West Midlands AP Forum – Monday 11 October 2019 Conference

Monday 11 October 2019 Conference

As part of the conference, a wide range of advanced practitioners from across the region will present 6-8 minute presentations followed by each showcasing specific aspect of their level of practice which will include ensuing all the pillars are addressed by some and the characteristic underpinning the pillars.

There will also be some AP short talking heads.

The event is to be based at Coventry University, and initiated by Mary Hutchinson from BCU, the convener of the WM Forum, but also enthusiastically supported by all Universities and trusts in the region and by AP practitioners.

BCU are also arranging an advanced practice lunchtime venue on the 13 November to try to raise the profile of AP in the University. This will include posters and informal discussions with a range of Postgraduate Health Professionals and other students who will be attending University on that day. It will include an advanced practice table, healthy nibbles, meeting with Paula McGee, Chris Inman, Mary Hutchinson, Radiography staff who contributed a chapter towards the inspection copies of the latest AP in Healthcare book which will be available.

The Oxford School of Nursing and Midwifery – ‘Let’s celebrate Advanced Practice’ event.13th November

The Oxford School of Nursing and Midwifery will be holding a ‘Let’s celebrate Advanced Practice’ event, and promoting the education available for staff in surrounding regions, on Weds 13th November 10 – 12midday in the League of Friends Foyer at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford. This will be mainly an opportunity to share information that may promote interested health professionals to pursue a career path working at advanced level practice


Please contact Deborah Slade:


Association of Paediatric Radiographers study day – Saturday 9th November 2019

As part of the Advanced Practice week in November 2019 the Association of Paediatric Radiographers are holding a study day on the 9th November in London. Katrina Maclaine (Chair AAPE UK) will be participating in a panel session on the subject of “Advanced Practice Education”.


Please contact Emma Rose at Great Ormond Street Hospital for more details


UWE Celebrating Advanced Practice 15th November 2019

Hosted by UWE Bristol, this conference provides the opportunity to network with colleagues and develop practice. Our keynote speakers will be covering the four pillars of Advanced Practice, and our workshops will be addressing contemporary clinical issues.

Registration: 09:30
Close: 16:00
Venue: UWE Bristol Exhibition and Conference Centre, Bristol BS16 1ZG (please use the North Entrance)


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AAPE UK Conference 2019

“Embedding the four pillars of Advanced Practice across the professions” – Coventry University 29th March 2019

The Association for Advanced Practice Educators (AAPE) UK will host their annual conference at Coventry University on 29th March 2019 from 9-4pm. Keynote speakers will update on current thinking with regards to advanced clinical practice and advanced practice education. Join in discussion and debate with the audience of advanced practice educators, practitioners, service providers and students.

The conference will provide a forum for celebration of current and future practice initiatives and innovations with a focus on the four pillars across the professions. The day will finish with the AAPE UK annual general meeting.

Registration is at:

and delegates are invited to consider submitting an abstract for a poster for consideration.

We welcome abstracts on research, good practice, education and any new initiatives in the multi-professional AP role and their impact.  Abstracts are welcomed from all disciplines, across health and social care, including Advanced Practice students and Advanced Practitioners. Please see the attached flyer for further information.

We look forward to seeing you in March.



We are delighted to be supporting the 2nd Advanced Practice week in the UK taking place from Sunday 11th to Saturday 17th November 2018.   

Last years week was very successful and proved the value of social media for networking and promoting and sharing the many activities that took place to showcase and celebrate Advanced Practice across all healthcare settings.

This year we will be using #AdvPracWeek18 

We have produced a flyer to publicise the week which you can access from

Please also include @AAPEUK so we know what is being discussed and promote on etc.

To date these are the events for 2018 that we know of: 

Monday 12th Nov: University of Salford event – for details contact Annabella Gloster via

Wednesday 14th Nov: London South Bank University  15:00 – 19:00

Showcasing AHP Advanced Practice and Innovation across London.  London South Bank University has led a two year long project called ADAPT arising from recognition of several key areas where professional groups needed to respond to the Five Year Forward View to support the transformation of the workforce and optimise patient outcomes. A wealth of information has been gathered using quantitative and qualitative approaches including an on-line survey and semi-structured interviews.

This free event is timely as the place of the different Allied Health Professions in the HEE Advanced Clinical Practice Framework implementation activities gains momentum.

To Register please access this link:

Thursday 15th November – Health Education England are holding their annual Advanced Clinical Practice day.  They are hoping to be able to cater for 500 delegates due to high demand last year  There will be an Eventbrite set up for the day which we will circulate to AAPE UK members as soon as it is released.

Friday 16th November – University of Cardiff.  For details contact Anna Jones via

Please let Katrina know about any more events or activities that are going to take place in your area via 

Rescheduled AAPE UK Conference “Transforming the Culture of Healthcare trough Advanced Practice” 29th June 2018

We are delighted to announce our rescheduled Annual Conference at Glasgow Caledonian University

HEI AAPE UK members have two places free.

Others can attend for a £25 fee. For further information contact Annabella S Gloster (AAPE UK Deputy Chair) at

Date: Friday 29th JUNE 2018
Time: 9am – 4pm
Venue: Glasgow Caledonian University

Keynote speakers will update on current thinking with regards to advanced practice and advanced practice education, and join in discussion and debate with the interested audience of advanced practice educators, practitioners, service providers and students.

Keynote speakers:
● Jane Harris, Programme Director, NHS Education for Scotland
●Paul Leishman, RN, Community ANP Partner GP practice, Scotland
● Dr Jenny Preston MBE, Consultant OT, Chair RCOT Specialist Section Neurological Practice
● Prof Alison Leary, Healthcare and Workforce modelling, London South Bank University

The conference will provide a forum for celebration of current and future practice initiatives and innovations including the culture, vision, research of advanced practice in; Nursing, Paramedic Science, Occupational therapy, and many others. The day will finish with the AAPE UK AGM.

Please find the call for posters


Advanced Practice week events in November 2017

We are delighted to be part of the first Advanced Practice week to be held in UK to coincide with very successful annual Nurse Practitioner week in the USA.

We want all interested parties to make full use of social media during this week to publicise and promote the value of advanced clinical practice for our patients and services across all healthcare settings.     Use #AdvPracWeek17  @AAPEUK

The following conferences and activities are taking place during this week:

Monday 13th November 1-3pm “An Introduction to Advanced Practice” The Nightingale Academy at Guy’s & St Thomas’ Foundation Trust, London.  Contact

Tuesday 14th November 9am – 3.30pm “Illuminating the Pillars of Advanced Practice and the way forward” University of Salford.  Contact

Wednesday 15th November 5.30 – 8pm Health Debate “When does Advanced Clinical Practice stop being Nursing?” London South Bank University.  Contact  

Thursday 16th November  Health Education England “Advanced Clinical Practice: Mission Possible 2017 – learning, shaping and implementing – join the conversation” The Kia Oval, London.  Contact

Thursday 16th November “9am – 4.30pm “Celebrating Advanced Practice”  University of the West of England, Bristol.  Contact

Thursday 16th November    ACP Pharmacist Tweet Chat

Friday 17th November 12 – 4pm “What’s in a Name?”  Cardiff University.  Contact 

And in the following weeks:

Thursday 23rd November 9.30am – 3.30pm “Coventry University Celebrates 10 years of Advanced Clinical Practice”  Coventry University. Contact 

Wednesday 29th November 2pm – 4.30pm “Advanced Clinical Portfolio workshop” Swansea University. Contact