AAPE UK Annual Conference & AGM Friday 21st June 2024


Abstract submission form for poster session
The Association for Advanced Practice Educators (AAPE) UK will host a poster ‘session’ that will run during the registration, coffee and lunch periods during the conference on Friday 21st June 2024, and delegates are invited to submit an abstract for consideration.

Call For Poster Submissions

Conference Information (PDF)

Attend Conference

We are delighted to announce our Collaboration across the ACP workforce and education conference 2024.

Join us for an exciting event at Sheffield Hallam University, Collegiate Campus in the beautiful city of Sheffield, UK. This in-person gathering aims to foster collaboration among the ACP workforce and education professionals. Come and connect with like-minded individuals, share ideas, and explore innovative approaches to enhance the ACP workforce. Together, we can make a difference in the ACP community. Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to network and learn from experts in the field. Mark your calendars and get ready for a day filled with inspiration and growth.

The event will be held in the Robert Wilson building on the 1st of March 2024 from 10 am until 2pm. 

Please book on using the link below or scan the QR code attached. This is a free event and registration is required.

Our Agenda is beginning to come together and please look out for exciting updates!!


AAPE UK Annual Conference and AGM Friday 24TH JUNE 2022

AAPE UK Annual Conference and AGM – Friday 24 TH JUNE 2022


Date:  Friday 24TH JUNE 2022

Time: 9 – 4.30pm

Venue: On-Line Conference

Confirmed Speakers:
Professor Melanie Rogers
Professor Kim Manley
Alice Hortop

The conference will provide a forum for critical debate around the forgotten pillars of advanced practice – its focus will be the research, education, leadership and management pillars of advanced practice. The day will finish with the AAPE UK AGM.

Free registration Link

Call for posters: see separate details Download Information Here

We are keen to review (electronic) posters on the theme of the Forgotten Pillars of Advanced Practice.

The closing date for posters is Monday 23rd May 2022 (date extended).

Full details on the conference are available to download on the link below

Download Full Conference Details

Speaker Biographies

Advanced Practice Week 2021

Advanced Practice Week 2021: please see the individual country links for further information on events specific to the 4 countries. We would like to thank Hallam Medical for their support of AAPE events across the UK during 2021.

AAPE UK Masterclasses in collaboration with Health Education England

AAPE UK in collaboration with Health Education England (HEE) are providing a series of masterclasses on key topics identified in the Long Term Plan (NHS England, 2019).  This aims to enable ACP educators to equip their graduates with the knowledge and skills needed to transform services across all services.

The next one is on Friday 21st February 10am – 2pm hosted by University of Salford.   This will focus on three key topics: Population and Public Health, Leadership and Mental Health.

AAPE UK members have two free places per education provider.

Further information and to book a place please email Annabella Gloster via

We are planning another event for May 2020 so look out for details.

8-14TH NOV 2020 ADVANCED PRACTICE WEEK Celebrating Advanced Practitioners


Celebrating Advanced Practitioners Advanced Practitioners are patient-centred clinicians who provide a unique combination of their base profession expertise and advanced clinical skills. In the UK they are registered health professionals and come from nursing, physiotherapy, paramedic, pharmacy and other allied health professional backgrounds.

We need to raise awareness of their value to the health service.

Use conferences, local events and social media to showcase the benefits during AP week 2020.

AP week flyer AAPE UK 2020


Annual Conference & AGM

*Save the Date* 20th March 2020 – Annual Conference and AGM “Valuing diversity in Advanced Practice”

Annual Conference and AGM
“Valuing diversity in Advanced Practice”

Date: Friday 20th March 2020
Time: 9am – 4pm
Venue: Ulster University, Northern Ireland.

Confirmed keynote speakers to date include:
● Charlotte McArdle, Chief Nursing Officer, Department of Health Belfast Northern Ireland
● Professor Tanya McCance, Ulster University
● Professor 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 with a focus on valuing diversity in advanced clinical practice. The day will finish with the AAPE UK AGM.

Free registration for AAPE UK Members, £150 for non-members (this payment can be used as the institutions annual membership fee). Any individuals who are not part of the HEI institutional membership can attend for a charge of £50 per person.


Conference 2020 Flyer and poster

Travel Information:
Airport and transport link Information

Jordanstown Campus Map

West Midlands Forum celebrate Advanced Practice week – Monday 11 October 2019 Conference

Monday 11 October 2019 Conference

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