Progressing your Paediatric Oncology Shared Care Unit
This unique NHS study day will bring together paediatric oncology colleagues from POSCUs across the country. By taking one day out to attend, you will have the opportunity to delve into recent advances in treatment including ALL protocol update and will gain a fresh perspective on improving your patient pathways, enhancing local delivery of cancer treatment and approaching end of life care.
When clinical trials and cancer treatment are advancing rapidly and POSCUs exposure to patients involved in the trail-blazing treatments is limited, this networking forum will provide you with an update and the competence you need should one of these patients present in your unit. This NHS study day will equip you will the knowledge and confidence to drive forward communication with PTCs, approach palliative care with families early on, troubleshoot central lines and ensure good policies for Febrile Neutropenia.
Take away a practical approach to drive forward advances in your POSCU:
- Recent advances in treatment: delve into updates on the new ALL protocol and explore the latest clinical developments
- Developing and updating your POSCU: build and implement good polices for Febrile Neutropenia
- Improving patient pathways: enhance communication between PTCs and POSCUs and implement no delay, every day
- Enhancing local delivery of cancer treatment: improve your administration of chemotherapy, provide care closer to home and build confidence for troubleshooting central lines
- Approaching end of life care: talk to patients and their families about palliative care early on and gain knowledge for managing the symptoms
This conference has been specifically designed for attendance from, but not limited to, POSCU multi-disciplinary teams including:
- Oncology Consultants
- Nurse Specialists (Key Workers)
- CLIC Sergeants
- Community Nurses
- MDT Co-ordinator
- Late Effects Nurse Specialist
- Play Specialists
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Shared best practice insights and clinical updates: benchmarking and developing your POSCU
|9.00||Registration, refreshments and networking|
|9.30||Chair’s opening remarks|
Enhancing local delivery of cancer treatment
|9.40||Improving nurse-led administration of chemotherapy: providing care closer to home|
Experience of one shared care model
Delivering nurse-led chemotherapy in different level units: who can deliver what?
Developing your service to deliver chemotherapy closer to home
Fran Thompson, Chemotherapy Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
|10.20||Safe systems for chemotherapy administration: building confidence and competency in central lines|
Insight into the guideliens for central line management
Implementing training and competency to overcome low exposure
Guidance for troubleshooting: what to do when lines are challenging to flush
Samantha Toland, Senior Lecturer in Haematology, Birmingham City University
Developing and updating your POSCU
|11.20||New guidelines: Oncology/Haematology Telephone Triage Toolkit for Children and Young People |
From idea to development: why did the guidelines come about?
Explore the new guidelines and how to implement them into your service
Measuring the outcomes: what impact have the guidelines had on triage and referral?
Helen Morris, Matron and Lead Nurse Southwest Paediatric Oncology, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust
Improving patient pathways
|12.00||Discussion session: How to improve communication between Primary Treatment Centres (PTC) and your POSCU|
Explore what works well in your relationship between PTCs and POSCUs and assess how you can develop your communication to streamline paediatric patient pathways. Discuss and determine how others have overcome challenges and what you can do to implement solutions to yours.
|1..40||Case study: Delivering no delay, every day for paediatric oncology patients in POSCUs|
Working collaboratively to build a smooth patient pathway
Determining and overcoming the causes of bottlenecks
Measuring the outcomes: what is the impact of no delay, every day?
Dawn Forbes, Children and Young People Oncology Nurse Specialist, Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
Approaching end of life care
|2.20||Improving palliative care in POSCU: apporaching the subject and managing the symptoms|
What role can POSCU play in paediatric oncology palliative care?
Providing palliative care information early on for families in POSCU
Managing symptoms and working as part of the wider MDT
Recent advances in treatment
|3.20||Clinical developments: Update on Acute Lymphocytic Leukaemia (ALL) in Children protocol|
Clinical trial update
Explore the impact on POSCUs
Dr Jayashree Motwani, Consultant Paediatric Haematologist, Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
|4.00||Clinical developments for Nephroblastoma treatment/Ewing's Sarcoma/Osteosarcoma |
Clinical trial update
Explore the impact on POSCU
|4.40||Close of day|
Take one day out to benchmark your POSCU and hear best practice case study presentations from:
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