North East Programme*
We are now pleased to release the agenda for Nursing in Practice North East 2017, your annual nursing event that will be taking place at the Hardwick Hall Hotel in Durham on the 22nd June with a brand new programme of educational and insightful seminars.
Don’t miss your chance to attend – register today!
|8.45 – 9.20||Registration and networking|
|9.20 – 9.30||
Stream 1: Chair’s Opening remarks
Rhona Aikman, Practice Nurse, Gourock Medical Practice, Advisory Board Member, Nursing in Practice
Stream 2: Chair’s Opening remarks
Ann Fox, Director of Nursing, Quality and Safety, Sunderland CCG
|9.30 – 10.10||
Achieving HbA1c targets is a challenge: How can SGLT2 inhibitors help you manage type 2 diabetes?
Sam Lacey, Nurse Practitioner, Worsley Mesnes Health Centre
Supported by Janssen
Outlining the latest developments in the NHS breast screening programme
Erika Ridley, Health Promotion Officer, Breast Screening & Assessment, Royal Victoria Infirmary
|10.15 – 10.55||
Impact of cholesterol management in the high risk CVD patient
Professor Michael Norton, Community Cardiologist, Sunderland and South Tyneside Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Sponsored by MSD
An update on the latest in travel immunisation
Carolyn Driver, Independent Immunisation and Travel Health Specialist
|10.55 – 11.30||Exhibition and networking|
11.30 – 12.10
Delivering personalised care to end of life patients
George Bell, Clinical Services Manager and Deputy Chief Executive, St Cuthbert’s Hospice
From hay fever to severe allergies: Managing common presentations of allergy in primary care
Dr Helen Bourne, Consultant Immunologist, Royal Victoria Infirmary
|12.15 – 12.55||
Optimising quality of life for heart failure patients
Judith Robson, Community Heart Failure Nurse Specialist, Northumbria Healthcare Foundation Trust
Leonie Armstrong, Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Specialist, Northumbria Healthcare Foundation Trust
The biggest killer of men: Addressing the gender disparity in suicide
Dr Lucy Gardner, Speciality Registrar Psychiatry, North Durham Mental Health Liaison Team, University Hospital North Durham/ Lanchester Road Hospital
|12.55 – 13.55||Exhibition and lunch|
|13.55 – 14.35||
Promoting best practice in asthma management
Susan Evison, Respiratory Nurse Specialist, County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Effective interactions with brain injured patients: Communicating with those affected by cognitive-communication and social skills disorders
Claire Balfour, Speech and language therapist, Communicating Confidence
|15.15 – 15.40||
Exhibition and networking
|15.40 – 16.20||
Understanding sepsis: What’s new and what’s different?
Jacqui Jones, Sepsis Specialist Nurse, James Cook University Hospital, Chair, UK Sepsis Practitioner Forum
|16.20||Close of conference|
*AstraZeneca have supported this event through exhibition space, but have had no influence on the conference agenda.
We would like to thank our exhibitors for supporting this meeting. Unless stated in the programme, they have had no input into the agenda, speaker selection or content.
The programme is subject to change.