Programme announced for 2021



8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Registration and Refreshments

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM - Session 1

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM - Session 1

Using patient feedback to help shape services: lessons from inflammatory bowel disease nursing

Lisa Younge, IBD Nurse Consultant, St Mark's Hospital, London

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM - Session 1

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Morning Refreshments

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM - Session 2

Eating disorders: practical assessment and impact on the GI system

Sonya Chelvanayagam, Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing, Bournemouth University

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM - Session 2

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM - Session 2

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch and Exhibition Viewing

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM - Session 3

Managing incontinence: the theory and what works in practice

Ellie Bradshaw, Community CNS Gastroenterology, Royal Free Hospital, London

A theoretical examination of current continence management strategies, and discussion on which combination of methods can work successfully in clinical practice. The talk will cover continence strategies using dietary manipulation, pharmacotherapy, irrigation and containment.

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM - Session 3

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM - Session 3

Prescribing and accessory use in stoma care

Carolyn Swash, Community Stoma Care Nurse, Hollister

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Afternoon Refreshments

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM - Session 4

Diagnosis and management of Barrett's oesophagus

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM - Session 4

COVID-19 and the future of gastrointestinal nursing: panel discussion