Strike action from Thursday 27 June to Tuesday 2 July 2024

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Advanced clinical practice away day

Wednesday 27 March 2024, 9am to 5pm, Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)

This hybrid course aims to inspire and motivate trainees and qualified advanced clinical practice (ACP). It will expose staff to aspects of ACP life outside of the clinical arena, engaging in stimulating, educational and diverse material.

What to expect

The session will provide an opportunity to explore the latest developments and practice of ACP, network within the community of Trust-based ACPs and hear about the visions of the future.


All tickets (on-site and virtual) include access to the event recordings, resources and presentations for up to 6 months post-event date.

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Time Session
9.00 Registration
9.15 The Northwest Landscape of Advanced Clinical Practice
Annabella Gloster, Regional Faculty Lead for Advancing Practice, NHS England 
10.00 The Economic Value (or not) of Advanced Practice.
Jacque Mallender, Health Economist, Economics by Design

10.30 - break

Time Session
11.00 Embedding AP Into Your Workforce Planning and Recruitment Processes With the NHS Long-Term Plan
David Smithson, Deputy director of workforce, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
11.30 Framework and Governance in ACP Clare Sutherland, Corporate Lead for Advanced Practice, Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
Teaching Hospital
12.00 Non-Surgical Oncology Advanced Practice Curriculum Framework Melanie Clarkson, Therapeutic Radiographer, Principal Lecturer, Advancing Practice and CPD for AHPs at Sheffield Hallam University

12.30 - lunch

Time Session
13.15 Research Pillar
Lorraine Turner, Consultant advanced nurse practitioner, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
13.35 Clinical Pillar
James Pratt Trust Lead for Advanced Practice Nottingham University Hospitals Trust, Project lead for the Advanced Practice Governance Maturity Matrix
13.55 Education Pillar
Eleanor Mcmanus, Associate director of education, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
14.15 Leadership Pillar
Theresa Plaiter, Interim chief nurse and Executive director of quality, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust

14.35 - break

Time Session
14.55 Consultant Level Practice
Michelle Angus, NMAHP Consultant, Northern Care Alliance 
15.25 Supervision
Dr Ganesh Radhakrishna  Director of post-grad education, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
15.55 Appraisal/CPD 
Caroline Ashworth, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Trust Lead for Advanced Clinical Practice 
16.25 Closing remarks 

16.30 - close


This event is supported by the following companies, who have had no input into the agenda, topics or choice of speakers.

Platinum sponsors

The logo for Therakos, ECP Immunomodulation

Bronze sponsors

The logo for Sanofi

Last updated: April 2024