The Future for District Nursing 2018

Confirmed to Speak:

  • Emma Self, Community Nursing Lead, NHS England
  • Barbara Stilwell, Global Campaign Executive Director, Nursing Now
  • Sue Johnson (event chair), Independent Consultant and Leadership Coach
  • Further speakers TBC


Amidst a changing NHS landscape, and with momentum gathering behind community based, integrated approaches, district nurses are more vital to the nation’s healthcare than ever before. However, district nurses facing growing caseloads, finite resources and a shrinking workforce. Now is the time to learn what more can be done to meet the significant challenges ahead.

Join our fifth annual District Nursing briefing and hear from those that are leading the way in innovating their district nursing service, and learn how you can overcome the challenges your service faces. You will receive an up-to-date brief of the current policy landscape and what it means for your organisation.

Key Issues to be Addressed:

  • The current policy landscape of district nursing across the United Kingdom
  • District nursing in a changing NHS: integration & place-based health
  • Recruitment, retention & career pathways: building your district nurse workforce
  • Meeting & exceeding the standards for district nursing
  • Nurturing and mentoring the district nursing leadership of the future
  • Evolving care to meet the complex needs and demands of an ageing population
  • Innovative commissioning of quality local district nursing services
  • Nursing for the future: embedding technology into your approach
  • Working effectively with colleagues in social care, general practice and others to improve the health and care of the community
  • Learning from those working differently across the country
  • Tackling rising demands with finite resources
  • Improving your workforce planning to ensure safe management of complex caseloads
  • What does the future hold for district nursing?

The Event:

The morning session will provide you with a comprehensive overview of the policy landscape for district nursing. You will explore how to overcome the challenges that you may be facing, and learn how to enhance your role as the drive towards integration and place-based care continues.

The afternoon session will explore how your colleagues from across the country are working in innovate ways. The session will provide practical guidance on how to support your district nursing workforce.

Morning refreshments will be served upon arrival with a networking lunch to follow. Any special needs or dietary requirements should be notified to us upon booking.

Who should attend?

Delegates at this briefing will be drawn from, but not limited to: District nurses, area managers, clinical leads, operational leads, community matrons, GPs, CCGs, Health and Wellbeing Boards, integrated care practitioners, adult services locality leads, social workers, community services specialists, academics and anyone with an interest in district nursing and community care.


For registration enquiries please contact: | 0207 593 5657

To discuss event sponsorship, speaking opportunities and agenda content, please email:

The event is CPD certified, and a certificate is available confirming your attendance.

Thursday 30th August 2018

11.00am - 3.30pm (including networking lunch)

Charities/Not-for-Profit | 1 Place: £195 | 2+ Places: £145 each


Public Sector | 1 Place: £245 | 2+ Places: £195 each


Private Sector | 1 Place: £295 | 2+ Places: £245 each


Above prices exclude VAT

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