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Professor Karen Wright, Professor of Nursing and Head of School of Nursing, University of Central Lancashire (CONFIRMED)

  • Assessing the next steps in embedding safety into recruitment and training to meet the regulatory standards of the Care Quality Commission
  • Measuring the quality of provision and tackling unwarranted variation in social care in line with the Leading Change, Adding Value Framework
  • Evaluating the challenge of future patient demand with a projected 36% increase in those aged over 65 by 2030
  • Sharing solutions for supporting sustainable and skilled recruitment within the social care workforce

Graham Woodham, Programme Head Regulated Professional Workforce, Skills for Care (CONFIRMED)

  • Rolling out the LPZ audit tool to 30 care homes to measure and overcome common care issues in social care including pressure ulcers, continence, pain management and nutrition
  • Using audit data to drive early interventions to prevent deterioration and to support regional benchmarking on social care responses
  • Acting on data to reform training programmes, with a ‘React to Red’ initiative to support the prevention and management of pressure ulcers
  • Supporting care homes to identify their key areas for concern and how practice could change
  • Sharing insights from this leading audit project in the common data trends emerging and solutions identified in tackling common care issues

Finalist of the 2018 Patient Safety Awards

Dr Cheryl Crocker, Executive Regional lead, EMAHSN Patient Safety Programme and Chair, Chair of the National Patient Safety Collaborative Leads Group (CONFIRMED)

  • Recognising unwarranted variation in delayed transfers and discharges in a senior nurse review
  • Adopting a nursing led strategy to transition to the NHS Red2Green Bed Days approach with morning clinical reviews and clear criteria for patient discharge
  • Assessing the role of acute nurses in supporting problem solving during the initial trials, sharing discharge data across teams and getting patients moving on wards to aid discharge
  • Evaluating the outcomes of the project with a reduction in bed occupancy and 10% increase in morning discharges

Gill Staton, Clinical Lead - Red2Green, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Foundation Trust (CONFIRMED)

* Please note that the final afternoon sessions will be split into two breakout streams for Acute Nursing and Primary and Community Nursing

  • Sharing lessons in the development of the Nursing Associate role across key test sites and how the training and skill programmes were implemented
  • Assessing how to work effectively in partnership with universities to ensure learning aligns with the role successfully
  • Exploring how to effectively deploy nursing associates to ensure teams with skill mixes allowing registered nurses to lead on care delivery
  • Gaining practical insights into how nursing associates can be developed to bridge the gap between health and social care settings
  • Evaluating common challenges identified in the test programmes and the future of the nursing associate role

Ian Costello, Trainee Nursing Associate and Recipient of 2018 University of Hertfordshire Dean's Award, Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (CONFIRMED)
Jackie Kelly, Dean of the School of Health and Social Work, University of Hertfordshire (CONFIRMED)
Vanessa Waller, Director of Pre-Registration Nursing, Anglia Ruskin University (CONFIRMED)

  • Assessing long-term patient demand and outlining how the HEE Health and Care Workforce Strategy for England to 2027 will guide needs within the nursing sector
  • Understanding how staff flexibility, diverse skill mixes and multiple entry routes into nursing can be developed to deliver enhanced person-centred care
  • Sharing insights on the HEE review into staff mental wellbeing to support improved workplace satisfaction, mental health and retention
  • Evaluating the core findings from the Nursing Associate pilots led by HEE and analysing the future of new routes into nursing to meet nursing skills gaps

Professor Lisa Bayliss-Pratt, Chief Nurse, Health Education England (CONFIRMED)

  • Exploring the future of nursing recruitment and retention post- Brexit
  • Assessing solutions in addressing high levels of nursing vacancies and reduced levels of nursing students
  • Understanding how all services can ensure effective and skilled staffing to ensure patient safety
  • Analysing the role of successful workforce planning to ensure nursing provision meets the demand for care within primary, acute and community settings
  • Evaluating future solutions to support sustainability in the nursing workforce with the development of service integration and transformed workforce deployment strategies

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

  • Exploring the NMC’s new Standards of Proficiency and Framework for Nursing and Midwifery Education in operation from 2019
  • Understanding evolving health and care needs and the role of prevention and long term care planning in the proficiency requirements of nurses
  • 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
  • Evaluating the future of nursing regulation in meeting evolving demand and new settings for care

Geraldine Walters CBE, Director of Education and Standards Nursing and Midwifery Council (CONFIRMED)

  • Assessing what an outstanding ward looks like and formulating an exemplar model which nursing teams can use to drive continuous improvement
  • Using data reporting and monthly trends to evidence care provision on wards and identify areas for improvements to tackle unwarranted variation in care
  • Benchmarking ward performance to identify gaps in nursing provision and drive service innovation through shared best practice
  • Evaluating how nursing leaders supported the development of an exemplar ward accreditation programme for staff and wards to reach accredited status in an initiative which enhanced staff engagement and retention
  • Sharing how other Foundation Trusts can replicate the exemplar ward programme

Flo Panel Coates, Chief Nurse and Executive Sponsor of the Exemplar Ward Programme, University College London Hospitals (UCLH) (CONFIRMED)
Natasha Phillips, Chief Nursing Informatics Officer and Programme Lead - Exemplar Ward Programme, University College London Hospitals (UCLH) (CONFIRMED)

*programme subject to change