Nurse CPD Day – Saturday 18th January 2020

Fitzpatrick Referrals is hosting a free CPD day open to registered veterinary nurses on Saturday 18th January 2020 at our oncology and soft tissue hospital in Guildford, Surrey.

The day will feature lectures by nurses, vets and specialists from both our oncology and soft tissue hospital and orthopaedics and neurology centre, as well as the opportunity to get involved in interactive practical sessions throughout the day.


The event and refreshments will be held at Fitzpatrick Referrals Oncology and Soft Tissue, 70 Priestley Road, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7AJ (Sat Nav GU2 7YH), with the exception of the orthopaedics and neurology tour, which is held at our practice near Godalming.
Free parking  |  Directions


* Pre-booking required

Time Session Session Session
10:00 ARRIVE
Tea, coffee and refreshments (at Guildford hospital only)
10:15 – 11:45 Tours

  • Tours of Fitzpatrick Referrals Oncology & Soft Tissue
    Start times: 10:15am, 10:45am, 11:15am (20 spaces per tour)
  • Tours of Fitzpatrick Referrals Orthopaedics & Neurology*
    Halfway Lane, Eashing, Godalming, Surrey GU7 2QQ
    (15-minute drive from Guildford hospital. Directions)
    Meet outside main reception 10 minutes before the tour
    Start times: 10:15am & 10:45am (20 spaces per tour)
30-minute practical sessions*

  • Advanced anaesthesia monitoring
  • Don’t touch me I’m sterile – gowning, gloving & itchy noses
  • CPR – don’t stop the beat

Start times: 10:30am, 11:15am, 12noon
10 spaces per session
Repeated throughout the day

12:00 – 12:45


At an all-time low – managing the hypotensive patient
by Daisy Norgate, Anaesthetist
60 spaces available


Seize the day – managing patient seizures
by Kerrie Morrison, Nurse Practitioner – Neurology
30 spaces available

13:00 – 13:30 LUNCH
Complimentary sandwiches and refreshments
13:30 – 14:15 WELCOME from Professor Noel Fitzpatrick
14:30 – 15:15


Patience is a virtue – managing patients with wounds
by Professor Nick Bacon, Clinical Director
60 spaces available


Strike a pose – best x-ray placement positions for your patient
by Ivan Kalmukov, Surgical Resident (ECVS)
30 spaces available

30-minute practical sessions*

  • Advanced anaesthesia monitoring
  • Don’t touch me I’m sterile – gowning, gloving & itchy noses
  • CPR – don’t stop the beat

Start times: 2:30pm, 3:15pm, 4pm
10 spaces per session

15:30 – 16:15


Massive pain in the head – managing patients with traumatic brain injuries
by Roxanne O’Brien, Clinical Nurse Coordinator
60 spaces available


The last chapter – support and management of patients with terminal illnesses
by Sarah Holliday, Senior Medical Oncology Nurse
30 spaces available

16:30 -16:45

THANK YOU from Professor Nick Bacon & raffle winners announced

17:00 – 18:00

Meet our team

Book your place

Each person will be required to book their own place to attend this day. Please select which lectures, tours and practical sessions you’d like to be booked onto. If you’re not able to get onto some sessions on 18th January, our nurse CPD programme running next year may cover some of the popular subjects.

Limited spaces – please book early to avoid disappointment. Closing date: Thursday 19th December 2019





Places to stay

Make a weekend of it! Here are our recommendations for local places to stay.

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