MA Healthcare events and The National Nurses Nutrition Group are delighted to announce that their annual conference will feature Val Edwards-Jones from Channels 4’s ‘Embarrassing Bodies’ as part of the already exceptional line up of expert speakers. Val, Manchester Metropolitan University, will be presenting an informative session on infections in gastrostomy sites.
Other sessions will include:
• A year after the alert: naso gastric tubes – Caroline Lecko, Patient Lead, National Patient Safety Agency
• Enteral feeding in the community: what do the changes to health and social care mean for the future - Dr Omorogieva Ojo, Senior Lecturer in Primary Care, University of Greenwich
• HIFNET strategy and the future of clinical commissioning – Andrew Bibby, Associate Director, South East Coast Specialised Commissioning Group
• Food for thought – John Pollard, Her Majesty’s Coroner, Manchester South District
• How to baseline and develop your service - Tracy Earley, Consultant Nurse in Nutrition, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
This conference is an essential update for nutrition nurse specialists, lead nurses and matrons in nutrition, gastroenterology nurses, dietitians and all professionals with an interest in nutrition.
We are also pleased to announce that the conference, in association with British Journal of Nursing, British Journal of Community Nursing and Nursing and Residential Care, has been CPD certified providing you with 12 hours of CPD if you attend on both days
The NNNG annual conference dinner is included in the conference fee for all two day delegates, additional tickets for one day attendees and non-attendees can be purchased here . The dinner and entertainment will take place in the atmospheric Great Hall at Manchester Town Hall from 7:30pm on 29th October. There is a Halloween fancy dress theme.
There is a discounted conference fee for members of the National Nurses Nutrition Group and membership can be purchased from www.nnng.org.uk for just £30 per year.
Benefits of attending NNNG 2012:
• To receive a national strategic update for nutritional care
• For an update of Nasogastric NPSA Alert – What impact has it made?
• To understand enteral feeding in the community - what does the future hold and how will this impact on the patient pathway?
• To hear expert views on the treatment of stomal site infections
• For information on base lining and developing your service and skills
• To participate in an audience discussion on hot topics in nutrition
• To contribute to a debate on ANTT vs aseptic technique