The programme for Nursing in Practice Belfast 2018 is in development. In the meantime, take a look the 2017 agenda below. If you are interested in taking part in any speaking opportunities, please email email@example.com
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|8.45 – 9.20||Registration and exhibition|
Chair’s opening remarks
|9.30 – 10.10||
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: ‘Health and Wellbeing 2026 – Delivering Together’
Mary Hinds, Director of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, Public Health Agency
Ursula Gallagher, Deputy Inspector Primary Medical Services and Integrated Care and Nurse Lead, Care Quality Commission, Advisory Board member, Nursing in Practice
|Heather Finlay, Nursing Officer, Department of Health|
|10.15 – 10.55||
Achieving HbA1c targets is a challenge: How can SGLT2 inhibitors help you manage type 2 diabetes?
Anna Strzelecka, Staff Grade in General and Endocrine Medicine, Antrim Area Hospital
Supported by Janssen
‘Think sepsis’ in the community
Majella Doran, Senior Education Manager, Clinical Education Centre
Evelyn Walton, Nurse Education Consultant, Clinical Education Centre
|10.55 – 11.30||
Exhibition and networking
|11.30 – 12.10||
Impact of cholesterol management in the high risk CVD patient
Michael Jackson, Specialist Pharmacist for Pulmonary Hypertension and Anticoagulation, Lead Pharmacist for Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Services, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust
Sponsored by MSD
What happens before and after treatment for prostate cancer?
Karen Parsons, Prostate Cancer UK Project Nurse, Northern Ireland Cancer Clinical Trials Centre, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust
Thamra Ayton, Clinical Team Lead Physiotherapist in Women’s and Men’s Health, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust
Women and girls with epilepsy: What do you need to consider?
Beth Irwin, Epilepsy Nurse/Midwife, UK Epilepsy and Pregnancy Register
Recognising and managing autism spectrum conditions in primary care
Shirelle Stewart, Director, National Autistic Society Northern Ireland
|12.55 – 13.55||Exhibition, networking and lunch|
|14.00 – 14.40||
Obesity: Is emotional eating the missing link?
Jen Nash, Clinical Psychologist and Chartered Associate Fellow, British Psychological Society, Editorial Board Member, Journal of Diabetes Nursing
|14.40 – 15.05||Exhibition and networking|
|15.10 – 15.55||
Understanding dementia: Supporting people with dementia and their carers
Siobhan Murphy, Nurse Education Consultant, Clinical Education Centre
|16.00||Close of conference