Birmingham Speaker Schedule
Take a look at our speaker schedule for the third Nursing Times Careers Live Birmingham. Whether you're looking to be inspired by the experts of the profession, after hints and tips on how to prepare for an interview or wish to benefit from practical career development advice that counts towards your NMC revalidation, then be sure to visit the talks taking place throughout the day.
Keep checking back as more speakers will be added to the line-up in the coming weeks.
Dr Lizzy Bernthal
Resilience specialist and change consultant
Release Your Potential
Dr Hannah Andrews
Clinical nurse specialist and mental health coordinator
Clinical nurse specialist and NT Award Winner
SNTA Winner 2019 - Student nurse of the year: mental health
University of Northampton
chief operating officer
Devon Partnership NHS Trust
student nurse and founder
Diary of the Student Nurse
Chair: Steve Ford, editor, Nursing Times
Exhibition open and networking
This year we have lots more exciting exhibition features. Make sure to visit our range of exhibitors with exciting job opportunities. Gain FREE advice on revalidation, CPD activities at the NT CPD Clinic and visit our CPD accredited content
Personal resilience in the modern healthcare environment
This session will offer some key tips and advice to help you achieve a better work-life balance, reduce stress and better manage the anxiety that the modern nursing environment can foster
Dr Lizzy Bernthal, resilience specialist and change consultant, Release Your Potential
The importance of leadership
This session will explore the importance of nurse leadership and how nurses can use this to develop a career in both clinical and non-clinical pathways at Devon Partnership NHS Trust
Sue Smith, chief operating officer, Devon Partnership NHS Trust
Take advantage of our free lunch, refreshments and our first prize draw. There will also be the opportunity to pamper yourself so be sure to visit our hair and makeup specialists to treat yourself
Discover employers talk
Join University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust at stand 25 for a short talk on what they can offer you
To enter, visit 12 or more exhibitors and collect their stand codes to be in with the chance for some well deserved rewards.
Practical application of emotional self-care
The session will consider the mental health and wellbeing support for NHS staff and practical applications of emotional self-care for nurses
Helping you to be proactively more self-caring and self-compassionate to better manage emotions and avoid burnout and compassion fatigue
Dr Hannah Andrews, clinical nurse specialist and mental health coordinator
Discover employers talk
Join Circle Health at stand 29 for a short talk on what their new hospital has to offer
How winning a Nursing Times award has changed my career
This is an opportunity to learn from a previous NT award winner:
- What was the inspiration behind your entry
- Exploring how the award has influenced your career or the progress of the project that won
- Ambitions for the future and who do you look up to for inspiration
Emma Selby, clinical nurse specialist, NT Award Winner
Student reception and preceptorships
This session is an opportunity for student nurses and newly qualified nurses to learn more about what to expect on preceptorships. From what to ask a potential employer about the support they offer, through to exploring the realities of the job from day one. Meet our NT rising stars to learn about their experience and advice on advancing in your role:
- Worried about what's expected on placements and preceptorship programmes?
- Find out what else can you get involved with to make your CV stand out
Will McIlhiney, SNTA Winner 2019 - Student nurse of the year: mental health, University of Northampton
Claire Carmichael, student adult nurse and founder, Diary of the Student Nurse
Final prize draw
To enter, visit 12 or more exhibitors and collect their stand codes to be in with a chance of winning £500 in holiday vouchers!
Join us for a drink and enjoy some live entertainment to wrap up a great day of R&R.