Effective Nurse Prescribing in End of Life Care

Monday 16 July 2018 -


This national conference provides an 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.


A 20% discount is available to Friends and Associates of FoNS by quoting ref: hcuk20fons  when booking. (*Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.  Full T&Cs available upon request.)


For further information and to book your place visit http://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/nurse-prescribing-in-end-of-life-care or email [email protected]

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Enhancing Practice Conference 2018

22nd - 24th August 2018

Basel, Switzerland

The international community of Practice Development is meeting in Switzerland for the first time. Consistent with Practice Development, the conference format will challenge the norm: engaging delegates through:

  • Interactive keynote events
  • Concurrent presentations and discussions
  • Creative show & tell
  • Dynamic workshop experiences

The conference provides an opportunity to network with managers, practitioners, researchers and  academics in the field of Practice Development from across  the globe and learn how to enhance healthcare practices across sectors, settings, and specialties. Through a consistent and delicate balance of theory and application, delegates will leave energised with knowledge and tools for immediate translation into practice in the workplace.


Practice Development helps us all to meet goals for:

  • Patient and family engagement
  • Interprofessional collaboration and learning
  • Healthy work environments
  • Evidence-informed practices
  • Patient safety

Learn more www.epc2018.org

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33rd Annual BACCN Conference

17 - 18 September 2018



The conference title is “Sustainability in Excellence: The Future of Critical Care” and BACCN have secured some keynotes who can discuss themes on this essential topic. We feel that this title is extremely timely given the ever-increasing demand on the NHS coupled with a decrease in financial and political support. In the future, it is going to be incumbent on frontline staff to make do, to make things happen and to ensure that our patients continue to receive the excellence in critical care that we all strive for in our daily roles.


There are a variety of sessions including oral presentations, posters, workshops and simulation labs, all within the following themes:

  • Developing New Roles & Ways of Working
  • Building Resilience within Critical Care Nursing
  • Education & Training
  • The role of Research Nurses and Nursing Research within Critical Care
  • Patient & Family Involvement within Critical Care
  • Quality Improvement Projects with a focus on Prevention

Further information: www.baccnconference.org.uk

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Developing the role of the Nursing Associate

Monday 24 September 2018 -


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, the nursing associate curriculum, regulation of the role, accountability, competence and how you can prepare for the introduction of the role in practice. A limited number of free places will be offered to trainee nursing associates, and discounts are available for staff from the lead test sites.


A 20% discount is available to Friends and Associates of FoNS by quoting ref: hcuk20fons  when booking. (*Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.  Full T&Cs available upon request.)


For further information and to book your place visit http://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/nursing-associate or email [email protected]

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Nurse Clinics 2018

Monday 19th November 2018 -


Nurse Clinics 2018 will provide specialist nurses with an 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.


“A lot of out-of-hospital health and social care services are nurse-led and delivered and I see a great opportunity for NICE to be developing guidelines that, not only support nurses in leading and delivering those services, but also enable the public to understand what they can expect from services to stay well,” Elaine Inglesby-Burke, Executive Nurse Director and Deputy Chief Executive, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust & Non Executive Director, NICE

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