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Liverpool Programme

Liverpool 2018 Programme

We are now pleased to release the agenda for Nursing in Practice Liverpool 2018, your annual nursing event that will be taking place at the Liverpool Britannia Adelphi Hotel on the 7th February with a brand new programme of educational and insightful seminars.

You can earn up to  5 CPD hours from this event.


8:45 – 9:20

Registration and networking

9:20 – 9:30

Chair’s opening remarks

Michelle Falconer, Immunisation Nurse Specialist, Public Health England

9:30 – 10:05

Diabetes prevention: What’s new?

  • Exploring the prevention of Type 2 diabetes and reduction in obesity in the UK.
  • A reflection of current initiatives to support Type 2 diabetes prevention.
  • Latest and future research: staying up to date and contributing to future initiatives.

Chanelle Corena, Prevention Lead, Diabetes UK

10:05 – 10:40

Delivering personalised care to end of life patients

  • Supporting patients with long term conditions in the community.
  • Communication about prognosis and treatment preferences.
  • Treating depression in seriously ill patients.

Viv Culleton, Director of Care and Operations Services and Registered Manager, Halton Haven Hospice


10:40 – 11:10

Exhibition and networking

11:10 – 11:50

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 MSD

11:50 – 12:30

A guide to dermatology in primary care

  • What are the common presentations of skin problems?
  • Assessing disease severity and suitable treatment.
  • Impact on functional, psychological and social well-being.

Rhoda Cowell, Lead Dermatology Nurse, Virgincare, North and North-East Lincolnshire

12:30 – 13:25

Exhibition, networking and lunch

13:25 – 14:05

A practical session on shingles immunisation

  • 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 for Immunisation and Travel Health

Sponsored by MSD

14:05 – 14:45

Diagnosing and managing atrial fibrillation

  • Recognising different presentations of AF and detection in asymptomatic individuals.
  • How and when to follow a rate control or rhythm control treatment strategy.
  • Assessing risk of stroke and outlining anticoagulation options. 

Helen Eftekhari, Arrhythmia Nurse, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire

14:45 – 15:10

Exhibition and networking

15:10 – 15:50

An update on cervical screening and cancer prevention

  • Best practice considerations and updates in cervical screening.
  • Barriers to screening attendance.
  • A future without cervical cancer: the HPV vaccine.

Claire Cohen, Head of Health Information and Engagement, Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust


15:50 – 16:30

Tackling obesity: What can nurses do to increase physical activity?

  • Physical activity guidelines.
  • Effectively encouraging exercise and reducing sedentary time.
  • Impact on prevention and management of chronic conditions.

Jacinta Yates, Clinical Nurse Activity Champion, Public Health England, Practice Nurse, Great Lever One Health Centre

16:30 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 for supporting this meeting. This includes a number of pharmaceutical companies including Chiesi, MSD, Orion and Pfizer. Unless stated in your programme, they have had no input into the agenda, speaker selection or content.