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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

 

 

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

Effective Non-Medical Prescribing in End of Life Care

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

This important national conference provides an essential update for current and aspiring non medical 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 non medical 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 non medical prescriber in end of life care.

For further information and to book your place visit

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

Follow the conference on Twitter #NMPEndofLife

 

 

A Practical Guide to Best Practice Symptom Control & Management in End of Life Care

Friday 15 May 2020
West One De Vere Conference Centre, London

It is widely recognised that pain and symptom control at the end of life is not always optimal, this conference focuses on symptom control and management in end of life care – supporting you to deliver best practice in managing both common and difficult to control experienced symptoms to maintain the person's comfort and dignity without causing unacceptable side effects. The conference will focus on both pharmacological and non-pharmacological methods of symptom management.

For further information and to book your place visit 

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/symptom-control-in-end-of-life-care or email kate@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #EoLSymptoms

 

 

A Practical Guide to Effective Non-Medical Prescribing in Mental Health

Friday 15 May 2020
West One De Vere Conference Centre, London

This conference will look at national developments in non medical prescribing in mental health, improving and maintaining prescribing competence and the use of the national prescribing competency framework in mental health. Extended sessions will focus on developing your skills as an effective non medical prescriber and case studies will demonstrate established practice in non medical prescribing on acute inpatient wards, for dual diagnosis, mental health crisis services, depression, dementia and delirium, and physical health monitoring. The conference will also look at developing non medical prescribing including auditing your prescribing practice, and supporting the expansion of non medical prescribing practice in Mental Health.

For further information and to book your place visit 

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

Follow the conversation on Twitter #NMPMental

 

 

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



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