If you would like your conference or event listed here, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org with the date, title, venue, contact details (ideally a webpage or email address), and a brief description. Edited details of events will then be listed on the Diary dates page.
Dates throughout the year:
Free exhibitions and workshops from Journal of Community Nursing: see here for dates and venues.
- Free conferences and exhibitions from Nursing in Practice, see here for various dates and venues .
- 23 April 2013, A Practical Guide to Reducing Medication Errors - Improving Patient Safety: Towards Zero Tolerance, London
Lots of topical sessions including some on electronic prescribing, implementing a zero tolerance approach to medication errors, involving patients, case studies and reducing medication error across the patient journey.
Contact: email, email@example.com; or see www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/reducing-medication-errors.
- 18 September 2013, A Practical Guide to Non-Medical Prescribing, London
Aimed at “new, current and aspiring” non-medical prescribers, this well regarded conference includes: a session from the NICE Medicines and Prescribing Centre on making better, evidence-based, prescribing decisions and developing confidence; medicines management; legal issues; case studies including one from these community Macmillan nurses; developing and maintaining prescribing competence; impact on patient care; and what the future holds for non-medical prescribing.
- 19 November 2013, Nurse Clinics 2013, London
The latest in this series of conferences for nurses who run their own clinic or those who are thinking of setting one up.
- 9 December 2013, Challenges and Opportunities in Non Medical Prescribing, London
Organised by the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, this conference includes talks about a range of settings and specialties, as well as some general issues, including for example, prescribing in paediatric palliative care, prescribing for pain, contraceptive services, legal and competency issues in non-medical prescribing, nurse prescribing for heart failure in the community, and non-medical prescribing within a critical care outreach team.
Contact: email, firstname.lastname@example.org; tel 020 7808 2924; or see www.royalmarsden.nhs.uk/education/education-conference-centre/pages/study-days-conferences.aspx.