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 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

Deteriorating Patient Summit

Monday 25 March 2019
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 kate@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #deterioratingpatient

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

Monitoring & Reducing Medication Errors in Hospitals National Conference 2019

Monday 1 April 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 judi@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conversation on twitter #MedicationErrors

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

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.

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

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

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