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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 – 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 – 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 – 15:00 Presentation of an analysis of performance of clinics over the last four years. / What clinics do well, and not so well. Opportunity for learning / Early feedback on findings from inspection on clinics’ approach to providing emotional support to patients, and the HFEA assessment of leadership in clinics Sharon Fensome Rimmer, Speaker tbc
15:30 – 16:30 Leadership styles and workplace culture: leading a multidisciplinary Fertility team, challenges and solutions
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 – 09:30 Quality Management and You: Nilendran Prathalingam
09:30 – 10:00 The HFEA Inspection •How inspection can be a key component of your way of delivering a quality service •Preparing for HFEA Inspection •Top tips from Inspection – get a 5-star rating every time Andrew Leonard
10:00 – 10:30 Panel discussion
11:00 – 11:30 What do patients think and want? Kate Brian
11:30 – 12:15 Patients and the HFEA Clare Ettinghausen
12:15 – 12:30 Panel discussion
13:30 – 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 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 Mostafa Metwally, Speaker tbc
16:30 – Close of day 2 Mostafa Metwally