Hybrid Closed Loop NNF: Awareness and On-Boarding, London

Hybrid Closed Loop NNF: Awareness and On-Boarding, London
£49 + VAT 5 CPD Hours
Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury
Wed 8 May 2024 09:00-16:10

Join us in London for this diverse, interactive and dynamic diabetes conference focusing on developments in Hybrid Closed Loop

This engaging and inspiring NHS networking event will provide you with space for reflection, practical advice from influential speakers and national implementation ideas for this rapidly developing technology. Not only will you benefit from thought provoking knowledge sharing, but you will have the opportunity to learn more about the latest technology and ask your burning questions in focussed bitesize industry sessions. By taking the time out, you will return to your service enthused to get back to work and start your patient selection and on-boarding processes.

Already confirmed supporters of this conference are:


Delve into the practicalities of implementing the NICE technology appraisal guidance for Hybrid Closed Loop in your service

With presentations from leaders in the field and unique networking opportunities, you will leave this day armed with crucial strategies, resources and best practice guidance so that you are upskilled and ready to provide Hybrid Closed Loop technology support. Book your place today to focus on: 

  • Understanding the NICE technology appraisal  
  • Establishing an effective patient selection and on-boarding process 
  • Developing your existing knowledge to support your patients
  • Maximising the benefits of HCL systems for people with diabetes 
  • Refining settings in pregnancy to achieve improved results

With thanks to our industry partners:

SBK Healthcare would like to thank Abbott, Air Liquide, Advanced Therapeutics (UK), Glooko, MedtronicOmnipod and my life Diabetescare for sponsoring this unique forum.

Sponsorship closed

Sponsorship for this forum is now fully booked. If you would like to sponsor a future 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 and opportunity to network
9:30
Chair’s opening remarks and introductions
Dr Emma Wilmot, Associate Professor, University of Nottingham
Understanding the national approach
9:40
National developments for Hybrid Closed Loop: Technology appraisal and awareness
  • Exploring the national plans for Hybrid Closed Loop: where we are now and the 5-year delivery plan
  • Understanding the NICE technology appraisal and what it means for your service
  • Funding implications for HCL
Professor Partha Kar, National Specialty Advisor for Diabetes, NHS England and Consultant in Dia-betes & Endocrinology, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust
10:10
Your guide to patient selection and on-boarding in your service
  • Navigating patient eligibility and prioritization for hybrid closed loop
  • Building and implementing an effective on-boarding process
Dr Jackie Elliot, Diabetes Consultant, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Senior Clinical Lecturer in Diabetes, University of Sheffield
10:40
Questions and answers with your speaker
10:50
Hybrid Closed Loop technology in practice
Abbott, Air Liquide, Advanced Therapeutics (UK), Glooko, Medtronic and Omnipod
11:20
Networking break and visit your industry partners
Exploring the systems
11:40
Exploring the technology options and individual considerations for HCL systems
  • System compatibility for individuals with diabetes: supporting patient choices
  • Navigating the systems differences
  • Practical insights and real-world examples for selecting an appropriate system
Linn Langeland, Diabetes Dietitians Team Leader and Pump Lead, University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
12:10
Questions and answers with your speaker
12:20
Hybrid Closed Loop technology in practice
Abbott, Air Liquide, Advanced Therapeutics (UK), Glooko, Medtronic and Omnipod
12:50
Lunch break and visit your industry partners
Improving outcomes
1:50
Maximising the benefits for Hybrid Closed Loop Technology for your patients
  • Key settings to look for on HCL systems
  • Understanding what the settings means and how they impact patient outcomes
  • Case studies: explore real-world examples of the impact of key settings
Professor Pratik Choudhary, Professor of Diabetes and Honorary Consultant in Diabetes, Leicester Diabetes Research Centre, University of Leicester and University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
2:20
Question and answers with your speaker
2:30
Interactive discussion: Benchmark your approach to the implementation of the HCL TA
  • In small groups your expert speakers will guide you through their experiences and will open up discussion to tackle the implementation challenges of the hybrid closed loop TA. You will leave this session with practical advice to overcome your time, resource and capacity obstacles.
2:50
Networking break and final opportunity to visit your industry partners
HCL in pregnancy
3:10
Refining settings of Hybrid Closed Loop during pregnancy to achieve improved results
  • Understanding and educating on the basics of Hybrid Closed Loop systems
  • Exploring the available settings of HCL systems and the benefits for women with diabetes dur-ing pregnancy
  • Your guide to adapting system settings to achieve enhanced outcomes
Dr Anna Brackenridge, Consultant in Diabetes, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
3:40
Questions and answers with your speaker
3:50
Interactive discussion: practical use of HCL in your trust, unanswered questions and potential challenges
  • In small groups and guided by the speakers, the audience will be able to make individual action plans as well as identify further learning required.
4:10
Chair’s closing remarks and conclusions

Your confirmed speakers to-date:

Dr Emma Wilmot

Associate Professor
University of Nottingham

Professor Partha Kar

National Specialty Advisor for Diabetes and Consultant in Diabetes & Endocrinology
NHS England and Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Dr Jackie Elliot

Diabetes Consultant and Senior Clinical Lecturer in Diabetes
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and University of Sheffield
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Linn Langeland

Diabetes Dietitians Team Leader and Pump Lead
University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
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Professor Pratik Choudhary

Professor of Diabetes and Honorary Consultant in Diabetes
Leicester Diabetes Research Centre, University of Leicester and University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
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Dr Anna Brackenridge

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

A one day conference dedicated to learning and networking

Previously held in Leicester in 2023, this conference was fully subscribed, welcoming over 110 professionals for networking learning and idea sharing. Here are just some comments from the day:

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"Well organised day. Excellent speakers and very useful sessions."
- University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
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"It was fantastic to hear from Healthcare Professionals that are knowledgable and enthusiastic about Hybrid Closed Loop and pushing diabetes technology forward."
- Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
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"An excellent, well organised day with influential guest speakers."
- Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
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"Very interesting with lots of ideas and good networking."
- University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
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"I had a lovely first experience of attending a meeting arranged by SBK Healthcare."
- Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
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"Excellent event with lots of very useful information and discussions."
- University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

Who came?

       Attendees included:

  • ABCD Clinical Research Fellow/Diabetes and Endocrinology SpR
  • Advanced Clinical FellowAdvanced Diabetes Specialist Nurse
  • Advanced Specialist Paediatric Diabetes Dietitian
  • Associate Professor and Honorary Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • Childrens Nurse
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist - Children's Diabetes
  • Clinical Support Worker
  • Clinical Trainer
  • Consultant
  • Consultant Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • Consultant Diabetologist
  • Consultant Paediatrician
  • Consultant Paediatrician with Encocrinology & Diabetes Interest
  • Consultant Physician, Diabetes & Endocrinology
  • Diabetes Account Manager
  • Diabetes Clinical  Specialist Nurse RGN NMP
  • Diabetes Consultant
  • Diabetes Dietitian
  • Diabetes Nurse Specialist and Diabetes Educator
  • Diabetes Specialist Dietitian
  • Diabetes Specialist Nurse
  • Diabetes Support Manager
  • Diabetes's Specialist Dietician
  • Diabetes's Specialist Nurse
  • Head of Market Access UK
  • Healthcare Engagement Officer
  • Inpatient Diabetes Specialist Nurse
  • International Clinical Manager
  • Lead Diabetes Specialist Nurse
  • Lead Paediatric Diabetes Specialist Nurse
  • Locum Consultant
  • Market Access Manager
  • Marketing Director
  • Marketing Executive
  • Marketing Manager
  • Medical Affairs Lead
  • Midwife
  • National Account Manager
  • National Specialty Advisor for Diabetes
  • Nurse Consultant Diabetes
  • Paediatric Consultant
  • Paediatric Consultant with a Specialist Interest in Diabetes
  • Paediatric Diabetes Dietitian
  • Paediatric Diabetes Specialist Nurse
  • Paediatric Dietitian
  • Paediatric Doctor
  • Paediatrics ST6 Trainee
  • Product Manager, UK and Benelux
  • Professor of Diabetes
  • Regional Business Manager
  • Registrar
  • Research Physician
  • Sales Manager
  • Sales Manager UK & Ireland
  • Senior Diabetes Dietitian
  • Senior Dietitian
  • Senior Medical Affairs Specialist
  • Specialist Diabetes Dietitian
  • Specialist DM Dietitian
  • Speciality Doctor
  • Speciality Doctor in Paediatrics
  • Speciality Registrar
  • ST5
  • ST6
  • ST6 Endocrine and Diabetes
  • ST6 Paediatric Registrar
  • ST6 Paediatric Spin Trainee
  • ST8
  • Technology Access Lead
  • Territory Manager
  • Territory Sales Manager

       From the following organisations:

  • Wye Valley NHS Trust
  • Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Warwick Hospital
  • Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust
  • University of Leicester
  • University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust
  • University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
  • University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
  • University Hospitals Leicester
  • University Hospitals Derby & Burton NHS Trust
  • University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust
  • University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
  • University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
  • The Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust
  • The Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Kings Lynn NHS Trust
  • The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
  • St Peters Hospital
  • Southern Health and Social Care Trust
  • South Warwickshire NHS Trust
  • South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust
  • Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
  • Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Sheffield Children's Hospital
  • Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
  • Royal Stoke University Hospital
  • Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust
  • Queen Elizabeth Hospital - Kings Lynn
  • Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • North Bristol Trust
  • Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • NHS Wales
  • NHS England
  • mylife Diabetscare
  • mylife Diabetescare
  • Milton Keynes University Hospital
  • Lister Hospital
  • Leicester General Hospital
  • Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • JDRF
  • Insulet
  • Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Glooko
  • George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust
  • Diabetes UK
  • Dexcom
  • Croydon University Hospital
  • Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
  • Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
  • Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
  • Barts Health NHS Trust
  • Ashford and St Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Alder Hey Children's Hospital
  • Air Liquide Healthcare
  • Air Liquide
  • Advanced Therapeutics (UK) Ltd



A one day conference dedicated to learning and networking

  • £49 + VAT - for 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.

Commercial companies are invited to sponsor this day please email Sarah Kemm for further details.

Venue details

Venue name: Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury

Address: Coram Street, London WC1N 1HT

Tel: 0871 942 9222

Email: reservations@hibloomsbury.co.uk

Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury is situated near Russell Square Tube station on the Piccadilly Line, and is close to major transport hubs such as Kings Cross St Pancras station and Euston station, both of which are less than a mile away and reachable in five minutes by bus or taxi. You can also drive to Heathrow Airport (LHR) in 40 minutes.

Directions: Click here to plan your journey using Google Maps

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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Adding their unique perspectives, we are 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.

Abbott’s diabetes care division is committed to helping people manage their diabetes and achieve their best health outcomes with innovative technology, such as the FreeStyle Libre 2 system.


mylife Loop is an automated insulin delivery system that runs from your smartphone, linking the mylife YpsoPump insulin pump, the mylife CamAPS FX algorithm and the choice of either the Dexcom G6 or FreeStyle Libre 3 Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) System. mylife Loop is the only HCL system licenced for use in pregnancy and in people aged 1 and over.


Supporting over 40,000 people living with diabetes around the world, Air Liquide Healthcare is the authorised distributor of Tandem Diabetes Care’s innovative t:slim X2™ Insulin Pump. The latest version of the t:slim X2™ features Control-IQ™ - advanced hybrid closed-loop technology designed to help increase time in range.


Insulet Corporation, is an innovative medical device company dedicated to simplifying life for people with diabetes. The Omnipod DASH® System and in the future the Omnipod 5® System, are an alternative to traditional insulin delivery. With its simple, tubeless and waterproof* design, the Pod provides up to 3 days of continuous insulin delivery. *The Pod has a waterproof IP28 rating for up to 7.6 m for 60 min


Glooko improves health outcomes of people with chronic conditions through its personalized, intelligent, connected care platforms. Our proven technologies make lives better by revolutionizing the connection between patients and providers, driving patient engagement and adherence via digital therapeutics, and accelerating the speed of clinical trials. Glooko is globally deployed in over 30 countries and 8,000+ clinical locations.


Medtronic innovate solutions that treat more than 70 health conditions, from Parkinson’s to diabetes. Their healthcare technologies transform the lives of two people every second.

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