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Newcastle Programme 2019

Newcastle Programme

We are now pleased to release the agenda for Nursing in Practice Newcastle 2019, your annual nursing event that will be taking place at the Hilton Newcastle Gateshead on the 22nd May with a brand new programme of educational and insightful seminars.

You can earn 4.5 CPD hours from this event.

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


8:45 – 9:15

Registration and exhibition open

9:15 – 9:25

Chair’s opening remarks

9:25 – 10:05

Updates in treatments for individuals with type 2 diabetes

  • Supporting practice and community nurses in managing diabetes.
  • Person centered approaches to dietary information.
  • Overview of treatments and care pathways.
10:05 – 10:45

Early intervention to promote infant mental health

  • What does infant mental health mean and what are the implications for parents and babies in the perinatal period and throughout life?
  • What can practitioners do to promote the best start for babies?
  • How can practitioners develop their awareness and skills in this area? 
10:45 – 11:15

Exhibition and networking

11:15 – 11:55

Optimising quality of life for heart failure patients

  • Intervention and treatment options.
  • Understanding the impact of comorbidities.
  • Giving patients and carers the skills to self-monitor.

Industry sponsorship in progress

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?

Industry sponsorship in progress

12:35 – 13:35

Exhibition, networking and lunch

13:35 – 14:15

COPD: An update for 2019

  • What we know about COPD.
  • NICE vs GOLD.
  • Holistic care planning.
14:15 – 14:55

Diagnosis and management of menopause

  • Diagnosis of perimenopause and menopause.
  • Managing short-term menopausal symptoms.
  • Long-term benefits and risks of HRT.
14:55 – 15:20

Exhibition and networking

15:20 – 16:00

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?
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.
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. These companies have only had input into their individual sessions on the programme where clearly labelled.