Association of Pharmacy
Technicians UK (APTUK)
The Professional Leadership Body for Pharmacy Technicians

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HC-UK

 

HC-UK are coordinating a number of conferences this year with relevance to Pharmacy.

A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: HCUK20APTUK when booking.(*Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.  Full T&Cs available upon request.)

 

CONFERENCES

 

 

Electronic Prescribing in Hospitals: Optimisation & Benefits Realisation National Summit 2020

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

This National Summit will focus on the optimisation of Hospital Electronic Prescribing and Medicines Administration (HePMA) . The summit will examine the development of electronic prescribing systems towards advanced eprescribing and ensuring the full clinical benefits are achieved.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/electronic-prescribing-in-hospitals or email sam@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #HePMA

 

 

A Practical Guide to Demonstrating and Improving 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 Prescribers.  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 all prescribers.

For further information and to book your place visit

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

Follow the conversation on Twitter #PrescribingCompetence

 

 

Non Medical Prescribing in Cancer Care

Thursday 27 Feb 2020
The Studio Conference Centre, Birmingham

This conference focuses on non-medical prescribing in cancer care. Through national updates and practical case studies the conference will demonstrate how the effective use of non-medical prescribing in cancer care can improve patient care, experience and outcomes.  The conference will focus on developing competence and confidence in non-medical prescribing in cancer care, including using the using the National Competency Framework for all Prescribers. Case study sessions will demonstrate how prescribing practice can be improve care for people with cancer and will focus on maintaining and demonstrating prescribing competence, prescribing for pain management,  chemotherapy prescribing, immunotherapy induced side effects and how to manage them,  prescribing for co-morbidity and the importance of holistic assessment, prescribing for symptom control, and prescribing in end life care including controlled drugs.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/non-medical-prescribing-in-cancer-care or email kerry@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #NMPCancer

 

 

Monitoring & Reducing Medication Errors in Hospitals: High Risk Medicines & Patient Groups, National Conference 2020

Friday 28 Feb 2020
The Studio Conference Centre, Birmingham

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 focuses on prioritising high risk medications and high risk patient groups to enable your interventions to have the highest impact on patient care and reduction in patient harm. 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.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/reducing-medication-errors or email sam@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conversation on twitter #MedicationErrors

 

 

A Practical Guide to Effective Non Medical Prescribing for Pain

Friday 6 Mar 2020
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This important national conference provides an essential update for current and aspiring non medical prescribers on prescribing for pain.  Through national updates and extended interactive practical case studies delegates will hear how to develop and maintain prescribing competence, and how to develop effectiveness in post qualification practice.  The conference will discuss the role of the Prescribing Competency Framework in supporting non medical pain prescribing standards and provide practical guidance for working with patients to improve pain outcomes both in the inpatient setting and the community.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/non-medical-prescribing-for-pain or email kerry@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #PainPrescribing

 

 

Controlled Drugs Conference: Ensuring the Safer Management, Diversion & Abuse, Prescribing and Use

Friday 6 Mar 2020
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

The national controlled drugs summit focuses on ensuring the Safer Management of Controlled Drugs: Diversion & Abuse, Prescribing and Use. Aimed at Controlled Drugs Accountable Officers, Pharmacists and Prescribers the conference will update you on current national developments, and improve practice learning from case studies.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/controlled-drugs-conference or email sam@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #controlleddrugs

 

 

Developing Your Role as a Designated Prescribing Practitioner

Monday 16 Mar 2020
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

Implementing the Competency Framework for Designated Prescribing Practitioners (Prescribing Supervisors and Assessors) to train and Support Non Medical Prescribers.  Through national updates, expert sessions and practical case studies this conference will support you to develop or expand your role as a Designated Prescribing Practitioner, and support the development of effective non medical prescribing across your service.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/designated-prescribing-practitioner or email kerry@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #DPP2020

 

 

MASTERCLASSES

 

Incident Investigation Masterclass: Medication

Friday 20 Mar 2020
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

An accredited masterclass that provides knowledge and skills in how to investigate an incident in light of the current most prevalent incidents occurring in healthcare; pressure ulcers, falls, medication and staff injuries. The day will focus on how to investigate incidents to ensure that there is a comprehensive investigation, lessons learnt and the development of action plans. Delegates will gain an understanding of how to record findings and collate information to prevent recurrence and the severity of incidents.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/incident-investigation-masterclass or email kate@hc-uk.org.uk