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A|  Research, Innovation and Knowledge and Library Services

Delivered by:
Surrey Library Services and SaBP Research Team

Research is integral to promoting high-quality healthcare, leading innovation and evidence-based practice, and delivering services effectively. •Meet the Research Nurses who work in the award winning Research and Development Team at Surrey and Borders NHS Foundation Trust. Come and hear about the latest clinical research trials we are working on, check out our research facilities at Two Bridges, Chertsey, and see if you can support our work by way of patient referrals, spreading the word about our studies in your circle of friends, or taking part yourself. •Meet the NHS Library and Knowledge Services Team who work across Surrey delivering tailored services and resources to Nurses working in all roles and at all career stages. Come and hear about the ways we support you as Nurses with your patient care, professional development, and the research you are undertaking.

B| Professional Nurse Advocates (PNAs)

Delivered by: Agatha Katsande, Head of Nursing

The Professional Nurse Advocate is a programme championed by Dame Ruth May. The PNA programme was designed to support staff through the pandemic, reduce stress levels and increase resilience of the workforce. This workshop will explore the PNA role, how PNA's support services and how integral PNA's are to the workforce.

C | Patient Safety Incident Response Framework (PSIRF)

Delivered by: Maggie Gairdner

Discovering the overriding principles of PSIRF.

View the PSIRF Workshop slides

D | Looking After People

Delivered by:
Dr Sophie Dilly, Senior Psychologist at Here For You
Jane Mountain, Occupational Health Manager
Ben Cochrane, Health and Wellbeing Lead

This workshop will explore the theme of health and wellbeing of nurses, as well as acknowledging the impact of the pandemic on nursing today. The last four years have had an enormous impact on the general health and wellbeing of our NHS staff and many may be struggling with a number of physical and psychological difficulties. This workshop will explore areas of mental health and wellbeing, providing a space to reflect and think about our psychological wellbeing and ways to engage in positive steps to look after ourselves. We will also look at ways in which we can pay attention to our physical health and the benefits of engaging in physical wellbeing. This will include tips and strategies on taking a proactive approach to looking after our health and wellbeing at work.



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 Agatha Katsande | Divisional Head of Nursing Adult Community Services (ACS), SABP
Workshop: Professional Nurse Advocates

Agatha Katsande| Divisional Head of Nursing Adult Community Services (ACS), SABP Meet Agatha, an inspirational healthcare leader whose journey embodies resilience and innovation. Joining the Trust in 2021 as a Non-Medical Prescriber Consultant Nurse for Crisis Service, she quickly ascended to Head of Nursing (HoN) for Older Adults and Specialist Services and then to ACS HoN in September of 2023, showcasing her dedication to development. Agatha's impact extends beyond administrative roles; she is a catalyst for change. From national initiatives like Place of Safety to pioneering many Nurse Led Clinics and services such as the Early Intervention in Psychosis, she consistently drives transformative healthcare solutions. As a fervent advocate for nursing, Agatha champions professional development and empowerment. Her mantra of "one team, one community" resonates through her commitment to collaboration and inclusivity. Embracing the spirit of ubuntu, she fosters a culture where every voice is heard and valued. Agatha's journey is a testament to the power of passion and perseverance in healthcare. With her visionary leadership, she continues to inspire others to push boundaries and redefine the future of nursing. #Working for the People with the People.

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