The third annual flu fighter conference will take place on 24 April.
The conference has a packed programme which will include presentations from experts, workshops on a range of topics and opportunities for you to share ideas, challenges and best practice.
9.30 Registration and refreshments
10.00 Welcome- Helen Bogan, NHS Employers
Changing culture through staff engagement - Sarah Taylor, Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust
Recruiting and retaining blood donors- learning for flu- Jon Latham- NHS Blood and Transplant
11.15- 12.00 Workshops (please choose one in morning and one in afternoon - details on how to pre-register will be sent to you upon booking)
- Recording opt outs - Christopher Wright, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Trust
- Peer vaccination: recruiting, training, supporting - Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust
- Injecting fun into your campaign - Joan Pons Laplona, James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
- Hard hitting campaign #whatsyourreason - Kim Hughes, St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Flu across Europe - Linda Elsert, European Centre for Disease Control
Care home outbreak- a case study- Lynne Benton, Public Health England
12.30-1.30 Lunch and networking
Charitable incentives- Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
Flu fighter HQ– how we help you -Steph Foley, NHS Employers
2.00- 2.45 Workshops- as above, please choose one
Sickness absence and flu vaccination- the evidence- Dr Nick Hopkinson, Imperial College London
CQUIN- latest update- TBC, NHS England
3.45-4 Close- Helen Bogan, NHS Employers
During breaks and lunch seven of our flu experts will be stationed around the room for you to chat with- ask questions and learn from their expertise!
Mythbusting: Kim Hughes- St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
All hands on deck: Heidi Bryant and Jennifer Rafferty- Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust
Communication: Jo Reynard- Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Accessibility: Julie Davis- Wye Valley NHS Trust
Reward: Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
Balanced flu team: Joanna Stewart- George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust
Peer vaccination: Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust
*Please note, this programme is a working document therefore timings and details may be subject to change.