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Professor Hywel Williams, keynote at Nursing and Midwifery Research Strategy’s Engage, Enthuse, Empower

Keynote speaker Professor Hywel Williams

The Nursing and Midwifery Research Strategy Group’s “Engage, Enthuse, Empower” conference celebrates the diversity of research and innovation undertaken by non-medical professionals within Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust. It’s taking place on Tuesday 19th April 2011, 08.30 – 16.00 at the Postgraduate Education Centre, Queens Medical Centre Campus.

The keynote speaker is NIHR Senior Investigator Professor Hywel Williams, Consultant Dermatologist and Chair of the Commissioning Board for the National Institute of Health Research, Health Technology Assessment (NIHR HTA).

Please return a simple form to secure your place at this event.


“Engage, Enthuse, Empower”
Tuesday 19th April 2011 08.30 – 16.30
Postgraduate Education Centre, QMC

Chair – Anne Scott, Clinical Lead , Chair N&M Research Strategy Group


9.00-9.15: Jenny Leggott, Deputy Chief Executive Director of Nursing & Midwifery
9.15-10.00: “Commissioning research in the NHS”, Professor Hywel Williams, Consultant Dermatologist
Chair of the Commissioning Board National Institute of Health Research, Health Technology Assessment (NIHR HTA).
10.00-11.00: Scientific Programme
10.00-10.15: “It is life threatening but I don’t mind” A qualitative study exploring young people’s experiences of renal replacement therapies, Francesca Wells
10.15 -10.30: Sexuality post stroke, Jaime Squire Caring for dying cancer patients on an acute hospital ward and the Liverpool Care Pathway: an exploratory study of healthcare professionals’ experience, Alison Freemantle
10.45-11.00: An audit of isolation procedure and practice over a three week period in January- February 2010, Angela Beal

11.00-11.30: COFFEE

11.30-13.00 Scientific Programme
11.30-11.45: Vulval Skin Conditions-Disease activity and quality of life, Sandra Lawton
11.45-12.00: Patient safety in drug allergy clinic, Lisa Slater
12.00-12.15: Motor Neurone Disease; the experience of family carers, Sarah Freer
12.15-12.30: Parental experiences of feeding infants with an early and late diagnosis of an isolated cleft palate: A case study, Karine Latter
12.30-12.45: Confidentiality and children with HIV, Janice Mighten
12.45-13.00: “From midwife to business school PhD student – a journey through identities”, Bernie Divall

13.00-13.45: LUNCH; View Poster Displays

13.45-14.15: “NUH Health Research: people and partners”, Dr Brian Thomson, Director of Research and Development
14.15-14.45: Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC), Rachel Munton
Director of CLAHRC NDL East Midlands Leadership Academy (designate)
14.45-15.15: Research Networks, Penny Scardifield and Julie Berridge

15.15-15.30: COMFORT BREAK

15.30-16.00: Writing for Publication, Jennie Walker
16.00-16.15: Closing Remarks, Patrick Callaghan


Poster Presentations

Karine Latter, Trent Regional Cleft Lip and Palate Unit: The introduction of a regional teaching package for the assisted feeding technique in neonatal units

Yvonne Patrick, Rheumatology: Wellbeing and Happiness: an exploration of psychological wellbeing in the workplace

Alice Muir, Rheumatology: A qualitative study of how rheumatologists write difficult letters that are to be copied to patients

Carol Gent, Motor Neurone Disease Care Centre Co-Ordinator: Motor Neurone disease: Carers’ experiences, behaviour and coping methods

Penny Tindall, Matron Acute Medicine: Utilising Observations of Care as a tool for user involvement

Stuart Thompson, Tissue Viability: Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) in the Treatment of Pressure Ulceration

Bernie Divall: Heads Above the Parapet: Midwifery Leadership Development

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Kate Horton ()
PA to Dr. Maria Koufali & Dr. Brian Thomson
Research & Development Department
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
QMC Campus

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