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Virtual Conference - 24th September 2020

Virtual Conference

Thank you to the 377 people who joined us for our first Virtual Conference.

We went online on the 24th September 2020 for our very first Virtual Annual Conference. We brought together our colleagues, patients, carers and community members and explored a variety of themes and ideas relating to Solent care and services. Below you will find the slides, posters and highlights from the day.

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Does symptom severity and the Readiness for Therapy questionnaire predict engagement in Psychological Therapies in a Community Mental Health team for adults? - Chloe Wood and Thomas Richardson

Getting the right tool for the job - understanding capacity and demand for Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy on a Neurorehabilitation Unit - Sarah Paterson

Adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic and the positive impact it had - Natalie Windebank

Making clinical supervision better through staff views - Sarah Oborne - WINNER

Remote prescriptions of antimicrobials during COVID-19 - Louise Newman

Risk assessment for blood borne viruses (BBVs): simplification to ensure completion - Marriott A, Datsenko A, Shaw J, Sterling N and Foley E

Improving lower limb assessments with toe pressure devices - Tissue Viability Service

The role of psychological therapy in improving the mental health of women with endometriosis: an exploratory study - Sadie Were

Using compression strapping for retromalleolar leg ulcers - Sam Haynes

Solent Tiptoe foot health service evaluation - Cecile Block and Robyna King

Solent Recovery College - education not therapy - Rebecca Wright

Collaborative outcomes study on health and functioning during infection times (COH-FIT) - Professor Samuel Cortese

Running virtual fluency groups - Sam Burr

Service evaluation of virtual consultations in children’s therapies - South West Hampshire - Sam Burr

How long does it take to make an appointment at a Sexual Health clinic in the UK? - Mitchell T, Gerard Pearse A, Mann A and Foley E

Access to Sexual Health Clinics in the UK: a mystery shopping telephone service evaluation - Mitchell T, Gerard Pearse A, Mann A and Foley E

Intracranial injuries on Computed Tomography (CT) head scans in infants investigated for suspected physical abuse: a retrospective review of cases in Wessex - Daley H, Smith H, McEvedy S, King R, Andrews E, Hawkins F, Guppy T, Kiryazova T, Mcleod R, Blake E and Harrison R

Solent QI Leaders - Sarah Williams and Carl Adams

Making a meal of it: patient and staff experiences of using finger foods on an acute stroke unit - Heelan M, Prieto J, Barnes C, Roberts H and Green S

Understanding Allied Health Professional Clinical Academic Roles - Sam Burr

Using Red 2 Green days on Royal South Hants wards - Jo Candeias and Deepa Rajkumar

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Learning from Excellence Awards

As part of our Virtual Conference this year we asked you to nominate a colleague, patient or community member for something they’ve done this year which has helped us learn and improve. This could have been a project, an act of kindness, training support, or something that’s just really struck you as an example of excellence. We then took these nominations and turned them into Star Awards with their very own mug, certificate and other sweet treats for them to enjoy.

Take a look at the nominations and some stars receiving their awards...

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