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Inaugural conference success

Deputy Chief Nurse Dawn Parkes and Acting Chief Nurse David Melia Our inaugural Nursing, Midwifery and Health Care Assistants Conference took place on 18 May 2016 at Unity Works Wakefield and was a resounding success.

Over 150 people attended to hear speakers including; Janet Davies General Secretary and Chief Executive of the Royal College of Nursing, Sue Hooton OBE Professor of Nursing & Quality improvement, Nichola Esmond, CEO and Helen Watkiss, Communications Officer for Healthwatch Wakefield as well as clinical staff from across the Trust.

Each one shared their knowledge and experiences to look at different aspects of the profession and really helped to drive the passion and dedication amongst the region’s nursing and midwifery population. During the afternoon delegates were given the opportunity to join two of four breakout sessions, including; Managing long term conditions: A black hole or a sky full of stars?, Preparing for Revalidation, Working with patient, families and carers to improve our service and Hear Our Voice – Patients with learning disabilities. 

You can download each of the presentations from the links below.

Healthwatch Wakefield.pptx 2MB 
Patient voice and system change What do people say about their experiences of health and social care, and how can we use that information to make things better. 

Janet Davies RCN.pptx [pptx] 5MB

ACN and Primary Care Nurse.pptx 2MB 
Focussing on the revised Adult community nursing specification and how primary care and district nursing services are working collaboratively to deliver this. The Intermediate Care Team will discuss the complexity of patients which can be seen by their team, including the IV therapy service.

Childrens Community Nursing.pptx 2MB

Introduction to community midwifery.pptx 4MB

Values Based Leadership Sue Hooton OBE.pptx 3MB
Aims to build on our existing understanding of values based leadership by exploring current models and thinking around values based leadership.

Safer Staffing in Elderly Care Wards supporting Staff to Improve Quality and Patient Experience.pptx 3MB
Overview of a project commissioned by Dawn Parkes, Deputy Chief Nurse at Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust completed in partnership with CRT Health and led by Lisa Elliott (RGN, RSCN, MSc), a senior consultant in Quality Improvement and Patient Experience. 

Building resilience.pptx 4MB

Breakout a) Managing long term conditions.pptx 2MB

Breakout b) Revalidation.pptx 594KB

Breakout c) working with patient families and carers to improve service.pptx 221KB

Breakout d) patients with learning disabilities.pptx 3MB