Advancing Ulcer Care Management
Bringing together Tissue Viability, Vascular Care and Leg Ulcer Specialists (Band 5 and above), this national NHS forum will share excellence in collaborative working within ulcer care and whilst focusing on raising national standards. This annual networking conference has been described as “amazing”, “inspiring” and “a very well organised and informative day” with a new programme, researched and developed for attendees in 2020. The cutting edge agenda for this national forum will focus on:
- Raising national standards
- Improving access and standards
- Enhancing your skills and competencies
- Empowering patient compliance
- Remodelling service collaboration
Take one day out to benefit from meeting like-minded colleagues from across the country, hear evidenced-based case study presentations, partake in interactive discussion sessions and discover new wound care products and solutions. You will leave this national forum having developed your understanding of ulcer care treatments to improve collaboration and bridge the gap between community and acute services, and improve the patient pathway.
Be inspired by hearing case studies of clinical progression and take away implementable ideas for change to improve your ulcer care and clarify patient care pathways. You will leave this NHS networking forum, with the knowledge, motivation and tools to:
- Achieve the national wound care strategy
- Benchmark education and training to improve patient care
- Advance service collaboration for a clearer patient pathway
- Reduce variation within your service and product procurement
This national networking forum will bring together professionals from Band 5 and above including; Tissue Viability, Podiatry and Vascular Specialist Nurses and Consultants from Acute and Community Care from across the country. In 2019 this conference was described as “informative and motivational”, one delegate said the conference “helped me feel inspired to make and be involved in changes for better care”. Attendees from 2019 included:
- Tissue viability nurses
- Leg ulcer nurse specialists
- Vascular nurses
- Sisters and staff nurses
- Ward managers
- Clinical leads and clinical specialists
- Clinical trainers
- Community diabetes team leaders
- Consultants diabetologists
- Podiatrists and consultant podiatrists
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The first Service Collaboration to Improve Ulcer Care took place in Birmingham in September 2019 and was described by attendees as: 'Very informative session, great to know various efforts taken by organisations', 'Helped me feel inspired to make and being involved in changes for better care' 'Amazing and inspiring', 'Very educational and informative'.
Recognising pressure ulcer, determining appropriate patient pathways, discovering workable solutions and building an action plan to deliver effective collaborative change across community and acute services. Your agenda for the day:
|8.30||Registration, refreshments and networking|
|9.00||Chair's opening remarks|
Prof Christine Moffatt, Professor of Clinical Nursing Research, University of Nottingham School of Health Sciences
Raising national standards
|9.10||Enabling national wound care strategy: establishing priorities for lower limb ulceration|
CQUIN guidance: how to enhance collaboration across community and acute services
Improving outcomes: how the Midlands and East of England achieved a 50% reduction in pressure ulcers
Bringing different organisations together to build a national wound care model
Prof Christine Moffatt, Professor of Clinical Nursing Research, University of Nottingham School of Health Sciences
|9.40||Optimising wound care treatments to reduce healing times|
Applying national initiatives in your service to ensure early preventative treatment
Establishing collaborative relationships to unite work in wound care
Building a network model: ensuring standardisation of care to ensure a consistent patient pathway
Tackling variation in care
|10.10||Exhibitor interactive session: how can wound-care companies re-enforce strategies and support education?|
In your table groups, take a tour around our exhibition stands and discuss practical solutions to deliver real change to your tissue viability services. Explore the latest advancements in woundcare and strike up new plans to connect with community services to improve patient care.
Improving skills and competencies
|11.10||Exploring innovative solutions for wound care regenerative medicine |
Case study: role of the Wound Healing and Regeneration Network to prevent wound development
Improving the understanding and diagnosis of treatment using new technologies
Looking to the future: how will technology support wound healing and scar augmentation
|11.40||Developing a competency assessments and treatments to improve early detection and limb outcomes |
Training and education for consistent lower limb care: working across health and social care
Improving initial assessment competencies: investigating Doppler, recognising limb Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) and route cause analysis
Improving competencies for early diagnosis to reduce the escalation of pressure ulcers
Michelle Miskell, Vascular and High Risk Specialist Podiatrist, Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
|12.10||Question, answer and discussion panel with the morning speakers|
Take this opportunity to ask all of your questions as we welcome our morning speakers back onto the stage for an interactive panel session
Advancing patient collaboration
|1.50||Case study: developing SSKIN guidelines to manage and prevent pressure damage|
Engaging patients to support pressure ulcer management care in the community
Developing a community approach to engage carers in ulcer care management
Advancing the 5 steps of SSKIN: identifying the early stages pressure damage in the community
|2.20||Improving patient outcomes: promoting patient compliance and improving communication |
Raising awareness with patients to prevent the development of pressure ulcers
Improving patient compliance through patient education and encouragement of self-care
Communication techniques to maximise consultations and tactics to overcome the barriers of pain
|3.10||Case study: creating a wound care network and integrating with community services |
Linking with community services for quality improvement in the treatment of pressure ulcers
Developing training strategies to engage carers and GPs to deliver thorough assessments
Improving patient engagement: how to empower patients to take responsibility in wound care
|3.40||Discussion session: How can you improve wound care strategies to make a real impact on your patients’ quality of life?|
Use this discussion session to form new implementable strategies to increase collaboration within the community. Find practical solutions to connect with GP’s and carers to find innovative solutions in wound care treatment, tackle the variation in treatments and improve your service delivery
|4.00||Practicalities of reconfiguring your community wound care service|
Piloting procurement procedures: collaborative working with suppliers to reduce patient length of stay
How can we practically integrate public health and social care into community services
Evidenced insight into the Manchester Amputation Reduction Strategy (The MARS Program)
Naseer Ahmad, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
|4.30||Chair’s closing remarks|
|4.40||Close of day|
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