Seminar Programme

Main theatre: Furthering your career  

10.00 – 10.45  Interviews – how to prepare & succeed  Dave Cordle, Career Development Professional 

11.00 – 11.45  Job applications – how to write supporting statements and CVs  Dave Cordle Career Development Professional 

13.00 – 13.45  Panel discussion – Mental health and wellbeing: keeping yourself safe at work, Recognising and responding to signs of stress to avoid burnout, Building a supportive workplace – employers and employees working together,Raising awareness of diversity and what it means to create and sustain an inclusive and equal workplace
Clare Lomas, RCNi career development editor 
Aimee Kidd and Linda Crothers, Wellbeing leads for behavioural psychotherapy team/ NHS Forth Valley 

Denise Wilkinson, Lead Nurse- Emergency Department QEUH and Minor Injuries New Victoria ACH

Julie Tomlinson,  Associate Chief Nurse – Corporate & Community, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde 

14.00 – 14.45  Focus on NRNs: identifying and accessing the support you need    Alexandra Parker, Mental health NRN and a curator on the RCN NRN twitter account 

Workshop theatre: Career Crossroads – inspiring new ways of working and new roles  

10.00 – 10.30  Sustainable nursing: developing greener nursing practice  Leigh Donnelly, Greener Nursing, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust  

11.00 - 11.30  Leadership and communication skills.  Alison Bunce, RCN Nursing Awards Nurse of the year 2022