ASCN UK Annual Conference 2023
Sunday 8th – Tuesday 10th October 2023
Hilton Brighton Metropole

‘Making Waves and Influencing Practice’

Sunday 8th October
2023-10-08
Sussex Lounge
Kensington
Monday 9th October
2023-10-09
Oxford Suite
Tuesday 10th October
2023-10-10
Sussex Lounge
Sussex Lounge
Kensington
Oxford Suite
Sussex Lounge
14:00 - 19:00
Registration Open – Sussex Lounge
14:00 - 19:00
Speaker Preview Open – Sussex Lounge
15:00 - 15:45
Drama, calm and empowerment – we’re in this together – Amanda Gunning/Natasha Rolls/Megan Tremayne – Clarence Room
15:00 - 15:45
Paediatric stoma care troubleshooting. Your questions answered – Gail Fitzpatrick, Karen Dick, Alison Sharrard, Emily Hooker, and Niamh Geoghegan – Kensington Room
15:45 - 16:00
Comfort Break
16:00 - 16:45
Drama, calm and empowerment – we’re in this together – Amanda Gunning/Natasha Rolls/Megan Tremayne – Clarence Room
16:00 - 16:45
Paediatric stoma care troubleshooting. Your questions answered – Gail Fitzpatrick, Karen Dick, Alison Sharrard, Emily Hooker, and Niamh Geoghegan – Kensington Room
17:00 - 19:00
Welcome Reception and Official Opening of the Exhibition – Cambridge and Durham
07:00 - 17:30
Registration & Speaker Preview Open – Sussex Lounge
07:30 - 08:30
Coloplast Sponsored Breakfast Symposium: Making waves and influencing practice by Getting it Right First Time – good for ostomates and good for the profession – Kensington Room
07:30 - 08:30
Salts Healthcare Sponsored Breakfast Symposium: The Golden Three Months. How do we turn the tide on postoperative well-being and mental health? – Clarence Room
08:45 - 10:30
Session One: Research and Service Development – Oxford Suite

Chair: Emma Vernon & Angie Perrin

08:45 - 09:00
Welcome to the ASCN UK Conference 2023 – Angie Perrin, Vice Chairperson ASCN UK
09:00 - 09:30
Opening Keynote: Using Quality Improvement to Enhance Stoma Care Services and Practice – Dr Gabrielle Thorpe, Associate Professor in Nursing Sciences
09:30 - 09:40
New Presenter: The introduction of an Allied Health Professional into a Colorectal Clinical Nurse Specialist team – Mr Daniel Springett and Ms Helen Isley
09:40 - 09:50
Service development: The introduction of a patient-centred multidisciplinary ileoanal pouch surgery pathway – Mrs Melanie Jerome
09:50 - 10:00
Guernsey – A hidden gem in the British Isles – How does health and stoma care differ? – Mrs Andrea Le Page
10:00 - 10:10
Scottish stoma patients survey to understand their views of services across Scotland and the relevant availability of these services – Mrs Cathie King
10:10 - 10:20
Stoma Nurse Prescribing- Easing the Burden on the GP and Improving Patient Care – Miss Kaleigh Weeks
10:20 - 10:30
Q&A
10:30 - 11:00
Networking/Exhibition/Refreshments – Cambridge and Durham
11:00 - 12:30
Session Two: Paediatrics – Oxford Suite

Chairs : Wendy Osborne & Natasha Rolls

11:00 - 11:30
Keynote: Stomas in infants and children. Unique considerations in planning and management – Mr Joseph Curry, Senior Consultant Neonatal and Specialist Paediatric Colorectal Surgeon
11:30 - 11:40
Paediatric Stoma Nurse Group Presentation – Ms Alison Sharrard
11:40 - 11:50
New Presenter: Promoting Tummy Time for Infants with an Abdominal Stoma – Mrs Nichola Ritchie
11:50 - 12:00
Convexity, Paediatrics and a Wound: A Triple Combination – Mrs Karen Dick
12:00 - 12:10
Hirschsprung’s – A newborn’s first six months – Ms Jo Sica and Mrs Ami Palmer
12:10 - 12:20
New Presenter: “How the ACE Button changed my life: A case study” – Increasing QoL and reducing cost through expert clinical knowledge – Miss Jessica Lane
12:20 - 12:30
Q&A
12:30 - 13:30
Networking/Exhibition/Lunch – Cambridge and Durham
13:30 - 14:35
Session Three: ASCN UK – The State of the Nation in Stoma Care and AGM 2023 – Oxford Suite

Chairs: ASCN UK Committee

13:30 - 13:40
MedTech Update – Kevin Hodges
13:40 - 14:10
The State of the Nation in Stoma Care – making waves and influencing practice to secure our future – ASCN UK
14:10 - 14:35
ASCN UK Update: Making Waves and Influencing Stoma Care – Annual General Meeting (Members only)
14:35 - 15:00
Finding calm in the storm – Candice Walton, Clinical Psychologist B – Oxford Suite
14:35 - 15:00
Poster Highlights A – Cambridge and Durham
15:00 - 15:05
Group Switchover
15:05 - 15:30
Poster Highlights B – Cambridge and Durham
15:05 - 15:30
Finding calm in the storm – Candice Walton, Clinical Psychologist A – Oxford Suite
15:30 - 16:00
Networking/Exhibition/Refreshments – Cambridge and Durham
16:00 - 17:10
Session Four: Managing Stoma Considerations During the Patients Journey – Oxford Suite

Chairs: Wendy Osborne & Carolyn Swash

16:00 - 16:30
Keynote: Optimising health and longevity with a stoma – Sophie Medlin, Consultant Dietician, City Dieticians
16:30 - 16:40
New Presenter: Cost-Saving comparing the standard of the care for patient with intestinal failure type 2 with automated chyme reinfusion system – Miss Surrinder Kaur
16:40 - 16:50
Acute Kidney Injury in patients with high output – Ms Shelagh Bickerton
16:50 - 17:00
Colostomy irrigation protocol – Miss Rali Marinova
17:00 - 17:10
Q&A
19:00 - 23:59
ASCN UK 2023 Conference Dinner – Oxford Suite

2023 ASCN UK Award Presentations (part one)

ASCN UK Stoma Care Nurse of the Year – The Philip Salt Award (sponsored by Salts Healthcare)

Chairperson Award

Pat Black Award (sponsored by Mark Allen Group)

07:00 - 15:30
Registration Open – Sussex Lounge
07:00 - 14:00
Speaker Preview Open – Sussex Lounge
07:30 - 08:30
Hollister and Dansac Sponsored Breakfast Symposium: Operation Convexity – Influencing clinical practice to enhance patient recovery and adaption to life with an ostomy – Clarence Room
07:30 - 08:30
Convatec / Amcare Sponsored Breakfast Symposium: A Sticky Situation: How Adhesive Can Impact Leakage, Prescribing and Accessory Use – Kensington Room
08:45 - 10:30
Session Five: Influencing the Emotional Wellbeing of Stoma Formation

Chair: Natasha Rolls & Angie Perrin

08:50 - 08:55
Welcome to Day Two of the ASCN UK Conference 2023 – Angie Perrin, Vice Chairperson ASCN UK
08:55 - 09:00
Introduction to the WCET-ASCN UK 2024 Joint Congress – Laurent Chabal, President, World Council of Enterostomal Therapists (WCET)
09:00 - 09:30
Keynote: Managing difficult conversations about life changing stoma surgery – Candice Walton, Clinical Psychologist
09:30 - 09:40
New presenter: Riding the wave of expectations, use our life jackets and avoiding sinking! – Miss Lydia Hardy
09:40 - 09:50
New presenter: “You’ve got a friend in me”. The Power of Peer Support. – Ms Kate Slattery
09:50 - 10:00
Connections: Revisited and Reconnected! – Mr Mark Johnson
10:00 - 10:10
Mental Health and Stoma Care – The Challenges – Mrs Barbara Milleret and Ms Breege O Neill
10:10 - 10:20
‘Let’s talk about sex’: a patient-led survey on sexual function after colorectal and pelvic floor surgery – Mrs Nicola Dames
10:20 - 10:30
Q&A
10:30 - 11:10
Networking/Exhibition/Refreshments – Cambridge and Durham
11:10 - 11:40
Case study: A parent’s experience on NICU following the formation of a stoma; a collaboration with the paediatric stoma nurse – Mitch Bowen and Hilary Kennard
11:10 - 12:30
Session Six: Case Studies – Oxford Suite

Chairs: Emma Vernon & Wendy Osborne

11:40 - 11:50
Findings from a Stoma Care Telehealthcare service; from the people and nurses who use the service – Mrs Jacqueline McPhail and Dr Lesley Edwards
11:50 - 12:00
New Presenter: Pre-operative Education Experiences of People Preparing for Stoma Formation: A Qualitative Study  – Miss Flora Stevens and Mrs Rosanna Miller
12:00 - 12:10
With Hernia In Mind. A novel multi-factorial ‘hernia first’ protocol to reduce parastomal hernia. A case study and framework – Mrs Sarah Russell
12:10 - 12:20
Is There a Place for Stoma Link Nurses in the ICU? Perceptions on the Creation of the Stoma Link Nurse Role – Miss Mary Grace Anna Batalla
12:20 - 12:30
Q&A
12:30 - 13:30
Networking/Exhibition/Lunch – Cambridge and Durham
13:30 - 15:30
Session Seven: Improving Quality of Life – Oxford Suite

Chairs: Carolyn Swash & Angie Perrin

13:30 - 13:55
Keynote: Experiencing paediatric stoma care in Malawi, a low middle income country(LMIC) (Supported by the Jean Preston Fund) – Claire Bohr, Paediatric Stoma Care Nurse
13:55 - 14:05
Stoma Care Counselling Service – Mrs Jacqueline McPhail and Ms Fiona Cooper
14:05 - 14:15
Using Rugby League to Inspire Physical Activity in Post-Op Patients and Raise Public Awareness About Stomas – Giovanni Cinque
14:15 - 14:25
Stoma Care – Nursing Elderly Ostomates – Functionality Assessment – Ms Zarah Perry-Woodford
14:25 - 14:35
Revisiting Colostomy Irrigation – Vicky McAllister
14:35 - 14:45
Q&A
14:45 - 15:15
Award Presentations

ASCN UK Best Oral Presentation Award

ASCN UK Best Poster Presentation Award

ASCN UK New Poster Presenter Award

ASCN UK Best New Presenter Oral Award (sponsored by Coloplast)

15:15 - 15:30
Close of Conference – Angie Perrin, Vice Chairperson ASCN UK
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