Future of Nursing Workforce
09 Feb 2010
Taking centre-stage in health leadership. 4th national conference. Held at The King’s Fund, London

This conference brought together nursing leaders from both education and practice and was an opportunity to network, share best practice and discuss concerns and thoughts about change.

Programme
10:00
Sue Berhauser, Dean, Human and Health Sciences, University of Huddersfield; Chair, Council of Deans of Health UK
Welcome from Conference Chair

10:05
David Foster, Deputy Chief Nursing Officer, Department of Health
Keynote address: Truly modernising nursing careers including feedback on the High Impact Action Initiative

10:25
Peter Griffiths, Director, National Nursing Research Unit, Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery
RN4Cast: HR management and the planning of education and care in nursing

10:45
Dr Kathryn Jones, Deputy Director of Nursing, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Generating a pipeline of talent: educators and providers working together to develop the best nurses in the world

11:05
Questions and discussion: Session 1
11:20
Refreshments and networking
11:50
Dr Jean White, Nursing Officer, Office of the Chief Nursing Officer, Welsh Assembly Government
The post registration career framework in Wales: better access to information and advice

12:10
Professor Dame Jill Macleod Clark, School of Health Sciences, University of Southampton
Supporting flexible career structures: developing the clinical academic role

12:30
Howard Catton, Head of Policy, The Royal College of Nursing
Why now is the time for nursing: future leaders informing the direction of healthcare

12:50
Panel discussion: Supporting nurses' career aspirations
Gail Adams, Head of Nursing, Unison

13:10
Buffet lunch, exhibition and networking
14:10
Jan Goldsmith, Professional Adviser, Education, Nursing and Midwifery Council
NMC review of pre-registration nursing education

14:25
Jacqueline Bloomfield, Lecturer in Adult Nursing, Florence Nightingale, Kings College London
Turning Skills into practice in clinical settings

14:40
Adrian Flowerday, Managing Director, Docobo Ltd, Chair; Telehealth Group, Intellect
New advances in community nursing: managing the health and wellbeing of patients at home

14:55
Questions and discussion: Session 3
15:10
Refreshment break, exhibition and networking
15:35
Ros Moore, Chief Nursing Officer, Scottish Government, NHS Scotland
e-care raising nursing standards

15:55
Panel debate: Session 4
David Forster, Deputy Chief Nursing Officer, Department of Health Professor James Barlow, Chair in Technology and Innovation Management, Imperial College London Professor Jan Draper, Professor and Director of Nursing, Open University

16:25
Sue Berhauser, Dean, Human and Health Sciences, University of Huddersfield; Chair, Council of Deans of Health UK
Closing comments