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Manchester Programme 2019

Manchester Programme

We are now pleased to release the agenda for Nursing in Practice Manchester 2019, your annual nursing event that will be taking place at Bridgewater Hall on the 13th June with a brand new programme of educational and insightful seminars.

Don’t miss your chance to attend – register today!


Stream 1

Stream 2

08.45-09.20 Registration and exhibition

Chair’s opening remarks 

Louise Brady, Lead Primary & Community Nurse, Greater Manchester Health & Social Care Partnership @louisebrady17

Chair’s opening remarks

Donna Davenport, Community Specialist Practitioner Facilitator – District Nursing,  Stockport Foundation Trust


Keynote: The NHS Long Term Plan


Evolving developments in COPD

Speaker to be confirmed

Sponsored by 

A practical session on shingles immunisation 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

Session information to be confirmed

Industry sponsorship in progress

Wound challenges from a patients perspective

  • What am I looking at and why won’t it go away?
  • What can I do about it?
  • How can a Health Care Professional help me?

David Nelson, Medical Affairs Specialist, ConvaTec

Sponsored by 



Diagnosis and management of menopause

  • Diagnosis of perimenopause and menopause.
  • Managing short-term menopausal symptoms.
  • Long-term benefits and risks of HRT.

Industry sponsorship in progress

Providing support to people with learning disabilities in primary care

  • Supporting the primary healthcare team to care for people with a learning disability.
  • What is good and what could be improved in consultations?
  • Awareness of vulnerability and safeguarding  for people with a learning disability.
12.50- 13.50 Exhibition and lunch
13.50- 14.30

Asthma Emergencies: Simple Steps Save Lives

  • Recognising deterioration.
  • What to do whilst waiting for help.
  • Inhaler technique – vital but often forgotten.

Carol Stonham, Senior Respiratory Nurse Practitioner, Gloucester CCG, Chair Elect, Executive Committee, Primary Care Respiratory Society

Sponsored by

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?

Ann Gregory, Registered Nurse, Clinical Nurse Advisor, Primary Care Digital Transformation team, NHS England 

Helen Crowther, Registered Nurse, Clinical Nurse Advisor, Primary Care Digital Transformation Team, NHS England
@AnnGregoryRN @nursehelenc @JennieSmiith

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Best practice management of chronic wounds on the lower leg

  • Choosing the correct treatment course for optimum patient outcomes.
  • Enabling patient-informed care.
  • Developing services to meet patient needs.

Industry sponsorship in progress

Management of type 2 diabetes in adults

  • Supporting practice and community nurses in managing diabetes.
  • Overview of type 2 treatments and care pathways.
  • Person centred approaches to dietary information.

Industry sponsorship in progress

15.15- 15.45 Exhibition, networking and refreshments

Keynote: Gangsta Love: I’m me, not ‘an offender’ [Stream 1]

  • A unique and frank personal account of the cause and effect of criminality.
  • Early experience, prison experience, release experience and moving on.
  • The importance of listening more and judging less.

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

Jasen Williams, Community Worker, Broughton Trust

16.25 – 17.00

End of life care [Stream 1]

  • Holistic assessment and personalised care.
  • Communication about prognosis and treatment preferences.
  • Psychological support and screening for depression.
17.00 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 for supporting this meeting, which includes a number of pharmaceutical companies including Bayer PLC, Boehringer Ingelheim Limited, Chiesi Ltd, GSK, MSD, Mylan UK, Orion Pharma, Pfizer Ltd and Urgo Limited. Unless stated in your programme, they have had no input into the agenda, speaker selection or content.