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Latest Developments: Insulin Pump and Technology National Networking Forum
 When: Tuesday, December 10, 2019
 Where: Stirling Court Hotel, Stirling
 Timing: Registration 9:00 AM | Start 9:30 AM | Close 4:20 PM
 Public Sector Price: before 8th November £149 + VAT; after 8th November £209 + VAT
What is it about?

Now in its 5th year this unmissable diabetes networking forum responses to new innovations and ongoing updates within insulin pump therapy. This interactive NHS conference will provide you with a comprehensive overview which will enable you to improve practice for your pump technology patients by focussing on:

What’s new in insulin pump and sensor technology? Explore the latest developments in type 1 diabetes technology

Keeping up with T1D technology advancements: develop your insulin pump service in line with technological advances and discover how new technology can progress diabetes management

Interactive workshop sessions: these sessions will delve into pregnancy, paediatric and adolescent care, nutrition and exercise and psychological support for empowering your patients

Utilising innovative support tools: explore the latest apps and supports tools and discuss how you can integrate them in your diabetes patients’ care

Building technology support in your clinics: ensure your patients are fully supported with technological advancements

Improving staff competencies: deliver appropriate training and improve your competency for pump and sensor technology

Why should you attend?

This annual NHS networking conference provides a unique opportunity for you to come together with your colleagues to benchmark your service, get an update on new technology and take new implementable ideas back to your role. The conference has previously been described as:

 

“A fantastic opportunity for networking with other colleagues and discovering and learning about new technologies available for T1 diabetes management”

(Edinburgh 2018)

 

“An excellent agenda and delivery - the right combo of interactive sessions”

(Edinburgh 2018)

 

“Insightful of new technologies on the market and sharing of good practice was very useful”

(Stirling 2017)

“Totally inspiring. Very motivational”

(Stirling 2016)

 

“Felt the whole day was well worth attending”

(Edinburgh 2015)


Your speakers on the day include:
  • Fiona Green, Diabetes and Endocrinology - Adult Consultant, NHS Dumfries and Galloway
  • Leah Thomas, Paediatric Diabetes Nurse Specialist, Barts Health NHS Trust
  • Sheena McDonald, Specialist Diabetes Dietitian, NHS Dumfries and Galloway
  • Linda McGlynn, Patient and NHS Engagement Manager, Diabetes Scotland
  • Mary Moody, Chair, Insulin Pump Awareness Group Scotland
  • Shareen Forbes, Personal Chair of Diabetic Medicine, University of Edinburgh
  • Sharon Mackin, Clinical Lecturer and Specialty Registrar in Diabetes and Endocrinology, University of Glasgow
  • Joel Milner, Committee Secretary, Insulin Pump Awareness Group Scotland

For more details about the speakers visit the News board

9.00 Registration, refreshments and networking
9.30 Chair’s opening remarks
Shareen Forbes, Personal Chair of Diabetic Medicine, University of Edinburgh
What’s new in insulin pump and sensor technology?
9.40 Keynote: Explore the latest developments in type 1 diabetes technology
   Evidenced overview of current pumps, CGM and sensors
   Insight into new software, closed loop and automated insulin delivery
   Keeping up-to-date: implementing advancing technology into your service
Shareen Forbes, Personal Chair of Diabetic Medicine, University of Edinburgh
Keeping up with T1D technology advancements
10.20 Case study: Developing your insulin pump service in line with technological advances
   How will your service need to be developed to keep up with fast changing technology improvements?
   Overcoming the common barriers: device availability, integration into care and competencies of staff and patients
   A look to the future: how will your insulin pump service continue to develop?
Fiona Green, Diabetes and Endocrinology - Adult Consultant, NHS Dumfries and Galloway
11.00 Networking break
Utilising innovative support tools
11.30 Explore the latest social media support tools: how can you integrate them into your diabetes care?
   Utilising social media as a tool to support patients with their diabetes
Discussion session: share the apps and tools that your patients are using, learn what else is out there and which your NHS colleagues would recommend
Mary Moody, Chair, Insulin Pump Awareness Group Scotland
Joel Milner, Committee Secretary, Insulin Pump Awareness Group Scotland
12.10 Live technology demonstrations: Explore the latest advances and discover how new technology can progress diabetes management
   This is your opportunity to find out what’s new on the market, how you can access the new technologies for your patients and what support is available to you to improve your education and competency.
12.40 Networking lunch
Morning interactive workshop sessions
Attendees are able to choose from either workshop one or workshop two for their morning workshop session:
1.50 Workshop 1: Overcome the challenges of working with technology for pregnancy patients
   Engaging and educating patients: working with different levels of literacy and introducing new technology
   Challenges of interpreting the data and getting the training right for patients
   Impact of diet and managing post meal spikes in pregnancy: the impact of technology
Discussion session: Pregnant patient case studies; problems and solutions shared
Sharon Mackin, Clinical Lecturer and Specialty Registrar in Diabetes and Endocrinology, University of Glasgow
1.50 Workshop 2: Implementing pump and sensor use at diagnosis for patients under 5
   Introduction into the service: one of the largest paediatric diabetes services in England
   Benefits and challenges of setting up the service: sharing the data
   Why does the research say for pump and sensor use for patient under the age of 5?
Discussion session: How to make a practical change to encourage pump and sensor use at a younger age
Leah Thomas, Paediatric Diabetes Nurse Specialist, Barts Health NHS Trust
2.50 Networking break
Afternoon interactive workshop sessions
Attendees are able to choose from either workshop three or workshop four for their afternoon workshop session:
3.10 Workshop 3: How to improve management of nutrition and exercise by utilising technology
   Explore the technology available and how it can be used to improve nutrition and support exercise in diabetes care
   Enabling patients to manage nutrition to maintain a healthy diet and a healthy lifestyle
   Understanding how to support your patients with exercise and what to advise in clinic
Discussion session: How to integrate diet, nutrition and exercise into everyday diabetes management
Sheena McDonald, Specialist Diabetes Dietitian, NHS Dumfries and Galloway
3.10 Working 4: Empowering your patients with their T1 diabetes management
   Motivating your patients to explore new technology for their diabetes management and overcome anxieties
   Building confidence in new devices: what to do when data is available 24/7
   Overcoming the fear of technology: what can you do to put your patients at ease?
Discussion session: Best practice approaches to supporting patients using insulin pumps and sensor technology
Linda McGlynn, Patient and NHS Engagement Manager, Diabetes Scotland
Patient Volunteer
4.10 Chair’s closing remarks
4.20 Close of day
Who is expected to attend? Explore 2018’s audience and determine who you could be networking with:

Adult Diabetes Dietitian


Adult Diabetes Specialist Nurse


Advanced Specialist Dietician, Diabetes


Blood Glucose Specialist


Category Manager, National Procurement


Consultant


Consultant Pediatrician


Consultant Physician


Diabetes Dietitian


Diabetes Inpatient Specialist Nurse


Diabetes MCN Manager


Diabetes Specialist Dietitian


Diabetes Specialist Nurse


Dietician


Director/CEO


District Sales Manager


DSN


Infusion Specialist


Lead Diabetes Specialist Nurse


Lead Diabetic Nurse Specialist


Lead Dietitian and Pump Educator


Lead Insulin Pump Nurse for Paediatric Service


Lead Paediatric/Transition Diabetes Specialist Nurse


Managing Director


Marketing Development Manager for UK and ROI


Marketing Director EMEA/APAC


Medical Director


National Sales Manager


Paediatric Diabetes Specialist Nurse


Public Affairs Manager


Specialist Dietitian / Trainee Improvement Advisor


Specialist Registrar


Technical Consultant


Territory Manager – Wales & SW England


Trainee Health Psychologist


Abbott Diabetes Care


Advanced Therapeutics (UK) Ltd


Belfast Health and Social Care Trust


Belfast Health Care Trust


Cellnovo


Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Dexcom


Glooko


Insulin Pump Awareness Group Scotland


Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Medtronic Limited


NHS Ayrshire and Arran


NHS Borders


NHS Dumfries and Galloway


NHS Fife


NHS Forth Valley


NHS Grampian


NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde


NHS Lanarkshire


NHS Lothian


NHS National Services Scotland


NHS Tayside


Roche Diabetes Care Limited


The Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust


Victoria Hospital


West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Call for posters
Are you booked or planning to attend? Would you like to share your work? Then please do read this page and send us your details....
Poster content guidance:
  • Posters should include images as well as text, and photographs of the individuals or service involved. There will be a ‘stand by your poster’ session during the day when attendees can discuss your work. Posters should share innovative and effective ways of working and reflect on the following questions:
  • What challenge were you addressing in your service improvement?
  • What strategies or processes were tried?
  • What evidence or guidance informed these strategies?
  • What service improvement outcome was achieved? How was that measured?
  • What impact did this have on the wider service: users, staff, organisational processes?
  • What did you learn and how can this benefit other services to improve?
Poster submission requirements
  • Any registered conference attendee from the NHS, public or charity sector may present a poster
  • Only one poster presentation is allowed per registered attendee/author
  • Posters must be registered by two weeks prior to the conference and be brought on the day
  • This can consist of one sheet (A1) or up to 12 sheets of A4 paper – in Power Point
  • Posters will go onto portrait orientated boards of 1m x 2m and Velcro will be provided for fixing
Poster application information:

To start your application, please submit the following details to: enquiries@nnf-events.co.uk

  • Author details: (100 words or less)
  • Author email: (to be published)
  • Poster title:
  • Poster abstract: (200 words or less)

Alternatively, please download and complete the poster application form

All applications are welcome from either registered or reserve place attendees - successful submissions will be notified within one week of application. Please do contact the team on 01732 897788 if you have any questions.

Call for speakers

Do you work in Diabetes Care? Have you developed your service and want to share your work? We are always looking for interesting examples and experiences.

With all of our courses driven by best practice, we would welcome you to approach us to take part. Benefits of presenting:

  • Case study driven presentations - if you are part of a team who has implemented a new project or idea then this is the platform to share your experiences.
  • Put you and your achievements out there - whether you are a PWP, Diabetes Care Service Lead, Clinical Psychologist, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist or Psychotherapist or a mental health nurse , we will be holding an event which will enable you to share your tools to help others in Diabetes Care deal with their challenges.
  • Time to think and focus - away from your everyday environment you can hear others’ presentations and think objectively and innovatively about how you manage your work.
  • Raise your profile and network with like-minded - compare your work with what is happening in other services. By attending a relevant event you can mix with people who understand your concerns, benchmark your progress and drive forward your experience in a sharing environment.

Please contact Sarah Kemm if you would like to take part in one of our forthcoming events on 01732 897788 or sarah.kemm@sbk-healthcare.co.uk

Pricing Structure
  • £149 + VAT - early bird before Friday 8th November for NHS or Public Sector
  • £209 + VAT - standard price after Friday 8th November for NHS or Public Sector
  • £699 + VAT - Commercial Organisation for one place
Do you really want to attend an event, but can’t see funding being available? NNF events have put together a page of cost saving tips, travel advice and useful ideas to help you to build your business case. Click here to view the justify your attendance document.
Optional Accommodation at Stirling Court Hotel on Monday 9th December 2019
  • £85 + VAT (subject to availability. Lower rates may be found by booking directly with on-line accommodation website)
Bed and breakfast accommodation is available for this event at a specially discounted rate. Simply tick the dates that you wish to book when making your booking and we will contact you directly for your credit card guarantee details.
We regret that bookings for bed and breakfast accommodation cannot be confirmed without full credit card details. Your credit card will only be charged in the event that the invoice has not been settled one month following the event and only with prior communication.
Reservations
If your funding has not yet been secured or you would like to hold your place with no obligation, you can reserve your place with us. Please email enquiries@nnf-events.co.uk with your details:
  • Booking contact: Name, job title, department, email, telephone
  • Event(s) to reserve for: Title, date
  • Delegate details (for each delegate): Name, job title, department, email, telephone
  • Organisation details: Name, address
Alternatively you can make a confirmed booking by sending the above information to bookings@nnf-events.co.uk
Modify Registration
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Venue
Stirling Court Hotel, Stirling
University of Stirling, Stirling, Scotland, FK9 4LA
01786 466000
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