Nursing Conference

Theme: Nurse resourcing in Southern Africa

28 May 2019

09:05 - 09:15

Opening conference remarks

Dr Sharon Vasuthevan


SESSION 1

09:15 - 09:45

Nursing in South Africa – a hot potato?

Dr Sue Armstrong


09:45 - 10:15

Alternative approach to staff management

Speaker TBC


10:15 - 11:00

Coffee break


SESSION 2

11:00 - 11:45

Staffing model in Mauritius

Maureen Khoza


11:45 - 12:45

Panel discussion: Strategies to respond to nursing crisis

10-minute presentation from each speaker and then 20 minutes Q&A Patience Ntamane, Dr Tendani Mabuda, Fasie Smith, Dr Nelouise Geyer


12:45 - 14:15

Networking lunch break


SESSION 3

14:15 - 14:45

Case study: Nurse resource cost management

Dr Tendani Mabuda


14:45 - 15:15

Productivity in nursing

Shannon Nell


15:15 - 16:00

Panel discussion: Productivity in nursing

10-minute presentation from each speaker and then 20 minutes Q&A Peggy Naicker, Estelle Jordaan, Patience Ntamane


16:00

End of conference


CHAIR:

Dr Sharon Vasuthevan, Nursing Executive – South Africa, Life Healthcare Group, Johannesburg, South Africa

SPEAKERS:

  • Speaker TBC, Chief Executive Officer, Botswana Nursing Council, Gaborone, Botswana
  • Estelle Jordaan, Nursing Executive, MediClinic Southern Africa, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Fasie Smith, Group Nursing Manager, Lenmed Group, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Maureen Khoza, Head of Nursing Services, MSCL, Port Louis, Mauritius
  • Dr Nelouise Geyer, Chief Executive Officer, Nursing Education Association (NEA), Pretoria, South Africa
  • Patience Ntamane, Chief Nursing Officer, Gauteng Department of Health, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Peggy Naicker, National Education Manager, Life Healthcare Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Shannon Nell, Director - Nursing and Nursing Education, Netcare, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Dr Sue Armstrong, Chairperson, Nursing Education Association (NEA), Pretoria, South Africa
  • Dr Tendani Mabuda, Chief Nursing Officer, Western Cape Department of Health, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Maureen Khoza, Head – Nursing services, Clinique Darn, Vacoas-Phoen