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Workshops - Wednesday 14 November 2018

09:00 - 10:00


10:00 - 10:10

Welcome – Dr Mike Sadler, DPC2018 Conference Chair

Clinical Non-Executive Director, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust & DPC2019 Conference Chair
10:10 - 10:45

Keynote – An update from NHS England Diabetes

This session will look back at the last 12 months and go through the various strands of work being done in prevention of Type 2 diabetes; treatment & care - as well as work on going in the digital sphere. This session will also give audience the chance to ask the NHSE team any queries they may have about the future too.

National Clinical Director for Diabetes and Obesity, NHS England and NHS Improvement, Consultant Diabetologist, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Professor of Practice (Diabetes), Imperial College London
Partha Kar
National Specialty Advisor, Diabetes NHS England
10:50 - 11:20

Training of Unregistered Practitioners in Care Home (Residential and Nursing) settings

My presentation will be around the training of Unregistered Practitioners in Care Home (Residential and Nursing) settings. I will be presenting data on the work I have already carried out and its impact, but the majority of the workshop will be practical ‘How to’ deliver education and sharing the resources I have developed. Learning outcomes:…

Senior In-Patient Diabetes Specialist Nurse (William Harvey Hospital), Consultant Nurse (Project Lead), Ashford CCG Housebound Project & Mocketts Wood Surgery
11:20 - 12:15


12:15 - 12:45

The “Perfect” Appointment

The aim of this session is to provide visitors with an insight into what makes a motivational appointment with the patient and HCP point of view via a number of roleplay scenarios. With appointment time at a premium, it is important that patients feel empowered to come with their own agenda and responsibility to ‘run’ the…

Chris Aldred
PWD (Grumpy Pumper)
Consultant Physician, Diabetes and Endocrinology, PHNT
12:50 - 13:20

Diabetes Management – Considerations for patients with serious mental health/ learning disability

This workshop aims to highlight the considerations that need to be made when managing patients with a serious mental illness or learning disability who also have diabetes. Through case studies and group discussion attendees will gain an understanding of some of the complexities that can arise in managing this group of patients. This workshop is…

Claire Thomas
Deputy Chief Pharmacist, Northumberland Tyne and Wear
13:20 - 14:35


14:35 - 15:05

How nurses can use data to optimize diabetes care

Diabetes data management. Three words that, put together, may sound more complex than they really are. Join us for this exciting workshop to get a better understanding of the value of reliable patient data – and how to harness the magic in everyday practice to improve patient care.

Amy Shlomowitz
Lead DSN (Insulin Pumps), St Barts NHS Trust
15:05 - 16:40


16:40 - 17:10

Safety Awareness in giving 3rd Party insulin injections, Reducing NSIs in hospital and community setting

Healthcare worker safety – Injecting Insulin in a hospital setting or care home. The session addresses Needle stick injury awareness (NSI) and the risks associated with NSIs. It explores the use of safety needle devices and the supporting legislation available to protect healthcare workers injecting insulin patients in a home care setting, hospital and or…

Amanda Epps
Lead Diabetes specialist nurse, Medway NHS Foundation Trust and Founder, DSN forum UK
17:15 - 17:45

Sexual Dysfunction in Women – the psychosocial burden

Female sexual health remains a much-neglected area in diabetes clinical medicine however it is important for psychological and social well-being as well as reproductive function. Sexual health issues for women go beyond pre-conception care and pregnancy. Given the complex nature of diabetes and its complications in terms of the physical and psychological issues involved, it…

PhD, CPsychol, AFBPsS Health Psychologist, Bournemouth University
Dr Darryl Meeking
Consultant Endocrinologist, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

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