Practical Management of Immuno-Oncology: Service Development

Practical Management of Immuno-Oncology: Service Development
Face-to-Face From £199+VAT
Village Hotel, Coventry
Thu 24 Oct 2024 09:00-16:20

Achieving consistency in IO services across the country: streamlined guidance and support

With a key focus on service development, this in-person conference has been designed for all healthcare professionals working Immuno-Oncology or Acute Oncology who are looking to take action and plan for the future of their service. Book your place, to be inspired by leading clinicians with a wide range of knowledge and experience, like-minded colleagues with mutual goals and inspired learning which will improve the care you deliver to your patients on immunotherapy.

With thanks to our collaborator and supporter: 

5 hours Continuing Professional Development and networking: what you will learn

By attending this conference, you be guided through the practicalities and realities of establishing an IO service, that not only fits within your hospital but also serves your patients. Benefit from first-hand experience and perceptive learnings, focusing on:

  • National approaches to improving the management of IO toxicities
  • Providing effective and on-going training across your hospitals for recognising and signposting IO patients
  • Creating a dedicated IO toxicity clinic: overcoming the barriers
  • Enhancing your assessment skills and clinical practice
  • Establishing IO urgent pathways: A&E hotlines and ambulatory care

Why should you attend?

This dedicated training day will arm you with the tools to deliver an effective service:

  • Building networks: gain access to Immuno-Oncology professionals and thought leaders to build a community of peers for support, advice and guidance
  • Professional learning: develop your understanding by examining and overcoming key issues that underpin evolving IO services
  • Service development: take one day out at this dedicated forum to identify innovative approaches for enhancing your pathways and improving your patient experience

With thanks to our partner

This conference has been created in collaboration with and through support from IOCN


Invitation to sponsor

SBK Healthcare National Conferences are designed to enable Immuno-Oncology providers to support healthcare professionals. If you would like to sponsor this forum, please email Vanessa Pearce or call Vanessa on 01732 897788 to find out about all the engagement and branding opportunities available in the full sponsorship package.

9:00
Registration and networking
9:30
Chair’s opening remarks and introductions
Dr Anna Olsson-Brown, Consultant in Medical Oncology and Clinical Director for Clinical Cancer Care, University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust
IO National Picture
9:40
Keynote presentation: Developing IO services to improve the management of toxicities
  • Tertiary and DGH IO services explained
  • Localising national guidance: governance, steps and structure
  • Exploring Immuno-Oncology Clinical Network set up: how it can support your on-going learning
Upskilling the MDT
10:05
Providing effective and resourceful education across your hospital: recognising and signposting IO patients
  • Understanding the importance of training different healthcare professionals: toxicities and late effects
  • Measuring the impact of the identification and management of toxicities
  • Tools for providing training within your hospital: how to get other teams on-board
10:30
Questions and answers with your speakers
10:40
Interactive discussion: Implementing effective, on-going IO education in your hospital
  • What do you currently have in place?
  • What changes and developments will you implement?
10:55
Feedback from interactive discussion: Implementing effective, on-going IO education in your hospital
11:05
Sponsored presentation opportunity
If you are an Immuno-Oncology provider and would like to be part of this day, and present to this audience, please contact vanessa.pearce@sbk-healthcare.co.uk for further information.
11:25
Networking break and opportunity to meet the sponsors
Creating a toxicity clinic
11:45
Building and developing a dedicated IO toxicity clinic
  • Service considerations: challenges and benefits explored
  • Practicalities of establishing your clinic: staffing, funding and capacity
  • Determining testing ‘rules’ for IO toxicities to streamline your recognition process
12:10
Questions and answers with your speaker
12:20
Interactive discussion: Navigating how you would create a dedicated IO toxicity clinic
  • What do you currently have in place?
  • • What changes and developments will you implement?
12:35
Feedback from interactive discussion: Navigating how you would create a dedicated IO toxicity clinic
12:45
Sponsored presentation opportunity
If you are an Immuno-Oncology provider and would like to be part of this day, and present to this audience, please contact vanessa.pearce@sbk-healthcare.co.uk for further information.
1:05
Networking lunch and opportunity to meet the sponsors
Enhancing triaging processes
2:00
Progressing your Immuno-Oncology assessment skills to enhance your clinical practice
  • Exploring virtual versus face-to-face assessment: navigating the digital age
  • Developing structured assessment tools and pathways
  • Formalising your referral pathways to meet the appropriateness of care
Ali Hodge, Acute Oncology and Immunotherapy Advanced Clinical Practitioner, University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust
2:25
Questions and answers with the speakers
2:35
Interactive discussion: Solidifying your assessment and management of IO toxicities
  • What do you currently have in place?
  • What changes and developments will you implement?
2:50
Feedback from interactive discussion: Solidifying your assessment and management of IO toxicities
3:00
Networking break and final opportunity meet the sponsors
Establishing urgent pathways
3:20
Creating effective and supported A&E hotlines and ambulatory care for IO
  • Navigating the role of A&E hotlines: how they work in practice and how to put one in place
  • Setting up a dedicated ambulatory care service to manage toxicities
  • Managing the practicalities of a nurse-led SDEC service for IO adverse effects
3:45
Questions and answers with your speakers
3:55
Interactive discussion: Implementing effective processes to cement your urgent Immuno-Oncology pathways
  • What do you currently have in place?
  • What changes and developments will you implement?
4:10
Feedback from interactive discussion: Implementing effective processes to cement your urgent Immuno-Oncology pathways
4:20
Close of day

First hand speaker experience...

Dr Anna Olsson-Brown

Consultant in Medical Oncology and Clinical Director for Clinical Cancer Care
University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust
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Ali Hodge

Advanced Clinical Nurse Practitioner in Acute Oncology & Immunotherapy
University Hospitals Sussex

Call for speakers

If you would like to give a presentation and share your work or the work of your service at this conference, we would be delighted to hear from you.

To discuss speaking opportunities please email the conference producer Hope Frost or call Hope on 01732 897788.

Pricing Structure

  • £299 + VAT for one NHS or public sector place
  • £199 + VAT for IOCN Members 

Immuno-Oncology providers and other commercial companies wishing to attend, are invited to sponsor this day please email Vanessa Pearce for further details.

If you belong to an alliance, association or network please email Leonna Beadle for more details about discounted places.

Venue name: The Village Hotel, Coventry          
Address: 
Dolomite Lane, Town Centre, Coventry CV4 9GZ
Tel:
024 7771 0860
Email: 
reception.coventry@village-hotels.com

Accommodation suggestions: You can book your bedroom directly with the hotel using the above contact details (SBK Healthcare does not facilitate accommodation bookings). The venue is centrally located and there are a number of alternative places to stay. Availability for alternative accommodation can be identified by searching online, for example www.trivago.co.uk or www.uk.hotels.com and inputting the address and date of your visit.


Registration fees
You will be sent an instant payment option or invoice on registration. Your payment is required in advance. If your fee has not been received prior to the event, and you are not able to provide a PO or proof of payment, you will be asked to make a credit or debit card payment on the day.
 
Modify registration
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Cancellations and substitutions
A full refund of fees will be made only for cancellations received within the first 48 hours of the booking being made. Notice of cancellation must be received in writing by emailing the bookings team at SBK Healthcare. Should you need to cancel your registration after this date, the registration fee remains payable in its entirety although a substitution will be accepted and conference documentation will be provided. Substitution attendees for delegates unable to attend after registering are acceptable at any time.
 
Conference changes
It may be necessary for reasons beyond the control of the conference organisers to alter the content, speakers or the timing of the programme. We will endeavour to keep you abreast of such changes but any unavoidable change to the format will not constitute a reason to refund the fee. Should the event be postponed, we will endeavour to reschedule the event. If, for reasons beyond the control of the conference organiser, the event is cancelled, a full refund will be made. We do not accept any liability for any incurred costs resulting from a postponement or cancellation.
 
Certificate of attendance
A certificate for Continuing Professional Development will be given to every attendee, as a record of continuing professional training and development.
 
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With thanks to our conference supporter...

The Immuno-Oncology Clinical Network was established in 2022 by Dr Anna Olsson-Brown and a team of trustees with a passion for improving the care of cancer patients receiving immunotherapy treatment. Dr Olsson-Brown recognised the need to build a multi-disciplinary and multi-specialty community to support healthcare professionals manage the complexities of Immuno-oncology treatments including the auto-immune side effects. The Immuno-Oncology Clinical Network applied for charitable status in Spring 2023.


Expected attendees

This face-to-face conference is ideal for NHS professionals working in Immunotherapy MDTs. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Lead Nurses, CNS, Matrons and Sisters in Cancer, Acute Oncology, Immunotherapy, Chemotherapy, CUP, Rapid Diagnostics and Haematology
  • Clinical Nurse Specialists and Consultants in Pain Management and Palliative Care
  • Consultant Clinical Oncologists, Consultant Medical Oncologists and Speciality Doctors
  • Pharmacists, Medical Managers and Service Managers

Past attendee feedback

This conference has been created in collaboration with the IOCN in response to requests made at ‘Managing Immuno-Oncology (IO) Adverse Effects’, the hugely successful return to in-person Immuno-Oncology education which took place in Manchester in February 2024. Take a look at how attendees described that conference: 

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“Great day, good content. Have taken inspiration to take back to practice.”
- South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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“The event was very educational, very well planned and held a good variety.”
- Lloyds Pharmacy
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“Excellent, Informative day with so much insight into management of IO tox with a wealth of speakers.”
- University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
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“Brilliant delivery. Experienced clinicians with wide range of knowledge and experience.”
- Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
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“Good learning opportunity. Lots of ideas and information relevant to my role.”
- South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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“It has been an excellent day and generated lots of discussion amongst participants. Very relevant to my practice.”
- North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust

Why sponsor?

Our role at SBK Healthcare is to bring industry together with healthcare professionals so that you can educate and inform your audience. These trail-blazing oncology forums offering dedicated presentation, Q&A, networking and discussion time, each sponsor will be fully immersed into the event and able to effectively engage with your NHS audience.

Interested in having your own event, managed by us?

SBK Healthcare also provides in-house forums. Working closely with you as the client we can research, produce, market and deliver the conference or online forum that best suits the audience and meets your goals.

Reach out today

If you would like more information on our sponsorship options an in-house forum or if you wish to discuss your needs and what solutions may be appropriate for your business, please contact: 

Vanessa Pearce 

Contact: 01732 897788 

Email: vanessa.pearce@sbk-healthcare.co.uk