A study day for venesection teams
Friday 12 April 2019
Coventry Novotel CV6 6HL
Haemochromatosis UK is delighted to offer a second study day for Venesection Nurses, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Clinic Leaders, Healthcare Assistants and others involved in the treatment and care of haemochromatosis patients.
Our 2018 study day is the winner Patient Safety Learning award in partnership with AVMA.
The 2019 study day will give attendees a good understanding of haemochromatosis and the specific needs of GH patients. There will also be further work on developing the venesection best practice guidelines that began at the 2018 event.
Outline programme for the day.
9.00-9.30 – Registration.
9.30-9.45 – David Head, Chief Exec of Haemochromatosis UK.Welcome and Housekeeping
9.45-10.30 – Prof. Ted Fitzsimons-Consultant Haematologist. Will present the Fernau Lecture- Understanding Haemochromatosis.
10.30-11.00 -Genetics- How haemochromatosis is inherited.
11.00-11.30 – Refreshment Break
11.30-12.30 – Gerri Mortimer-Senior Lecturer in Health and Social Care at The University of Derby. Patient experience study.
12.30-1.30 – Lunch
1.30-2.00 – Yvonne Francis- Clinical Nurse Specialist at Guys Hospital. Overview and Introduction to the afternoon sessions.
2.00-3.00 – Afternoon session- Critical assessment of the draft best practice document.
3.00-3.30 – Refreshment Break
3.30-4.30 – Afternoon Session-Critical assessment of the draft best practice document.
During the afternoon there will also be the opportunity to take part in an interactive workshop.
New for 2019. We are pleased to invite poster submissions.
If you are involved in a relevant piece of research or project, we invite you to showcase your work through our poster competition. Submitting your poster to Haemochromatosis UK is a unique opportunity to make your achievements visible for a large audience of venesection nurses.
Printed posters, showcasing original research and projects will be presented in the breakout area at the conference. Giving opportunity for viewing and discussion during all the breaks.
If you would like to book please a place at the study day, please use the form below.