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Nursing in Practice BIRMINGHAM 2008 presentation slides

Here are the slide presentations from the Birmingham 2008 Nursing in Practice Event in PDF format for you to download and view at your leisure. (Adobe reader required - click here to download it for free)

Improving patient care – nursing matters
Ann Close, National Clinical Adviser, The Healthcare Commission

The Family Nurse Partnership: an evidence-based nurse home-visiting programme for first-time parents
Ann Rowe, Implementation Lead, Family Nurse Partnership Programme, Department of Health

Childhood asthma - providing optimum care
Dr Carol Cooper, Medical Writer and HP, Hillingdon PCT

Updates on fever in children
Dr Dipak Kanabar, Consultant Paediatrician, Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital, London

Contraception in the perimenopause
Gilly Andrews, Clinical Nurse Specialist in Reproductive and Sexual Health, Menopause Specialist Nurse

Helping people to stop smoking
Jennifer Percival, RCN Tobacco Policy Adviser

Modernisation - why? Using the NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework
Kate Oultram, Unite Health Sector Organiser and Member of the Knowledge and Skills Framework (KSF Group)

Telephone triage and assessment: introduction to key aspects required to ensure a structured process and effective management
Lynn Shrimpton, Head of Quality, Education and Training, Plain Healthcare

Mark Peters, Neurolinguistic Programming Teacher

Managing pain in primary care
Dr Michael Platt, Senior Consultant in Pain Medicine and Anaesthetics, St Mary's Hospital, London

Why wound assessment is essential to wound care
Nikki Stubbs, Clinical Team Leader in Tissue Viability, St Mary's Hospital, Leeds

Managing eczema in the community
Sandra Robbins, Dermatology Nurse Specialist, Solihull PCT

Sexual health education and resources for nurses
Sonia Hall, Nurse Consultant, Citydoc

Minor illness and infection in primary care
Tony McIlwee, Nurse Prescriber