Events round-up

Categories: Education.

We round up the key conferences and workshops taking place over the next few months.

Caldicott Principles & Information Sharing for Children & Young People

This conference will focus on developing delegates’ role in improving communication and information sharing around children and young people whilst ensuring patient confidentiality.

It takes place on Friday 1 February 2019 at De Vere W1 Conference Centre in London. For more information visit Caldicott Principles & Information Sharing For Children & Young People or email

Controlled Drugs Summit: Ensuring the Safer Management of Controlled Drugs

The national controlled drugs summit focuses on the safe use, prescribing and management of controlled drugs including monitoring adherence against the NICE guidance on the safe use and management of controlled drugs. This year there is an extended focus on identifying and investigating Controlled Drugs abuse by healthcare staff following the Care Quality Commission recent findings that “we have become aware of an increasing number of incidences of healthcare staff diverting or misusing controlled drugs”.

It takes place on Wednesday 6 February 2019 at The Studio Conference Centre in Birmingham.

For further information visit Controlled Drugs Summit or or email

Liberty Protection Safeguards: Implementation of the 2018 Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill

This conference will update delegates on the implications of the new Bill and the implementation of the Liberty Protection Safeguards. Sessions will cover strengthening monitoring, ensuring compliance, implications for health services, liberty protection at the end of life, implications for current supervisory bodies and assessors, implications for Best Interest Assessment.

The conference takes place on Friday 15 March 2019 at De Vere West One Conference Centre in London

For more information visit Liberty Protection Safeguards or email

A Practical Guide to Effective Non-Medical Prescribing for Pain

This national conference provides an essential update for current and aspiring non-medical prescribers on prescribing for pain. Pain is a growing area of non-medical prescribing and one of the most common areas. In a survey of the Association for Prescribers 50 per cent of members prescribed for pain. This makes it essential that non-medical prescribers maintain the competence and skills to prescribe for pain in an effective way, working with patients to improve pain outcomes.

It takes place on Monday 18 March 2019 at De Vere W1 Conference Centre in London

For more information visit A Practical Guide to Effective Non-Medical Prescribing for Pain or email email

Palliative Care For Manual Therapists Conference

This conference, hosted by the University College of Osteopathy, will outline a path for manual therapy practitioners to embark on a career in palliative care, coveringthe care pathways set out in the UK for end of life care including NICE guidelines. Delegates will have the opportunity to engage with specialists in the management of pain in frail older adults.

The workshops run after lunch will enable delegates to physically experience two of the hands-on therapies popular in end of life care.  Case studies of palliative care scenarios in the community setting will enable them to take the first steps in engaging with this growing patient base.

The conference takes place on Saturday 18 May 2019 at University College of Osteopathy.

For more information visit Palliative Care for Manual Therapists Conference

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