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Sheffield Programme

Sheffield Programme

We are now pleased to release the agenda for Nursing in Practice Yorkshire 2018, your annual nursing event that will be taking place at Sheffield City Hall on the 9th 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 Registration and networking 
9.20 – 9.30

Chair’s opening remarks

Marilyn Eveleigh, Independent Nurse Consultant and Advisory Board Member, Nursing in Practice

Chair’s opening remarks

Steph Lawrence, Deputy Director Nursing Integration and Primary Care Nursing, NHS Leeds CCG, Executive Nurse, Leeds GP Confederation

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.

June James, Nurse Consultant (Diabetes), Honorary Associate Professor, University of Leicester, Co-Chair, TREND-UK

Sponsored by 

Suicide prevention: Development of training for mental health staff in Sheffield

  • What did the data tell us about suicide and what training did we offer to staff?
  • What were the motivating factors driving the development of the training?
  • What did we develop and how far have we got?

Vin Lewin, Serious Incident and Clinical Risk Manager,  Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust

10.15 – 10.55

Optimising quality of life for heart failure patients

  • Patient and carer education including daily weighing.
  • Optimal medication and heart rate control.
  • Regular specialist review.

Dr Ivan Benett, GPwSI in Cardiology, Non-executive Board Member, Manchester University NHS Foundation 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, National Stakeholder and Nursing Networks Manager, Patient Online team at NHS England

Sponsored by 

10.55 – 11.25

Exhibition and networking

11.25 – 12.05

Challenges in COPD care

  • A review of what we know about COPD.
  • A rethink of our thinking and current treatments.
  • The placement of current therapies.
  • A guide to the new inhaler devices and combinations.

Jane Scullion, Respiratory Nurse Consultant, University Hospitals of Leicester

Organised and funded by Chiesi Ltd


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

Pauline MacDonald, Director, Independent Nurse Consultant, Infection Matters Limited
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.

SAGB.MIS.18.09.1372d September 2018

12.10 – 13.10

Current trends in sexual and reproductive health

  • Outlining current issues.
  • Signs, symptoms and treatment of common STIs.
  • Update on FRSH contraception guidelines.

Belinda Loftus, Head of Integrated Sexual Health Services, Spectrum Community Health CIC


 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.

Wendy Simpson, Independent Immunisation Trainer

Sponsored by 

13.10 – 14.10

Exhibition and lunch

14.10 – 14.50

Keynote: Modern Slavery and Health – An interactive session

  • Raise awareness of Modern Slavery in the UK.
  • Help to increase confidence in identifying potential cases of Modern Slavery.
  • Improve knowledge and understanding of how to escalate cases of Modern Slavery.
14.50 – 15.20

Exhibition and networking

15.20 – 16.00

Recognition and managing autism spectrum conditions in primary care

  • Understanding the role of the practice and community nurse in highlighting suspected ASD.
  • Supporting families to access appropriate resources.
  • Identifying other clinical and behavioural implications of ASD.

Matt Trerise, Training and Liaison Lead, NHS Bristol Autism Spectrum Service

Assessment and prevention in Osteoporosis

  • What is a fragility fracture?
  • Who is at risk of fragility fractures?
  • How is this long-term condition assessed, treated and managed?

Donna Rowe, Service Delivery Lead and Specialist Nurse, National Osteoporosis Society


16.05 – 16.45

New NICE guidance on asthma 

  • Updates on diagnosing: Spirometry, FeNO and reversibility testing.
  • Implications for nurses of the new guidelines.
  • Two guidelines suggesting different approaches: BTS/SIGN.

Terry Robinson, Respiratory Nurse Consultant, Harrogate District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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.

Helen Rainey, Lead Clinical Nurse Specialist (Chronic Kidney Disease), Barts Health NHS Trust

16.45 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, GSK, MSD, Novartis, Pfizer Ltd, Sanofi Pasteur and Takeda UK Ltd. 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.