9th Neonatal Cardiology and Haemodynamics Conference: Pulmonary Hypertension in Neonatal Babies

Date: 10-11 September 2018
Venue:
School of Health and Social Care, Centuria Building, Teeside University, Middlesbrough, TS1 3BX

The conference includes case based discussions, hot topics and lectures on controversies, ethics, research and evidence based practices given by international experts in the field. The delegates would engage in interactive case based discussion utilising functional echocardiography. The conference will also provide plenty of opportunity for networking and allow sharing of knowledge and practices.

Visit Teeside Neonatal for further information and to book your place.

‘Too Little, Too Late’ – International Research on Paediatric and Palliative Care

Date: 14 September 2018
Venue: 
Trinity Hospice & Palliative Care Services

Trinity Hospice is hosting this conference on international research on paediatric and palliative care, titled ‘Too little, Too late’. Keynote speaker: Professor Jayne Price, Kingston University. Other speakers include: Dr Andrea Postier, Scientific Investigator, Minnesota USA. Dr Naveen Salins
Paediatric Palliative Care Consultant, India. Dr Michael Tatterton, Consultant in Children’s Palliative Care, UK. Dr Steve Marshall, Palliative Social Work, UK and Estera Ciobanu, Paediatric Palliative Care Social Worker, Romania.

Visit Trinity Hospice website for further information and to book your place or email jane.dunbar-dempsey@trinityhospice.co.uk

Decision Making and Mental Capacity Implementing the 2018 NICE Guidance

Date: 14 September 2018
Venue:
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This conference focuses on implementing the 2018 NICE Guidance on Decision Making and Mental Capacity and improving the implementation of the Mental Capacity Act in Practice in line with the new recommendations. The Guideline is currently in Draft form and is due to be published in its final form in May 2018.

A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: HCUK20SPKR when booking. This cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Full terms and conditions available upon request from HCUK.

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

Follow the conference on Twitter #MCANICE

Preventing Suicide in Young People & Children

Date: 21 September 2018
Venue: De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

By attending this one day conference you will hear from expert speakers on how your service can reduce preventable suicides and save young lives. Through national updates, case studies from multi-agency settings and personal story insight, this conference aims to set the scene for progress already being made and what needs to change to implement the National Inquiry key recommendations, in line with the Five Year Forward View for improved young people’s mental health care.

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

Follow the conference on Twitter #savingyounglives

BAPM 2018 Annual Conference & Scientific Meeting

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

The conference will showcase the best and most up to date evidence in perinatal care through lectures, presentations and workshops, debates and panel discussions covering a range of subjects.

The conference is aimed at everyone who is interested in delivering quality care to babies and their families including consultants and trainees in neonatal medicine and obstetrics, nurse practitioners, nurses and all allied health care professionals.

Visit the BAPM website for details of this conference including speakers and workshops, and to book your place.

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.

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

Follow the conference on Twitter #controlleddrugs

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

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.