Diabetes Developments in Pregnancy National Networking Forum 2024

Diabetes Developments in Pregnancy National Networking Forum 2024
£49 + VAT 5 CPD Hours
etc Venues Manchester
Tue 12 Mar 2024 09:00-16:10

Join us in Manchester for a networking forum packed full of engaging presentations, relevant, empathetic speakers and unique networking opportunities. 

Taking NHS diabetes professionals on an educational journey from technology advances to insulin choices and the behavioural patterns of women with diabetes during pregnancy, this national, face-to-face forum is not to be missed. Book your place today to benefit from shared best practice, expert teaching and invaluable updates.

With thanks to our industry partners:


Take just one day out and consolidate your knowledge during a time of rapid change in technology and best practice.

Designed for diabetes NHS professionals who are looking to enhance your knowledge to support women to achieve better outcomes in pregnancy. Book your place to focus on:

  • Navigating the implications of the AiDAPT study
  • Refining settings of Hybrid Closed Loop systems
  • Behavioural implications of diabetes technology
  • Insulin choices and outcomes in pregnancy
  • Enhancing the use of Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Improving the management of GDM

Plus insight from our industry partners

SBK Healthcare would like to thank Advanced Therapeutics (UK) and Dexcom for sponsoring this unique forum.

Invitation to sponsor

This interactive event is a great opportunity for providers of diabetes technology and treatments to support healthcare professionals. If you sponsor this forum, you will be a fundamental part of the agenda, moderating the discussions, presenting in the dedicated ‘industry partners showcase’ plus exhibiting and networking during the break times. To find out more about all the engagement and branding opportunities available in the full sponsorship package, please email Sarah Kemm or call Sarah on 01732 897788.

9:00
Registration, networking and refreshments
9:30
Chair’s opening remarks
Technology advances: enhancing your outcomes
9:40
Understanding the impact of closed loop systems in pregnancy: AiDAPT study explored
  • The journey so far: striving for optimal glucose control in pregnancy
  • Exploring the outcomes from the AiDAPT study: what did we learn?
  • Navigating implications for your clinical practice: what do you need to know?
Navigating psychological implications of technology
10:05
Exploring the impact of Closed Loop to manage type 1 diabetes in pregnancy on patient experience
  • Understanding the issues and challenges of managing diabetes prior to using closed loop
  • Exploring the transformative impact of using closed loop on women’s lives during pregnancy: empowerment and quality of life
  • The HCP perspective: considerations of closed loop and enhancing training and support for closed loop use in routine clinical care
Professor Julia Lawton, Professor of Health and Social Science, The University of Edinburgh
10:30
Questions and answers with your speakers
10:40
Industry partners showcase: latest developments in diabetes
Featuring Advanced Therapeutics and Dexcom
11:00
Networking break
Monogenic Diabetes
11:20
Raising awareness of monogenic diabetes and providing effective clinical insights in pregnancy
  • Increasing diagnosis of monogenic diabetes
  • Improving clinical management of patients after monogenic diabetes diagnosis
  • Case studies explored: impact of the journey for patients and navigating different types of monogenic diabetes
Dr Anna Brackenridge, Consultant in Diabetes, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
11:45
Imbedding testing for Glucokinase Hyperglycaemia (GCK) within existing pathways for Gestational Diabetes: clinical guidance and implications explored
  • Identifying GCK within your case load
  • Navigating clinical characteristics of GCK
  • Confidently support women during and after the testing process
Beth Evans and Nicola Young, Specialist Midwives for Monogenic Diabetes, South East Genomic Medicine Service Alliance, St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
12:10
Questions and answers with your speaker
12:20
Interactive discussion: Sharing best practice: which technologies do your patients use and which work best in pregnancy?
  • What are your experiences around the latest systems with your diabetes pregnancy patients?
  • How do you make sure you are up-to-date to guide and support your patients effectively?
12:40
Industry partners showcase: latest developments in diabetes
Featuring Advanced Therapeutics and Dexcom
1:00
Networking lunch
2:00
Exploring the choices and related outcomes: insulin for women during pregnancy
  • Understanding the insulin options and the implications during pregnancy and beyond
  • Navigating the latest evidence: results from the CopenFast trial
  • Implications for your service: how can you best support your patients?
2:25
Questions and answers with your speakers
2:35
Interactive discussion: Providing effective support for complex cases
  • Share your current complex challenges and how you are approaching them
  • What strategies do you take for managing increasing HbA1c?
  • How do you support women with diabetes and unplanned pregnancy?
3:55
Networking break
CGM
3:10
Enhancing the use of continuous glucose monitoring in pregnancy
  • Exploring the up-to-date national data of CGM use in pregnancy: results from the MAGIC study
  • Making effective recommendations based on data to improve glucose control in pregnancy
  • Supporting women to achieve effective glucose control through targets and goal setting
Gestational Diabetes
3:35
Enhancing the management of gestational diabetes: effective use of insulin and technology
  • Navigating the latest research developments: diet, physical activity, technology and insulin
  • Establishing the benefits of digital intervention for supporting GDM patients
  • Case studies shared: utilising data and improving monitoring for patients with gestational diabetes
Komal Kumar, Diabetes Obstetric Dietitian, Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust
4:00
Questions and answers with your speakers
4:10
Chair’s closing remarks and close of day

Invitation to present

This day is being produced by Hope Frost. If you are interested in speaking, please email Hope Frost or call her on 01732 897788.

Your confirmed speakers to-date:

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Professor Julia Lawton

Professor of Health and Social Science
The University of Edinburgh
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Dr Anna Brackenridge

Consultant in Diabetes
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
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Beth Evans

Specialist Midwife for Monogenic Diabetes
South East Genomic Medicine Service Alliance, St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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Nicola Young

Specialist Midwife for Monogenic Diabetes
South East Genomic Medicine Service Alliance, St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Komal Kumar

Diabetes Obstetric Dietitian
Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust

A one day conference dedicated to learning and networking

Previously held in Birmingham in 2023, this interactive forum has been described as “a well-organised day with relevant speakers and topics and a great opportunity to network” and “incredibly informative. I have learnt a lot to take away and apply in my daily practice”. Take a look at just some of the comments from the previous attendees:

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"A well-organised day with relevant speakers and topics and a great opportunity to network"
- University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust
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“Very insightful. Lots of information obtained from Exhibitors and Speakers”
- CCICP
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“Well-organised, well-hydrated, well-fed. Excellent content and learning experience”
- East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust
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“Incredibly informative. I have learnt a lot to take away and apply in my daily practice, in particular, with RT-CGM and provide better care for my patients”
- Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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“Diabetes technology is increasing at a faster pace, and we work in a considerably different landscape to recent years. Events like this will help to upskill staff”
- University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
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"Very well-organised. Excellent mix of presentations and interactive learning. Presentations lasted s good length (not too long)"
- Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust
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"Great, informative speakers on key topics relevant to diabetes today"
- James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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"At a time of rapid change in the technologies used in the care of pregnant women, it is good to have these opportunities to stay updated and talk to peers"
- Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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"Practical up to date advice, relatable to patients. Empathetic speakers. Enjoyed how the presentations were broken up with interactive sessions – more CPD events should do this"
- Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Who came?

Attendees included:

  • Advanced Clinical Practitioner Diabetes Dietitian
  • Advanced Midwife Practitioner Diabetes
  • Antenatal Diabetes Specialist Nurse
  • Clinical Associate in Applied Psychology
  • Consultant Endocrinologist
  • Consultant Physician, Diabetes & Endocrinology
  • Diabetes Clinical Nurse Specialist Lead
  • Diabetes Consultant
  • Diabetes Lead Midwife
  • Diabetes Nurse Educator
  • Diabetes Sister
  • Diabetes Specialist Dietitian
  • Diabetes Specialist Midwife
  • Diabetes Specialist Nurse
  • Diabetes Support Midwife
  • Doctor (ST6 Metabolic Medicine/Chemical Pathology)
  • Lead Midwife in Diabetes
  • Professor in Metabolic Medicine and Endocrinology
  • Registrar
  • Senior Clinical Lecturer in Endocrinology
  • Speciality Doctor, Diabetes
  • ST4 Diabetes and Endocrine

From the following organisations:

  • Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board
  • Advanced Therapeutics (UK) Ltd
  • Advanced Therapeutics UK
  • AgaMatrix Europe Ltd
  • Aintree University Teaching Hospital
  • Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Barnsley Integrated Diabetes Service
  • Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
  • Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
  • Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Cwm Taff Morgannag University Health Board
  • Dexcom
  • Diabetes UK
  • Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust
  • East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
  • East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
  • Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Government of Jersey
  • Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Hywel Dda University Health Board
  • Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Imperial College London
  • James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
  • Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
  • Menarini Diagnostics Ltd
  • Mersey and West Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
  • Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • NHS Forth Valley
  • NHS Grampian
  • NHS Tayside
  • NHS Wales
  • North Bristol Trust
  • North East Essex Diabetes Service
  • North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
  • Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
  • Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust
  • Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust
  • Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust
  • Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trus
  • Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
  • South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 
  • St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals
  • The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust
  • The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust
  • The Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust
  • The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
  • University Hospital Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
  • University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
  • University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust
  • University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
  • University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
  • University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust
  • University Hospitals of North Staffordshire
  • University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust
  • University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust
  • Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Whittington Health NHS Trust


Adding their unique perspectives, we were pleased to welcome our industry partners


The ACE (Alternate Controller Enabled) Dana-I Insulin Pump offered by ATUK, features the unique ability to securely connect to a smartphone via ultra-low energy Bluetooth to facilitate fast and reliable insulin management via the user or artificial pancreas algorithm.


At Dexcom, we believe that with diabetes, knowledge is power, we’ve spent the last 20 years innovating and developing simpler and better ways for people with type 1 diabetes to measure, track and manage their diabetes. We’ve launched the world’s first real-time CGM system and helped to eliminate more than 11 billion fingersticks.

Why sponsor a Diabetes National Networking Forum

Our role at SBK Healthcare is to bring industry together with healthcare professionals so that you can educate and inform your audience. These trail-blazing diabetes delivery forums offering dedicated presentation, Q&A, networking and discussion time, each sponsor will be full immersed into the event and able to effectively engage with your NHS audience.

Interested in having your own event, managed by us?

SBK Healthcare also provides in-house forums. Working closely with you as the client we can research, produce, market and deliver the conference or online forum that best suits the audience and meets your goals.

Reach out today

If you would like more information on our sponsorship options an in-house forum or if you wish to discuss your needs and what solutions may be appropriate for your business, please contact:
Sarah Kemm
Contact: 01732 897788
Email: sarah.kemm@sbk-healthcare.co.uk

Pricing structure

  • £49 + VAT - one NHS or Public Sector Place

SBK Healthcare is pleased to offer the special attendance fee of £49+VAT to all NHS professionals. If you are in a situation where you do not have the funding, but would like to attend, please do contact Sophie Richardson on 01732 897788.

Key Information

Venue details
Venue name: ect Venues Manchester
Address:  11 Portland Street, Manchester, M1 3HU
Tel: 0161 302 8888
Email: enquiriesUK@etcvenues.com

The etc venues Manchester is approx. a 5 minute walk from Manchester Piccadilly station or a 15 minute walk from Manchester Victoria station. The venue is close to a number of different car parks, and there are bus and tram services available. Click here to download the 'How to find etc venues Manchester' PDF.

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Accommodation suggestions
You can book your bedroom directly with the hotel using the above contact details (SBK Healthcare does not facilitate accommodation bookings). The venue is centrally located and there are a number of alternative places to stay. Availability for alternative accommodation can be identified by searching online, for example www.trivago.co.uk or www.uk.hotels.com and inputting the address and date of your visit.

Terms and Conditions

Registration fees
You will be sent an instant payment option or invoice on registration. Your payment is required in advance. If your fee has not been received prior to the event, and you are not able to provide a PO or proof of payment, you will be asked to make a credit or debit card payment on the day.
 
Modify registration

To let us know if your details are not correct when you have already registered, please email bookings@sbk-healthcare.co.uk.
 
Cancellations and substitutions

A full refund of fees will be made only for cancellations received within the first 48 hours of the booking being made. Notice of cancellation must be received in writing by emailing the bookings team at SBK Healthcare. Should you need to cancel your registration after this date, the registration fee remains payable in its entirety although a substitution will be accepted and conference documentation will be provided. Substitution attendees for delegates unable to attend after registering are acceptable at any time.
 
Conference changes

It may be necessary for reasons beyond the control of the conference organisers to alter the content, speakers or the timing of the programme. We will endeavour to keep you abreast of such changes but any unavoidable change to the format will not constitute a reason to refund the fee. Should the event be postponed, we will endeavour to reschedule the event. If, for reasons beyond the control of the conference organiser, the event is cancelled, a full refund will be made. We do not accept any liability for any incurred costs resulting from a postponement or cancellation.
 
Certificate of attendance

A certificate for Continuing Professional Development will be given to every attendee, as a record of continuing professional training and development.
 
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