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33rd Annual BACCN Conference 2018

33rd Annual BACCN Conference 2018

17 - 18 September 2018
Bournemouth International Centre

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BACCN host a number of events both nationally and regionally. The BACCN Annual Conference takes place each September and will be celebrating its 33rd year in 2018.  Information on all BACCN events can be found on the boxes above - for Annual Conference and Regional Events -  and external events can be found below.

External Events

Events relevant to our members will be advertised here upon request and approval of the BACCN National Board.  If your organisation is interested in utilising this space to advertise an upcoming event, please contact support@baccn.org  for more information.

Patient Leadership Summit

Monday 15 October 2018
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This national summit chaired and co-produced with Jonathon Hope Patient & Co-Chair ‘Realising the Value of Individuals - Increasing Participation in CKD’ UK Renal Registry will focus on the important issue of Patient Leadership and how you can support patients in your organization to co-design and improve services, how you can help patients to develop patient leadership skills and how to effectively work with patient leaders. This national summit, one of the first in the UK on the subject of Patient Leadership will provide you with essential advice, tips and practical solutions to implement patient leadership within your service. The conference features presentations and extended workshops from patient leaders who have made a difference in practice, and organisations that have established patient leadership as a core part of their culture. There will also be an extended focus on developing training in patient leadership and implementing a patient leadership programme in your service.

For further information and to book your place visit

http://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/patient-leadership or email kerry@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #patientleadership

BACCN Members recieve 20% discount off ticket cost, quote hcuk20baccn at time of booking.

Presentation Skills Masterclass

Monday 15 October 2018
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

Masterclass timings: 10.00am – 4.00pm

The Presentation Skills Masterclass is aimed at clinicians and managers in health and social care who would like to develop their presentations skills. The masterclass is designed to provide an increased understanding of the skills and techniques required to deliver dynamic presentations.

For further information and to book your place visit

http://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/presentation-skills-masterclass-oct or email kerry@hc-uk.org.uk

BACCN Members recieve 20% discount off ticket cost, quote hcuk20baccn at time of booking.

Clinical Audit Summit 2018: Clinical Audit for Improvement


Thursday 18 October 2018
The Studio Conference Centre, Birmingham

This summit focuses on clinical audit for improvement with a particular focus on the development of effective local clinical audit leading to audit recommendations that change practice and improve patient care. Hot topic focus issues this year will be on Clinical Audit Leadership, Mortality Audit and GDPR.
For further information and to book your place visit
http://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/clinical-audit or email kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Follow this conference on Twitter #ClinicalAudit2018

BACCN Members recieve 20% discount off ticket cost, quote hcuk20baccn at time of booking.

ESICM - 31st Annual Congress Paris

20th - 24th October 2018

For more information on this event, please visit the event website below.

https://www.esicm.org/events/31st-esicm-annual-congress-paris/

ASPIH 9th annual conference 

13th - 15th November 2018

The 9th Annual Conference "Maximising Impact" will be at Southport convention centre for more information click HERE.

BACCN Members recieve the member rate to attend the conference, when booking your ticket under registration options select Affiliate. You will then be asked to state BACCN.

Root Cause Analysis: 2 Day Intensive Training Course

Monday 12 November 2018 — Tuesday 13 November , and Tuesday 4 December 2018 — Wednesday 5 December

De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

Facilitated by Kate Hill, Solicitor, InPractice this interactive and practical course will provide a structured approach to incident investigation from an initial understanding of the legal and factual context, through to information collection, analysis, the report and writing a final action plan. The first day will focus on information collection, data organisation and analysis. The second day of this interactive training will provide guidance on how to support staff and interview techniques. There will then be a root cause analysis case study. One of the most common complaints made about incident reports in the NHS is the lack of consistency. The aim of this course is to ensure a consistent approach to investigations that is supportive and solution orientated.

For further information and to book your place visit

http://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/courses/root-cause-analysis-training or email kate@hc-uk.org.uk

The Infection Prevention Society IV Forum

The Infection Prevention Society (IPS) IV Forum would like to invite you to attend their 8th annual conference on Tuesday 13th November 2018 at the Mercure Sheffield St Paul's Hotel. This day will provide an opportunity for infection prevention, vascular access professionals and exhibitors to network, share experiences, and showcase projects.

This day is aimed at infection prevention and control practitioners, IV nurse specialists, vascular access teams, OPAT teams, critical care nurses, microbiologists, anaesthetists and anyone with an interest in vascular access and current infection prevention practices related to vascular access.

This event is free for members and £55 for non-members to attend.

The programme will feature the following sessions:

  • Vessel Health & Preservation: Carole Hallam
  • IV Passport - Ready to Fly: Val Weston
  • Keynote Speaker: Patient Centred Vascular Access Management: Nancy Trick
  • The Patient Voice: Speaker TBC
  • Glove aware: Kerry Holden
  • The Gram negative agenda and IV therapy: Linda Dempster
  • Vascular Access in an Emergency Care Situation: Irina Wade

This event has been awarded 5 CPD points

As well as a varied programme there will be an exhibition with a wide variety of companies for you to visit and hear about new and innovative products to the market. During the refreshment breaks is an ideal opportunity for you to socialise with like-minded colleagues and discuss the issues you face on a daily basis.

We hope you can join us this November in Sheffield for another exciting conference.

Register now at https://www.ips.uk.net/event/ips-iv-forum-study-day

Nurse Clinics 2018


Monday 19 November 2018, De Vere West One Conference Centre, London
Nurse Clinics 2018 will provide specialist nurses with a valuable opportunity to hear national updates and best practice for working at advanced practice, and setting up and running nurse led clinics and services in primary, secondary and community care across a number of specialties. With sessions designed for those who are looking to improve the effectiveness or expand existing nurse led clinics and services, or for beginners looking to set up their first clinic this event is essential for all nurses offering nurse led clinics and services.
For further information and to book your place visit
https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/nurse-clinics-2018 or email kate@hc-uk.org.uk
Follow the conference on Twitter #NurseClinics18

Deteriorating Patient Summit

Friday 23 November 2018
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

The Deteriorating Patient Summit focuses on recognising and responding to the deteriorating patient through improving the reliability of patient observations and ensuring quality of care to reduce failure to rescue of acutely ill patients. The conference will include National Developments and Case Studies highlighting the effective implementation of NEWS2 – the New National Early Warning Score.  

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/deteriorating-patient or email nicki@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #deterioratingpatient

Virtual Reality & Simulation in Healthcare Summit 2018

Friday 30 November 2018
De Vere West One, London

Virtual Reality in healthcare has now been used to relieve pain, for physical therapy, to reduce fear, anxiety and phobia and for cognitive rehabilitation. When combined with simulation Virtual Reality is increasingly being used for training and education; immersing clinicians in a realistic simulation of a procedure and practising the steps and techniques is now being seen as an effective and relatively low cost way of improving skills and educating clinicians. This Virtual Reality and Simulation Summit focuses on the practical application of these techniques in everyday clinical practice, this is not a futuristic theory based event but includes practical case studies of how this technology is being used today to improve practice.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/virtual-reality-simulation-healthcare or email judi@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #virtualrealityNHS

Encephalitis Conference

Monday 3rd December 2018, London

The annual event is the ‘go-to’ conference on encephalitis attracting delegates and presenters from around the world.

This year’s keynote speaker is renowned neurologist Dr Josep Dalmau.

Dr Dalmau discovered 10 autoimmune diseases, known as autoimmune encephalopathies, measured by anti-protein antibodies and cerebral receptors, including anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis.

Abstracts for oral or poster presentations are invited for the Encephalitis Conference, the submission deadline being 30th June 2018.

Abstracts should be related to encephalitis and will be considered in any field or subject area.

For further information about submitting an abstract and to book your place to the Conference visit

www.encephalitis.info/conference2018  

Monitoring & Reducing Medication Errors & Harm in Hospitals National Summit 2018

Thursday 6 December 2018
The Studio Conference Centre, Manchester

This timely Summit in line with the WHO Medication without Harm programme, aims to bring together clinicians, managers, medication safety officers and leads to understand current national developments, and to debate and discuss key issues and areas they are facing in improving and monitoring medication safety, and reducing medication errors and harm in hospitals. Following National Update sessions, the day will focus on effective reporting of medication incidents, monitoring medication errors and harm, managing a medication incident investigation and ensuring change occurs, supporting staff, reducing medication errors in practice, developing a medication error reduction programme. There will also be focus on using eprescribing systems to optimise medication safety and monitor error and harm.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/medication-errors-and-harm-in-hospitals or email judi@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conversation on twitter #MedicationErrors

BACCN Members recieve 20% discount off ticket cost, quote hcuk20baccn at time of booking.

Root Cause Analysis: 2 Day Intensive Training Course
Monday 8 October 2018 — Tuesday 9 October - Holiday Inn Birmingham Airport, Birmingham

Tuesday 4 December 2018 — Wednesday 5 December - De Vere West One Conference Centre, London
Facilitated by Kate Hill, Solicitor, InPractice this interactive and practical course will provide a structured approach to incident investigation from an initial understanding of the legal and factual context, through to information collection, analysis, the report and writing a final action plan. The first day will focus on information collection, data organisation and analysis. The second day of this interactive training will provide guidance on how to support staff and interview techniques. There will then be a root cause analysis case study. One of the most common complaints made about incident reports in the NHS is the lack of consistency. The aim of this course is to ensure a consistent approach to investigations that is supportive and solution orientated.
For further information and to book your place visit
http://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/courses/root-cause-analysis-training or email kate@hc-uk.org.uk

A Practical Guide to developing, using, authorising and reviewing Patient Group Directions

Monday 10 December 2018
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This conference focuses on developing, using, authorising and reviewing Patient Group Directions (PGDs) to ensure safe and effective practice. It will look at improving the way PGDs are developed and ensuring effective governance of PGDs including authorization and review. The day will focus on developing PGD training programmes for frontline staff and improving practice and training records to ensure adherence to the NICE MPG2 (2017) guidance.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/patient-group-directions or email judi@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on twitter #PGDnhs

BACCN Members recieve 20% discount off ticket cost, quote hcuk20baccn at time of booking.

Liberty Protection Safeguards: Implementation of the 2018 Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill

Friday 14 December 2018
De Vere W1 Conference Centre, London

This conference, developed and produced in association with Alex Ruck Keene Barrister, 39 Essex Chambers & Former Consultant, Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty Project, The Law Commission will update delegates on the implications of the new Bill and the implementation of the Liberty Protection Safeguards in your service. Sessions will cover; strengthening monitoring; ensuring compliance; implications for health services; liberty protection at the end of life; implications for current Supervisory Bodies and Assessors; implications for Best Interest Assessment.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/liberty-protection-safeguards-implementation-of-the-2018-mental-capacity-amendment-bill or email kerry@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow this conference on Twitter #DoLS

BACCN Members recieve 20% discount off ticket cost, quote hcuk20baccn at time of booking.

8th Annual EFCCNA Conference

Conference date 13th-16th February 2019, Ljubljana, Slovenia 

 The Deadline for abstract submission is the 31st August 2018

Anyone wishing advice or information regarding EfCCNa, abstract submission or attendance can contact ian.naldrett@uwl.ac.uk 

For more information about the conference click HERE