College of Operating Department Practitioners: professional symposium

7 April 2017 12:30pm–7:00pm

UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London, NW1 2AY

Add to calendar2017-04-07 12:30:002017-04-07 19:00:00Europe/LondonCollege of Operating Department Practitioners: professional symposiumThe CODP is marking the move to full allied health professional status for operating department practitioners with a professional symposium. The confirmed programme includes: Welcoming ODPs to the AHP Family – Suzanne Rastrick, chief allied health professions officer, NHS England; Medicines update – Work stream to include ODPs on the list of professionals able to work under patient group directives – Shelagh Morris OBE, deputy chief allied health professions officer, NHS England, and Hannah Abbott, CODP president elect; Patient Safety Agenda Update – Joan Russell, head of patient safety, clinical engagement, NHS Improvement, and Bill Kilvington, outgoing CODP president; HCPC Update – Elaine Buckley, chair of the council, HCPC; Launch of the revised BSc curriculum in operating department practice – Mike Donnellon, chair of the Education Standards Committee; Investitute of Hannah Abbott as the seventh president of the College of Operating Department Practitioners. Register your interest The formal programme will be followed by a wine reception where delegates can meet members of the professional council informally. This part of the event has been generously sponsored by Anectic Aid and Intersurgical, long-time supporters of the college and the profession. Places are strictly limited and the £25 delegate fee includes lunch and refreshments.UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London, NW1 2AY Get directions

The CODP is marking the move to full allied health professional status for operating department practitioners with a professional symposium.

The confirmed programme includes:

  • Welcoming ODPs to the AHP Family – Suzanne Rastrick, chief allied health professions officer, NHS England;
  • Medicines update – Work stream to include ODPs on the list of professionals able to work under patient group directives – Shelagh Morris OBE, deputy chief allied health professions officer, NHS England, and Hannah Abbott, CODP president elect;
  • Patient Safety Agenda Update – Joan Russell, head of patient safety, clinical engagement, NHS Improvement, and Bill Kilvington, outgoing CODP president;
  • HCPC Update – Elaine Buckley, chair of the council, HCPC;
  • Launch of the revised BSc curriculum in operating department practice – Mike Donnellon, chair of the Education Standards Committee;
  • Investitute of Hannah Abbott as the seventh president of the College of Operating Department Practitioners.

Register your interest

The formal programme will be followed by a wine reception where delegates can meet members of the professional council informally.

This part of the event has been generously sponsored by Anectic Aid and Intersurgical, long-time supporters of the college and the profession.

Places are strictly limited and the £25 delegate fee includes lunch and refreshments.