Perioperative Nursing Conference and Exhibition 2020

Advancing education in perioperative practice

06 May 2020 09:00 - 16:30

20 Cavendish Square , Marylebone , London, W1G 0RN

The aim of this event is to highlight the progressive and collaborative nature of perioperative care practice. 

The aim of this event is to highlight the progressive and collaborative nature of perioperative care practice. In 2020, the international year of the nurse and midwife, we will be embodying education as the theme for the conference, we will highlight the existing challenges that the current workforce experiences and promote learning opportunities across the spectrum of perioperative care professionals. We will also explore advancements of education and showcase the achievements of our practices history and all the good things to come.

Conference topics include:
standardisation of post-registration perioperative care courses
the future and evolution of Operating Department Practice education
sustainability in nurse education
using narrative pedagogy with teaching in the operating theatre
role and training for assistant theatre practitioners.

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20 Cavendish Square

20 Cavendish Square is located behind John Lewis, Oxford Street.

Visitor car parking

Q-Park Oxford Street is an underground car park situated underneath Cavendish Square.  You can pre-book your parking by visiting the Q-Park website.


The nearest stations are Oxford Circus and Bond Street.


There are many buses routes that stop nearby, including the 10, 25, 55, 73, 98 and 390.


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  • National Express, Easybus and Greenline coach transfers run 24 hours a day and start as low as £2 when booked in advance.

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Conference fees



RCN Member

£125 +VAT


Non-RCN Member

£185 +VAT


Discounts available (max one per booking)

• 40 % discount - nursing student members (pre-registration only), associate retired RCN members, HCAs or APs
• 25% discount - Accredited RCN Trade Union Representatives
• 10% discount - Group discount when three or more delegates book together.

 Online bookings are the easiest and fastest way to book 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Bookings can be made by phone with payment by credit card/Maestro, by calling: 02920546460. Lines are open from 9.30am - 4.30pm Monday to Friday.

Bookings can also be made by post with a downloaded booking form with credit card details or payment/remittance advice posted to: Event registrations, PO Box 2329, Cardiff CF23 8YZ.

A booking form with credit card details or payment/remittance advice can also be faxed to: 02920546489.

Payment by invoice is available on request. A Purchase Order and booking form are required.

All bookings will be confirmed in writing.

You will not be registered for this event unless payment accompanies your application. Places cannot be held provisionally.

The RCN reserves the right to refuse any booking at any time.

View programme here. Please note this is subject to change.

Learning outcomes

By attending this event, you will:

  • Develop an understanding of the changes in perioperative education and its effect on practice and the future workforce
  • Recognise the need for sustainability in health care and how this impacts the perioperative setting
  • Recognise how behaviours play a part in workplace culture and how it impacts patient and self-care.

You will also:

  • Accrue over six hours of CPD to count towards your re-validation
  • Learn about latest developments within professional practice, policy and law
  • Hear from and interact with expert speakers on key issues
  • Consider and highlight best practice at national and local level 
  • Network with like-minded professionals from across the UK with shared interests
  • Share ideas and innovative practice which promotes positive health outcomes

For any queries about this event please contact:

Andy Murphy, Business Events Organiser
020 7647 3960

To book your place please contact the RCN Events Registration team on 02920546460 
Monday to Friday (9am-4.30pm) 
+44 (0)2920546460

Page last updated - 18/02/2020