NNNG Committee Working Weekend
Sunday 7th and Monday 8th September
St John’s Hotel, 651 Warwick Road, Solihull, B91 1AT
|Present: Liz Evans, Carolyn Best, Linda Warriner, Bridget Penney (Sunday only), Winnie Magambo (Sunday only), Barbara Dovaston, Angie Davidson Moore
(There was little recognition of the NNNG code of conduct for members using Google Groups
Plan: Canvas opinion of this issue with all members of the NNNG. Review and made code of conduct more readily visible to members)
BAPEN Conference 2014 (14th and 15th Oct): Liz going CB and Angie to accompany
NNNG will agree to fund 5 full conference places for the committee and accommodation as necessary (Costs for attending the medical day will not be included. Anyone attending this day will have to fund it themselves. Agreed by all of the committee). NNNG stnd to be manned by all attending in rotation.
Study day Food Counts with the BDA in Feb 2015.
This study day is a collaboration between the BDA Food Count Groups, the Hospital Caterers Association and the NNNG. It will be looking at the role that dietitians, ward nurses and hospital caterers play in getting good nourishing food in to patients. It will be drawing on the recommendations of the recently published Hospital Food Standards Panel and discussing how the recommendations can be put into practice by Trusts,
10. Conference 2015
Timing: Aiming for 6th and 7th July. Laura looking at hotels around Stratford Upon Avon or Nottingham
Programme: Discussions re including a Market Place scenario hosting a number of short session simultaneously through which delegates rotate
Contract renewed with Mark Allen for a further two years
Agreement to offer 10 free places for delegates presenting a poster at Conference 2015
11. Due to changes in her job role Linda has given notification that she will stand down from the committee at the end of her term in December 2014. Linda will attend her last NNNG committee meeting in November 2014. The committee will be sorry to see her go and wished her all the best.
12. BAPEN/ DDF 2016
DDF 2015 22/6-25/6/15: Aimed at gastro nurses/Consultants
They have requested nursing symposium Tues and Weds
Plan: Introduction regarding how nurses can influence care – nutrition to be incorporated
Calling for posters
Weds – nutrition in palliative care
BAPEN have requested that the NNNG organises two symposiums as part of DDF. Request refused. Agreed to do only one
Meeting on 11th September to agree content
Barbara has agreed that the NNNG will organise one as it does each year.
13. BAPEN Programmes
Barbara highlighted that there are two NNNG representatives attending this meeting, herself and Winnie.
Barbara also raised the issue that although the NNNG contributes to BAPEN programmes and has its own symposium within the BAPEN conference; BAPEN does not allow the NNNG to use its logo and has been taking the credit and publicity for work undertaken.
14. Westminster Health Forum (with the House of Lords)
Liz to talk about engaging staff in the nutritional care of patient