Registration and networking
||Chair’s opening remarks
Marilyn Eveleigh, Independent Nurse Consultant and Advisory Board Member, Nursing in Practice
Una Adderley, Lecturer in Community Nursing, University of Leeds
Dr Jonathan Webster, Director of Nursing (London region), NHS England
Stream 4: Mental Health
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Dave Munday, Health Visitor and Lead Professional Officer, Unite the Union
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.
Nneka Agbasi, Diabetes Nurse Specialist, Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust
Wound management: An update in best practice
- Basic wound assessment and wound tissue type classification.
- Overview of local wound factors that delay healing; exudate, infection and biofilm.
- A practical approach on dressing selection based on best evidence in the management of acute and chronic wounds, including case studies.
Bronwen Lafferty, Medical Affairs Specialist, ConvaTec
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
Male suicide and working psychologically with people in crisis
- Male suicide, current issues and the importance of crises.
- What happens to people in crisis and psychological factors that contribute to emotional distress and suicidality.
- Important targets for intervention.
Luke Sullivan, Clinical Psychologist, Lambeth Home Treatment Team, Director, Men’s Minds Matter, Founder and member, Men’s Institute
Optimising quality of life for heart failure patients
- Intervention and treatment options.
- Understanding the impact of comorbidities.
- Giving patients and carers the skills to self-monitor.
Pippa Askew, Community Heart Failure Nurse Specialist, Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust
Ifejobi Okeyode, Community Heart Failure Nurse Specialist, Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust
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, Engagement and Support Manager, Patient Online team at NHS England
Effective management of arthritis
- Recognising different types of arthritis.
- Pain management and factors that affect pain.
- Exploring the red flags around arthritis.
Dr Louise Warburton, GPwSI in Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Medicine, NHS Telford and Wrekin
Alcohol use disorders in primary care
- Discussing alcohol problems in the primary care consultation.
- Setting goals for reducing alcohol consumption.
- Managing alcohol related psychiatric and physical complications.
Adrian Brown, Alcohol and Drugs Nurse Specialist, Northwick Park Hospital, London North West University Trust
Exhibition and networking
The importance of smoking cessation
- The impact of smoking on chronic diseases.
- How to implement smoking cessation in your daily practice.
- The treatments available to support your patients to quit.
Lisa Fendall, Registered Nurse and Midwife
This symposium has been organised and sponsored by Pfizer Ltd and will include references to Pfizer medicines.
Contraception: are we failing younger women?
- Identify LARCs as the most effective contraception for women of any reproductive age.
- Know counselling techniques that may help young women understand their contraceptive options and the advantages of LARC.
- Feel that you can take the opportunity to discuss the full range of contraception at every appropriate consultation.
Dr Zara Haider, Consultant in Sexual and Reproductive Health, Kingston Hospital NHS Trust
This session has been organised and funded by Bayer
Vaccination uptake: navigating the challenges
- Build confidence in assessing if individuals need vaccination based on their risk
- Learn about evidence based techniques to help improve vaccine confidence in patients
- Hear case studies about improvements in vaccination coverage rates through simple changes to practice
Sandra Grieve, Travel Health Specialist Nurse
Dr Pauline Paterson, Co-Director Vaccine Confidence Project, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Louise Carbutt, Practice Nurse, Cumberland House Surgery
This symposium has been organised and funded by Sanofi Pasteur.
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An overview of risk at CAMHS
- Working with high risk patients, and early intervention.
- How nurses can promote good mental well-being.
- Why patients don’t attend.
Lucille Balcombe, Lead Nurse CAMHS, Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust
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
A guide to dermatology in primary care
- What are the most common presentations of skin problems?
- Assessing disease severity and suitable treatment.
- Impact on functional, psychological and social well being.
Dr Archana Rao, Consultant Dermatologist, Kingston Hospital
A practical guide on the shingles immunisation programme in England
- 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.
Dr Phil Rice, Consultant Virologist, Norfolk and Norwich University NHS Foundation Trust
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Diagnosis and management
- ADHD as a lifelong condition.
- ADHD in females.
- Assessment and treatment.
- What makes a good referral.
Teresa Jennings, Senior Nurse Practitioner and Independent Prescriber, Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Exhibition and lunch
Keynote: Understanding dementia: Supporting people with dementia and their carers
- The most common symptoms of dementia we encounter every day.
- Practical tips for troubleshooting communication deficits and resistance to delivery of physical care.
- Different stages require different techniques; a short cut.
Patsy Pope, Dementia Specialist, All About Dementia
Keynote: Dignity of care for transgender patients
- Developing an inclusive clinical environment, welcoming diversity.
- Recognising the wider context of mental health in relation to transgender patients of all ages.
- Resources for practice and community nurses.
Dr Kate Nambiar, Clinical research fellow, Speciality Doctor in Sexual Health and HIV Medicine, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust
Exhibition and networking
Innovative person-centered care for people with chronic kidney disease
- Classification and stages of CKD: Which patients are at risk?
- Reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease.
- Preventing or delaying the progression of CKD.
- Strategies for self-management.
Professor Nicola Thomas, Professor of Kidney Care, London South Bank University
Long term pain conditions: Appropriate management versus the opioid crisis
- Assessment and diagnosis.
- Medical management and addiction issues in the UK.
- Non-invasive treatments; self-management, exercise and psychological options.
Dr Johanna Theron, Specialist Doctor and Clinical Lead, Chronic Pain, Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust
Nutritional journey through life: A critical factor for health and disease
- The sugar tax – a solution or distraction for childhood obesity?
- New ‘trends’ in diet in 2018.
- Nutrition related illness – prevention is the end game.
Farhat Hamid, Head of Nutrition and Dietetic Services Brent, London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
Interpretation of key similarities and differences between BTS/SIGN and NICE asthma guidelines
- Updates on diagnosing; Spirometry, FeNO and reversibility testing.
- Pharmacological management; specifically LTRA following low-dose inhaled corticosteroids, and maintenance and reliever therapy.
Ellen Nicholson, Nurse Manager, Nexus Health Group, Lecturer, London South Bank University
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