Suicide Bereavement: Breaking the Silence

Date: 27-28 September 2018
Venue: 
The Met, King Street, Leeds, LS1 3EX

This international conference is a collaboration between Suicide Bereavement UK and Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust. It provides a platform whereby individuals can network, learn from each other and share good practice in this newly developing field in the UK. Over 350 delegates, from several countries attend this event and it is always over-subscribed.

Visit Suicide Bereavement UK for further information and to book your place.

Controlled Drugs Summit: Ensuring the Safer Management of Controlled Drugs: Diversion & Abuse, Prescribing & Use

Date: 1 October 2018
Venue:
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

The national controlled drugs summit focuses on the safe use, prescribing and management of controlled drugs including monitoring adherence against the NICE guidance on the safe use and management of controlled drugs.

Visit Healthcare Courses UK for further information and to book your place or email kate@hc-uk.org.uk

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Meaning-Oriented Grief Therapy

Date: 6 October 2018
Venue: 
Whitelands College, University of Roehampton, Holybourne Avenue, London SW15 4JD

This experiential introduction to meaning-oriented grief therapy will provide participants with foundational knowledge and practical skills in this constructivist and existential approach to grief therapy, originally developed by Prof Robert Neimeyer in the USA. Participants will gain knowledge of the rationale and evidence for a meaning-oriented approach to grief therapy, learn about its main components and techniques, illustrated with clinical examples. They will be able to practise a selection of narrative grief therapy techniques themselves and learn how to apply these to their own practice and how to adapt the techniques for different types of losses, populations and in different modalities.

Visit University of Teeside for further information and to book your place.

Reducing & Managing Pressure Ulcers at the End of Life

Date: 12 October 2018
Venue: De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This national conference focuses on the reduction and management of pressure ulcers at the end of life, from risk assessment to controlling pain and discomfort in the last days of life.

Visit Healthcare Conferences UK for further information and to book your place or email judi@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #PUEndofLife

The First National PMA Conference

Date: 17 October 2018
Venue: Ricoh Arena, Coventry

“Building professional resilience and emotionally supporting Midwives”

Guest Speakers and Work shop Facilitators:

Professor Jacqueline Dunkley-Bent
RN Sally Brown Consultant in Restorative Support
RM Diane Menage – PhD thesis on Compassionate Midwifery
And many more…

For further information and to book your place or email Chantelle.Jordan@geh.nhs.uk 

Improving End of Life Care for People with Dementia

Date: 12 November 2018
Location:
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This conference focuses on improving end of life care for people with Dementia. Dementia is now the leading cause of death in England and Wales. In England it is estimated that around 676,000 people have dementia. In the whole of the UK, the number of people with dementia is estimated at 850,000. It is therefore essential that we focus on improving end of life care for Dementia. The conference will demonstrate, through national updates and practical case studies how you can improve end of life care for people with dementia in your service. This event will update delegates on the new NICE National Clinical Guideline for Dementia and implications for end of life care.

A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: HCUK20CBUKI when booking. *Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.  Full T&Cs available upon request from Healthcare Conferences UK.

Visit Healthcare Conferences UK for further information and to book your place email judi@hc-uk.org.uk

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Supporting suddenly bereaved children and young people

Date: 22 November 2018
Venue:
Cardiff

Led by a variety of academics and expert practitioners, these essential seminars provide a practical overview of best practice in supporting suddenly bereaved children and young people.

Offering an excellent professional development opportunity to all school teachers and support staff, healthcare workers and counsellors, these events provide expert guidance on how to help children cope and recover from the shocking impact of a sudden bereavement, and offer a great chance for professionals to develop their skills and knowledge.

Visit Brake website for details of this seminar or email jkushner@brake.org.uk.

9th APPM Paediatric Palliative Care Study Day

Date: 23 November 2018
Venue: Hilton Birmingham Metropole, Birmingham

Join the Association for Paediatric Palliative Medicine (APPM) for their annual study day featuring specialist lectures, expert panels, seminars, networking, Q&A time and discussions on up to date, relevant paediatric palliative medicine topics.

Suitable for: Paediatric palliative care doctors; encompassing paediatricians, hospice doctors, specialist GPs and trainees. Senior nurses and nurse consultants as well as specialist allied professionals working at a senior level in paediatric palliative medicine. APPM members and non-members alike.

Find out more and book your place with the APPM.

Cancer Survivorship Summit:
Improving outcomes for people living with and beyond cancer

Date: 3 December 2018
Venue: De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This national annual summit takes a practical approach to improving practice and outcomes for those living with and beyond cancer, moving from surviving to thriving.

Visit Healthcare Conferences UK for further information and to book your place or email nicki@hc-uk.org.uk

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Caldicott Principles & Information Sharing in End of Life Care

Date: 3 December 2018
Venue: De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

Healthcare Conferences UK in association with Christopher Fincken, Independent Member UK Caldicott Guardian Council, (Chairman 2012-2017) & Caldicott Guardian at Marie Curie are pleased to announce this Conference which will focus on Information Sharing and Caldicott Principles in End of Life care. Following the success of our previous Caldicott Guardian National Conferences, and feedback from our regular Caldicott Training Masterclasses, this conference will focus on developing your role in improving communication and information sharing at the end of life whilst ensuring patient confidentiality.

Visit Healthcare Conferences UK for further information and to book your place visit or email nicki@hc-uk.org.uk

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Effective Non-Medical Prescribing in End of Life Care

Date: 5 December 2018
Venue: The Studio Conference Centre, Manchester

This important national conference provides an essential update for current and aspiring non medical prescribers on prescribing at the end of life. It is widely recognized that pain and symptom control at the end of life is not always optimal, the development of non medical prescribing has a key role in improving pain and symptom control for patients at the end of life. The conference, which includes national updates, extended in depth sessions and case studies will focus on developing your skills and competence as a non medical prescriber in end of life care.

Visit Healthcare Conferences UK for further information and to book your place or email judi@hc-uk.org.uk

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Neonatal Neurology Assessment and Treatment Education (NeoNATE)

Date: 21-22 March 2019
Venue: Novotel Liverpool Centre, Liverpool

The British Paediatric Neurology Association with Consultant Neonatologist colleagues, have developed this 2-day course. The aim is to improve neonatal neurological education and therefore improve the diagnosis and management of neonates with neurological disorders.

The course will allow discussion of common neonatal neurological topics, such as hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy and preterm brain injury, alongside other presentations, such as the floppy and stiff baby. We also will review practical skills, like amplitude integrated electroencephalography (EEG) interpretation and the neonatal neurological examination.

Find out more and book your place with the BPNA.

Neonatal Neurology Assessment and Treatment Education (NeoNATE)

Date: 4-5 July 2019
Venue: Chancellors Centre, Cambridge 

The British Paediatric Neurology Association with Consultant Neonatologist colleagues, have developed this 2-day course. The aim is to improve neonatal neurological education and therefore improve the diagnosis and management of neonates with neurological disorders.

The course will allow discussion of common neonatal neurological topics, such as hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy and preterm brain injury, alongside other presentations, such as the floppy and stiff baby. We also will review practical skills, like amplitude integrated electroencephalography (EEG) interpretation and the neonatal neurological examination.

Find out more and book your place with the BPNA.