Nursing 2030 Vision: Preparing, Supporting and Retaining the Workforce

One year on from the publication of the Nursing 2030 Vision, this event will examine how to recruit, support, prepare and retain the nursing workforce for future demands.

Nursing has taken on new responsibilities

The Nursing 2030 Vision focuses on three areas of development: personalising care, preparing nurses for future needs and roles and supporting nurses.

However, amid tightening budgets and resources, it is much more likely that people will find that their care increasingly managed by nurses working in multidisciplinary and multiagency teams, straddling health and social care, as well as voluntary and independent sectors.

As we approach the first anniversary of the publication of the Nursing 2030 Vision, the profession is faced with making fundamental changes to the workforce to make it sustainable for future demand.

Attend this timely Holyrood briefing to get an up-to-date understanding of the Vision’s progress, understand the challenges around to recruit, support and retain the nursing workforce.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Professor Fiona McQueen, Chief Nursing Officer, Scottish Government 
  • Theresa Fyffe, Director (Scotland), Royal College of Nursing
  • Lesley Whyte, Associate Director - Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Heath Professionals, NHS Education for Scotland 
  • Dr Elaine Allan, Lead Nurse - School Nursing, Lead CEL 13 School Nursing, NHS Grampian and Associate Lecturer, Robert Gordon University
  • Karen Thompson, Senior Nurse, South Lanarkshre Health and Social Care Partnership
  • Joanne Jenkins, Senior Nurse - Advanced Nursing Practice, South Lanarkshire Health and Social Care Partnership
  • Monica Bone, Integrated Community Support Team (ICST) Team Manager, South Lanarkshire Health and Social Care Partnership
  • Siobhan O'Connor, Lecturer - School of Health and Social Care, Edinburgh Napier University
  • Dr Maria Pollard, Deputy Dean, School of Health, Nursing and Midwifery, University of the West of Scotland 

Key issues we’ll examine with you

  • Reviewing the Nursing 2030 Vision: key opportunities, challenges and considerations going forward
  • Preparing the nursing workforce for an increasing technological working environment, and enabling nurses with the technical and communication skills to support patients effectively
  • Understanding how the Nursing 2030 Vision is implemented across varying nursing sectors: hospitals, GP practices, care homes, schools and prisons, and how the vision can be used to bring increased integration
  • Coping with changing demographics within the workforce, encourage recruitment and facilitate attractive career development prospects
  • Learning from and sharing examples of good practice from across the sector

Who should attend?

This briefing will be of benefit to those supporting the nursing workforce to deliver the Nursing 2030 Vision as well as the nurses working in the sector to deliver better care for the people of Scotland. This includes:

  • Senior nurses; nurse advisors; nurses
  • HR professionals; heads of learning and development and organisational development; heads of resourcing; workplace and workforce managers; people management
  • Health policy professionals; researchers

 

Agenda*

09:30    Registration and Refreshments

10:00    Welcome and Introduction from Chair

10:05    Session 1: Key Opportunities and Challenges for Nursing Going Forward

10:05   Opening Keynote Address 

            Theresa Fyffe, Director (Scotland), Royal College of Nursing

10:25   Key Opportunities and Challenges for Workforce Planning 

Panel discussion including voices from a variety of organisations to understand how the vision affects nurses in their role across varying institutions.

  • Increasing the capacity of staff
  • Implementing safe staffing levels across institutions
  • Tackling fragmentation and delivering more consistency between primary and secondary care whilst protecting regional and local innovation and diversity 
  • Creating more opportunities for career changes and progression within the nursing workforce
  • Stimulating demand and interest for nursing as a career
  • Projecting workforce needs intelligently: changing workforce demand and supply
  • Aligning workforce policy and planning nationally, regionally and locally 
  • Integrating statistical, demographic and labour market information

11:30   Refreshments and Networking

11:50    Session 2: Key Opportunities and Challenges for Workforce Planning

11:50    Working with the Integrated Community Support Team

             Karen Thompson, Senior Nurse, South Lanarkshire Health and Social Care Partnership

             Joanne Jenkins, Senior Nurse - Advanced Nursing Practice, South Lanarkshire Health and Social Care Partnership

             Monica Bone, Integrated Community Support Team (ICST) Team Manager, South Lanarkshire Health and Social Care Partnership

12:20    Supporting the Community Nursing Workforce 

             Dr Elaine Allan, Lead Nurse - School Nursing, Lead CEL 13 School Nursing, NHS Grampian and Associate Lecturer, Robert Gordon University 

12:50    Lunch and Networking

13:45   Session 3: Preparing for the Future

13:45   Preparing Nurses for the Digital Future

            Siobhan O'Connor, Lecturer - School of Health and Social Care, Edinburgh Napier University

14:05   Integrated Learning

            Dr Maria Pollard, Deputy Dean, School of Health, Nursing and Midwifery, University of the West of Scotland 

14:30   Closing Keynote Address

            Professor Fiona McQueen, Chief Nursing Officer, Scottish Government

14:50   Questions and Discussion

15:20   Closing Remarks from Chair

15:30   Close of Event

*Agenda subject to change 

Additional information

For individuals who wish to attend, but face cost barriers (ie: undergraduate/college students), a small number of subsidised places can usually be made available on request. If you think that you would qualify for one of these places please email with your status and the name of the event. 

Venue

Central Edinburgh, to be confirmed in due course. 

Costs

Delegate rates (excluding VAT):

  • Discounted rate: 1 place £145 + VAT (Voluntary / charitable organisations with an annual income of less than £1m)
  • Reduced rate: 1 place £245 + VAT | 2+ places £195 + VAT (Central government departments and agencies, local authorities, universities, colleges, NHS, police, professional associations and voluntary / charitable organisations with an annual income over £1m)
  • Full rate: 1 place £295 + VAT | 2+ places £245 + VAT (Commercial organisations e.g. plc, Ltd, LLP)

For all event enquiries please email enquiries@holyrood.com or call 0131 285 1635

 

Dates
19 April 2018

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