This course is only available to UNISON members.
Illicit Drugs – Tuesday 23 June – 10am – 12noon
This course will provide a more in-depth understanding of illicit drugs including prevalence, types of drugs used and their effects as well as an awareness of the legal framework and treatment pathways. It will provide participants with information on relevant policy and practice guidance, harm reduction approaches and how to signpost clients to supports. It is relevant to anyone who works/volunteers with those with addiction issues, with young people and also may be of interest to parents.
It will be delivered by Ascert.
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Organising to Win
Although accountability is often perceived as being something to do with blame it is better defined as being able to account for one’s actions. However, a practitioner may also be responsible for the actions of another if care was delegated inappropriately.
This study day will examine the ways in which health care staff may be asked to justify their decisions. It will include discussion on maintaining good electronic and hard copy records, understanding Data Protection, Freedom of Information and policy.
The day will also orientate participants to NMC regulation and explain Fitness to Practice proceedings. It is targeted at nurses and midwives. It will be delivered by Dr Jane Wright who has a background in Nurse Education and currently advises and represents professionals who come to the attention of their professional regulator
Bargaining and Equality
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