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03-06 June 2019

Gloucester Millennium Hotel, London

PR - Effective Fertility Services

Overview & Introduction

Mostafa Metwally (BFS), Chair

This NEW joint BFS/HFEA two-day course will cover all aspects of developing and running an effective fertility service as well as help you gain a firm understanding of the legislation and quality management issues essential for running a high-quality fertility service. The new course provides the basis for recognition and registration as a PR by the HFEA

04 June 2019

Time Session Speaker
08:50 – 09:00 Welcome
09:00 – 10:30 Session 1: The UK fertility sector and developing your service
09:01 – 09:30 The UK fertility market and commissioning James Kingsland
09:30 – 10:00 Developing a service an business planning Jonathan Koslover
10:00 – 10:30 Panel discussion
10:45 – 12:30 Session 2: The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act – and the HFEA
10:46 – 11:15 The fundamentals: It’s the law – the essential components of the Act Deirdre Fottrell
11:15 – 11:45 The fundamentals of ‘consent’ Jemma Dally
11:45 – 12:15 Being PR: The PR Job Description Rachel Cutting
12:15 – 12:30 Panel discussion
13:30 – 14:30 Session 3: The state of the sector
13:31 – 14:30 HFEA overview of inspection and compliance in UK fertility clinics Sharon Fensome Rimmer
14:30 – 16:30 Session 4: Leadership in the Fertility sector
14:31 – 15:00 Leadership styles and workplace culture: leading a multidisciplinary Fertility team, challenges and solutions Ray Shannon
15:30 – 16:30 (continued) Leadership styles and workplace culture: leading a multidisciplinary Fertility team, challenges and solutions Ray Shannon
16:30 – 17:00 Session 5: Reflection on the day, preparing for day 2 Rachel Cutting
17:00 – Close of day 1

05 June 2019

Time Session Speaker
08:50 – 09:00 Welcome
09:00 – 10:30 Session 1: Improving quality- The Quality Management System
09:01 – 09:30 Quality Management and You: Nilendran Prathalingam
09:30 – 10:00 Top tips for inspection Andrew Leonard, Andy Glew
10:00 – 10:30 Panel discussion
11:00 – 12:30 Session 2: The patient
11:01 – 11:30 Patients and the HFEA Clare Ettinghausen, Ruth wilde
11:30 – 12:15 What do patients think and want? Anna Coundley, Kate Brian
12:15 – 12:30 Panel discussion
13:30 – 15:00 Session 3: Risk management
13:31 – 14:00 Dealing with incidents •Dealing with incidents-Legal requirements: the duty of the PR on what, when and how to report incidents Paula Nolan
14:00 – 14:30 Dealing with incidents: Case reports from a clinical practice Raj Mathur
14:30 – 15:00 Panel discussion
15:30 – 16:00 Session 4: Q&A Panel discussion
15:31 – 16:00 Interactive panel with Q&A from audience: HFEA representative; Clinician; Quality manager, Patient Representative Kate Brian, Nilendran Prathalingam, Paula Nolan, Raj Mathur
16:00 – 16:30 Wrap up: •Re-cap of the programme •Were my learning objectives met? •Maintaining connections made •Evaluation – what shall we do differently next time? Clare Ettinghausen, Mostafa Metwally
16:30 – Close of day 2 Mostafa Metwally