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

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

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

Care of Dying Adults in the Last Days of Life: Improving Care and Ensuring Adherence to the NICE National Quality Standard

Monday 14 January 2019

De Vere West One Conference Centre, London
This conference focuses on the important issue of transforming acute care for people with frailty: improving the quality of care for people with frailty and supporting them to stay out of hospital. Redesign of acute frailty services is crucial to meeting increasing demand and improving the quality of life for older people.
For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/frailty-older-people or email kate@hc-uk.org.uk
Follow the conference on Twitter #FrailtyNHS

Patient Experience Insight Summit: Demonstrating Responsiveness to Feedback

Friday 18 January 2019

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 improve care. Through national updates and case study presentations the conference will support you to measure, monitor and improve patient experience in your service, and demonstrate responsiveness to the feedback you receive. Sessions will include learning from patients, a national update, practical sessions focusing on delivering a patient experience based culture, measuring patient experience, using the June 2018 National Patient Experience Improvement Framwork, demonstrating insight and responsiveness in real time, using patient experience to drive improvement, changing the way we think about patient experience, and learning from excellence in patient experience practice.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/patient-experience-and-experiences-of-care or email kate@hc-uk.org.uk
Follow the conference on Twitter #PatientExp

Developing the role of the Nursing Associate: Fourth National Conference


Monday 28 January 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

Making Hospitals Safe for People with Diabetes

Friday 1 February 2019
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This conference focuses on making hospitals safe for people with diabetes and improving inpatient diabetes care. By attending, delegates will reflect on national developments and learning from the National Diabetes Inpatient Audit.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/inpatient-diabetes or email kate@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #inpatientdiabetes

IV Therapy Summit: Difficult Venous Access & Improving Practice with uncompliant patients

Wednesday 6 February 2019
The Studio Conference Centre, Birmingham

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

Nurse Prescribing Leadership Summit 2019

Friday 8 February 2019
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This Summit bring together Nurse prescribers to understand current issues and the national context, and to debate and discuss key issues and areas they are facing in practice. This CPD certified conference provides a unique opportunity to learn from the experiences of other nurse prescribers and develop your skills as an effective Nurse Prescriber. The programme will focus on developing your skills, competence and confidence in Nurse Prescribing. Through national updates, practical case studies and a choice of 7 interactive workshops the conference aims to support you to improve both prescribing practice and patient care, and provide networking opportunities with nurses who are prescribing in your clinical specialty.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/national-nurse-prescribing-summit or email judi@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on twitter #NursePrescribingSummit

Join the conversation on Twitter #InpatientFalls

Developing Your Skills As An Effective Ward Manager

Monday 4 March 2019
De Vere W1 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/ward-manager or email kate@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #WardManager

Demonstrating & Improving Nurse Prescribing Competence & Practice: Implementing the National Competency Framework for Nurse Prescribers

Monday 11 March 2019
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

The RPS updated Competency Framework to support healthcare professionals to prescribe effectively has now been adopted by the NMC as its New standard of proficiency for nurse and midwife prescribing practice. Through national updates, practical case studies and extended expert sessions, this conference focuses on demonstrating and improving prescribing competence and practice – embedding the competency framework, and ten competency dimensions for nurse prescribers.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/nurse-prescribing-competence-and-practice or email judi@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow this conference on Twitter #PrescribingCompetence

A Practical Guide to Effective Nurse Prescribing for Pain

Monday 18 March 2019
De Vere W1 Conference Centre, London

This important national conference provides an essential update for current and aspiring nurse prescribers on prescribing for pain. Pain is a growing area of nurse prescribing and one of the most common areas, in a survey of the Association for Prescribers members 50% of members prescribed for pain (Karen Stenner, University of Surrey). This make it essential that nurse prescribers maintain the competence and skills to prescribe for pain in an effective way, working with patients to improve pain outcomes.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/nurse-prescribing-for-pain or email judi@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #PainPrescribing

Patient Leadership Summit

Friday 29 March 2019
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This national summit chaired and co-produced with Jonathon Hope MBE 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.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/patient-leadership or email kate@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #patientleadership

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.

Root Cause Analysis: 2 Day Intensive Training Course

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

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

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

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.

Preventing Burnout in Health & Social Care Professions

Monday 25 March 2019
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London
In light of recent research studies from both the General Medical Council and the University of Manchester, the concerning issue of burnout in medical staff and its relationship with lower professional standards; staff absence; early retirement and recruitment shortages continue to be a major challenge for the NHS and social care providers. This innovative masterclass seeks to focus on a number interconnecting issues that are likely to be present: the issue of declining physical and mental health and how it impacts on performance and capability; the issue of stigma and how this relates to absenteeism and early retirement.

For further information and to book your place visit https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/preventing-burnout-in-the-health-and-social-care-professions or email judi@hc-uk.org.uk

Masterclass: The Duty of Candour in Practice

Monday 25 March 2019
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This masterclass, 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 or email
nicki@hc-uk.org.uk