Find out who is exhibiting in the main hall at RCN Congress 2018 in Belfast
The AKU Society is a UK patient group offering support to patients diagnosed with a rare genetic disease called Alkaptonuria (AKU). AKU is characterized by black urine, black sports in the eyes and ears, and early-onset osteoarthritis. The AKU Society coordinates access to an expert clinic: the National AKU Centre.
Allocate are the creators of the NHS’s most widely used e-Rostering tool – HealthRoster. Visit us to find out how to make direct shift bookings on your phone. Our team can also answer any other questions about HealthRoster, EmployeeOnline or our acuity based staffing tool -SafeCare.
Biomed Online is a well-established programme of 17 M-level short courses, fully supported by tutors over 12 weeks, covering management and specialist healthcare topics specifically tailored for the professional development and workforce needs of employees across the health sector. We tutor 400 + students per annum with >90% pass rate.
Bio-Oil is an award-winning, specialist skincare treatment that has been clinically proven to improve the appearance of scarring, stretch marks and uneven skin tone. It contains vitamins A, E and natural plant oils, plus PurCellin Oil (TM) that lowers viscosity making it a dry oil. For more information visit www.bio-oilprofessional.co.uk.
The British Journal of Nursing is a fortnightly peer-reviewed journal providing clinical reviews, original research, policy and professional development articles and opinion pieces. As well as the 22 issues a year, subscribers receive 17 clinical supplements covering topics such as wound care, oncology and intravenous therapy.
Bond Healthcare is a leading healthcare recruitment company and a preferred supplier to a wide range of public, private and not for profit organisations throughout Northern Ireland and across the UK. We recruit doctors, dentists, nurses, healthcare assistants, social care workers and allied health professionals into a wide range of temporary and permanent roles. Our clients include the NHS and many of the country’s leading private healthcare providers.
Bowel Cancer UK and Beating Bowel Cancer is the UK’s leading bowel cancer charity. We are determined to save lives, improve the quality of life and support all those affected by bowel cancer. We enable and fund research, provide information and support to patients and their families, educate the public and professionals about the disease and campaign for early diagnosis and best treatment and care for all. http://www.bowelcanceruk.org.uk/ http://www.beatingbowelcancer.org/
The Cambridge Personal Styles Questionnaire (CPSQ) http://www.admissionstesting.org/for-institutions/about-our-tests/behavioural-styles-assessment/cpsq-for-healthcare/, and Occupational English Test (OET) https://www.occupationalenglishtest.org/.
The Care Quality Commission is the independent regulator of health and social care in England. We make sure health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, caring, well-led and responsive care, and we encourage care services to improve. We monitor, inspect and regulate services to make sure they meet fundamental standards of quality and safety and we publish what we find to help people choose care.
Becoming a Medical Reservist provides you with a rewarding and challenging extension to your professional role. Use your skills to make a real difference in challenging operational and training environments around the world. With access to personal and professional training, a career in the Reserve Forces can make a real difference. Army Medical Services Reserves: http://www.army.mod.uk/medical-services/29906.aspx RAF Medical Reserves: https://www.raf.mod.uk/recruitment/roles/roles-finder/medical-and-medical-support/registered-nurse-adult/ Royal Navy Medical Reserves: http://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/careers/royal-naval-reserves/what-could-you-do/reserve-adult-nurse
Dermal’s products are well known amongst dermatologists, general practitioners and nurses and are widely prescribed for the treatment of a variety of skin disorders, such as psoriasis, eczema, dry skin conditions and acne, as well as other conditions which can be treated by applied medication.
Diabetes UK is leading the fight against the most devastating and fastest growing health crisis of our time, to create a world where diabetes can do no harm. We work with healthcare professionals to deliver the best diabetes treatment and care, by sharing knowledge, driving clinical improvement and growing leaders.
EBSCO Health, part of EBSCO Information Services, is a leading provider of clinical decision support solutions, healthcare business intelligence, and medical research information for the healthcare industry. Flagship products include CINAHL® Complete, DynaMed Plus™, Nursing Reference Center Plus™, Dynamic Health, clinical eBooks and eJournals, licensed databases such as MEDLINE®, and EBSCO Discovery Service.
We bring together a unique approach to the delivery of care where the patient is embedded in the heart of all aspects of hospital life. Together, our staff and our patients shape the care of today and the future.
Four Seasons has over 250 care homes across the UK, each one specialising in providing safe, high quality care for each resident. We offer a range of different types of care, such as nursing, residential, intermediate, specialist dementia care, and more. Our compassionate teams support residents and their families through every stage of care, from help with everyday living to bespoke nursing care for those who need more looking after.
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust provides care for people living in Bolton, Salford, Trafford and the city of Manchester, with specialist services covering Greater Manchester and beyond. This includes: 24/7 community and home-based care for all ages, property and environmental improvement schemes designed to improve patient experience and enhanced research and development into mental health, including developing innovative treatment solutions.
Welcome to Integrated Health & Social Care (HSC) Northern Ireland. Five Health and Social Care Trusts are the predominant employers of nurses and midwives. We offer outstanding, unique and individualised CPD opportunities in partnership with CEC and NIPEC, who will also be represented. Come and visit our stand.
The Inquiry has been established to investigate failings by institutions to protect children from sexual abuse. We have established the Truth Project to give people who were sexually abused as children the opportunity to share their experiences with us. We are working with a range of health and care organisations and professionals to promote awareness of the Truth Project, and to encourage participation by people who wish to share their experiences.
Intrapharm Laboratories is committed to provide established products with proven efficacy at cost effective prices: Aquamax Emollient Cream and Wash - with a high lipid content and designed to help the NHS save money. Carbocisteine Sachets offer precise dosing, convenience and a cost effective presentation to the NHS. Terra-Cortril Ointment - (3% oxytetracycline and 1% hydrocortisone) for infected eczema and does not contain preservatives.
Planning for retirement is no longer just a case of putting money in to a pension. A seminar hosted by Lighthouse Financial Advice Ltd will demonstrate how financial advice can help you to create a financially secure retirement using a range of financial products in the correct manner. The seminar will take place on Monday the 14th May at 1.15pm in room 1A. To find out more or to register for this event please visit stand F23. The value of your investments can go down as well as up, so you could get back less than you invested. Lighthouse Financial Advice Limited are an appointed representative of Lighthouse Advisory Services Limited which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Lighthouse Financial Advice Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Lighthouse Group plc. Registered in England No. 04795080. Registered Office: 26 Throgmorton Street, London, EC2N 2AN.
The LimbO Waterproof Protector keeps dressings, casts or PICC lines dry in the bath or shower. It is easy to put on and comfortable to wear with no constriction. A trusted product throughout the NHS, with lower leg and elbow models available on FP10 prescription. Outdoor protectors are also available. www.limboproducts.co.uk Phone: 01243 573417
The School of Nursing and Allied Health at LJMU is committed to the continued development of nursing and allied health professionals. We offer healthcare professionals an extensive range of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and postgraduate training courses. Equipping you with the skills, confidence and competence demanded by the sector.
We’re one of the most experienced providers of clinical homecare in the UK, and we’ve been supporting patients in this way since 1975. We provide care to more than 67,000 patients in their own home, place of work or in the community – ranging from straightforward delivery of medication, to specialist nursing for complex conditions.
As the RCN’s approved insurance provider, LV= the UK's largest friendly society and a leading mutual with over five million members and customers, provides RCN members with exclusive discounts on car and home insurance. Our new multi-car Insurance offers members discount on every car. See LV.com/RCN
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is the independent organisation responsible for producing national guidance and advice to improve health and social care. Come to our stand to learn more about the latest guidelines and pathways we have produced to help you deliver the highest quality care for your patients.
NHS Employers aims to be the authoritative voice of employers in the NHS, providing practical advice, tools and resources on current and emerging workforce issues. Visit our stand (E10) to find out how our free resources can support you with workforce supply, staff wellbeing, people performance management and raising concerns.
NHS Lothian looks after the Health of Scotland’s Capital City, Edinburgh and beyond. We are an integrated organisation, incorporating a wide range of acute hospital services, community health, prison health care and social services. Whatever the future holds, the advances in healthcare and technology, our most valuable resource will remain constant – our Staff. Come and work with us.
NHS Resolution is the umbrella name for the NHS Litigation Authority (providing indemnity schemes for the NHS in England and resolving claims for compensation fairly), the National Clinical Assessment Service (resolving concerns about the performance of individual practitioners) and the Family Health Services Appeal Unit (ensuring the prompt and fair resolution of appeals and disputes between primary care contractors and NHS England).
Discover Wales - the perfect place to train, work and live. We’re a country that truly values the contribution nurses make to people’s health and the Welsh NHS. Achieve great work life balance, explore stunning scenery, great shopping, vibrant city life and adventure around every corner.
NDHT is a top-performing trust and was top in the South West in the NHS staff survey. We are a unique organisation, delivering acute and community services, with integrated health and social care. But to top it all, we’re based in Devon, with world-class beaches, excellent schools and dynamic cities.
Nuffield Health is Britain’s largest not for profit healthcare business. We reinvest all profit in our expert staff, our technology and our facilities, to provide accessible, innovative ways for people to get and stay healthy. We’ve built a pioneering, integrated network including Hospitals, Fitness & Wellbeing Gyms and Medical Centres.
Nursing Times has long been established as the voice of the nursing community. It combines double-blind, peer reviewed research with a suite of online learning units, ensuring subscribers have constant access to the most up-to-date best practice to support their development. Readers also benefit from being the first to know breaking news which, along with thought-provoking comment and opinion from nursing leaders and experts, gives them an unprecedented overview of the nursing world.
Ovarian Cancer Action is the UK’s ovarian cancer research charity. From funding scientists on the front line, to mobilising millions of people across the UK to take action – Ovarian Cancer Action is driven by a vision of a world without ovarian cancer and a belief that it can create a better future.
Pennine Care is a leading provider of community and mental health services. Our vision is to deliver the best care to patients, people and families in our local communities, by working effectively with partners to help people to live well. Our 5,500 dedicated staff provide services across Greater Manchester.
Prostate Cancer UK fights to help more men survive prostate cancer and enjoy a better quality of life by: supporting men and providing information, funding research and leading change through raising awareness and improving care. We assist nurses through professional support including: free training, webinars, educational bursaries, the latest in research and policy information, as well as patient resources.
The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) is the largest nursing-specific professional union worldwide with over 435,000 members. We represent the interests of registered nurses, health care assistants, assistant practitioners and students; and help shape healthcare policy and promote excellence in practice. For more information talk to us at stand D20, or visit our website.
The RCN Foundation is an independent charity supporting the nursing community. We do this through grants, bursaries and hardship funding for individuals and project grants for organisations wishing to make a positive impact on nursing. Come talk to us and see how we could support you.
RCNi is part of the Royal College of Nursing Group. We are committed to being an essential learning resource, inspiring and informing the whole nursing team to deliver best practice and exceptional patient care. We publish 11 leading journals covering most specialisms in nursing, including Nursing Standard - Europe's best selling nursing weekly.
Scope is a company with a heritage of bringing evidence-based, premium products to healthcare-professionals and end-consumers alike. Scope offers innovative OSD Diagnostic, Management Dry Eye & Blepharitis products. Scope operates in the United Kingdom and Ireland and ensures its offerings are well-established with a track record of successfully treating patients.
The Society for Endocrinology is the UK home of endocrinology. We bring together the global endocrine community to share ideas and advance our discipline. The Society supports nurses who work with hormones. We also engage policy-makers, journalists, patients and the public with hormone science to encourage informed health decisions, and to demonstrate the value of endocrinology to the wider world.
Plantar Fasciitis? Sore Feet? Knee or Hip Pain? Poor Circulation? Nothing provides the comfort and support offered by Sole Mate insoles. ‘Floating the foot’ on a cushion of glycerine that displaces to spread weight across the whole foot, removing pressure from the ball and heel, making standing and walking easier.
Standex Systems Ltd provides a wide range of unique products and services which are flexible by design providing a solution for every hospital environment. We provide Patient Notes Documentation, Ward Storage Systems (Notes Trolleys / Bedend Folders / General Ward storage), Theatre Equipment, Dressing Trolleys, Laundry & Waste and Resuscitation Trolleys.
SureCert online platform is aimed at revolutionising and accelerating the recruitment process in industries such as Nursing, where a high level of compliance is required. As a recruitment platform, SureCert sources, stores, shares and analyses high quality verified candidate data. Candidates create their own secure, personalised CV for free, using verified data from awarding bodies, to get into jobs faster.
The Healthy Weight Initiative for Nurses (WIN.) led by C3 Collaborating for Health in partnership with London South Bank University and RCN, funded by the Burdett Trust for Nursing and the RCN Foundation works with nurses to help those who are obese, to gain and maintain a healthy weight.
The Open University has over 15 years’ experience of delivering practice-based nursing degrees offering support workers an opportunity to become nurses. We’ve harnessed this expertise to offer higher/degree apprenticeships to support workforce development in nursing and healthcare. We can help you get into nursing, get on in your nursing career or support your healthcare team development.
The QNI is committed to supporting excellent nursing care in the home and community. We do this by developing our community of Queen’s Nurses to champion high standards of care, supporting and funding local projects and working behind the scenes to influence policy.
Ubitrac, the leaders in Location Based Technology are delighted to present Jobtrac+, designed in the field, with Nurses, for Nurses. Jobtrac+ turns Android Smartphones into highly innovative, IG compliant, Lone Working and efficiency devices – sector leading safety combined with unique features that will generate ongoing returns year on year.
The Faculty of Health Studies is a thriving, high-quality provider of healthcare education recognised regionally, nationally and internationally for our teaching and research. We have an excellent reputation for undergraduate, postgraduate and CPD education; our courses equip graduates to meet the changing needs of the health and social care sector.
The University of Greenwich is situated in South East London. The Faculty of Education and Health provide pre-registration nursing courses at undergraduate and post graduate level. We also offer a range of Continuing Professional Development Courses. These include Degree, Masters and Doctoral programmes.
Come and visit our stand for information on Vauxhall Associate Partners. A great way for you and your family to benefit from savings on new Vauxhalls. To find out more, visit our website and register your details using the login: RCN
Wiley are proud publishers of many leading nursing publications including The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures. Visit our stand for a demonstration of the 9th edition. Enjoy 20% discount and free shipping on all our print books displayed. Peruse our journal collection and request a free sample copy.
Wisepress.com, Europe’s leading conference bookseller, has a complete range of books and journals relevant to the themes of the meeting. Books can be purchased at the stand or, if you would rather not carry them, posted to you – Wisepress will deliver worldwide. In addition to attending 200 conferences per year, Wisepress has a comprehensive medical and scientific bookshop online with great offers.
Science has always been at the heart of the Yakult company. In the field of probiotics, the product has a long history of safe use and an unparalleled reputation for quality and research. The company sponsors independent research in hospitals, universities and institutes throughout the world (including the UK) investigating the benefits of this probiotic.