National Brain Injury Symposium: Challenges and Opportunities for Nursing in Brain Injury

1 Jul 2016 9:00 am - 4:30 pm West Hill, Putney, London, SW15 3SW

This one day conference is an educational programme for the multidisciplinary audience involved in the rehabilitation and management of patients with severe brain injury.

The conference will look more closely at the challenges faced by nurses. We will in particular explore models of care, looking at some theoretical models as well as practical examples.

This event will be an opportunity to share good practice and discuss latest research findings. This symposium has been approved by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom for five category one (external) CPD credit(s).

Confirmed speakers include

  • Dr Carole Pound, Postdoctoral Researcher, Bournemouth University – Humanisation of care: theory and practical examples
  • Dr Amy Kingston, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, St George’s Hospital and Trinity Hospice – Palliative care model and brain injury
  • Jennifer Hornby, Senior Staff Nurse, Holy Cross Hospital, Haslemere – Management of patients in disorders of consciousness
  • Nikki Bones, Director of Operations, SweetTree Home Care Services – Models of practice and care in the community for those with acquired brain Injuries and neurological conditions
  • Mona Liza Marinas, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Infection Control, Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability – Pseudomonas Aeruginosa in water supply… a nurse perspective
  • Debbie Laycock, Learning and Development Manager, Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability – Recruitment and development of the nursing worksforce at RHN

For more information call 020 8780 4500 ext 5140