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See who is exhibiting in 2018

Find out who is exhibiting in the main hall at RCN Congress 2018 in Belfast

3M

Health care is evolving rapidly. Changing reimbursements. More stringent patient requirements. New care delivery models. 3M understands your challenges and strives to make your job easier with reliable, quality products and solutions. We help you see more patients at lower costs, while improving overall health. That’s health care progress made possible.

F23

Addiction NI

Addiction NI is the leading alcohol and drug charity in NI, providing information, support and counselling to individuals affected by their own or someone else’s alcohol and drug use. We support Employers to effectively manage substance use within the workplace and we support the reduction of substance harm for individuals, families and communities.

G08

AKU Society

The AKU Society is a UK patient group offering support to patients diagnosed with a rare genetic disease called Alkaptonuria (AKU). AKU is characterised by black urine, black spots in the eyes and ears, and early-onset osteoarthritis. The AKU Society coordinates access to an expert clinic: the National AKU Centre.

B01

Allocate Software

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.

ET03

Biomed Online

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.

F20/F35

Bio-Oil

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.

G05

British Journal of Nursing

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.

G06

Bond Healthcare

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.

C04

Bowel Cancer UK and Beating Bowel Cancer

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/

F24

CPSQ and OET

CPSQ and OET are assessments of key areas that influence healthcare professionals’ potential for success. OET is a NMC-approved English language test, which focuses on English in a healthcare context. CPSQ provides a standardised assessment of the behaviours and values needed for healthcare. They are both produced by Cambridge Assessment. Please visit www.admissionstesting.org/cpsq-for-healthcare and www.occupationalenglishtest.org for more information.

H02

Care Quality Commission

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.

H12

Cerner

Cerner supporting nurses. Connecting information, documentation and devices across hospitals, communities and patients’ homes, helps you to deliver smarter care and improve outcomes for the people you treat. Our solutions help you see the complete patient story, and enable more holistic care that focuses on individuals, while saving time. At Cerner, #WeLoveNurses, and our 900+ nurses help ensure that our clinical tools support you to give your patients safe, compassionate care, every single day. Join the conversation @CernerUK / @CernerIRL

D09

Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

The Countess of Chester Hospital is a 600-bed facility providing a range of acute and a number of specialist services for approximately 260,000 residents of Chester and the surrounding rural areas. We pride ourselves on leading through clinical excellence and creating an environment where all staff are valued and appreciated.

E02

Defence Medical Services

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

F27

Dermal Laboratories

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.

F28

Devon Partnership NHS Trust

Why choose Devon Partnership NHS Trust? If you’re looking for an innovative and rewarding place to work then Devon Partnership NHS Trust is the organisation for you. We provide a wide range of mental health and learning disability services to people in Devon, the wider South West region and nationally. Our mission is to become a recognised centre of excellence within the next five years. As well as delivering consistently high quality care and treatment, our strategic aims include our desire to challenge discrimination and stigma; to champion recovery and inclusion; to attract talented people and to create a great place to work with a shared sense of pride and ambition. We are rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and our aim is to achieve a rating of ‘Outstanding’ by 2021. Come and join us to live and work in one of the most beautiful parts of the country.

F29

Diabetes UK

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.

F22

Direct Medics

Direct Medics is a leading healthcare recruitment company working exclusively in the sector since 2000. We place Nurses and Healthcare Assistants of all grades and specialities in short-term shift work, long-term locums and fixed-term positions in public and private sector settings throughout the UK and Ireland.

F30

Donard Recruitment

Donard Recruitment represent a variety of leading healthcare providers throughout Northern Ireland in their search for experienced medical professionals. We assist both the public and private sectors and help secure new career opportunities for nurses of all levels and disciplines. Our aim is to source and supply quality staff to the healthcare industry.

G13

EBSCO

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.

H13

Elysium Healthcare

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.

G19

Four Seasons Health Care

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.

H07

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

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.

A06

Health Education England

Health Education England (HEE) exists for one reason only: to support the delivery of excellent healthcare and health improvement to the patients and public of England by ensuring that the workforce of today and tomorrow has the right numbers, skills, values and behaviours, at the right time and in the right place.

A11

Healthy Weight Initiative for Nurses

The Healthy Nursing Collaborative builds on the Healthy Weight Initiative for Nurses (WIN.) and focuses on how to support and enable nurses to look after their own health. Visit our stand to access NURSING YOU, an app developed for and by nurses and join the Healthy Nursing Collaborative global network.

A12

HSCRecruit (Northern Ireland)

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.

F12

Intrapharm Laboratories Ltd

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.

G03

JustNurses

JustNurses is a specialist RQIA registered nursing agency created to meet the growing demand for general and critical care nurses throughout Northern Ireland. With a broad client base we can offer agency nurses the best selection of shifts within HSC Trusts, Intermediate Care Centres and Nursing Homes throughout the province.

Knockdene HealthCare Ltd

Knockdene HealthCare, a fresh, new healthcare recruitment agency supplying temporary and permanent nurses and healthcare staff to health and social care providers. Knockdene is a family business that holds the values of trust, quality, efficiency and respect at its core. With over 20 years’ experience, we are committed to working in partnership with both healthcare staff and providers alike to deliver a superior service that is professional, value-for-money, ethical and dignified.

F09

Lighthouse Financial Advice

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 F9. 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.

E11

LimbO Waterproof Protectors

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

ET04

Liverpool John Moores University

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.

G15

LloydsPharmacy Clinical Homecare

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.

G16

LV= Liverpool Victoria

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

F07

Macmillan Cancer Support

Cancer can affect someone’s whole life. Macmillan provides practical, financial and emotional support. Macmillan Support Line is free and confidential. We answer questions on treatment, everyday challenges, and financial worries. 0808 808 0000 Monday–Friday, 9am–8pm. Our booklets provide clear information on a range of subjects. Our centres offer face-to-face support, and our Online Community connects people. macmillan.org.uk/patientsupport.

F06

Manpower Recruitment working with ATOS

Manpower UK are working in partnership with ATOS Healthcare in NI. Atos Healthcare is one of the UK’s leading assessment services providers. Our Healthcare Professionals are responsible for delivering independent assessments for Employee Support Allowance (ESA) throughout Northern Ireland. Our teams come from a variety of backgrounds, including Doctors and Nurses, physiotherapy and occupational therapy as well as paramedics.

B10

MediCare Pharmacy Group

With 54 Pharmacies across Northern Ireland, MediCare provide a wide range of pharmacy services in addition to dispensing medicines. These include clinical review of medication use, treatment of minor ailments, the provision of medication in compliance aids, managing medicines for Care homes and supporting better patient choices in disease prevention.

G14

National Institute of Health and Care Excellence

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.

E01

NHS Employers

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.

E10

NHS Lothian

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.

A16

NHS Resolution

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).

C01

NHS Wales

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.

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North Devon Healthcare Trust

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.

G18

Nuffield Health

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.

A08

Nursing and Midwifery Council

We exist to protect the public by regulating nurses and midwives in the UK. We do this by setting standards of education, training, practice and behaviour so that nurses and midwives can deliver high quality healthcare throughout their careers. We maintain a register of nurses and midwives who meet these standards, and we have clear and transparent processes to investigate nurses and midwives who fall short of our standards.

A10

Nursing Times

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.

F18

Ovarian Cancer Action

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.

ET5

Oxford Brookes University

Oxford Brookes, one of the UK’s leading modern universities, delivers the Test of Competence for international nurses. Our test centre boasts cutting edge simulation facilities across both our Oxford and Swindon sites. We welcome independent applicants and those who are sponsored.

G09

Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust

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.

D11

Prostate Cancer UK

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.

H04

Public Health Agency

The Public Health Agency aims to improve and protect health and wellbeing, reduce health inequalities, promote healthy habits and reduce barriers to good health, improve the quality and safety of care services, and support related research and innovation. We are responsible for professional advice, support and assistance relating to all areas of nursing with particular leadership in public health nursing.

H01

Queen's University Belfast School of Nursing & Midwifery

The School of Nursing & Midwifery at Queen's is delighted to welcome RCN Congress to our home city! Visit our stand to discover more about our groundbreaking research and excellent courses for registrants.

H10

RCN

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.

H10

RCN Foundation

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.

H10

RCNi

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.

G07

Seven Nursing Recruitment

When it comes to providing outstanding nursing, it’s the people on the front line who really matter. We’re here to ensure organisations have access to the finest nursing talent in their region, This approach doesn’t just mean happy nurses and well-staffed organisations, it also means great healthcare for end users.

F16

Society for Endocrinology

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.

F21

Sole-Mates

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.

F25

SOM

The Society of Occupational Medicine (SOM) welcomes members who are healthcare professionals working in or with an interest in occupational health in the UK and globally. The SOM aims to support members in their career – offering access to occupational health nurse insurance and a free nurse appraisal online toolkit, a leading journal (Occupational Medicine), information on job opportunities, peer support, CPD events including free webinars, access to regional groups and special interest groups (in MSK, Mental Health, Occupational Health Management, Travel Health, skin and HAVS), a monthly e news, and an annual conference. SOM promotes a healthier workforce, working with the government, the healthcare community and other national organisations. This year, SOM’s Patron, Lord Blunkett, launched a report for companies, workers and commissioners of services that synthesised the evidence for occupational health. This is available for free at www.som.org.uk.

F01

Standex Systems

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.

G01

SureCert

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.

H37

The Healthy Weight Initiative for Nurses

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.

F15

The Open University

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.

G17

The Queen’s Nursing Institute

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.

E09

TriMedika Ltd

TriMedika puts technology into the hands of medical professionals. TRITEMP - our new IR professional non contact forehead thermometer > ZERO consumables, saving hospitals ££££! > ZERO contact for optimized infection control > Non-invasive – no need to disturb patients > Rapid result saves nurses’ time Never look for prove covers again!

G20

Ubitrac

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.

ET06

University of Bradford

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.

ET2

University of Derby Online Learning

The University of Derby Online Learning (UDOL) is the thriving distance learning division of the University of Derby. Since 2011, the University of Derby Online Learning has offered a range of undergraduate, postgraduate and short CPD courses to students who require more flexible study options. Our courses are particularly suited to busy, working professionals with many of our degrees being accredited by professional bodies, ensuring our courses are recognised and valued by your industry.

F26

University of Greenwich

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.

G12

WILEY

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.

B20

Wisepress Medical Bookshop

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.

E12

Yakult

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.

As the largest of its type in the UK, the exhibition at RCN Congress is an ideal opportunity to meet employers, universities, product manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies and others working in the health sector. The representatives you meet may ask to scan your delegate badge - this proves they have met you personally, and the RCN can then pass your details directly to them. You are under no obligation to allow exhibitors to scan your badge, but please be aware that by allowing your badge to be scanned by exhibitors in the Exhibition Hall, you are consenting for the RCN to pass on your details to them.

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