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Welcome to the NJR news and events page. Here you will find out the latest news from the NJR as well as upcoming events.

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NJR News

  • 20th November: Ten Years of National Joint Registry data show that joint infection after hip replacement is linked to some risk factors 

Less than 1 in 1,000 people need revision for infection but research shows that modifiable factors such as obesity and diabetes are involved.      NIHR Funded Research, link here:  Joint infection after hip replacement is linked to some risk factors that could be modified    

  • 14th November: COP review timeline announced - (26 November to 9 December 2018)                                                                                                                  
  • 1st November: Timothy Wilton appointed as Medical Director to the National Joint Registry 

Timothy Wilton has been appointed as member (Medical Director) from 1st January 2019 for three years. The role will involve a time     commitment of up to 2 days per week. Remuneration will be £50,000 per annum. However, these funds will be released to the trust in order to cover backfill in the appointee’s absence and is not payable direct to the appointee. Any expenses payable will be paid in line with NHS England policy.

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Forthcoming Events - Contact the organisers for further details

A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: HCUK20NJR when booking any of the 'Healthcare Conference UK' conferences in the listings below.                 (*This cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.  Full T&C's available upon request.)

Transforming Acute Care for Frail Older People: Recognising and Responding to Frailty

Monday 14 January 2019 - De Vere West One Conference Centre, London
This conference focuses on the important issue of transforming acute care for people with frailty: improving the quality of care for people with frailty and supporting them to stay out of hospital. Redesign of acute frailty services is crucial to meeting increasing demand and improving the quality of life for older people.
For further information and to book your place visit https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/frailty-older-people or email kate@hc-uk.org.uk    Follow the conference on Twitter #FrailtyNHS

Adult Safeguarding in Hospitals: Improving Adult Safeguarding Practice

Friday 18 January 2019 - De Vere West One Conference Centre, London
This conference focuses the important issue of improving adult safeguarding practice in a hospital setting. Through national developments and practical case studies the conference will provide you with an essential guide to improving adult safeguarding in your service. The conference will discuss the implementation of the new 2018 intercollegiate guidance ‘Adult Safeguarding: Roles and Competencies for Healthcare Staff’ supporting you to ensure competence in practice, and will update delegates on essential legal developments in adult safeguarding including the implications of the Liberty Protection Safeguards and the 2018 Mental Capacity Amendment Bill which have major implications for healthcare.
For further information and to book your place visit https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/safeguarding-vulnerable-adults-in-health-services or email judi@hc-uk.org.uk
Follow this conference on Twitter #AdultSafeguardingNHS

Hip Fracture Summit 2019: Ensuring Adherence to the NICE National Quality Standard and Learning from the NHFD Findings

Monday 21 January 2019 - De Vere West One Conference Centre, London
This important and timely conference will focus on improving care for hip fracture patients – learning from the  NHFD findings and improving progress against the NICE quality standard for hip fracture. Through national updates and practical cases studies the conference will highlight best practice in hip fracture care, improving the care pathway and outcomes. The conference will also feature an extended session on improving hip fracture care beyond the acute hospital – delivering early supported discharge, improving care across the hip fracture super-spell, secondary prevention, and improving follow up.
For further information and to book your place visit https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/hip-fracture-training-nhfd or email kate@hc-uk.org.uk  Follow this event on Twitter #HipFracture2019

Improving Radiology Reporting: Digital Imaging Summit 2019

Monday 28 January 2019 - De Vere West One Conference Centre, London
This conference focuses on the important issue of improving radiology reporting turnaround times. The 2018 national review of radiology reporting within the NHS in England by the Care Quality Commission found huge variation in radiology reporting highlighting trusts that had backlogs of 33,400 unreported images (the oldest images had been waiting to be reported for eight months).
For further information and to book your place visit https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/improving-radiology-reporting or email judi@hc-uk.org.uk  Follow the conference on Twitter #radiologyreporting

Falls Prevention Summit 2019: Reducing Inpatient Falls & Harm from Inpatient Falls

Monday 11 February 2019 - De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This national falls summit focuses on reducing inpatient falls, and harm from inpatient falls. Through national updates, practical case studies and learning from the 2017 National Audit of Inpatient Falls, the conference will provide a step by step guide to implementing the multiple interventions that have been proven to reduce falls in your service. For further information and to book your place visit https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/reducing-inpatient-falls-and-harm-from-inpatient-falls or email kate@hc-uk.org.uk  Join the conversation on Twitter #InpatientFalls

Clinical Audit 2019: Improving Quality through the effective use of Clinical Audit

Friday 29 March 2019 - De Vere West One, London

Through a series of national updates, practical case studies, extended sessions and poster presentations, this one day conference brings together an exceptional gathering of leading practitioners, clinicians, and policy makers to set out the major developments, promote innovative areas of clinical audit, and debate the key challenges affecting you and your clinical audit practice. This summit focuses on clinical audit for improvement with a particular focus on the development of effective local clinical audit leading to audit recommendations that change practice and improve patient care.

For further information and to book your place visit https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/clinical-audit or email kerry@hc-uk.org.uk  Follow the conference on Twitter #clinicalaudit2019

Clinical Audit Masterclass

Monday 28 January 2019 - De Vere West One Conference Centre

This one day clinical audit masterclass will provide you with a full understanding of why clinical audit is important to organisations, teams and individuals. The day starts by focusing on why clinical audit is important in 2018. Learners undertake a number of short activities to help them understand how clinical audit relates to research, service evaluation and other current quality improvement techniques.  Thereafter the main part of the day focuses on a step-by-step guide to undertaking an effective clinical audit project that will make a difference locally. The masterclass will be facilitated by Stephen Ashmore and Tracy Ruthven, Directors of the Centre for Clinical Audit Support who collectively have over 40 years experience working in clinical audit. Stephen and Tracy will provide you with a highly interactive and practical day and will encourage you to share your personal experiences of audit to ensure you again a clear understanding of how excellent clinical audit will benefit your organisation

For further information and to book your place visit https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/clinical-audit-masterclass or email kerry@hc-uk.org.uk

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