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Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust Annual Nursing Conference

Making a difference: Positive & proactive care for an enhanced therapeutic environment

Tuesday 24th March 2015 at Lincolnshire Showground

Our annual nursing conference brings together practitioners, researchers and educators from around Lincolnshire and further afield that are engaged in positive and proactive care aimed at promoting the development of therapeutic environments whilst minimising all forms of restrictive practices and observations.

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Keynote Presentations

Plenary 1: Positive & safe: reducing the need for restrictive interventions
Hazel Watson & Prof Juliet Beal

Plenary 2: Nursing, national perspectives & priorities
Dr Ruth May

Plenary 3: Best practice in observations
Martin Addlesee

Plenary 4: Positive and Proactive Leadership
Prof Rachel Munton

Concurrent Sessions

Safe Wards
Paul Barratt & Members of the Charlesworth Ward Team

Patient Experience
Marion Christopher & Caroline Hainsworth

Gill Hunt & Lesley Lashmar

De-escalation Support
Debbie Blant & Amanda Goldsbrough

Mental Capacity Act
Liz Bainbridge

If you have any queries please contact us via the event hotline on 01332 224503


Tuesday 24th March 2015

Draft Agenda - subject to change

09:30Introduction - Michelle Persaud Director of nursing & quality
09:40Welcome & opening remarks - Dr John Brewin Chief executive, LPFT
09:50Care certificate presentation - Eileen Ziemer-Cottingham, Trust Chairman
10:10Plenary 1: Positive & safe: reducing the need for restrictive interventions Joanne McDonnell, Senior Nurse for metal health & learning disabilities, NHS & Prof Juliet Beal, Director of nursing quality improvement & care, NHS
11:00Refreshment break & exhibitions
11:15Concurrent sessions 1
12:15Lunch break & exhibitions
13:00Plenary 2: Nursing national perspectives & priorities, Dr Ruth May Regional chief nurse (Midlands & East), NHS England
13:30Concurrent sessions 2
14:30Plenary 3: Best Practice in Observations, Martin Addlesee, Clinical lead for restrictive practices minimisation, LPFT
15:15Refreshment break & exhibitions
15:30Plenary 4: Positive and Proactive Leadership, Dr Rachel Munton Managing director, East Midlands Academic Health Science Network
16:00Conference summary & closing remarks - Michelle Persaud
16:15Exhibitions & networking

Tuesday 24th March 2015

Concurrent Session 1

11:151. Safe Wards - Overview of LPFT’s pilot for the implementation of Safe Wards within acute care services. Ten initiatives that have been implemented to reduce conflict - Paul Barratt and members of Charlesworth Ward staff
11:152. Patient experience , The Friends & Family Test question - Marion Christopher Patient experience coordinator & Caroline Hainsworth Service liaison manager
11:153. Observations - Gill Hunt Team leader, acute care Lesley Lashmar Acting modern matron
11:154. Director of nursing & quality’s open forum, Your agenda - Michelle Persaud Director of nursing & quality

Tuesday 24th March 2015

Concurrent Session 2

13:001. De-escalation support, Using memory boxes & other techniques - Debbie Blant Langworth ward manager & Amanda Goldsbrough Modern matron
13:002. Mental Capacity Act, What impact does the Act have on community services? - Liz Bainbridge Consultant nurse safeguarding & mental capacity
13:003. Director of nursing & quality’s open forum, Your agenda - Michelle Persaud Director of nursing & quality

Speakers and Facilitators


Professor Juliet Beal

Juliet is the Director of Nursing: Quality Improvement and Care for NHS England and was appointed in October 2012. She is responsible for ensuring that care, compassion and patient experience are at the heart of nursing and midwifery in the healthcare system. Juliet is responsible for the implementation of ‘Compassion in Practice’ the vision and strategy for nurses, midwives and care staff. Juliet provides clinical and professional leadership for mental health, midwifery, children’s health and leadership for the nursing and midwifery contribution to the five domains of the NHS outcomes framework. She has ten years Executive Director of Nursing experience in several acute trusts, and was the Cluster Director of Nursing at NHS Outer North East London. Juliet also has Acting Chief Executive, Director of Operations and Director of People and Organisation Development experience. Juliet was included in this year’s Health Service Journal top 100 clinical leaders.
Juliet's particular areas of expertise and interest are quality improvement, patient safety and experience, clinical standards and outcomes, complex organisational change, sustainability, leading teams to provide excellent standards of care whilst improving financial and patient care standards.
She has a BSc in Sociology and Social Administration from Southampton University (1982) and an MBA from Henley Management College (2005). Juliet was awarded a visiting professorship by the Faculty of Health and Social Care

Joanne McDonnell

Joanne McDonnell (nee Schofield): Registered Mental Nurse, Master of Research in Health Sciences

A published writer and book reviewer, Joanne is Senior Nurse for Mental Health and Learning Disabilities at NHS England and is an honorary lecturer at LJMU. With broad ranging experiences in mental health and learning disabilities, she has won several national awards including Health Writer of the Year. She has starred in numerous promotional nursing films and is a regular contributor to various national media such as Radio 4.

As Guest Editor of the very first Mental Health focussed edition of the Nursing Standard, a CQC Expert Advisor, RCP AIMS programme Lead reviewer and a member of the Expert Advisory Board for RCN Mental Health Practice, Joanne has always been committed to highlighting and sharing innovation and creativity in mental health and has extensive experience of presenting at local, national and international conferences. Current projects include the Positive and Safe Programme, Winterbourne Medicines Collaborative and the Mental Health Community of Practice development on the 6 Cs Live information hub within the Compassion in Practice website.

Professor Rachel Munton

Rachel has a background as a mental health nurse. Her previous experience includes Director of the East Midlands Leadership Academy and NHS National Leadership Academy Associate for Inclusion as well as Director of Nursing at the Department of Health NHS East Midlands and Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust. Rachel is currently a special advisor to Mansfield and Ashfield Clinical Commissioning Group governing body.

Dr Ruth May

Dr Ruth May is NHS England Regional Director of Nursing for Midlands and East. Her previous roles include Chief Nurse for NHS Midlands and East and Chief Nurse for NHS East of England. Ruth has a theatre nursing background and more than 20 years’ experience of working in the NHS.


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