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A Practical Guide to Developing your skills as an Effective Nurse, Midwifery and AHP Director

Wed, 9 Oct 2024

Virtual, Online

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Following National Update sessions the conference will include extended masterclasses focusing on developing your leadership skills and competence as a current or aspiring nurse director, leading quality improvement and improving patient experience. Throughout the day sessions will look at preparing for a role as a Nurse, Midwifery or AHP Director, and learning from experienced nurse directors on how to manage the complexities of the role whilst remaining visible to staff and patients, and maintaining work life balance. The conference will conclude with an extended masterclass with small interactive breakout groups focusing on difficult issues for nurse directors, safe staffing, managing nurses in difficult or experiencing performance concerns, leading and motivating through difficult times such as CQC inspection, negative press or trust mergers, and changing the culture of the organization.

Whether you are currently a Nurse, Midwifery or AHP Director, or aspiring to be one, this event provides a unique opportunity to learn from experienced Nurse Directors, Chief Nurses and AHP Directors. Through national updates, practical case studies and extended sessions the conference will update you on essential issues to enable you to improve practice and leadership at a local level.

This conference will enable you to:

  • Network with current and aspiring Nurse Directors, Chief Nurses and AHP Directors 

  • Learn from outstanding practice and experienced Nurse Directors to develop your skills as a current or aspiring Nurse, Midwifery or AHP Director

  • Reflect on national developments and learning

  • Examine the role and what makes a good Nurse or AHP Director 

  • Improve the way you support nurses 

  • Developing your leadership skills and competence 

  • Understand the important capabilities for Nurse Directors in the boardroom and areas in which the Nurse Director can play a key role as a board member

  • Reflect on how you can better manager your work/life balance and the demands of the role 

  • Understand how to embed a culture of continuous quality improvement 

  • Ensure visibility, nursing engagement and Quality

  • Understand they key challenges and difficult issue for Nurse, Midwifery and AHP Directors 

  • Identify key strategies for career development 

  • Gain advice and tips for aspiring Nurse, Midwifery and AHP Directors in planning for the role

  • Self assess and reflect on your own practice

  • Supports CPD professional development and acts as revalidation evidence. This course provides 5 Hrs training for CPD subject to peer group approval for revalidation purposes

Speakers include:

Professor Nancy Fontaine

Specialist Advisor to the NMC & Professor of Nursing UEA
Nursing and Midwifery Council

Ms Sally Bassett

RCN Nursing, Management and Leadership Forum

Exhibition & Sponsorship Packages

This conference offers a valuable opportunity for industry suppliers to personally meet with their target audience 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 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 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  


Contact Sarah Jane for exhibition and sponsorship prices, or to discuss a tailored package to suit your needs and budget.

Fee Options

Virtual NHS, Schools, Care and Public Sector



Virtual Voluntary sector & charities



Virtual Commercial organisations



(Prices in brackets include VAT)


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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