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Prescribing in End of Life Care

Nurse Prescribing: National Update
Prof Matt Griffiths
 Independent Consultant for Prescribing and Medicines, Management & Advanced Nurse Practitioner
Pre Event Abstract
Matts talk is aimed at giving an update on nurse/non-medical prescribing issues. These include national developments in nurse/non medical prescribing, developing confidence and competence in your ability to prescribe, demonstrating compliance with the NMC Code for revalidation, and the benefits of nurse prescribing in end of life care. Matt will also discuss future challenges that non-medical prescribers may face and discuss some developments which are emerging for prescribers such as the need to review the CPNP (V100/150) formulary, and the prescribing of cannabis for medical conditions.
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Nurse Prescribing for Pain at the End of Life
Inge Bateman
, Lead Clinical Nurse Specialist In-patient Pain Service, Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Pre Event Abstract
I will be covering areas of pain assessment as well and treatment decisions in relation to inpatient pain management, which is a multi-faceted decision often within the context of complex needs with limited resources in the modern NHS. May part of the presentation will be through case based discussion so participation from the audience is vital. Looking forward to seeing you all.
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Best practice in prescribing for symptom control in End of Life Care
Dr Amy Proffitt
, Consultant in Palliative Medicine Barts Health NHS Trust, Honorary Secretary The Association for Palliative Medicine, Professional standards and Quality Improvement Representative, JSC for palliative medicine
Dr Amy Proffitt completed her medical degree at the University of Oxford, before training in haematology and finding her passion for palliative medicine.
Amy is enthusiastic about bringing changes to the speciality and fulfils this through her roles as Honorary Secretary for the Association for Palliative Medicine and Chair of the Trainees’ Committee for Great Britain and Ireland. She has an interest in ethics and communication, shown through her work as the Quality Improvement Representative on the Joint Specialty Committee for Palliative Medicine at the Royal College of Physicians, and the Ambition Partnership Representative on the NHS England End of Life Programme Board. Amy has also authored or co-authored publications relating to assisted dying and palliative care.

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