CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

 

Wound Care Today will host its sixth FREE conference on 1-2 March, 2023. 

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Day one: 1 March 2023

08.30–10.00

Registration and exhibition

 

10.00–10.15

Opening remarks

Helen Shoker, clinical director, Wound Care Today

Introduction of event Chair

Paul Vaughan, deputy director, Primary Care Nursing and NextGen Nurse, NHS England

 

10.15–11.30

Fly higher

Sarah Furness, ex RAF combat helicopter pilot and squadron leader, mindfulness coach, human performance facilitator, best selling author of ‘Fly Higher’, and founder of Well Be It

 

11.30–11.50

All Our Health Framework: what is it, why it matters, and your role as an advocate

Professor Jamie Waterall, deputy chief nurse, Office for Health Improvement

Know your demographics — examples from practice, who to link with, what/how to take back into practice

 

11.50–12.00

Questions from the audience

 

12.00–14.00

Lunch / exhibition / skills zone

 

14.00–14.10

Welcome and introduction to afternoon sessions

Paul Vaughan, deputy director, Primary Care Nursing and NextGen Nurse, NHS England

 

14.15–14.50

Patient choice, concordance and engagement

International speaker: Dianne Rudolph, nurse practitioner, San Antonio Wound Care, USA

 

14.50–15.10

Reducing inequalities in wound care, case studies — question and answer discussion panel

Keith Harding and panel

 

15.10–15.15

Questions from the audience

 

15.15–16.15

Break / exhibition / skills zone

 

16.15 –16.45

Closing the gap: reducing wound care inequality across different care settings

Lauren Thorpe, clinical nurse specialist in wound care, Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust

 

16.45–17.00

Summary/evaluation of today’s event

 
 

Day two: 2 March 2023

08.30–9.00

Exhibition opens

 

09.00–09.10

Welcome and open of day two

Paul Vaughan, deputy director, Primary Care Nursing and NextGen Nurse, NHS England

 

09.10–09.40

Nursing home work [title tbc]

Pam Cooper, clinical partner, Pioneer Wound Healing and Lymphoedema Centres

 

09.40–10.10

The opportunity to heal compromised skin integrity and hard-to-heal wounds

Alison Parnham, teaching associate clinical nurse specialist — tissue viability, School of Health Sciences, University of Nottingham

 

10.10–11.10

Break / exhibition / skills zone

 

11.10–12.00

First-time speaker sessions

 

12.00–12.20

Diabetic foot ulcer homeless project

Emily Haworth, clinical lead podiatrist, Swansea Bay University Health Board

 

12.20–12.30

Questions from the audience

 

12.30 –14.00

Lunch / exhibition / skills zone

 

14.00–14.45

Free paper presentations

 

14.50–15.30

Value of digital tech and data in wound care

Professor Jenni Macdonald, nurse consultant, tissue viability, Acute, Primary and Community Care, NHS Lothian

 

15.30–15.45

Professional reflection — taking action

Paul Vaughan, deputy director, Primary Care Nursing and NextGen Nurse, NHS England

 
 

15.45–16.00

Summary / evaluation and close of event

 
 
 

 

This event offers healthcare professionals with an interest in wounds an opportunity to develop both clinically and personally through:
  • Presentations from national and international speakers
  • Practical skills zone sessions
  • Networking with colleagues and industry partners in the large exhibition area.

This flexible approach to learning means that delegates can tailor their own development over the two-day event, which includes:

Clinical programme

National and international speakers will discuss a wide range of subjects, such as:

  • All Our Health Framework: what is it, why it matters, and your role as an advocate
    Professor Jamie Waterall, deputy chief nurse, Office for Health Improvement
  • Reducing inequalities in wound care, case studies — question and answer discussion panel
    Keith Harding and panel
  • Closing the gap: reducing wound care inequality across different care settings
    Lauren Thorpe, clinical nurse specialist in wound care, Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust

 

Skills zone


An opportunity to participate in practical learning sessions. Experts in their field will take delegates on a journey through their own experiences and support them to try skills,
 

Industry/networking


The extensive exhibition area provides delegates with the opportunity to see, discuss and handle a wide range of products to keep up to date with what is new on the market. Industry partners will be on hand to answer queries and discuss their products.


 

Wound Care Today 2023 offers delegates a unique learning platform, FREE of charge, to enhance their delivery of care through clinical updates, personal development, practical learning zones and networking in a friendly and open environment.