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

Developing the Role of the Nursing Associate

Monday 20 May 2019
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This conference will update delegates on the Nursing Associate role – understanding the elements of this new role, and how the role will be delivered in practice. Through national updates, case studies from the Nursing Associate test sites, and perspectives from Nursing Associate Trainees the conference will look at the developing role, regulation of the role, accountability, 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 trusts and general practice. The conference will also discuss implementing the 2018 Guidance on Medicines Management and the Nursing Associate and  the new 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

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

Wednesday 22 May 2019
The Studio Conference Centre, Birmingham

The Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill was introduced to the House of Lords on Tuesday 3 July 2018 and seeks to replace the ‘Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards’ (DoLs). The government has now developed a new system, known as ‘Liberty Protection Safeguards’, which will become law through the bill. 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.

For further information and to book your place visit 

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/liberty-protection-safeguards or email kerry@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #DoLS

Return to Practice: Supporting Nurses & Midwives Returning to Practice

Monday 10 June 2019
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This conference focuses on effectively supporting Return to Practice Nurses and Midwives, and delivering effective Return to Practice Programmes in line with the new NMC Return to Practice Standards.  Geraldine Walters CBE, Director of Education and Standards, NMC will give an update on the Standards and learning from the consultation, and Gill Goverdale, Professional Lead for Education, RCN will cover inspiring nurses to return to practice.  The day will continue with case study presentations offering practical guidance.

For further information and to book your place visit 

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/return-to-practice or email kerry@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #RTPNursing

Handling Concerns about Fitness to Practise: Managing Complaints and Concerns about Nurses & Midwives, and supporting Nurses & Midwives in Difficulty

Friday 21 June 2019
De Vere W1 Conference Centre, London

The conference will support you to improve processes and practice with regard to handling complaints and concerns about nurses and midwives in light of the NMC new approach to fitness to practise which was launched in September 2018. The conference will include national developments and case studies from experienced Directors of Nursing at NHS Trusts on how to effectively manage complaints or concerns about nursing practice whilst supporting the nurse involved and ensuring patient safety. The conference will update delegates on the revised NMC fitness to practise procedures which put more emphasis on local resolution.

For further information and to book your place visit 

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/fitness-to-practise or email kerry@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference in Twitter #fitnesstopractise

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

Friday 21 June 2019
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

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/iv-therapy-training-nhs or email judi@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #IVTherapySummit

A Practical Guide to Tackling Bullying in the NHS

Friday 21 June 2019
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This National Conference focuses on the important issue of tackling bullying in the NHS. NHS Employers have stated that “Bullying can have serious consequences for affected individuals and those they work with, reducing productivity and risking poorer patient care”. The conference aims to provide a practical guide to clinicians and managers to tackling bullying in your clinical service or organisation.

For further information and to book your place visit 

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/bullying-in-the-nhs or email kate@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #BullyingNHS

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.

Giving Evidence at Coroner's Court

Friday 17 May 2019
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This is a course for healthcare professionals who may have to give evidence at an Inquest.  It is also suitable for those who may have to support staff in the immediate aftermath of a patient death and at Coroner’s Court. The day is split into two sections.  Section 1 covers how to prepare to give evidence and Section 2 covers giving evidence at Inquest. 

For further information and to book your place visit

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

Effective Time Management Skills Masterclass

Friday 17 May 2019
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This one day masterclass is aimed at healthcare professionals at all levels who wish to have the opportunity to reflect on their current approaches to managing their time and learn about steps they can take to become even more effective. The Time Management Toolkit provided will help you to bring more clarity to how you plan your working life and your personal commitments. This course will empower you to become more efficient both within your professional and personal settings.

For further information and to book your place visit 

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/time-management-skills or email kerry@hc-uk.org.uk

Giving Evidence at Coroner's Court

Wednesday 26 June 2019
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This is a course for healthcare professionals who may have to give evidence at an Inquest.  It is also suitable for those who may have to support staff in the immediate aftermath of a patient death and at Coroner’s Court. The day is split into two sections.  Section 1 covers how to prepare to give evidence and Section 2 covers giving evidence at Inquest. 

For further information and to book your place visit

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

Social Media - A working tool for healthcare

Monday 1 July 2019
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/social-media-in-healthcare or email judi@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conversation on twitter #HealthSoMe

Masterclass: The Duty of Candour in Practice

Wednesday 10 July 2019
The Studio Conference Centre, Manchester

This one-day in-house course, led by an experienced Barrister and Accredited Mediator, covers the legal framework surrounding the Duty of Candour and what it means in practice. The training will include sessions on meeting and communicating with patients and families. It will also cover what is a notifiable patient safety incident (both in an NHS and non-NHS context), moderate and severe harm, making apologies, compensation, supporting staff, an overview of Root Cause Analysis and record keeping. 

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/duty-of-candour-legal-masterclass-manchester or email judi@hc-uk.org.uk

Root Cause Analysis: 2 Day Intensive Training Course – additional dates

10 December 2019 — Wednesday 11 December - De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

Monday 29 April 2019 — Tuesday 30 April - Novotel, York (our new conference venue)

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