This event will look at the contribution that HCAs make to patient care and how this is best showcased.
Whether you’re a nurse, student nurse, health care assistant or assistant practitioner, the principles of delegation and accountability are important to you and your patients. This session, presented by RCN Legal Officer Felicity Crockford, will inform and guide you on your responsibilities and help you keep your patients safe, whatever your position in the clinical area.
Introduced by Mike Dixon, Chairman of the patient group Community Health Voice, this workshop will review the regulatory framework that supports service user engagement and explore the work of Community Health Voice in the NHS and local Social Care services over its 12 year lifespan.
This network offers support and professional development for agency nursing staff.
This event will focus on expectations in practice learning and improving the experience of learning and mentoring.
This session, which will be presented by Tim Baggs, Communications Manager at RCN West Midlands, will give an overview of the perils and pitfalls of social networking for health care staff, including real examples of the inappropriate use of social media and guidance on how to make sure you use social media responsibly.
The Alzheimer’s Society’s ‘Dementia Friends’ programme is the biggest ever initiative to change people’s perceptions of dementia. Dementia Friends is about learning more about dementia and the small ways you can help. Every action counts!
Dr Nuala Bywater, Consultant Anaesthetist at Wye Valley NHS Trust, will give a presentation on managing post-operative delirium, a condition that can occur in elderly patients and leave nurses and HCAs at a loss on how to manage the situation and how to reassure relatives.
This conference will enable NHS leaders at every level to better understand the inclusion agenda and take action to incorporate inclusion into their working practices.
This event will focus on best practice in end-of-life care.