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SAGE & THYME UK 2013 Conference

6 August 2013

Bookings are now open for this year's SAGE & THYME UK conference, which is taking place on Thursday 14 November 2013 at Wythenshawe Hospital in Manchester.

The conference will run from 9:30am-4:00pm and will contain a mix of presentations and workshops.


Who should attend?

  • SAGE & THYME foundation level workshop facilitators (both recently trained and experienced) and managers overseeing the training in their organisation.
  • People interested in running SAGE & THYME workshops in their organisation may find the morning of the conference of interest.


What’s in the programme?

A mixture of presentations and parallel workshops covering the following:

  • SAGE & THYME update
  • Mid-Staffordshire – if you can run SAGE & THYME training here, you can do it anywhere!
  • SAGE & THYME for 3rd year student nurses at Teesside University – does it help?
  • Experience of running the SAGE & THYME Advance Care Planning workshop In Birmingham
  • Evaluation of the SAGE & THYME Advance Care Planning workshop
  • Why rehearsals go off track and what to do
  • Giving difficult feedback to your co-facilitators – discussion of techniques and sensitive language
  • Measuring the impact of the training
  • PARSLEY (a workshop teaching how to share information) – how it works
  • SAGE & THYME Advance Care Planning workshop – differences to foundation level
  • Tips on running SAGE & THYME training from Guys’ and St Thomas’

The final programme will be available in September.


What did people think of last year’s conference?

An excellent day – well co-ordinated and will help to develop my S&T skills.”

“All speakers excellent and all content useful.”

“Fantastic conference good opportunity to hear what’s new.  Great opportunity to network and share experience.  Enjoyed open space discussions.”


How much will it cost and how do I book a place?

The cost will be £50 per person. Booking forms must be received by 30 September 2013.  Places will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.


Contact us

If you have any questions or would like a booking form, please contact sageandthyme@uhsm.nhs.uk; or ring 0161 291 4210.