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Nursing in Practice LONDON 2008 presentation slides

Here are the slide presentations from the London 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)

The power of nurse leaders
Liz Thiebe, Head of Programmes, Leadership Development, The King's Fund

Update on contraception
Kathy Frency, Sexual Health Adviser

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

How can the media influence our practice? Focus on coffee, caffeine and health
Dr Sarah Jarvis, GP/GP Trainer/Dietitian

BTS/SIGN asthma management guidelines in practice
Dr Runa Ali, Consultant Respiratory Physician, Asthma and Allergy Lead, Barts and The London NHS Trust

Antenatal and newborn screening in the NHS
Joanne Harcombe, National Education Lead, National Screening Committtee/Nadia Permalloo, Antenatal Screening Coordinator, London/Val Armstrong, Antenatal and Child Health Screening Manager

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

How safe is Europe as a holiday destination?
Lynda Bramham, Senior Nurse Adviser, MASTA

Asylum seeker healthcare
Joan MacFarlane, Consultant Nurse and Head of Service for Vulnerable People, Sheffield PCT

Soya health benefits
Lynne Garton, Registered Dietitian

Y Touring Theatre Company

Sexual health education and resources for nurses
Kate Howie, Clinical Lead, RCN Pracice Nurse Association

Renin-angiotensin drugs in hypertension
Dr Jonathan Belsey, Independent Researcher in Evidence-Based Medicine

Domestic violence including its relationship to child abuse
Tony McIlwee, Nurse Prescriber

Role of community-based nurse in pain management
Angela Stark, Clinical Nurse Specialist, King's College Hospital

The benefits of IT in practice
Barbara Stuttle CBE, National Clinical Lead Nursing, Connecting for Health

Perinatal mental health
Dr Jane Hanley, Counselling Lecturer, University of Wales

Progress in stroke care
Joe Korner, Director of Communications, The Stroke Association

Alcohol - a growing problem and what we can do about it
Don Lavoie, Alcohol Policy Team, Department of Health

Probiotics: effects on the immune system and infectious diseases
Professor Thomas MacDonald, Dean for Research and Professor of Immunology, Barts and London Queen Mary's School of Medicine and Dentistry

The QUEST study - developing the mental health work of school nurses
Dr Mark Haddad, Clinical Research Fellow, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College

The hidden symptoms of the menopause
Claudine Domoney, Consultant Gynaecologist and Obstetrician, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

Stress management
Mark Peters, Neurolinguistic Programme Trainer

Community sexual health services
Vanessa Griffiths, Clinical Director, Terrence Higgins Trust

Telephone triage and assessment
Lynn Shrimpton, Head of Quality, Education and Training, Plaini Healthcare

Flu pandemic planning and infection control
Vivien Cleary, Consultant in Health Protection

Breast awareness and breast health promotion in primary practice
Dr Sarah Cant, Policy MAnager, Breakthrough Breast Cancer/ Caroline Hulett, Health Promotion and Information Manager, Breakthrough Breast Cancer

Modernisation of the Knowledge Skills Framework - why?
Kate Oultram, Unite Health Sector Organiser/KSF Group