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Liverpool Programme

Liverpool 2019 Programme

Nursing in Practice Liverpool took place on 5th February 2019.

If you are interested in attending an event, we are back in the North West on 13th June in Manchester. 

8:45 – 9:15

Registration and networking

9:15 – 9:25

Chair’s opening remarks

Helen Lewis, Advanced Nurse Practitioner Independent Prescriber and Advisory Board Member, Nursing in Practice

9:25 – 10:05

Why your community needs Captain Fearless and the Wheeze Monsters: Children’s asthma re-imagined

  • Why it takes a community to raise a child with asthma.
  • What is an asset and strength-based approach to children’s asthma?
  • Using behavioural science: Why group consultations should be ‘asthma parties’.

Heather Henry,  Nurse Entrepreneur, Owner, Brightness Management, Founder, BreathChamps and BreathStars @heatherhenry4 @BreathChamps

10:05 – 10:45

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. 

Pauline MacDonald, Independent Consultant Nurse & Managing Director, Infection Matters Limited

Sponsored by

10:45 – 11:15

Exhibition and networking

11:15 – 11:55

Addressing influenza vaccine effectiveness; an update on advice for influenza vaccine options for 2019/20 flu season

  • Key challenges and causes of reduced vaccine effectiveness and how new vaccines may help
  • Influenza vaccine recommendations for 2019/20 season
  • Educational and practical guidance for licensed vaccines in adults

Dr Roger Henderson, GP and Media Medic

Sponsored by

11:55 – 12:35

Online services in primary care – what they mean for nurses and their patients

  • What online services are available in primary care?
  • What are the benefits of online services in primary care for all nurses and their patients?
  • How is your role and the care you provide affected by access to online services?
  • What/who is out there to help nurses learn and share best practice/ideas?

Jennie Smith, National Stakeholder and Nursing Networks Manager, Primary Care Digital Transformation team, NHS England @PatientOnline @JennieSmiith

Sponsored by  

12:35 – 13:35

Exhibition, networking and lunch

13:35 – 14:15

New NICE guidance on dementia

  • How dementia should be assessed and diagnosed.
  • Involving people living with dementia in decisions about their care.
  • Recommendations on helping carers to support people living with dementia.

Dr Richard Clibbens, Consultant Nurse, Trust Non-Medical Prescribing Lead, South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

14:15 – 14:55

Supporting primary care in the management of people with diabetes

  • Liverpool Diabetes Partnership service and how they support primary care clinicians.
  • Updates to NICE guidance, targets and oral therapies.
  • Case studies showing the partnerships impact on care and overview of outcomes.

Colette Kelly, Diabetes Specialist Nurse, Liverpool Diabetes Partnership

Juliette Palmer, Diabetes Specialist Nurse, Liverpool Diabetes Partnership    

Samantha Walker, Diabetes Nurse Educator, Liverpool Diabetes Partnership @LDPartnership

14:55 – 15:20

Exhibition and networking

15:20 – 16:00

Managing depression in primary care

  • Recognition, assessment and initial management.
  • Psychosocial interventions, antidepressant treatment and local care pathways.
  • Continued care and relapse prevention.

Dr Maryanne Freer, Director, GP and Primary Care Training, Charlie Waller Memorial Trust

16:00 – 16:45

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.

Clair Priestly, Tissue Viability Nurse Lead, Manchester Local Care Organisation (North Manchester)

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, NAPP Pharmaceuticals, Orion Pharma, Pfizer Ltd and Seqirus. These companies have only had input into their individual sessions on the programme where clearly labelled.