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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, RGN, Senior Lecturer, Manchester Metropolitan University

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.

Debbie Hicks, Nurse Consultant – Diabetes, Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust, Co-Chair, TREND-UK

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10:15 – 10:55

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.

Julie Annakin, Independent Nurse Trainer

Sponsored by 

10:55 – 11:25

Exhibition and networking

11:25 – 12:05

The management of atrial fibrillation

Industry sponsorship in progress

12:05 – 12:45

What you need to know about flu – 2018/19 update

  • Provide an overview on the most recent UK epidemiological data on influenza and why is it so important.
  • Provide an overview of the latest influenza vaccine guidance from NHS England, the Department of Health, Public Health England, the Green Book, and the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation.
  • Provide an overview of available flu vaccines, particularly for those aged 65 years and over.

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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, Engagement and Support Manager, Patient Online team at NHS England
Dr Paul Atkinson
Patient Online team at NHS England

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14:25 – 14:55

Exhibition and networking

14:55 – 15:40

Best practice management of chronic wounds

  • Choosing the correct treatment course for optimum patient outcomes.
  • Identifying and treating cause of wounds.
  • Holistic assessment and individualised care.
15:40 – 16:25

Delivering personalised care to end of life patients

  • Supporting patients with long term conditions in the community.
  • Communication about prognosis and treatment preferences.
  • Holistic assessment, psychological support and depression screening.
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 and Pfizer 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.