To mark the first Advanced Practice week in the UK, London South Bank University is hosting a free debate “When does Advanced Clinical Practice stop being Nursing?” on Wed 15th November 2017 5.30pm for 6pm start.   

We hope you will join us for this exciting opportunity to debate and explore the interface between Nursing and Advanced Clinical Practice and consider the opportunities and challenges.  Chaired by Dr Elaine Maxwell the debate speakers will include Professor Mark Radford (Director of Nursing NHS Improvement), Professor Alison Leary (Chair in Healthcare and Workforce Modelling at LSBU), Julie Belton (Strategic and Operational Director, Cuckoo Lane Practice, Ealing) and Lara Carmona (Royal College of Nursing Associate Director, Policy and Public Affairs (UK & International).

We are limited to 300 places so please apply early, using the link below, to avoid disappointment.

If you think any colleagues would be interested, please pass this invitation on.


RCN Education Conference International Conference & Exhibition 2016: partners in practice – the global perspective

RCN Education Conference International Conference & Exhibition 2016: partners in practice – the global perspective

15-16 March 2016, Telford


This nurse educator led conference will allow you to share experiences and best practice, join in the debate and consider models for effectively training the workforce whilst delivering safe services for patients.


• Hear the views of eminent national and international keynote speakers exploring the current and future face of nursing education.

• Join in the debate, share your experiences and network with peers.

• Help shape the future delivery of high-quality nursing education both in the UK and across the globe.

This conference aims to support nurse educators from around the UK, who may work in the NHS or private and voluntary sectors, or universities and colleges, at a range of levels from supporting the education of health care assistants to post-doctoral education, as well as international nurse educators.


Confirmed keynotes:


Professor Tracy Levett-Jones,  Deputy Head of School (Teaching & Learning), School of Nursing & Midwifery, The University of Newcastle, Australia

Dr Kerry Jones, Head of Clinical Workforce Re-design, Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Professor Bridie Kent, Head of School and Associate Dean of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health and Human Sciences, Plymouth University

Professor Heather Wharrad, Chair in e-Learning & Health Informatics and Academic Lead for Health e-Learning and Media group, University of Nottingham


Conference sessions, delivered by national and international practising nurse educators, include: –

·         mentorship

·         workforce development

·         simulation in education

·         partnership working

·         student experience


Conference fees: £300.00 for RCN members, £440.00 for non-members


For further details and to book your place visit

For access to the conference flyer and programme click on the NEWS section on this website.

West Midlands Advanced Clinical Practice: defining the future forward role, 29th January 2016

Advanced Clinical Practice: defining the future forward role


We would like to invite you to the West Midlands Advanced Clinical Practice conference on:


Date:                     Friday 29th January 2016

Time:                     10am to 4pm

Venue:                 The Studio, Birmingham City Centre


The event is designed to appeal to a wide audience of representatives with an interest in Advanced Clinical Practice from healthcare, higher education institutes, senior leaders and advanced practitioners.


Guest speakers will share and discuss the innovative work currently underway on Advanced Clinical Practice across Health Education England.  Highlighting how Advanced Clinical Practice across the multi-professional workforce can be used effectively to enhance and provide capability within teams as part of the continuing drive to provide safe, accessible and high quality care for patients. 


The conference will provide you with the opportunity to share and learn about the important Advanced Clinical Practice work being carried out locally and nationally including frameworks, competencies and role development.  The conference will be interactive with a blend of main stage presentations and workshops.


To register follow link:


For further information please contact Sukvinder Kaur, Regional Programme Manager by email (

AAPE-UK Annual Conference 2016 Friday 4th March

Annual Conference and AGM

The Impact of Inter-Professional Advanced Practitioners on Service Design for Health and Social Care

This years conference reflects the broadening horizons of advanced practice and the inter-professional nature of current roles.

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

Keynote speakers:


  • Marc Seale, Health Care Professional Council, Chief Executive and Registrar


  • Mark Radford , CNO University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire


The conference will provide a forum for celebration of current and future practice initiatives and innovations including panel discussions, workshops and the AGM.

  • Free registration for AAPE-UK Members
  • £150 for non members (this payment can be used as the HEI’s annual membership fee).
  • Associate members who are not part of the HEI institutional membership can attend as individual members for a charge of £25 per person.

For further information contact Annabella S Gloster (AAPE-UK committee member/co-treasurer) at:  

To book your place and register online please go to:




AAPE-UK Annual Conference 2015 Friday 6th March

Governance, Regulation and Standardising Education for Advanced Practice across the UK and beyond

With guest speakers:

Dr. D. Barton: advanced practice governance in Wales

Dr. M. Grundy: an update on the Scottish Advanced Nursing Practice Toolkit

Caroline Lee: the development of an Advanced Practice Framework in Northern Ireland

D Lehwaldt: An overview of ANP and APN development in Germany

Dr. C Inman: standardising education for advanced practice





West Midlands Advancing Practice Forum Launch 22nd June 2015

Advancing Practice is pivotal in the delivery of current health care and will be at the forefront of initiatives to enhance capacity and improve patient care. This multidisciplinary forum aims to provide a network of support and a spring board for communication, research and shared practice.

This initial meeting will provide terms of reference and discuss the strategies for the future to facilitate the celebration of good practice and how to work together to shape the role of the Advanced Practitioner in partnership with practitioners, educators, patients and commissioners.

Guest Speakers

Jane Emson, Senior LETC Lead for Arden, Herefordshire and Worcestershire LETC.

Matt Aiello, Special Projects Manager, Transformation, Health Education West Midlands

Ruth Pearce, Chair AAPE-UK


Target Audience

This event is open to any Nurse or Allied Health Professional who is currently in an Advanced Practitioner role or interested in becoming an Advanced Practitioner. In addition it will be of interest to employers and academic staff.



3rd National Conference on Advanced Practice – Working Towards World Class Service 14th July 2015

UHCW NHS Trust with Coventry University are hosting the conference which will provide opportunities for professional growth and practice, as well as a great way to network with other Advanced Clinical Practitioners within the wider health economy. This event is aimed at Advanced Practitioners and those with an interest in the role from Acute and Primary Health Care. Don’t miss the opportunity. To register email:


AAPE annual conference 2013

Educational Networking for Advanced Nursing Practice in the UK


Is delighted to bring you details of its annual conference and Annual General Meeting for 2013, which, as members of this association, you are cordially invited to attend.

AAPE annual conference 2013

Advanced Practice Education: Changes and challenges

As in previous years, the 2013 conference has attracted a high calibre of speakers, who are keen to come and update on current thinking with regards to advanced practice and advanced practice education, and to join in discussion and debate with an interested audience of advanced practice educators, practitioners, service providers and students.

The theme for this year’s conference centres on the changing face of education for advanced practice and the challenges this presents.

During the afternoon, AAPE will hold its Annual General Meeting, which is open to all AAPE members.

The programme for the day is currently being finalised and will be sent out soon. For further details / enquiries, please e mail Hilary Walsgrove (AAPE committee member) on

Friday 1st March 2013
9am – 4:00pm

University of Worcester

Free registration for all AAPE members, individual non-members £25

Refreshments provided throughout the day

AAPE – One Day Conference

Educational Networking for Advanced Nursing Practice in the UK


Annual Conference and AGM

Dear Members and Colleagues

We are delighted to note a most successful outcome to our day on

25th February, 2011

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