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Effective Non-Medical Prescribing in End of Life Care

Monday 2 Dec 2019

De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

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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.

“The Department of Health and Social Care has recently reiterated its commitment to improvement in the quality of end-of-life care and emphasised the importance of all patients having rapid access to medication.”

Community palliative care clinical nurse specialists as independent prescribers: part 1 Kathy Latham, Brian Nyatanga 2018

“There are unacceptable variations in aspects of palliative and end of life care such as access to pain control, related to different care settings”

Ambitions for Palliative and End of Life Care: A national framework for local action 2015-2020

 

The conference will also update non medical prescribers in the issues around prescribing controlled drugs. In their July 2018 Annual Report the Care Quality Commission stated that “the volume of prescribing of controlled drugs by pharmacists in 2017 almost doubled from 259,394 to 487,036 items. The increase in nurse prescribing was around 6%”.

This conference will enable you to: 

  • Network with colleagues who are working to improving non medical prescribing in end of life care 
  • Learn from outstanding practice in end of life care prescribing  
  • Understand how to effectively develop, demonstrate and maintain continued competence in Prescribing for patients at the end of life 
  • Reflect on lessons from experts in non medical prescribing for specific case study areas with in depth interactive sessions focusing on
    • Non Medical Prescribing for Pain
    • Non Medical Prescribing in community settings
    • Controlled drugs and use of drugs beyond the product licence
    • The use of Syringe Drivers and Syringe Driver combinations 
    • Best practice in prescribing for symptom control at the end of life
    • Non medical prescribing within a hospice setting
    • Anticipatory prescribing
  • Identify key strategies for improving non medical prescribing practice at the end of life 
  • Develop your role and confidence as a non medical prescriber 
  • Self assess, reflect and expand your skills in prescribing practice whilst understanding your limits of practice

Chair and Speakers Include:

Dr Deborah Robertson

Lecturer
School of Health & Society
University of Salford

Dr Barry Quinn

Macmillan Director of Nursing for Cancer & Palliative Care
Barts Health NHS Trust

Exhibition & Sponsorship Packages

This conference offers a valuable opportunity for industry suppliers to personally meet with their target audience away from their workplace in an intimate environment where they will have time to talk and demonstrate the benefits of their products. High quality specialist audiences make having a presence at our events, whether it be a sponsored session, or an exhibition stand, a highly targeted and cost effective marketing channel.

Why Exhibit?

Having a presence at this event will give you the opportunity to:

  • Demonstrate your product, system or service
  • Network and engage face to face with your key audience
  • Generate new business leads
  • Gain exposure for your brand and raise the profile of your organisation
  • Understand the current needs of your audience and challenges they’re facing
  • Update your knowledge of national policy and local developments  

Enquire

Contact katiej@hc-uk.org.uk for prices and further information, or to discuss a tailored package to suit your needs and budget.

Getting to the Venue

Location
De Vere West One is located on Portland Street and is a 10 minute walk for Great Portland Street Underground station and a 5 minute walk from Oxford Circus
By Rail
De Vere West One is just a five minutes’ walk from Oxford Circus tube (Central, Victoria, and Bakerloo), Bond street (Jubilee) and a 10 minute walk from Great Portland Street tube (Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan) and Marylebone station.
By Road
Portland Place is just north of Oxford Circus. The nearest NCP car park is approximately 300 yards away. Follow the A4201 past De Vere West One taking the second left turning onto Weymouth Street, then take the second left onto Weymouth Mews.
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Fee Options

NHS, Social Care, Private Healthcare Organisations & Universities

£365.00

(£438.00)

Voluntary sector & charities

£300.00

(£360.00)

Commercial organisations

£495.00

(£594.00)

(Prices in brackets include VAT)

Discounts

Additional delegate discount:

A discount of 15% will be applied to fees for any extra delegates.

Online discount:

A discount of 10% will be applied if you pay using the website.

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