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2019 Conference Programme - Best Practice

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2019 Conference Programme - Best Practice

Best Practice 2019 Conference Programme is now Live

The CPD educational programme at Best Practice is hosted by influential primary and secondary care health leaders. Each seminar will concentrate on a different topic which will shape the direction of the primary care sector.

Now with the NHS Long Term Plan in full swing, this year marks Best Practices' most important editions to date. Whether you’re a healthcare professional working in the community, primary or secondary care our speakers will provide you with unparalleled applicable education preparing you for the future of primary care.

Click on the buttons below to view the programme by stream. Alternatively, please continue to scroll down to view the programme by theatre.

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NAPC Keynote
  1. NAPC Keynote
  2. NAPC Keynote
  3. NAPC Keynote
    This session will explore the importance of effective leadership in the transformation of primary ca ...
  4. NAPC Keynote
  5. NAPC Keynote
    Prostate cancer is a growing demand on NHS resource. The NHS is set for transformation as the priori ...
  6. NAPC Keynote
    The NHS Long Term Plan made provision for mental health services to be more fully integrated across ...
  7. NAPC Keynote
    This session will explore the concept of social prescribing which enables GPs and other health profe ...
  8. NAPC Keynote
    The transformational change taking place in primary care is leading to a very different environment ...
  9. NAPC Keynote
    This session will explore how local areas can harnass the power of communities by building relations ...
  10. NAPC Keynote
NAPC Primary Care Theatre
  1. NAPC Primary Care Theatre
  2. NAPC Primary Care Theatre
    As part of the new five-year GP contract, primary care networks need to deliver a set of seven natio ...
  3. NAPC Primary Care Theatre
    The NHS Long Term Plan committed to the full roll out of the NHS comprehensive model for personalise ...
  4. NAPC Primary Care Theatre
    As part of the five-year GP contract, primary care networks are required to develop an anticipatory ...
  5. NAPC Primary Care Theatre
  6. NAPC Primary Care Theatre
    NAPC digital is a new initiative that brings together NAPC‘s networks with clinical innovators, entr ...
  7. NAPC Primary Care Theatre
    The NHS Long Term Plan highlights the importance of technology for the future of the NHS, setting ou ...
  8. NAPC Primary Care Theatre
    This session will explore how Dorset Integrated Care System (ICS) is using innovative technology to ...
NAPC Primary Care Networks in Action Theatre
  1. NAPC Primary Care Networks in Action Theatre
  2. NAPC Primary Care Networks in Action Theatre
    This session will explore how Eden Primary Care Home in Cumbria, one of NAPC’s initial primary care ...
  3. NAPC Primary Care Networks in Action Theatre
    This session will focus on a dedicated children’s rapid response team which was set up in Luton to r ...
  4. NAPC Primary Care Networks in Action Theatre
    This session will explore the challenges and opportunities around integrating community pharmacy wit ...
  5. NAPC Primary Care Networks in Action Theatre
  6. NAPC Primary Care Networks in Action Theatre
    The first Harmony and Health Singing Group started in 2017 with 10 people getting together to sing f ...
  7. NAPC Primary Care Networks in Action Theatre
    Patients in Cheshire with dementia are now being diagnosed quicker following a pilot project between ...
  8. NAPC Primary Care Networks in Action Theatre
    This session will explore the different ways in which two primary care homes are working in close pa ...
  9. NAPC Primary Care Networks in Action Theatre
    This is the story of Frome Medical Practice which has pioneered an enhanced model of primary care. I ...
GP Clinical Theatre 1
    • Masterclass: Dermatology
    GP Clinical Theatre 1
  1. GP Clinical Theatre 1
    An overview of the clinical diagnosis and effective management of chronic plaque psoriasis in primar ...
    • Masterclass: Dermatology
    GP Clinical Theatre 1
    • Masterclass: Dermatology
    GP Clinical Theatre 1
  2. GP Clinical Theatre 1
    Opioid prescribing is increasing year-on-year in the UK. This is of particular importance in primary ...
    • Diabetes
    GP Clinical Theatre 1
    • Introduction to diabetes in older adults – incidence/economic burden• What is the difference betwe ...
  3. GP Clinical Theatre 1
    How to recognize, diagnose and treat pancreatic exocrine insufficiency in diabetes and how this can ...
    • Diabetes
    GP Clinical Theatre 1
    There are currently more than 2.8 million people diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in England and a fur ...
  4. GP Clinical Theatre 1
    What is FIT?The evidence on how we should use itThe practicalities in delivering FIT in general prac ...
  5. GP Clinical Theatre 1
    This workshop will outline the importance of smoking cessation as a means to prevent cancer. It will ...
  6. GP Clinical Theatre 1
  7. GP Clinical Theatre 1
    Too many cancers are diagnosed at a late stage in A&E. Pick up top tips on early diagnosis in cancer ...
GP Clinical Theatre 2
  1. GP Clinical Theatre 2
    Investigation of patients with lower gastrointestinal symptoms in primary care, managing flares and ...
    • Diabetes
    GP Clinical Theatre 2
    • NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme overview• Data from the programme so far• Recent developments an ...
    • Diabetes
    GP Clinical Theatre 2
  2. GP Clinical Theatre 2
  3. GP Clinical Theatre 2
    Topics covered by brief focussed updates relevant to clinical practice include:• What’s new when ass ...
  4. GP Clinical Theatre 2
    MJog will demonstrate how key aspects of the NHS Long Term Plan will be met by patients using their ...
    • Diabetes
    GP Clinical Theatre 2
    • Masterclass: Oncology
    GP Clinical Theatre 2
    Cancer care is a rapidly expanding area of primary care. As more ongoing cancer care is being shifte ...
    • Diabetes
    GP Clinical Theatre 2
  5. GP Clinical Theatre 2
    • Masterclass: Mental Health
    GP Clinical Theatre 2
    • Masterclass: Mental Health
    GP Clinical Theatre 2
Future of General Practice
    • Primary Care Networks
    Future of General Practice
  1. Future of General Practice
  2. Future of General Practice
    Various studies have shown that the prevalence of challenging consultations with patients is between ...
    • Primary Care Networks
    Future of General Practice
    Nikki Kanani discusses primary care networks and their role in sustaining and developing primary car ...
  3. Future of General Practice
    Digital engagement is a great way of diagnosing self-managing conditions and for providing the accom ...
    • Primary Care Networks
    Future of General Practice
  4. Future of General Practice
    This session will cover: - Key challenges and causes of reduces vaccine effectiveness and how new va ...
  5. Future of General Practice
    Our high profile panel will discuss how the NHS can improve its adoption of new technologies and inn ...
  6. Future of General Practice
    Get the facts about the new indemnity schemes for general practice in England and Wales and what the ...
    • Digital Transformation in Primary Care
    Future of General Practice
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    • Workforce Development
    Future of General Practice
    The new GP contract has introduced reimbursement for five new roles in general practice, aimed at bo ...
    • Workforce Development
    Future of General Practice
SMART PCN clinics
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  1. SMART PCN clinics
    By attending this clinic you will have: Understood the differences in deliverables between PCN pharm ...
  2. SMART PCN clinics
    By attending this clinic you will have: Understood the challenges faced by PCNs todayDiscovered how ...
  3. SMART PCN clinics
    By attending this clinic you will have: Understood the leadership role your PCN pharmacistDiscovered ...
DDA Theatre
  1. DDA Theatre
    HM Government has agreed a new five-year deal for community pharmacies across England, setting out a ...
  2. DDA Theatre
    How do you improve you dispensing profitability when you are pegged to a fixed margin and your volum ...
  3. DDA Theatre
  4. DDA Theatre
  5. DDA Theatre
    Steps / guide to developing and implementing a bespoke practical Surgery formulary in line with both ...
  6. DDA Theatre
    An update on the current issues that every dispensing practice needs to be aware of. Changes to reim ...
  7. DDA Theatre
    This presentation will look at many of the options available now to Dispensing Practice to become mo ...
  8. DDA Theatre
    This presentation will review current NHS policy developments and the changes to the GP contract and ...
Primary Care Support Hub
  1. Primary Care Support Hub
  2. Primary Care Support Hub
    People are our greatest resource, our greatest expense and sometimes our greatest challenge.From lea ...
  3. Primary Care Support Hub
    Primary care has been subject to remarkable pace of change in recent years. It seems that NHSE has l ...
  4. Primary Care Support Hub
    Locum’s Nest is the locum shift and staff bank management app created and run by doctors. The award- ...
  5. Primary Care Support Hub
    From 1 April 2019, NHS Resolution is operating a new state indemnity scheme for general practice in ...
  6. Primary Care Support Hub
    From funding and design to the practicalities of moving your practice to a brand new building and ge ...
    • Primary Care Networks
    Primary Care Support Hub
    • Do the PCN arrangements put you at risk of a surprise VAT bill?• How should the PCN results be rep ...
  7. Primary Care Support Hub
    Group Consultations are rapidly gaining momentum across the UK as a sustainable way to deliver high ...
    • Primary Care Networks
    Primary Care Support Hub
    Organisational challenges abound in messy systems. How do we lead complex change? To build successfu ...
  8. Primary Care Support Hub
    Our presentation will cover both the 1995/2008 and 2015 schemes and will provide members with a bett ...
  9. Primary Care Support Hub
    This presentation will share the joint experience of these experts on setting up, mobilising and sus ...
    • Primary Care Networks
    Primary Care Support Hub
  10. Primary Care Support Hub
Best Practice Workshop Theatre
    • Clinical Updates
    Best Practice Workshop Theatre
    This session will cover: How to assess a women with pelvic pain Diagnosing endometriosis Management of endometriosis Role of surgery
  1. Best Practice Workshop Theatre
    Brief update on how to get through a CQC inspection from a Nursing perspectiveWhat the CQC Inspector ...
  2. Best Practice Workshop Theatre
    Through regular audit, feedback and ongoing support of our national panel of GPs, we have mitigated ...
    • Diabetes
    Best Practice Workshop Theatre
    • Diabetes
    Best Practice Workshop Theatre
    This talk will use case studies to enable attendees to differentiate between different types of diab ...
    • Workforce Development
    Best Practice Workshop Theatre
    ·       What the role of the nursing associate is ·       How this role has a unique place within pr ...
  3. Best Practice Workshop Theatre
    The UK’s first basal insulin advisor with integrated blood glucose meter for type 2 patients on once ...
    • Workforce Development
    Best Practice Workshop Theatre
    How dietitians working in Somerset primary care have used innovation in patient pathways as well as ...
  4. Best Practice Workshop Theatre
    The fundamentals of HRT, Contraception dilemmas and the things you have to know about perinatal ment ...
  5. Best Practice Workshop Theatre
    • Discussion on dietary approaches for weight loss using low energy diets and time restricted feedin ...
    • Diabetes
    Best Practice Workshop Theatre
    1. Understanding challenges of the 'transition years' 2. What makes adult diabetes care so different ...
  6. Best Practice Workshop Theatre
    • NHS priorities and role of pharmacists in diabetes• Shaping education in diabetes for pharmacists• ...
Respiratory Clinical Theatre 1
  1. Respiratory Clinical Theatre 1
  2. Respiratory Clinical Theatre 1
  3. Respiratory Clinical Theatre 1
  4. Respiratory Clinical Theatre 1
    How can you find the right device, for the right patient in just ten minutes? Using interactive exam ...
  5. Respiratory Clinical Theatre 1
  6. Respiratory Clinical Theatre 1
    Mukesh will discuss in this presentation real life challenges in managing COPD and its complex multi ...
  7. Respiratory Clinical Theatre 1
    This session will explore the experience, successes and challenges of delivering integrated respirat ...
  8. Respiratory Clinical Theatre 1
  9. Respiratory Clinical Theatre 1
    The interpretation and implementation of the GOLD 2019 strategy treatment algorithmsCOPD phenotyping ...
  10. Respiratory Clinical Theatre 1
    Presentation and discussion around pitfalls and opportunities for aspiring Advanced Practitioners an ...
  11. Respiratory Clinical Theatre 1
  12. Respiratory Clinical Theatre 1
Respiratory Clinical Theatre 2
  1. Respiratory Clinical Theatre 2
  2. Respiratory Clinical Theatre 2
    Stephanie’s session will aim to assess and disseminate how the NHS long-term plan intends to mobilis ...
  3. Respiratory Clinical Theatre 2
  4. Respiratory Clinical Theatre 2
    By attending this clinic, delegates will have:Understood the role of the practice pharmacist in supp ...
  5. Respiratory Clinical Theatre 2
  6. Respiratory Clinical Theatre 2
  7. Respiratory Clinical Theatre 2
    Breathlessness is a very common reason for presentation of patients to acute, community and outpatie ...
  8. Respiratory Clinical Theatre 2
  9. Respiratory Clinical Theatre 2
    This presentation will aim to provide the background of the decision in Wakefield to promote NACSYS ...
  10. Respiratory Clinical Theatre 2
NAPC Keynote
  1. NAPC Keynote
  2. NAPC Keynote
    This session will explore how some areas are putting aside the silo working of the past and developi ...
  3. NAPC Keynote
    This session will explore the challenges and opportunities around digitalisation in the NHS – the ga ...
  4. NAPC Keynote
    Join this session to hear from one of the key figures in national primary care development. NAPC’s D ...
  5. NAPC Keynote
  6. NAPC Keynote
    This session will examine some of the biggest changes that are taking place in primary care and what ...
  7. NAPC Keynote
    This session will explore the extent to which first contact care providers – general practice, pharm ...
  8. NAPC Keynote
    Join us to discuss the big issues of today. Our panel will be there to answer your burning questions ...
  9. NAPC Keynote
NAPC Primary Care Theatre
  1. NAPC Primary Care Theatre
  2. NAPC Primary Care Theatre
    This session brings together senior nurses to discuss developing nursing leaders across primary care ...
  3. NAPC Primary Care Theatre
    Clinical pharmacists have played an increasing role in primary care over the last few years with man ...
  4. NAPC Primary Care Theatre
    NAPC’s Dr Nav Chana MBE, National Clinical Director, interviews Prerana Issar on the challenges and ...
  5. NAPC Primary Care Theatre
    District nurses are vital to enabling people to live as healthily and independently as possible whil ...
  6. NAPC Primary Care Theatre
NAPC Primary Care Networks in Action Theatre
  1. NAPC Primary Care Networks in Action Theatre
  2. NAPC Primary Care Networks in Action Theatre
    NAPC and Macmillan Cancer Support are working with a number of primary care home sites to enhance ca ...
  3. NAPC Primary Care Networks in Action Theatre
    This session will explore how two primary care homes and networks are working in close partnership w ...
  4. NAPC Primary Care Networks in Action Theatre
    This session will outline how Northamptonshire Health and Care Partnership (STP) co-designed their 1 ...
  5. NAPC Primary Care Networks in Action Theatre
    Bringing together new roles and scaling up an urgent care team for a primary care network can presen ...
  6. NAPC Primary Care Networks in Action Theatre
    The ceremony celebrates the success of the latest primary care managers to complete the Diploma in A ...
  7. NAPC Primary Care Networks in Action Theatre
  8. NAPC Primary Care Networks in Action Theatre
GP Clinical Theatre 1
    • Digital Transformation in Primary Care
    GP Clinical Theatre 1
    With all patients having the right to digital-first primary care, including web and video consultati ...
    • Diabetes
    GP Clinical Theatre 1
    Multimorbidity is now the norm; more of our patients have two conditions than one condition. A case ...
    • Sexual Health Masterclass
    GP Clinical Theatre 1
    40,975 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer every year in the UK10,721 men die every year from pro ...
    • Sexual Health Masterclass
    GP Clinical Theatre 1
    Trudy will give an overview of common presenting female sexual difficulties, what you can do as a GP ...
  1. GP Clinical Theatre 1
    This presentation covers the most frequent causes of complaints and claims arising from medication e ...
    • Clinical Updates
    GP Clinical Theatre 1
    1. The variety of symptoms due to the menopause, and how this can cause mis-diagnosis.  2. Diagnosin ...
    • Diabetes
    GP Clinical Theatre 1
    The annual review is the essential foundation for all effective diabetes care in both GP and special ...
    • Diabetes
    GP Clinical Theatre 1
    Dr Mike Mansfield, a Consultant Diabetologist in Leeds, will share the 18 month journey colleagues i ...
    • Diabetes
    GP Clinical Theatre 1
    • Masterclass: Cardiovascular Disease
    GP Clinical Theatre 1
    CVD has been highlighted as a national priority in the NHS Long Term Plan.The detection and appropri ...
    • Masterclass: Cardiovascular Disease
    GP Clinical Theatre 1
GP Clinical Theatre 2
    • Masterclass: Sexual Health
    GP Clinical Theatre 2
    Premature ejaculation – the assessment and treatment options for men with this common condition.The ...
    • Clinical Updates
    GP Clinical Theatre 2
    The new five-year GP contract introduced radical changes to general practice and much needed improve ...
    • Diabetes
    GP Clinical Theatre 2
    • Diabetes
    GP Clinical Theatre 2
    Type 2 diabetes no longer appears to be an inexorably progressive condition; the seminal DiRECT stud ...
  1. GP Clinical Theatre 2
    In 1999 Tom was a healthy, happy family man when disaster struck. Sepsis ravaged his body and the de ...
  2. GP Clinical Theatre 2
    Join Professor Mike Kirby in conversation with consultant cardiologist Dr Ian Menown as they discuss ...
    • Masterclass: Cardiovascular Disease
    GP Clinical Theatre 2
    • Masterclass: Cardiovascular Disease
    GP Clinical Theatre 2
    • Clinical Updates
    GP Clinical Theatre 2
    Launched earlier in 2019, the main objectives of this session are:• To guide delegates through key a ...
    • Diabetes
    GP Clinical Theatre 2
    • ADA/EASD Consensus• Summary of recent CVOTs and implications of care• Importance of patient centre ...
PCN Clinical Directors Summit
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  1. PCN Clinical Directors Summit
    Titan PCN has a population of 32000 and comprises of three surgeries who have a good relationship bu ...
  2. PCN Clinical Directors Summit
  3. PCN Clinical Directors Summit
  4. PCN Clinical Directors Summit
    The advent of Primary Care Networks and the related DES was a challenge presented to Primary Care th ...
  5. PCN Clinical Directors Summit
    This session takes a practical look at how CDs can grow their personal effectiveness in leading coll ...
  6. PCN Clinical Directors Summit
    GPNET5 (Croydon) Collaboration TEAMS
  7. PCN Clinical Directors Summit
  8. PCN Clinical Directors Summit
    This session will focus on the evolving relationship between PCNs operating at neighbourhood level a ...
PCN Clinical Directors Summit - Ask the Experts
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  1. PCN Clinical Directors Summit - Ask the Experts
SMART PCN clinics
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  1. SMART PCN clinics
    By attending this clinic you will have: Understood the challenges faced by PCNs todayDiscovered how ...
  2. SMART PCN clinics
    By attending this clinic you will have: Understood the leadership role your PCN pharmacistDiscovered ...
Primary Care Support Hub
    • Primary Care Networks
    • Workforce Development
    Primary Care Support Hub
    Over the coming years, some of the most wide-ranging changes will occur in primary care. To meet the ...
  1. Primary Care Support Hub
    We have the data and tools that allow you to identify medicines optimisation opportunities and empow ...
  2. Primary Care Support Hub
    So what should you be covering in your PCN Agreement, and what are the pitfalls?  This presentation ...
  3. Primary Care Support Hub
    The development of Primary Care Networks has been heralded as one of the most significant changes in ...
  4. Primary Care Support Hub
    The launch of Primary Care Networks (PCNs) across England is potentially a game-changer for practice ...
  5. Primary Care Support Hub
    This session will give an introduction to GH. Symptoms, genetics and treatment An understanding of t ...
  6. Primary Care Support Hub
    This series of three practical workshops will delve into The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of GP premis ...
  7. Primary Care Support Hub
    This series of three practical workshops will delve into The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of GP premis ...
  8. Primary Care Support Hub
    This series of three practical workshops will delve into The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of GP premis ...
Best Practice Workshop Theatre
    • Diabetes
    Best Practice Workshop Theatre
    1. Understanding the place of bariatric surgery in the treatment paradigm of patients with Type 2 di ...
    • Diabetes
    Best Practice Workshop Theatre
    • What is Lifestyle Medicine, and why is it important?• In many individuals type 2 diabetes can be t ...
  1. Best Practice Workshop Theatre
    A snapshot of our Urgent Care Course - Acute clinical practice for both in and out of hours care.The ...
    • Diabetes
    Best Practice Workshop Theatre
    This session will include the following:• Description of periodontitis (gum disease)• Epidemiology o ...
  2. Best Practice Workshop Theatre
    • Diabetes
    Best Practice Workshop Theatre
    Leicester is the first UK city to join the Cities Changing Diabetes global programme.The session wil ...
  3. Best Practice Workshop Theatre
    Social Prescribing can change people’s lives. With financial constraints on healthcare continuing to ...
    • Diabetes
    Best Practice Workshop Theatre
    NHS England and NHS Improvement’s ambitious Test Beds programme brings together innovators, industry ...
    • Diabetes
    Best Practice Workshop Theatre
    This session will myth-bust the challenging topic of dietary management and achieving remission of t ...
    • Workforce Development
    Best Practice Workshop Theatre
Respiratory Clinical Theatre 1
  1. Respiratory Clinical Theatre 1
  2. Respiratory Clinical Theatre 1
    There are now multiple guidelines for COPD with many similarities and some key differences. Many new ...
  3. Respiratory Clinical Theatre 1
  4. Respiratory Clinical Theatre 1
    There has been much debate about the diagnosis and treatment of asthma in recent years. The presence ...
  5. Respiratory Clinical Theatre 1
    • Bronchiectasis Guidelines Update • Interstitial Lung Disease and Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis • C ...
  6. Respiratory Clinical Theatre 1
    Amit will be discussing "The role of the Practice pharmacist" and how they can help to improve the a ...
  7. Respiratory Clinical Theatre 1
  8. Respiratory Clinical Theatre 1
    This presentation provides a background of the Knowsley Community Respiratory Service, the component ...
  9. Respiratory Clinical Theatre 1
  10. Respiratory Clinical Theatre 1
  11. Respiratory Clinical Theatre 1
    This pilot project was designed to explore whether incorporation of R-POCT, respiratory point of car ...
Respiratory Clinical Theatre 2
  1. Respiratory Clinical Theatre 2
  2. Respiratory Clinical Theatre 2
    1) Why Asthma Right Care (ARC) is needed and how to become an ARC follower. 2) Identifying patients ...
  3. Respiratory Clinical Theatre 2
    This session will review the current attention and initiatives aiming to streamline the lung cancer ...
  4. Respiratory Clinical Theatre 2
  5. Respiratory Clinical Theatre 2
    This presentation will support patient consultations within Asthma Clinics and how developments in A ...
  6. Respiratory Clinical Theatre 2
  7. Respiratory Clinical Theatre 2
  8. Respiratory Clinical Theatre 2
  9. Respiratory Clinical Theatre 2
    Ever been frustrated when children don't come for their asthma reviews and then present with an exac ...