The National Future of Nursing Conference 2019


Who Should Attend?

Delegates who will have an interest in this event will be:

*This Conference is open to Public, Private and Third Sectors

For more information or to make a booking please call 0330 058 4285


Registration, Refreshments and Networking
Chair’s Welcome Address

Flo Panel Coates, Chief Nurse, University College London Hospitals (UCLH)  (invited)


Government Department Keynote Presentation: Developing The Long Term Plan For The Future Of The NHS: Delivering Change Across The System
  • The key role of the nursing profession under NHS Long Term Plan: highlighting the huge differences that nursing, midwifery and care staff can make for patients and people in their care
  • Promoting more opportunities for flexible working and career development
  • Ensuring greater investment in continuing professional development (CPD) for nurses
  • How the Leading Change, Adding Value framework supports staff to close the three gaps in the NHS Five Year Forward View, identify and reduce unwarranted variation and deliver the triple aim outcomes
  • Considering the future of the profession at a time of change

Ruth May, Chief Nursing Officer, NHS England (invited)


Key Supporter Session


Keynote Address: Delivering a Sustainable Nursing Workforce for the Future
  • Developing a strategy to support the future of nursing recruitment and retention post-Brexit
  • Finding solutions to boost levels of nursing students and fill nursing vacancies
  • Ensuring patient safety through effective and skilled staffing
  • Using effective workforce planning to meet the demand for care across the NHS
  • Redesigning and integrating services and adopting new workforce deployment strategies

Dr Stephanie Aiken, Deputy Director of Nursing, Royal College of Nursing (invited)


Questions and Answers Session
Refreshments and Networking
Keynote Address: The NMC’s New Standards Of Proficiency Framework for Nursing and Midwifery Education: Regulating Standards to Ensure High Quality Nursing Care
  • Setting out the skills and knowledge the next generation of nurses will learn to enable them to deliver world class care
  • Overhauling the way universities train nurses and midwives to give more flexibility to harness new ways of working and embrace technology
  • give nurses a greater understanding across all four fields of nursing practice, mental health – while also increasing the emphasis on teamwork and leadership
  • Outlining the findings from the Nursing Associates training programme and assessing how the first registered Nursing Associates will be regulated from 2019
  • Assessing common challenges in nursing revalidation and exploring the role of employers in supporting progression and professional development for nurses

Andrea Sutcliffe, Chief Executive and Registrar, Nursing and Midwifery Council (invited)

Case Study: The Integrated Ward: A Journey To Improve Patient Care
  • Developing an Integrated Ward model to address unwarranted variation in practice and improve patient outcomes and experience
  • Focusing on effective multidisciplinary team (MDT) working
  • Enhancing the skill-set, empowering and developing the non-registered workforce, with a focus on competency, training staff in delegated tasks to support a more flexible and adaptable approach to patient care and needs
  • Introduction of Multidisciplinary Falls Huddles to raise awareness and coordinate approaches to reducing incidents
  • Achieving better outcomes, better experience and better use of resources
  • Challenges and lessons learnt for implementation

Nigel Coulson, Matron – Geriatric and Stroke Medicine, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (invited)


Case Study: Improving Patient flow Using Criteria Led Discharge
  • Delegation of responsibility to a nurse for the discharge of a patient according to an agreed plan with specific criteria
  • Reducing length of stay and improving patient experience and satisfaction whilst improving the confidence and competence of the nursing team
  • Promoting effective inter-disciplinary working and making effective use of nursing knowledge and skills
  • Measuring patient satisfaction and staff feedback through “What matters to me?”
  • Results achieved and next steps

Stacey Munnelly, Advanced Nurse Practitioner Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (invited)

Questions and Answers Session
Lunch and Networking
Special Keynote Presentation: Harnessing Digital Technology And Data To Create New Opportunities To Change The Way Nurses Deliver Care In Almost Every Setting
  • Becoming an e-nurse: developing new skills and capabilities to deal with the fast-paced digital world
  • Accessing new digital resources that are safe and evidence-based, such as apps and wearable devices
  • Using technology and information to make nursing safer by sharing information about patients with other professionals also involved in their care
  • Using data to reduce unwarranted variation by identifying where there are gaps; the health and wellbeing gap, the care and quality gap and the funding and efficiency gap
  • Ensuring those who do not have access to digital resources are enabled to access services

Anne Cooper, Chief Nurse, NHS Digital (invited)

Case Study: Developing An Internal Transfer Scheme To Improve Nurse Retention
  • Commissioning independent market research, establishing focus groups with existing staff and exit interviews with nurse leaders to understand the reasons why nurses were leaving
  • Addressing the lack of awareness of opportunities for career development in the wider organisation
  • Developing a nurse retention strategy to improve job satisfaction, morale and career development opportunities
  • The internal transfer process: a fast-track for nurses interested in a sideways move, reducing the complexity and time taken to fill vacancies
  • Setting up a careers clinic offering professional career advice to nurses considering an internal transfer

Lorraine Szeremeta, Deputy Chief Nurse, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (invited)


Case Study: Strengthening Nursing Supply through New Routes Into Nursing Roles
  • Identifying the need to strengthen the nursing supply for band 5 nurses
  • Using funds allocated to nursing vacancies to support different routes into nursing such as training for the nursing associate role and the registered nurse degree apprenticeship
  • Developing a nursing career pathway which shows how new starters can progress from apprentice through to advanced clinical practice or ward manager
  • Developing the nursing associate role through learning new skills across a range of settings as well as rotating within departments
  • Developing nurse degree apprenticeships in partnership with Anglia Ruskin University

Gill Perry, Associate Director of HR & In House Bank Lead, Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust (CONFIRMED)


Questions and Answers Session
Refreshments and Networking
Case Study: Dramatically Reducing Cardiac Arrest Through A Nurse-Led Acute Response Team
  • Significantly improving the performance for preventable cardiac arrests by 32% in a year
  • Identifying risk patients using the National Early Warning Score (NEWS)
  • Developing an audit tool to make sure the National Early Warning Score is used correctly
  • Analysing the data and using clinical knowledge to identify problem areas
  • Using root cause analysis to review learning from cardiac arrests

Amor Palada, Nurse Practitioner, Whipps Cross University Hospital (invited)


Case Study: Nurse-led Intervention In the Neutropenic Sepsis Pathway: Leading On Change To Address Unwarranted Variation In The Pathway Of Care
  • Identifying unwarranted variation in the form of higher levels of short inpatient stays and use of antibiotics
  • Nursing patients more effectively through the development of a neutropenic sepsis clinical pathway to support appropriate decision making before admission
  • Collecting data from patients to determine what proportion were confirmed neutropenic; length of stay and other co-morbidities
  • Adding valuer through better outcomes, better experience and better use of resources
  • Challenges and lessons learnt for implementation

Sharon Leighton, Band 5 Nurse, Nottingham University Hospital NHS Trust (CONFIRMED)

Applying The Prescribing Competency Framework To Nurse Prescribing
  • How the framework was updated
  • Purposes and uses of the framework
  • Scope of the framework
  • Putting the framework into practice

Kat Hall, Director, Centre for Inter-Professional Postgraduate Education and Training (CIPPET), Lead Women’s and Children’s Pharmacist, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust (CONFIRMED)


Questions and Answers Session
Chair’s Summary and Close

*Programme subject to change


Who Should Attend

Who Should Attend?

Delegates who will have an interest in this event will be:

*This Conference is open to Public, Private and Third Sectors

For more information or to make a booking please call 0330 058 4285


Sponsorship and Exhibition

We are now taking bookings for our wide range of sponsorship and exhibition packages; we also offer bespoke packages tailored for your organisation.

Why Sponsor and Exhibit at this event:

 Network with key decision makers across the sector
 Meet your target audience in the Sector
 Listen and Learn from leading industry experts across the Sector
 Opportunity to demonstrate your products or services
 Speak alongside industry leading experts
 Work with your dedicated account manager to generate the maximum amount of leads

Exhibition and Sponsorship Packages:

Strategic Headline Sponsor:

  • 20-minute speaking slot followed by Q&A
  • 3x2m Exhibition Space (In the Refreshments and Catering room)
  • Pre show marketing email to all registered delegates
  • Post show inclusion on presentation email
  • Branding on Website and Event Guide (Logo and 100 Word Profile)
  • A4 Insert or A4 Chair Drop
  • 5 Delegate Conference Passes
  • 1 Speaker Pass

Key Supporter Package:

  • 20-minute speaking slot followed by Q&A
  • Branding on Website and Event Guide (Logo and 100 Word Profile)
  • A4 Insert or Chair Drop
  • 1 Speaker Pass
  • 2 Delegate Conference Passes

Exhibition Stand:

  • 3x2m Exhibition Space (In the Refreshments and Catering room)
  • Power, Wifi, Table and 2 Chairs (If required)
  • Branding on Website and Event Guide (Logo and 100 Word Profile)
  • 2 Delegate Conference Passes
  • 1 Stand Manager Pass

Insert or Chair Drop:

  • 1 Delegate Conference Pass
  • A4 insert into delegate pack or A4 Chair Drop

For more information or to discuss the available option please call 0203 961 5002 or email [email protected] 


Prices and Discount

Public Sector Rate:

  1.    £379
  2.    £349
  3. + £319

Private Sector Rate:

  1.    £550
  2. + £520

Voluntary Sector Rate:

  1.    £299
  2. + £269

Event Documentation: *If you can’t attend the event you can purchase the event documentation

Electronic – £99 Printed – £99

Group bookings: If you would like to make a group booking of 5 or more please call 0330 058 4285 to find out if we can offer any more discount.

*All prices are excluding VAT

For more information or to make a booking please call 0330 058 4285


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