798365
Start date
04 Jul 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
This conference focuses on the difficult issue of self neglect and adult safeguarding. Through national updates, practical case studies and extended masterclasses the conference will cover self neglect under the Care Act 2014, meeting the new statutory safeguarding guidance in March 2016, the legislative framework for self neglect, safeguarding people who self neglect: the evidence and what works, developing guidance for professionals when dealing with self neglect and resistance to engage with services, an extended session on hoarding, and an extended session on dealing with the underlying causes of self neglect working in partnership with service user.
Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Safeguarding, Abuse, Neglect, Adults
35.
 
Training — Effective Communications Masterclass
ID
798364
Start date
04 Jul 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
Difficult Encounters is a masterclass for health professionals who would like to understand more about the art and science of communication. It is an interactive and entertaining course that provides delegates with an opportunity to develop their communication skills with service users, their relatives and other members of staff both on the phone and face to face.
Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Communication Skills
36.
 
Training — Caldicott Guardian Training Course for Beginners
ID
798385
Start date
05 Jul 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
A one day course to provide an introduction to newcomers to the Caldicott Guardian role including aspiring Caldicott Guardians and Information Governance Leads to understand the requirements of Caldicott and to become confident in recognising and in making both basic and complex Caldicott Guardian decisions.
Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Information governance
37.
 
Training — Improving Physical Health for People with Mental Health Conditions
ID
798362
Start date
05 Jul 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
This conference takes a practical case study based approach to delivering parity of esteem through learning from organisations that have succeeded in addressing the challenge of improving the physical health of people with mental health conditions. The conference will focus on meeting the national recommendation set out by the Mental Health Taskforce in February 2016.
Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Mental health, fitness
Related subject(s)
38.
 
Training — Effective Consent Practice: Implementing the new duty to explain risks to patients
ID
798383
Start date
05 Jul 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
The conference will include extended legal and practical updates on the new duty to explain risks to patients and what the supreme court judgement means for your practice and service, understanding decision making within the consent process, individualising consent and communication of risk, capacity and consent and legal issues surrounding children, older people, vulnerable adults, pregnant women and people will mental illness or learning disability, consent in a nurse led service and consent and refusal of treatment. The conference will also feature an extended role play session on patient centred consent demonstrating how the new principles can be embedded into robust consent practice.
Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Patient safety
39.
 
Training — Masterclass: Setting up your Nurse-Led Clinic
ID
798437
Start date
05 Jul 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
This masterclass offers time for delegates to consider the steps and key issues prior to the first patients arriving at the clinic.
Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Nursing
Related subject(s)
40.
 
Training — Measuring, Understanding and Acting on Patient Experience Insight
ID
798478
Start date
05 Jul 2016
Location
Manchester, United Kingdom
Abstract
This conference will focus on measuring, understanding and acting on patient experience insight, and demonstrating responsiveness to that insight to improve care
Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Patient Care
41.
 
Training — Eating Disorders: Developing a Gold Standard Service
ID
798454
Start date
06 Jul 2016
Location
Manchester, United Kingdom
Abstract
This conference focuses on improving services for children and young people with eating disorders, meeting the new national waiting time standard, and ensuring gold standard care. There is a particular focus on developing rapid early intervention services in line with the new waiting time standard, meeting quality standards for eating disorder services, preventing relapse, commissioning effective services for eating disorder, and looking forward to the 2017 updated NICE guidance and waiting time standard.
Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Young adults, Vulnerable people, Mental Health
42.
 
Training — Developing the Role of the Physician Associate
ID
798442
Start date
06 Jul 2016
Location
Manchester, United Kingdom
Abstract
This timely one day conference focuses on developing the role of the Physician Associate in your service, how the demonstrated benefits of the role can support you and your service and improve patient care. The conference will also look at developing the role of the Physician Associate in practice and the development of the National Physician Associate Expansion Programme.
Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Patient care
43.
 
The Pathobiology of the Lysosome and Lysosomal Diseases Conference 2016
ID
740455
Dates
07 Jul 2016 - 10 Jul 2016
Location
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Abstract
We are proud to announce The Pathobiology of the Lysosome and Lysosomal Diseases Conference 2016 shall take place at Clare College, Cambridge, UK in July 2016 This conference will present an overview of recent progress in the understanding and management of lysosomal storage disorders. Internationally renowned scientists will cover subjects ranging from the basic biology and pathophysiology of this group of disorders to discussions of animal models, genetics, advancements in treatment, and pharmacoeconomic challenges posed by rare diseases in general and lysosomal disorders in particular.
44.
 
IAES Medical Conference -Progress in Medical Practice and Education — 45th Medical Conference -Progress in Medical Practice and Education
ID
786552
Dates
15 Jul 2016 - 18 Jul 2016
Location
Blackpool, United Kingdom
Abstract
Steady progress and innovations have been occurring in medical practice and education internationally for the past decades. These have been as a result of advances in medical practice worldwide. In addition, patients have become more informed about their health, and these have resulted in increased in demands and expectations, thereby bringing about the changing roles of the doctors and healthcare workers in society. There are now needs for healthcare workers to be more involved in teaching and research, as well as in patient care. Hence the conference on ‘Progress in Medical Practice and education’ will embrace many topics on the various issues affecting medical practice, research and education.
Contact
Claudia Torres;     Phone: [+08450600201];     Email: conferences@iaes.org.uk
Topics
Medicine, patients, clinical, treatment, respiratory
45.
 
IAHCP Medical Conference — 27th Annual Scientific Meeting and Medical Conference 2016 - Medical Innovations in the 21st Century
ID
757222
Dates
16 Jul 2016 - 19 Jul 2016
Location
Blackpool, United Kingdom
Abstract
Major challenges continue to occur in Medical Care and Education Worldwide. There are increasing external and internal pressures to improve the quality of patient care, education and research performances of health professionals. Hence the conference on ‘Maintaining Challenges in Medical Practice and Education’ will embrace these challenges.
Contact
Ruth Dyer;     Phone: [+44 845 260 2501 or +44 7438154888];     Email: conferences@iahcp.org.uk
Topics
The topics to be covered during the conference include advances in the management of respiratory diseases, Stem cell techniques, evidence-based medicine, quality of patient care, general medicine, emergency medicine matters, primary care issues, epidemiology and public health matters, paediatrics and child health issues, cardiovascular diseases, diabetic care advances, gastroenterology and hepatology, medical ethics and legal issues in healthcare, medical education, medical informatics, emerging foodborne disease, infectious diseases and global diseases epidemics, tropical diseases, evidence-based medicine, obstetrics and gynaecology and many more.
46.
 
Tracheostomy Care — Adult Tracheostomy Care - 'all you need to know'
ID
805623
Start date
18 Jul 2016
Location
South Kensington, London, United Kingdom
Abstract
Aimed at healthcare practitioners (Nurses and AHPs) caring for adult patients with tracheostomy and working in the acute care setting or those with an interest in, or new to tracheostomy care.
Contact
Conference Team;     Phone: [020 7808 2921 / 4];     Email: conferenceteam@rmh.nhs.uk
Topics
Anatomy and physiology:Tracheostomy insertion techniques (surgical/percutaneous), Indications for the placement of a tracheostomy benefits and possible complications post tracheostomy, types of tracheostomy tube and tracheostomy passport, Safety, Responsibility and Managing Risk of Tracheostomies, Ward preparation for the patient and emergency equipment for nursing a patient with a tracheostomy, CCU/ventilated patients with a tracheostomy, Suctioning and humidification and Weaning and decannulation, Swallowing and communication, Discharge planning and life at home after tracheostomy, Emergency situations and resuscitation with ‘emergency scenarios’/case studies, Practical sessions including:Woundcare, dressings, tape changes and decannulation, Managing a cuffed tube (cuff pressure measurement/inflation/deflation), Suctioning and humidification, Changing a tracheostomy and caring for the inner cannula, Question & answer session.
47.
 
IAES Research and Innovations Medical Conference 2016 — 54th Research and Innovations Medical Conference 2016, London England - Advances in Medical Research and Innovations in the New World.
ID
784399
Dates
22 Jul 2016 - 25 Jul 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
Innovations and reforms in medicine and medical practice are global issues. This is due to advances in medical practice and education, and advent of new technology, which is widely available in society internationally in the past three decades. As a result, patients and society in general are becoming more informed about their own health and medical practice, and they are using their knowledge to question and challenge doctors and healthcare workers about their own health issues. In addition, people are now living longer in various communities as result of advances in medicine and medical technologies. There is now enormous need and expectations from society for doctors and healthcare workers to keep abreast of all these new advances. This has resulted in the changing roles of doctors and healthcare workers in society. They are not only called upon to provide state of the art medical practice fit for the 21st century, but they are also expected to take part in teaching and research in order for them to maintain the challenges they face in medical practice and education in the 21st century. Hence the IAES Conference in Research and Innovations in Medicine and Healthcare will look at these challenges and advances in order to provide excellent medical care fit for the new millennium.
Contact
Claudia Torres;     Phone: [+08450600201];     Email: conferences@iaes.org.uk
Topics
Medicine, research, innovation, healthcare, patients, treatments
48.
 
MSCS Medical Conference, London, UK 23 - 26 July 2016 — Improving Medical Practice and Education in the New Millennium
ID
746257
Dates
23 Jul 2016 - 26 Jul 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
Major challenges continue to occur in Medical Practice and Education Worldwide. There are increasing external and internal pressures to improve the quality of patient care, education and teaching performances of health professionals. Hence the conference on ‘Improving Medical Practice and Education’ will cover the various issues and challenges in health care in the modern World.
Contact
Janine Holloway;     Phone: [+44 845 0606202];     Email: conferences@medicalscs.co.uk
Topics
The topics to be covered during the conference include Stem cell techniques, evidence-based medicine, quality of patient care, general medicine, emergency medicine matters, primary care issues, epidemiology and public health matters, paediatrics and child health issues, cardiovascular diseases, diabetic care advances, progress in respiratory diseases, medical ethics and legal issues in healthcare, medical education, medical informatics, emerging foodborne disease, infectious diseases and global diseases epidemics, tropical diseases, evidence-based medicine, obstetrics and gynaecology and many more.
49.
 
IAES Advances in General Practice/Family Medicine Conference 2016 — 39th Advances in General Practice/Family Medicine Conference 2016
ID
786566
Dates
12 Aug 2016 - 15 Aug 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
Reforms and changes have been occurring in general practice/family medicine and primary care globally in the past decades. General Practitioners/Family Physicians are now being called upon to undertake teaching and research, as well managing their clinical care. Patients are becoming more informed about their health, and they are using this to question doctors in the community. In addition there has been an increase in expectations of society in general in the way their care should be delivered in the 21st century, especially with the increase use and reliant on new technology. Therefore there is now more need for clinicians to be involved in educational activities in order to broaden their knowledge in meeting the challenges they face in the changing World.
Contact
Claudia Torres;     Phone: [+08450600201];     Email: conferences@iaes.org.uk
Topics
The topics to be covered during the conference include advances in medical education and research approaches, Stem cell techniques, evidence-based practice, quality of patient care, general internal medicine, medical emergencies in general practice, primary care issues, epidemiology and public health matters, paediatrics and child health issues, cardiovascular diseases, diabetic care advances, progress in respiratory diseases, medical ethics and legal issues in healthcare, medical education, medical informatics, emerging foodborne disease, infectious diseases and global diseases epidemics, tropical diseases, evidence-based medicine, obstetrics and gynaecology, mental health issues, co-morbidities, managing chronic diseases in the community and many more.
50.
 
IAHCP Medical Conference — 49th International Medical Conference – Progress in Medical Practice and Education in the Changing World
ID
757298
Dates
13 Aug 2016 - 16 Aug 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
Constant progress and innovations have been occurring in medical practice and education globally for the past decades. These have been as a result of advances in medical practice worldwide. In addition, patients have become more informed about their health, and these have resulted in increased in demands and expectations, thereby bringing about the changing roles of the doctors and healthcare workers in society. There are now needs for healthcare workers to be more involved in teaching and research, as well as in patient care. Hence the conference on ‘Progress in Medical Practice and Education in the Changing World’ will embrace many topics on the various issues affecting medical practice, research and education.
Contact
Ruth Dyer;     Phone: [+44 845 260 2501 or +44 7438154888];     Email: conferences@iahcp.org.uk
Topics
The topics to be covered during the conference include advances in the management of respiratory diseases, Stem cell techniques, evidence-based medicine, quality of patient care, general medicine, emergency medicine matters, primary care issues, epidemiology and public health matters, paediatrics and child health issues, cardiovascular diseases, diabetic care advances, gastroenterology and hepatology, medical ethics and legal issues in healthcare, medical education, medical informatics, emerging foodborne disease, infectious diseases and global diseases epidemics, tropical diseases, evidence-based medicine, obstetrics and gynaecology and many more.
51.
 
Moving Forward with Stem Cell Technology
ID
759160
Dates
06 Sep 2016 - 08 Sep 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
From basic research to clinical practice, this multi-disciplinary event provides an opportunity to share and compare research progress and clinical experiences to establish reliable stem cell and other cellular therapies.
Contact
Shara Cohen;     Phone: [enquiries@euroscicon.com];     Email: enquiries@euroscicon.com
Topics
Stem Cell Transplantation, Cellular Therapies, Cord Blood, Gvhd, Stem Cell Therapy
52.
 
GP General Update, Manchester September 2016
ID
800852
Dates
07 Sep 2016 - 08 Sep 2016
Location
Manchester, United Kingdom
Abstract
Featuring a programme full of expert speakers, the GP General Update will keep you up to date in 12 core clinical topics and earn you 12 CPD credits for your appraisal. Taking place across two days, each clinical session incorporates real-life case studies, interactive polls and practical demos to bring you the latest evidence, new developments and guidelines in general practice. With dedicated Q&A time at the end of each session, you can get impartial, expert advice from our speakers and take home your copy of the course handbook to refer back to in practice. Prove your practice has improved with our post attendance tests, and start making everyday changes that will have a positive, time saving impact on your patient management, clinical skills and general knowledge. All attendees will also receive the comprehensive course handbook, available online and in print. This valuable resource contains fully up to date topic sections, searchable content, hyper-linked resources and extra materials such as QOF updates, BMJ articles, NICE guidelines and management tips to refer back to after the course.
53.
 
PIVAC-16 — The 16th International Conference on Progress in Vaccination Against Cancer
ID
798005
Dates
12 Sep 2016 - 14 Sep 2016
Location
Winchester, United Kingdom
Abstract
Progress in Vaccination Against Cancer (PIVAC) aims to bring together translational and clinical oncologists and immunologists dealing with active vaccination against cancer for three days of presentations on the most recent advances in the field. The meeting provides an up-to-date overview of many aspects of tumour immunology. Thanks to its friendly atmosphere and the limited number (max 100) of participants, PIVAC cultivates lively and fruitful discussions, promotes interactions between participants, speakers and companies attending the conference and encourages the emergence of new partnerships.
Contact
Laura Strachan;     Email: L.Strachan@nottingham.ac.uk
Topics
Nucleic acid vaccines; Plant derived vaccines; Viral targeting of cancer; Phosphopetide targeting; Immunological adjuvancy through PI3K inhibition and chemotherapy; Immunostimulatory antibodies; Role of B-cells in solid cancers
Related subject(s)
54.
 
Training — A Practical Guide to Managing Doctors in Difficulty & Difficult Doctors
ID
805642
Start date
13 Sep 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
This conference aimed at senior clinicians, clinical directors, medical directors and clinical leads, focuses on managing doctors in difficulty and difficult doctors. Managing difficult colleagues and colleagues in difficulty was seen to be the most challenging element of a Clinical Directors role*. This conference aims to support you to identify concerns early, diagnose the issues, and ensure effective intervention and support doctors who are experiencing difficulty or demonstrating difficult behaviors. A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20c-s when booking.
Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Doctors, Clinicians, Performance, Employment Law
55.
 
Training — Towards Zero Suicide: Preventing Suicide, Saving Lives
ID
805641
Start date
15 Sep 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
This conference focuses on Suicide Prevention and moving towards Zero Suicide as the ambition. Through national updates, practical case studies and extended focus sessions the conference will take an in depth look at the effectiveness of suicide interventions, the importance of effective early intervention and crisis aversion, the experiences of zero suicide collaboratives and programmes, preventing male suicide, and an extended focus on delivering effective crisis services and emergency response. A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20c-s when booking.
Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Suicide prevention
56.
 
Training — Effective Non-Medical Prescribing in End of Life Care
ID
805662
Start date
16 Sep 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
This conference focuses on the important issue of Nurse/Non Medical Prescribing in End of Life Care. It is widely recognized that pain and symptom control at the end of life is not always optimal, the development of non medical/nurse 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 as a non medical/nurse prescriber in end of life care. A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20c-s when booking.
Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Palliative Care, Pain Control
57.
 
Training — Effective Nurse Prescribing in End of Life Care
ID
805694
Start date
16 Sep 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
This conference focuses on the important issue of Nurse/Non Medical Prescribing in End of Life Care. It is widely recognized that pain and symptom control at the end of life is not always optimal, the development of non medical/nurse 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 as a non medical/nurse prescriber in end of life care. A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20c-s when booking.
Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Palliative Care, Pain Control, Nursing
Related subject(s)
58.
 
Training — Pressure Ulcers Summit
ID
805748
Start date
16 Sep 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
This summit aimed to bring together tissue viability, wound care leads and senior nurses to discuss the important issue of eliminating avoidable pressure ulcers.  The conference will cover implementing the national stop the pressure campaign and monitoring progress against the 2015 National NICE Quality Standard for Pressure Ulcers. Pressure Ulcers have recently been announced as a key priority area for the new patient safety collaboratives and pressure ulcer prevention is a key NHS Outcomes Framework Improvement Area. A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20c-s when booking.
Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Tissue Viability, Wound care, Geriatrics
59.
 
Training — Masterclass: Nursing Revalidation
ID
805769
Start date
20 Sep 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
This master class is aimed at Nurses across all clinical bandings, for Bands 5/6 it will facilitate individual preparation
Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Nursing, Midwifery
Related subject(s)
60.
 
Training — Implementing the NICE Quality Standard for Domestic Violence & Improving the effectiveness of MARACs
ID
805779
Start date
20 Sep 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
This timely conference will focus on monitoring improvement against the new NICE Quality Standard for Domestic Violence & Improving the effectiveness of MARACs. Sessions will focus on Early Identifying domestic violence high risk victims and preventing repeat victimisation, Working in partnership with the police, changing the culture towards domestic violence, delivering integrated family support and perpetrator programmes, iImproving the effectiveness of Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conferences (MARACs) including new and emerging models  and Information Sharing and Information Governance within MARACs and Domestic Violence cases. This conference is aimed at all members of the multi agency team. A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20c-s when booking.
Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Domestic Violence, Abuse
61.
 
RARE METABOLIC DISORDERS: DETECTION, RESEARCH, MANAGEMENT AND TREATMENT
ID
759203
Dates
20 Sep 2016 - 22 Sep 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
This conference will discuss rare metabolic disorders, their detection, current research, disease management and treatment. From congenital disorders to inherited metabolic diseases, this event will investigate recent developments in an informal academic setting, with an atmosphere conducive to debate and discussion.
Contact
Shara Cohen;     Phone: [enquiries@euroscicon.com];     Email: enquiries@euroscicon.com
Topics
Inborn Errors Of Metabolism, Metabolomics, Familial Dysautonomia, Dysautonomia Conference, Metagenomics, Rare Disease
62.
 
Training — Caldicott Guardian Training Course
ID
805734
Start date
21 Sep 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
Facilitated by Christopher Fincken
Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Confidentiality
63.
 
Training — Ward Manager Summit: Developing your skills as an Effective Ward Manager
ID
805755
Start date
21 Sep 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
Following National Update sessions looking at the CQC inspection process at Ward Level and what 'Well-Led" looks like in terms of the Ward Manager role, and appraisal and revalidation for ward managers, the conference will then update delegates on key areas including developing your leadership skills, ward manager development, improving patient experience on the ward including always events, improving communication skills at ward level including frontline management of complaints, feedback and concerns, developing ward accreditation for quality and exemplar wards, getting staffing right at ward level and Managing your own ward budgets, finances and resources. A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20c-s when booking.
Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Nursing
Related subject(s)
64.
 
Training — Advancing IV Therapy
ID
805765
Start date
21 Sep 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
This conference will continue with a focus on the important issue of advancing IV therapy at home, delivering effective OPAT services (Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic. Therapy). The OPAT service allows inpatients receiving intravenous antibiotics to be discharged early from hospital. Patients who are eligible for this service go home after receiving their last inpatient dose of antibiotics. The antibiotics they would have received whilst in hospital are then administered regularly by a nurse at the patient’s home thus reducing bed days and risk of infection, and improving care for patients. Delegates will have the opportunity to hear extended sessions focusing on how delivering IV Therapy at home (OPAT) is increasing and the impact on quality and productivity this brings. A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20c-s when booking.
Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
IV Therapy
65.
 
Training — Masterclass: Nurse Led Discharge
ID
805731
Start date
21 Sep 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
The Masterclass will begin with a core lecture on the 10 Policy Steps underpinning discharge planning at a National Level. This is followed by an analysis of two core areas, namely:  Estimating dates for discharge and Nurse Led Discharge will form the basis for case based discussions, analysis and practical advice. A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20c-s when booking.
Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Nursing
Related subject(s)
66.
 
Training — Changing Consultant Contracts & Managing Poor Performance in Doctors Masterclass
ID
805741
Start date
23 Sep 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
This course will provide a detailed and practical introduction into the process of handling issues of poor performance under Maintaining High Professional Standards in the NHS (MHPS)  including the consultation process with doctors and the potential claims and liabilities. The aim of this masterclass is to provide a practical guide to managing contractual change and handling performance issues with doctors. A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20c-s when booking.
Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Consultant
67.
 
Training — Non-Medical Prescribing in Mental Health
ID
805817
Start date
27 Sep 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
This conference focuses on the important issue of Non Medical Prescribing in Mental Health. The conference will look at national developments in nurse/non medical prescribing in mental health, improving and maintaining prescribing competence, non medical prescribing within specialist mental health clinics, liaison and crisis services, physical health services, auditing your prescribing practice, monitoring the side effects of medication, reducing medication errors and supporting the expansion of Nurse/non medical prescribing practice in Mental Health. A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20c-s when booking.
Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Mental Health, Nurse/Non Medical Prescribing
68.
 
Training — Nurse Prescribing in Mental Health
ID
805761
Start date
27 Sep 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
This conference focuses on the important issue of Nurse Prescribing in Mental Health. The conference will look at national developments in nurse/non medical prescribing in mental health, improving and maintaining prescribing competence, non medical prescribing within specialist mental health clinics, liaison and crisis services, physical health services, auditing your prescribing practice, monitoring the side effects of medication, reducing medication errors and supporting the expansion of Nurse prescribing practice in Mental Health. A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20c-s when booking.
Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Mental Health, Nurse/Non Medical Prescribing
Related subject(s)
69.
 
Training — Outstanding CQC Inspections in Hospitals
ID
805826
Start date
27 Sep 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
The Care Quality Commission Annual Report 2014/15 highlights that 2% of Hospital Trusts were rated as outstanding, 30% good, 57% requires improvement and 11% inadequate.  This conference aims to learn lessons and share good practice from the outstanding CQC inspections in hospitals, and support your service to prepare for CQC inspection.  Through national updates and practical case studies the conference will look at developing internal inspection for quality at a local level, succeeding in the domains that the CQC will inspect on, preparing the data, information and improving local monitoring information, and preparing for inspection at a clinical service level. A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20c-s when booking.
Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Quality
70.
 
Training — Presentation Skills Masterclass
ID
805869
Start date
27 Sep 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
The masterclass is designed to provide an increased understanding of the skills and techniques required to deliver dynamic presentations. The course will provide an opportunity for participants to practice and review their presentation skills and techniques and receive constructive feedback. Delegates will be encouraged to develop a creative approach to creating a presentation and consider how best to engage an audience. A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20c-s when booking.
Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Presentation Skills
71.
 
Training — Psychosis & Schizophrenia in Adults
ID
805824
Start date
30 Sep 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
Through national update sessions, presentations from people with lived experience, practical case studies and extended expert sessions the conference will update delegates on best practice and evidence with regard to the management of psychosis and schizophrenia. The conference will look at monitoring progress both locally and nationally against the 2015 National Quality Standard for Psychosis and Schizophrenia. Sessions will include a focus on key priorities such as prevention, access and early intervention, the use of antipsychotic medication, ensuring a recovery focused approach and supporting families, CBT for psychosis, improving care and support for people in crisis, learning from the National Audit of Schizophrenia and the important issue, highlighted by the Mental Health Taskforce of improving physical health. A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20c-s when booking.
Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Mental Health
Related subject(s)
72.
 
Training — Controlled Drugs: Safe Use, Prescribing and Management
ID
805790
Start date
30 Sep 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
Through national updates, expert sessions and practical case studies the conference will support you to deliver the new NICE recommendations in practice. In addition, the conference will include extended update sessions on prescribing controlled drugs (for medical and non medical prescribers), developing the role of the Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer, and reporting and investigating concerns and incidents. A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20c-s when booking.
Contact
8 Wilson Drive, Ottershaw, Surrey KT16 0NT;     Phone: 0044/1932 429933;     Email: kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Topics
Controlled Drugs
73.
 
GP General Update, London November 2016
ID
800842
Dates
10 Nov 2016 - 11 Nov 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
Featuring a programme full of expert speakers, the GP General Update will keep you up to date in 12 core clinical topics and earn you 12 CPD credits for your appraisal. Taking place across two days, each clinical session incorporates real-life case studies, interactive polls and practical demos to bring you the latest evidence, new developments and guidelines in general practice. With dedicated Q&A time at the end of each session, you can get impartial, expert advice from our speakers and take home your copy of the course handbook to refer back to in practice. Prove your practice has improved with our post attendance tests, and start making everyday changes that will have a positive, time saving impact on your patient management, clinical skills and general knowledge. All attendees will also receive the comprehensive course handbook, available online and in print. This valuable resource contains fully up to date topic sections, searchable content, hyper-linked resources and extra materials such as QOF updates, BMJ articles, NICE guidelines and management tips to refer back to after the course.
74.
 
Haematology — Management Issues in Haematological Disorders in Adults
ID
806448
Start date
21 Nov 2016
Location
South Kensington, London, United Kingdom
Abstract
Healthcare professionals, particularly nursing staff involved in the treatment of these patients and others involved in their care, such as pharmacists and radiologists. We also aim to involve trainee doctors who are preparing for the MRC Path and FRC Path examinations.
Contact
Conference Team;     Phone: [020 7808 2921 / 4];     Email: conferenceteam@rmh.nhs.uk
Topics
Update on lymphoma treatment, Patient psychology - needs in the haematology setting, Current treatment strategies in myeloma, Progress in the treatment of myelodysplasia, Advances in the treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia, Intensive Care and the haematology patient, Questions.
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75.
 
2016 Sleep Summit
ID
737262
Dates
22 Nov 2016 - 24 Nov 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
This international interdisciplinary event is an open forum for discussion of all scientific and clinical aspects of sleep related issues and disorders.  Using a multi-professional and inter-specialty approach this event promises plenty of opportunity for discussion and debate set in an informal atmosphere.
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76.
 
Nutrition and Cancer Care: What Patients want to know
ID
805194
Start date
07 Dec 2016
Location
South Kensington, London, United Kingdom
Abstract
The study day is aimed at dietitians, nurses doctors and other health care professionals working with cancer patients. Training conferences are created for professionals. If you are a patient and require information on Nutrition and Cancer, please consult your Clinical Nurse Specialist for more information or a referral to a Dietitian.

Aim: There is a wealth of information on diet and cancer – not all of it based on good scientific evidence. This study day will aim to look at popular areas of nutrition and cancer and untangle the myths from the evidence. It will focus on topics frequently raised by those with cancer.

Contact
Conference Team;     Phone: [020 7808 2924 / 21];     Email: conferenceteam@rmh.nhs.uk
Topics
Introduction – what people do and why. Did my diet cause my cancer?, What weight should I be during and after treatment? What is the role of exercise?, Do I need to avoid sugar?, I have been told to avoid dairy – is this right?, Should I exclude meat in my diet? Should I eat organic food?, Should I take a vitamin supplement?, Can I take herbal or homeopathic supplements?, Should I take probiotics?, Which superfoods should I have?, Should I follow an acid/ alkaline diet?
77.
 
IAHC London, UK Medical Conference Two 2016 — 35th International Medical Conference- Research and Innovations in Medical Practice and Education
ID
780565
Dates
17 Dec 2016 - 18 Dec 2016
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
Reforms and advances in research and innovations have been occurring in medical practice and education globally for the past decades. These have been as a result of advances in medical practice worldwide. In addition, patients have become more informed about their health, and these have resulted in increased in demands and expectations, thereby bringing about the changing roles of the doctors and healthcare workers in society. There are now needs for healthcare workers to be more involved in teaching and research, as well as in patient care. Hence the conference on ‘Progress in Medical Practice and education’ will embrace many topics on the various issues affecting medical practice, research and education.
Contact
Hannah Black;     Phone: [+44 845 260 2501 or +44 7438154888];     Email: conferences@iahcp.org.uk
Topics
Medicine, Clinical, Patient, Diseases, Treatment, Cardiovascular, Respiratory, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Rheumatology, Co-morbidities, Illness
78.
 
Complementary Therapies — The Use of Essential Oils in a cancer Care Environment 2 Day Course
ID
806374
Dates
30 Jan 2017 - 31 Jan 2017
Location
South Kensington, London, United Kingdom
Contact
Conference Team;     Phone: [020 7808 2921 / 4];     Email: conferenceteam@rmh.nhs.uk
Topics
Audience: This two day introductory course is suited to aromatherapists who are already working with essential oils in a cancer care environment. Due to the structure of this course it is not possible to book for a single day. Aims:The purpose of this two day course is to promote discussion, link essential oil research to sound and effective practice and to improve aromatic interventions for people with cancer.
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79.
 
Clinical Aromatherapy in End of Life Care — Aromatic Support in the dying process
ID
806419
Start date
01 Feb 2017
Location
South Kensington, London, United Kingdom
Contact
Conference Team;     Phone: [020 7808 2921 / 4];     Email: conferenceteam@rmh.nhs.uk
Topics
Topics include:The dynamics of the dying process / The signs and symptoms that death is approaching Key issues include working with:Reduced state of consciousness, Disorientation, Restlessness, terminal agitation, Mouth dryness, Circulatory changes, Malodour due to incontinence, wounds, Chest congestion, increased oropharyngeal secretions, Breathing pattern changes, Pain, Key essential oils for the dying phase, Creating a supportive aromatic environment, Aromatic support for the family, Aromatherapy limitations and contraindications,
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80.
 
Pain Management — The Use of Essential Oils for Pain Management
ID
806340
Start date
02 Feb 2017
Location
South Kensington, London, United Kingdom
Contact
Conference Team;     Phone: [020 7808 2921 / 4];     Email: conferenceteam@rmh.nhs.uk
Topics
Aims and Objectives: Taking a whole person approach and linking this to a strong evidence base, delegates will increase their knowledge, skills and confidence in using essential oils safely and effectively with individuals in pain. Specific essential oils with good evidence for their pain relieving effects will also be profiled in this study day.
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81.
 
Respiratory Conditions — Essential Oils for Respiratory Conditions
ID
806427
Start date
03 Feb 2017
Location
South Kensington, London, United Kingdom
Topics
Taking an evidence-based approach we shall explore: an overview of the respiratory system, specific essential oil and component actions that are relevant including: secretolytic, secretomotor, bronchospasmolytic, mucolytic, calming, antitussive and antimicrobial, key aromatherapy applications for respiratory care (inhalers, inhalation devices, diffusion, chest rubs, massage, aroma patches, allied techniques), a spotlight on eight essential oils that have particular value in this area, holistic and clinical approaches to breathlessness, aromatherapy as a part of a multidisciplinary approach to managing breathlessness, safety issues including risk of bronchospasm, debate about essential oils and oxygen therapy and appropriate dosing.
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82.
 
Biomedical Engineering: Problem solving using clinical and biomedical applications
ID
770745
Dates
06 Jun 2017 - 08 Jun 2017
Location
London, United Kingdom
Contact
Shara Cohen;     Email: Sharacohen@euroscicon.com
Topics
Tissue Engineering, Implants, Bionics, Biomaterials, Bioenegineering, Biomedical Engineering, Life Sciences,
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