HC-UK events

As per a special reciprocal deal between BACCN and HC-UK we would like to offer 2 BACCN members free entrance to each of the following conferences.  Please email support@baccn.org with your contact details & BACCN number alongside a short rational as to why BACCN should support you to attend this specific event.  

BACCN will let you know the outcome ASAP with the view to complete the registration. 

Please note that if you are "selected" to attend and you are unable to do so, you should let the BACCN know (within 48 hours of the event being due to take place) as we would then like to offer the place to the next person (if you fail to do so, you may be held liable for the conference fee.  

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

Current Conferences

Monitoring & Reducing Medication Errors in Hospitals National Conference 2019

Monday 7 October 2019
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This conference focuses on reducing medication errors and resulting harm in hospitals in line with the WHO Medication without Harm Programme goal to reduce the level of severe, avoidable harm related to medications by 50% over the next five years. The conference 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 and developing a medication error reduction programme.

For further information and to book your place visit

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

Follow the conversation on twitter #MedicationErrors

Developing the Role of the Nursing Associate

Wednesday 16 October 2019
The Studio Conference Centre, Birmingham

This conference will update delegates on developing the role of the Nursing Associate – understanding the elements of this new role, and how the role is being delivered in practice. Through national updates, case studies from the Nursing Associate test sites, and perspectives from Nursing Associates the conference will look at the developing role, regulation of the role, accountability, support and practice development, competence and how you can prepare for the introduction of the role in your service. Case studies will look at experiences in acute trusts, community and mental health. The conference will also discuss implementing the 2018 Guidance on Medicines Management and the Nursing Associate and the October 2018 Standards of Proficiency for Nurse Associates.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/nursing-associate or email kerry@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #NursingAssociate

Nurse Clinics 2019

Friday 15 November 2019
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

Chaired by Dr Richard Hatchett Author Nurse Led Clinic: Practice Issues Nurse Clinics 2019 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-2019 or email kate@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow this event on Twitter #NurseClinics19

Investigation and Learning from Deaths in NHS Trusts

Friday 15 November 2019
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This National Conference focuses on improving the investigation and learning from deaths in NHS Trusts following the National CQC and NQB guidance, and Department of Health reporting requirements.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/investigation-and-learning-from-deaths-in-nhs-trusts or email kate@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #CQCDeathsreview

Deteriorating Patient Summit

Friday 22 November 2019
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

Recognising and Responding to the Deteriorating Patient & ensuring best practice in the use of NEWS2

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. The conference will include National De­velopments including implementing the recommendations from the May 2019 Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch Report Investigation into recognising and responding to critically unwell patients and case studies highlighting the effective implementation of NEWS2 – the recently updated National Early Warning Score.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/deteriorating-patient-summit or email kate@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #deterioratingpatient

Effective Nurse Prescribing in End of Life Care

Monday 2 Dec 2019
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This important national conference provides an essential update for current and aspiring nurse prescribers on prescribing at the end of life. It is widely recognised that pain and symptom control at the end of life is not always optimal, the development of nurse 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 nurse prescriber in end of life care.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/effective-nurse-prescribing-in-end-of-life-care or email kerry@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #NMPEndofLife

IV Therapy Summit: Difficult Venous Access & Improving Practice with Uncompliant Patients

Wednesday 4 Dec 2019
The Studio Conference Centre, Manchester

This conference focuses on IV access: managing uncompliant patients, and patients with difficult venous access. Difficulties in IV access due to individual patient factors or patients with difficult venous access often lead to repeated failed attempts which can result in delayed diagnosis and treatment.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/iv-therapy-summit-difficult-venous-access-improving-practice-with-uncompliant-patients or email kerry@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #IVTherapySummit

Liberty Protection Safeguards: Implementation of the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Act 2019

Thursday 5 Dec 2019
The Studio Conference Centre, Manchester

The Mental Capacity (Amendment) Act 2019 received Royal Assent on the 16th May 2019, this legislation will introduce a new model for authorising deprivations of liberty in care replacing DoLs with the Liberty Protection Safeguards. The new law will come into force in October 2020 running alongside the DoLs for the first year.  This conference will update delegates on the implications of the new Act and the implementation of the Liberty Protection Safeguards in your service.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/liberty-protection-safeguards-dec or email sam@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow this conference on Twitter #DoLS

Decision Making and Mental Capacity: Ensuring Best Practice & Adherence to the NICE Guideline

Friday 6 Dec 2019
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This conference focuses best practice in decision making and mental capacity and ensuring adherence to the NICE Guideline on Decision Making and Mental Capacity in line with the recommendations, and looking ahead to the NICE Quality Standard for Decision Making and Mental Capacity which is currently in development.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/decision-making-and-mental-capacity or email sam@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #MCANICE

Implementing the NHS Patient Safety Strategy at a local level

Friday 6th December 2019
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This conference will focus on Implementing the July 2019 National NHS Patient Safety Strategy into practice at a local level. The conference will also discuss the role of Patient Safety Partners. 

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/implementing-nhs-patient-safety-strategy or email kerry@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #NHSPatientSafety2019

Developing your skills as an Effective Ward Manager

Monday 9 Dec 2019
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This conference aims to bring together current and aspiring Ward Managers to understand current issues and the national context, and to develop your skills as a current or aspiring Ward Manager.  Whether you are currently a Ward Manager, or aspiring to be one, this event provides a unique opportunity to learn from the experiences of other Ward Managers, Nurse Directors & National Experts to develop your skills as an effective Ward Manager.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/ward-manager or email sam@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow this conference on twitter #wardmanager

Hospital at Night Summit: Improving Out of Hours Care in Hospitals

Monday 9 Dec 2019
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This Hospital at Night Summit focuses on out of hours care in hospitals delivering high quality safe care at night. Through national updates, networking opportunities and case studies this conference provides a practical guide to delivering a high quality hospital at night.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/hospital-at-night-summit or email kate@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #hospitalatnight

Ward Accreditation for Quality

Monday 20 Jan 2020

De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This conference focuses on developing systems and processes for ward accreditation for quality. Ward accreditation can be used as a tool to encouraging ownership of continuous quality improvement at ward level, reduce variation and increase staff pride and team working within their ward areas. Through practical case studies of NHS Trusts that have successfully introduced ward accreditation systems the conference will provide practical guide to implementing systems, and improving staff engagement in driving improvement on the ward.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/ward-accreditation-for-quality-jan or email kerry@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #wardaccreditation

Measuring, Understanding and Acting on Patient Experience Insight From Insight to Improvement

Monday 27 Jan 2020

De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This conference will focus on measuring, understanding and acting on patient experience insight, and demonstrating responsiveness to that insight to ensure Patient Feedback is translated into quality improvement and assurance. Through national updates and case study presentations the conference will support you to measure, monitor and improve patient experience in your service, and ensure that insight leads to quality improvement.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/patient-experience-insight or email kate@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conversation on Twitter #PatientExp

A Practical Guide to Demonstrating and Improving Nurse Prescribing Competence & Practice

Friday 31 Jan 2020

De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This conference focuses on demonstrating and improving prescribing competence and practice and use of the National Competency Framework for all Nurse Prescribers.  Through national updates, practical case studies and extended expert sessions, this conference focuses on demonstrating and improving nurse prescribing competence and practice – embedding the competency framework, and ten competency dimensions for nurse prescribers.

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/nurse-prescribing-competence-practice or email kerry@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conversation on Twitter #PrescribingCompetence

HC-UK Masterclasses

HC-UK Also offer a number of Masterclasses which are listed below, these are not available under the free space offer but BACCN members are able to recieve 20% off the ticket price.

Presentation Skills Masterclass

Monday 4 November 2019
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

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

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/presentation-skills-masterclass-nov or email sam@hc-uk.org.uk

What is a Proactive Safety Culture? Masterclass

Friday 22 November 2019
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This one day Masterclass will look at how to setup a Proactive Safety Culture. It will focus on how we can improve safety and be proactive in our Safety Culture. The day will focus on Safety, Culture and Human Factors.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/proactive-safety-culture or email sam@hc-uk.org.uk

Masterclass: Information Governance in Practice: learning the principles of Information Governance Running an IG Department and Team

Monday 2 December 2019
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

The purpose and aim of the Masterclass is to learn the principles of Information Governance and work through the different scenarios and look for best practice and processes to help your organisation deliver better Information Governance.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/information-governance-in-practice or email kate@hc-uk.org.uk

Root Cause Analysis: 2 Day Intensive Training Course

10 December 2019 — Wednesday 11 December 2019
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

Root Cause Analysis: 2 Day Intensive Training Course

Monday 20 - Tuesday 21 January 2020, Thursday 19 - Friday 20 March 2020, Monday 18 - Tuesday 19 May 2020, Thursday 16 - Friday 17 July 2020, Monday 21 - Tuesday 22 September 2020, Thursday 26 - Friday 27 November 2020
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This new two day intensive masterclass will provide Root Cause Analysis Training in line with the July 2019 Patient Safety Strategy, and includes the opportunity to gain a Level 3 qualification in RCA Skills.  

The course will offer a practical guide to RCA with a focus on systems-based patient safety investigation as proposed by the forthcoming National Patient Safety Incident Response Framework which emphasises the requirement for investigations to be led by those with safety investigation training and expertise, and with dedicated time and resource to complete the work.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/root-cause-analysis-2-day-masterclass or email kate@hc-uk.org.uk

Social Media - A working tool for healthcare

Monday 27 Jan 2020
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This is a workshop for healthcare professionals and comms professionals, to explore social media in health – on an individual and organisational level.  The workshop aims to give people knowledge, skills and resources to take back to their organisations and take social media in healthcare to the next level. 

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/social-media-a-working-tool-for-healthcare or email sam@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conversation on twitter #HealthSoMe 

Masterclass: Giving Evidence at Coroner's Court

Friday 14 Feb 2020
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This is a course for all healthcare staff who may have to give evidence at a coroner’s inquest, plus those who need to support them in such circumstances (including Heads of Clinical Service, Clinical Directors, Matrons, Clinical Governance Managers, and Patient Safety leads). This one-day course is designed to provide delegates with the key skills and knowledge required to be a confident and capable witness at a coroner’s inquest, or to support colleagues who are required to do so.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/giving-evidence-at-coroners-court or email sam@hc-uk.org.uk

Root Cause Analysis: 1 Day Intensive Training Course

Friday 14 February 2020, Monday 27 April 2020, Friday 19 June 2020, Friday 16 October 2020,  Friday 4 December 2020
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This new one day intensive masterclass will provide Root Cause Analysis Training in line with the July 2019 Patient Safety Strategy, and includes the opportunity to gain a Level 3 qualification in RCA Skills.  

The course will offer a practical guide to RCA with a focus on systems-based patient safety investigation as proposed by the forthcoming National Patient Safety Incident Response Framework which emphasises the requirement for investigations to be led by those with safety investigation training and expertise, and with dedicated time and resource to complete the work.

For further information and to book your place visit https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/root-cause-analysis-1-day-masterclass or email kate@hc-uk.org.uk