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Nursing in Practice NEWCASTLE 2009 presentation slides

Here are the slide presentations from the Newcastle 2009 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.)

Lifelong learning
Professor Kathleen McCourt, Acting Dean, School of Health,
Community and Education Studies, Northumbria University, and RCN Fellow

Improving asthma control – the central role of the asthma review
Judith Lawrence, Education for Health Regional Trainer

Meeting the sexual health targets in primary care
Angela Star,
Sexual Health Clinical Nurse Lead and Vice Chair, National Associate Of Nurses For Contraception And Sexual Health

Antenatal and newborn screening in the NHS: What? When? Where?
Joanne Harcombe, Valerie Armstrong and Kim Moonlight, National Screening Committee

Helping people who find it hard to stop smoking: optimising effective usage of NRT
Jennifer Percival, Tobacco Policy Adviser, RCN

Renin angiotensin drugs in hypertension: does it matter which one you use?
Dr Jonathan Belsey, Independent Researcher in Evidence Based Medicine

NHS Choices – helping to promote health and wellbeing in your community
Nigel Fray, Stakeholder Relations Manager, NHS Choices

Improving information sharing across children's services
Philip Dyer, Implementation Coordinator, Department for Children, Schools and Families

Hidden symptoms of the menopause
Dr Heather Currie, Gynaecologist and Obstetrician, Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary

Statins in cardiovascular disease: best practice
Dr Dan Higham, Consultant Physician/Cardiologist, Northumbria NHS Foundation Trust

Exploring the role of nurses in alcohol harm reduction in England
Professor Eileen Kaner, Professor of Public Health Research, Newcastle University

Disease awareness in type 2 diabetes
Dr Paul Peter, Consultant Physician, County Durham and Darlington NHS Trust

Is the PSA (prostate specific antigen) test the best way to detect prostate cancer?
Georgia Diebel, Health Services Liaison Manager, The Prostate Cancer Charity

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