I learned alot at this year’s Healthcare UK Conference. It started at 10:00 with the Chair’s Welcome and Introduction. Then at 10:20, I learned about The New National Pressure Ulcer Surveillance System. At 11:00, they discussed Supporting Learning with frontline staff in pressure ulcer prevention. By 11:30, I had a Comfort Break and Virtual Networking. By 11:45, I was learning about Pressure Ulcer Assessment, Reporting & Management. At 12:15, there was a presentation about Case studies in Small Breakout Groups. During the 12:35 session, I was Addressing Diversity in Pressure Ulcer Prevention.
At midday by 13:00, I had a Lunch Break and Virtual Networking. Again, at 15:30, I had another Comfort Break and Virtual Networking. At 15:45, I learned about Nutritional Assessment and Pressure Ulcers. And to end the conference at 16:15, there were Question and answers. This included a survey to grade each session.
During this conference, I also learned about Erythema and how it contributes to pressure ulcers. http://www.healthcareconferencesuk.com.
Erythema is a type of skin rash caused by injured or inflamed blood capillaries. It usually occurs in response to a drug, disease or infection. Rash severity ranges from mild to life threatening. https://www.drugwatch.com/health/rash-and-skin-disorders/erythema/#:~:text=Erythema%20is%20a%20type%20of,from%20mild%20to%20life%20threatening.
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)- They provide national guidance and advice to improve health and social care. https://www.nice.org.uk/.
National Wound Care Strategy Programme- The National Wound Care Strategy programme (NWCSP) seeks to improve care for people with wounds. http://www.nationalwoundcarestrategy.net.
Model Health System- The Model Health System is a data-driven improvement tool that supports health and care systems to improve patient outcomes and population health. It provides benchmarked insights across the quality of care, productivity and organisational culture to identify opportunities for improvement. The Model Health System incorporates the Model Hospital, which provides hospital provider-level benchmarking. Access to the Model Health System is currently available for all NHS commissioners and providers in England. http://www.model.nhs.uk
My Improvement Network are committed to investing in education for health care professionals and are proud supporters of RCN Projects. http://myimprovementnetwork.com.