Sharing for Caring: Living with Long Term Conditions

The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Care is pleased to present this free development event.

Start date and time

Thursday 19 May 2016 9:15 AM

Event cost


Come along and hear from experts in a variety of fields discuss issues relating to living with long-term illnesses.

Timings for the day

09.15 Coffee & Singing by Sarah Laing

09.45 A word from the Chair, Dr Angela Kydd

09.50 Welcome. Professor Tracy Humphrey: Dean of School of Nursing Midwifery and Social CareENU

10.00 Health@world week. Mr Wouter Decock: Lecturer and International Co-ordinator Howest, Bruges, Belgium

10.30 Reducing Alcohol Related Harm, a European Joint venture. Dr Sandra Tricas-Sauras: UCL, Professeure Invitée. Erasmus University College- International Academic Coordinator

11.00 Inflammation of the Gut. Professor Graeme Smith: School of Nursing Midwifery and Social Care ENU

11.30 Caring for the gut. Dr Jelena Vuluvic: Head of Research & Development, Clasado Research Services Ltd, Milton Keynes

12.00 Lunch Room LRC 5. Singing by Sarah Laing

13.00 Being a Father of a Disabled Child. Anna Romakkaniemi: Senior lecturer and Programme Lead MSc (Nursing) RN, Lahti University Finland

13.30 Palliative/end of life care for frail older people in care homes: do we need a centre of excellence? Dr Jo Hockley Senior Research Fellow, Centre of Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh.

14.00 Hospital Based Complex Clinical Care in Lothian. Caroline Lawrie: Clinical Services Development Manager and Gillian Taylor: Lead Nurse for Service Innovation.

14.30 Moral Distress in care professionals in the area of elderly care. Mrs. Céline Baele: Research Assistant Howest Bruges, Belgium.

15.00 Questions and close

Please email if you would like to attend.

Please direct any enquiries to Connor Nairn on 0131 455 2743.