Key Skills To Excel In Your Role
Hear Experts Insight & Solutions to Common Issues Faced
A one-day conference
Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire,
Date: Tuesday 5th December 2017
This event aims to bring together current and aspiring directors of nursing to understand the current issues affecting the profession, debate and discuss key issues expected and learn from those experienced in the role.
Throughout the days sessions we will look at how you can excel as a Director of Nursing & Midwifery and learn from those experienced in the role on how to manage the complexities of the position whilst remaining visible to staff and patients.
CMG Events typically sells out quickly, so prompt booking is strongly advised to secure your place at the early bird rate and save €100.00 – Early Bird Rate is €335.00 + VAT (Normal rate €435.00 + VAT)
Please note the early bird discount can close sooner than expected once a certain amount of seats fill up, therefore your prompt booking is strongly advised to avoid disappointment.
6 Structured CPD Points
Some of the difficult issues Directors of Nursing & Midwifery face include; sustaining a work life balance, managing nurses with difficult performance concerns, leading and motivating colleagues through difficult times such as inspections, negative press and or the changing culture of organisations.
Whether you are currently a Director of Nursing / Midwifery or aspiring to be one this one day conference will provide you with a unique opportunity to learn from the experiences of others who have carried out the role, whilst hearing practical case studies to enable you to improve practice and leadership going forward.
This conference will be of real interest to all healthcare service Directors of nursing & midwifery in hospitals, primary care centres, nursing homes, specialist care centres.
Full Day Programme 8.50am to 4pm
Opening Remarks from Conference Chairperson
Changing the Way We Deliver Care – The Role of the Nursing Director
Developing your skills as a Director of Nursing / Midwifery
Leading Quality Improvement & Patient Safety
Key Legalities Directors of Nursing & Midwifery Need To Be Up To Speed On
Governance & the Director Of Nursing key priorities
Improving Patient experience and managing concerns
Managing Complaints – Can the use of patient complaints and concerns be used to improve the patient experience?
There will be 6 structured CPD points awarded to all attendees at this conference from the CPD certification service
Dr. Jack Nagle
CEO, Alpha Healthcare
Jack is the founder and CEO of Alpha Healthcare, an Irish company dedicated to providing business and management support nationwide to healthcare professionals in Ireland and the UK.Read more
The company specialises in organisation and practice benchmarking and change management and has worked with more than 100 healthcare organisations. He set up Alpha Primary Care (APC) in the UK and has worked with healthcare organisations in Manchester, Newcastle and London. The company has done extensive work with UK practices to support compliance to the Care Quality Commission’s standards and in setting up Quality Management Systems.
Jack has been approved by the Institute of Leadership & Management to give training in the areas of practice management and healthcare and is an accredited Myers Briggs Type Indicator practitioner.
Jack has a keen interest in all healthcare related matters and a particular interest in Total Quality Management, Quality Management Systems and they can lead to quantum improvements in healthcare delivery systems.
He is a Board Member of the National Treatment Purchase Fund.
MSc, PG Dip, RGN, RM. Fortune Quality Accreditation Services
Triona works as an expert in the development of health and social care external evaluation systems with Fortune Quality Accreditation Services (FQAS).Read more
Before setting up FQAS Triona was the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua) where she led a number of their strategic goals including the International Accreditation and Events Programmes. As Director of Client Services with the Irish Health Services Accreditation Board, Triona was part of the senior executive to set up the Irish National Accreditation Programme. She has held senior healthcare management positions in Ireland and internationally.
Triona also continues to work with the World Health Organisation as an Expert Advisor on various Patient Safety initiatives – including the Patient Safety Friendly Hospital Initiative and the National Quality Policy and Strategy Programme.
Triona teaches on numerous Masters Programmes, specialising in healthcare quality and is the author of several peer reviewed articles. She is a speaker on the international conference circuit on all aspects of healthcare accreditation, patient safety and leadership.
Triona commenced her career as a nurse and midwife, specialising in emergency care and obtained her academic qualifications from Trinity College Dublin.
Business Manager, The Ridge Medical Practice
Nick Nurden is Business Partner with the Ridge Medical Practice in Bradford.Read more
The Ridge is a large practice (25,500 patients) operating out of 4 surgeries holding a PMS and 2 APMS contracts and is part of Bradford District CCG. The practice has an established reputation for quality and innovation and has always been at the forefront of developments with the local health economy, and offers a wide range of enhanced and GPwSI services in addition to core primary care. Recently Nick has been involved with the development of a local GP federation so that primary care can lead the way in establishing accountable care systems.
Nick has been with the practice for 8 years and has overseen growth in patient numbers of 40% since joining by organic growth and successful tendering for new contracts as well as project managing the design, build and relocation to a new £10m practice building for the main surgery. Nick is also involved locally in the development and training of Practice Managers and Practice Nurses, and is the NHS alliance PM representative for Yorkshire and the Humber. Previously Nick had private sector experience as a recruitment consultant, a facilities manager and most latterly as an operations manager for Orange.
Barrister-at-Law, The Law Library
Sarah Reid LLB, LLM, BL is a practicing barrister specialising in personal injury and medical negligence.Read more
In recent years her area of specialisation has expanded to include the overlap between product liability laws, medical devices regulations and clinical negligence. In particular Sarah has focused her research on the defective PIP implants & DePuy recall of the ASR hip replacement system. Sarah is an associate legal expert with the Institute of Public Administration where she delivers specialised training in medical law, judicial review and courtroom skills to the public sector. She also lecturers Product liability law in Trinity College Dublin and is a guest lecturer in clinical negligence for the HSE & the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. In 2015 Sarah was appointed as legal counsel to the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry.
Assistant Director of Specialist and Older Peoples Services, Southern Health and Social Care Trust, Northern Ireland
Roisin has over sixteen years’ experience as a nurse leader including eight years as Assistant Director of Enhanced Services with a hospital and community trust providing all aspects of health and social care to a population of 370,000 in Northern Ireland.Read more
She has extensive experience in Nursing Governance and has led on the development of numerous clinical services that have offered significant tangible outcomes for service users. As well as having responsibility for some in-patient services her current role focuses on the prevention of inappropriate attendance at hospital, facilitating early discharge and supporting people to remain in their own homes if safe to do so including older people, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and heart failure patients when they are acutely unwell.
As well as being a Registered Nurse Roisin is also a Registered Specialist Community Health Visitor, Community Practitioner Nurse Prescriber and holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of Ulster.
Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin
SAVE €100.00 EURO BY BOOKING THE EARLY BIRD RATE OF €335 + VAT per Person – (Closing Friday 6th October) Normal Rate @ €435 + VAT.
Please note the early bird discount can close sooner than expected once a certain amount of seats fill up, therefore your prompt booking is strongly advised to avoid disappointment
CMG Events Conference Discount
- 15% discount for the third delegate booked or subsequent bookings thereafter from the same company.
The rate to attend includes morning tea/coffee and refreshments on arrival at registration, mid-morning tea/coffee and pastries and buffet lunch. You will receive the speakers PowerPoint presentations within 24 hours after the event.
Tel: 01 293 4764