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Bournemouth Programme

Bournemouth Programme

We are pleased to release the agenda for Nursing in Practice Bournemouth 2018.  Your annual nursing event will be taking place at the Carrington House Hotel on the 31st October with a brand new programme of educational and insightful seminars. You can earn up to 5 CPD hours from this event.

Don’t miss your chance to attend – register today!



8:45 – 9:20

Registration and networking

9:20 – 9:30

Chair’s opening remarks

Donna Davenport, Nurse Teacher, Fellow of Higher Education Academy (HEA)

9:30 – 10:10

65+: Keeping well with type 2 diabetes after metformin

  • Explain why it is important to keep people with diabetes well as they get older.
  • Describe the impact of diabetes on ageing.
  • Describe the impact of ageing on diabetes.
  • Consider the appropriate choice of blood glucose therapy after metformin.
  • Give advice to support people with diabetes to keep well in later life.

Jill Hill, Co-Chair, TREND-UK

Sponsored by


10:10 – 10:50

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 

10:50 – 11:20

Exhibition and networking

11:20 – 12:05

The role of practice and community nurses in appropriate antibiotic use

  • Overview of TARGET Antibiotics Toolkit.
  • What does antimicrobial stewardship mean to you?
  • Educating patients around appropriate antibiotic use.

Rosie Allison, Research Assistant, Primary Care Unit, Public Health England


12:05 – 12:45

Trends and challenges in flu immunisation with a focus on adults 65 years of age and older – a 2018/2019 update

  • Overview of the most recent UK epidemiological data on influenza burden
  • Influenza vaccine recommendation for adults ≥ 65 years in 2018/19 season
  • Educational and practical guidance for adjuvanted trivalent influenza vaccine for adults ≥ 65 years

Dr Roger Henderson, GP and Media Medic

Sponsored by



12:45 – 13:45

Exhibition, networking and lunch

13:45 – 14:25

GP online services: The digital transformation of primary care – for nurses and patients

  • What are GP online services and how do they integrate into my daily working life?
  • What are the benefits for me and for my patients?
  • The role of the Digital Nursing Champion.

Jennie Smith, National Stakeholder and Nursing Networks Manager,  Patient Online team at NHS England

Sponsored by 

14:25 – 14:55

Exhibition and networking

14:55 – 15:40

New thinking in leg ulcer management in primary and community care

  • Importance of leg assessment and a best practice strategy statement.
  • The ‘burden’ of the leg ulcer patient caseload.
  • New compression strategies and choices for the nurse and patient.

Denise Woodd, Independent Clinical Nurse Specialist, Leg Ulcers, NHS Portsmouth CCG, Portsmouth Hospital Trust

15:40 – 16:25

Understanding dementia: Supporting people with dementia and their carers

  • Dementia diagnosis and the UK context.
  • The lived experience of families affected by dementia.
  • Updates to Dementia NICE guidance.

Emma Borley, Admiral Nurse Clinical Lead, Solent NHS Trust

16:25 Close of conference

*Please note, this information is correct at the current time. Cogora reserve the right to amend content without prior warning. 

**We would like to thank our exhibitors, sponsors and partners for supporting this meeting. This includes a number of pharmaceutical companies; including Chiesi Ltd, Daiichi Sankyo Ltd, GSK, MSD, Novartis, Orion Pharma, Pfizer Ltd and Seqirus. These companies have only had input into their individual sessions on the programme where clearly labelled.

*** Your delegate badge may, with your permission, be scanned by sponsor companies in the exhibition hall and at sponsored sessions.  If you allow your badge to be scanned, you agree for those companies to contact you about their products, events and/or services – some of which may be promotional in nature. If you do not wish to be contacted by our sponsor companies you have the right to not have your badge scanned when visiting a sponsored stand in the exhibition hall or attending sponsored sessions. You can withdraw your consent at any time by contacting the sponsor.