Liverpool Speaker Schedule
Take a look at our speaker schedule for our new event, Nursing Times Careers Live Liverpool. This year we're focusing on giving back to hard working nurses, which is why our Careers Live series in 2019 will focus on some well-deserved R&R - resources and rewards! 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, don't miss our talks taking place throughout the day to empower you to progress in your career.
Keep checking back as more speakers will be added to the line-up in the coming weeks.
Chair: Steve Ford, editor, Nursing Times
Exhibition open and networking
This year we continue to build on our exhibition features. Make sure to visit our range of exhibitors with exciting job opportunities available. Gain free advice on revalidation, and CPD activities like our NT Journal Clubs in our CPD Clinic.
A day in the life of a liaison mental health nurse - Something different every day
Liaison mental health services provide integrated mental health care within acute hospital settings for people of all ages, 24/7. This session will explore this exciting and diverse area of mental health and what a typical day would be for you as a mental health nurse.
In this session, we will explore:
- The day to day experience of a liaison mental health nurse
- How you can get onto the career pathway into this area of practice
- How our services all across Greater Manchester are developing rapidly
Josephine Williams, senior practitioner for nursing, Salford Liaison Mental Health Team
Lunch break and networking
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.
To enter, visit 12 or more exhibitors and collect their stand codes to be in with the chance for some well deserved rewards.
Working with Shaw Healthcare
This session will explore one of the UK's leading health and social care providers with the unique attribute of being majority owned by it's employees:
- A day in the life of a care home nurse - not what you might expect
- Values of wellness, happiness and kindness that apply to all we do
- Excellent career opportunities and regular training to help you achieve senior roles
Ewan McLean, director of nursing, Shaw Healthcare
Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals Trust and Aintree University Hospital FT
Modern healthcare, with increased specialisation, means that patients are more likely to require treatment from a range of specialist teams, working together. The current arrangement in Liverpool includes two major acute hospitals. This session will explore:
- How two major acute hospitals are planning to join up services
- The opportunities available and support to progress in roles across both hospitals
Colin Hont, chief nurse, Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust
Dianne Brown, chief nurse, Aintree University Hospital NHS FT
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 star 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
Craig Davidson, 2019 SNTA winner, student nurse of the year: adult nursing, Glasgow Caledonian University
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