Developing your Paediatric High Dependency Unit
This conference is a unique event that will provide a platform to bring together all NHS professionals working across paediatric critical care in order to discuss key challenges and share best practice approaches to advancing paediatric high dependency care. This interactive forum will tackle service development, evaluation, and training and share an educational update in line with paediatric critical care guidelines and NHS England review.
The conference will be packed with best practice advice and shared experiences of PHDUs which will enable you to take away implementable tools in order to progress your paediatric critical care services. Come together with others working within PHDUs or looking to progress their paediatric high dependency services to find out how to:
- Develop your PHDU
- Deliver high flow oxygen therapy
- Effectively evaluate your service
- Drive forward training and education
- Implement on-going training to ensure high standards of nursing care
- Tackle the NHS England National Paediatric Review
- Implement results from comparative performance analysis results
- Drive forward your service in line with the ‘Time to Move On’ guide
- Encourage a distributed model of high dependency care in line with GOSH
- Master the challenge of long term ventilated children
Designed to help you develop and progress your PHDU, this dedicated platform will allow you to take away practical implementation advice to improve your care of high dependency paediatric patients and ensure you are operating the most effective service possible. Featuring:
- Understanding how your PHDU can be developed
- Engaging in service appraisal in regards to new critical care guidelines
- Enabling PHDU staff development
- Applying the NHS England National Paediatric Critical Care Review
- Improve your practical understanding of a ‘Time to Move On’
- Identify how to apply the lessons learnt by the GOSH paediatric high dependency care model
By attending this case-study sharing course you will learn new tools that you can implement and network with NHS representatives from:
- PHDUs and PICUs: consultant paediatric intensivists, nurse consultants, lead nurses and APNPs
- Paediatric Wards and Service Managers: Matrons, Education Facilitators, Project Managers, ITU/ICU Managers, Critical Care Managers
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This event was last held in March 2017 and was described by attendees as an “excellent opportunity for networking & sharing ideas to improve our service”
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Case-study based day designed to share best practice advice and experiences of service development, evaluation, training and education
|9.00||Registration, refreshment and networking|
|9.30||Chair’s opening remarks|
Peter Wilson, Consultant Paediatric Intensivist, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
DEVELOPING A PHDU
|9.40||Case study: Evolution of a PHDU and how to develop high dependency over time |
Insight into how a long standing HDU set up with minimal costs and lessons learnt along the way
Overcoming a lack of written protocols when setting up a PHDU
Where we are now and a look to the future: building an action plan
Lucy Robin, Consultant Paediatrician (Lead for Paediatric High Dependency), Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
|10.20||Setting up and meeting challenges and standards in a small District General Hospital |
Assessing the challenges of setting up, delivering and maintaining high dependency care in local hospitals
How can DGH ensure they align PHDUs with national standards?
Measuring the benefits and pitfalls of local high dependency care: what will the future hold?
Kate Burgess, Paediatric High Dependency Coordinator, Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust
NATIONAL PAEDIATRIC CRITICAL CARE REVIEW
|11.20||Insight into the National Paediatric Review with NHS England|
What changes need to be implemented across the networks to provide sustainable paediatric critical care and high quality, safe care
Overcoming the lack of funding: influencing commissioning bodies for necessary high dependency support
Ensuring collaboration between professionals across PHDUs over the UK
Peter Wilson, Consultant Paediatric Intensivist, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
PAEDIATRIC HIGH DEPENDENCY CARE APPRAISAL
|12.00||Case study: Service Evaluation of Level 1 and Level 2 Paediatric Critical Care in Yorkshire and Humber|
Evidenced insight into the service evaluation process and auditing using PCCMDS
Understand the challenges facing District General Hospitals in achieving the aspirational standards and the role of the Network
How to move forward: developing paediatric critical care
Karen Perring, Lead Nurse for Yorkshire and Humber Paediatric Critical Care Operational Delivery Network
|1.50||Training and education for an effective PHDU staff base |
Implementation of training guidelines: supervised practice, competency training and intensive care exposure
Insight into the role of the nurse consultant and lead in the PHDU
How to ensure consistent service arrangements and ensure children’s critical care specialist skills are refreshed and up to date
Yvonne Heward, ?Lead Nurse for Education and Workforce Development, PICU, Birmingham Children's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
|2.30||Case study: Development of in-house Paediatric High Dependency Unit training |
Implementing a training programme: overcome the challenges and assess the benefits
What does in-house HDU training look like? Creating an effective and educational programme
Measuring the success: impact of training on staff and patient experience and efficiency
Sophia Touzani, Paediatric PDN, Barts Health NHS Trust
INSIGHT INTO THE ‘TIME TO MOVE ON’ GUIDE
|3.30||‘Time to Move On’: how to apply the recommendations in practice |
Background: from initiation of the project to producing the document
The guidelines in practice: delivering a safe, high-quality service
Insight into the challenges of commissioning for the developments to paediatric services
Kevin Morris, Consultant Paediatric Intensivist, Birmingham Children's Hospital
|4.10||Discussion session: Build an action plan and drive forward your PHDU|
|4.30||Close of day|
This unique event will bring together professionals working across the paediatric critical care services. They will share best practice advice, experiences and open up discussions about how to overcome workforce challenges. Learn from evidenced based case presentations with confirmed speakers including:
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- NHS or Public Sector for four places (each) £279 + VAT
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