Past Events

These are a list of past events that we have organised.

15 June 2016
CEN Peer Reviews 15th June 2016
TOPIC: CEN 16 & over in Paediatric Settings, Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000, Guardianship and Getting it right!
4 November 2015
CEN Annual Conference 4th November 2015
The annual CEN conference COSLA, Edinburgh.
25 September 2013
CEN Conference Care Closer to Home (Glasgow)
Registration is now open
7 December 2012
Dundee (7 Dec 2012) - Learning Activity 'Words Matter' Early Support and Early Expectations
Early support and expectations after a child is born or diagnosed with exceptional or complex needs.
7 December 2012
CANCELLED - Edinburgh (7 Dec 2012) - Learning Activity 'Words Matter' Early Support and Early Expectations
Early support and expectations after a child is born or diagnosed with exceptional or complex needs.
6 December 2012
Glasgow (6 Dec 2012) - Learning Activity 'Words Matter' Early Support and Early Expectations
Early support and expectations after a child is born or diagnosed with exceptional or complex needs.
23 November 2012
CANCELLED - Inverness (23 Nov 2012) - Learning Activity 'Words Matter' Early Support and Early Expectations
Early support and expectations after a child is born or diagnosed with exceptional or complex needs.
16 November 2012
Dunfermline (16 Nov 2012) Workshop ‘How do you want me to talk to you? – supporting practitioner communication with children with exceptional healthcare needs’
If you would like to attend this workshop, please contact Angela Waddell (angela.waddell@nhs.net)
15 November 2012
Aberdeen (15 Nov 2012) - Learning Activity 'Words Matter' Early Support and Early Expectations
Early support and expectations after a child is born or diagnosed with exceptional or complex needs.
15 November 2012
Ayr (15 Nov 2012) - Learning Activity 'Words Matter' Early Support and Early Expectations
Early support and expectations after a child is born or diagnosed with exceptional or complex needs.
27 September 2012
NMCN CEN Conference on Early Years Support for Families with Children with Exceptional Healthcare Needs
The annual conference of the NMCN CEN will focus on early (years) support for families with children with exceptional healthcare needs. The conference will be held in Edinburgh. Registration for the conference will open in June 2012.
31 May 2012
WORKSHOP FULL - Glasgow (31 May 2012) Workshop ‘How do you want me to talk to you? – supporting practitioner communication with children with exceptional healthcare needs’
Glasgow - 31 May 2012 - This workshop is especially suitable for practitioners who do not work with children with complex needs on a regular basis and practitioners early in their career, who rated this workshop as ‘excellent’. Practitioners with experience of working with children with complex needs found the workshop a useful opportunity to reflect on their own practice. The workshop lasts for three hours and includes a viewing of the film.
24 May 2012
CANCELLED - Dumfries (24 May 2012) Workshop ‘How do you want me to talk to you? – supporting practitioner communication with children with exceptional healthcare needs’
Dumfries - 24 May 2012 - This workshop is especially suitable for practitioners who do not work with children with complex needs on a regular basis and practitioners early in their career, who rated this workshop as ‘excellent’. Practitioners with experience of working with children with complex needs found the workshop a useful opportunity to reflect on their own practice. The workshop lasts for three hours and includes a viewing of the film.
17 May 2012
WORKSHOP FULL - Aberdeen (17 May 2012) Workshop ‘How do you want me to talk to you? – supporting practitioner communication with children with exceptional healthcare needs’
Aberdeen - 17 May 2012 - This workshop is especially suitable for practitioners who do not work with children with complex needs on a regular basis and practitioners early in their career, who rated this workshop as ‘excellent’. Practitioners with experience of working with children with complex needs found the workshop a useful opportunity to reflect on their own practice. The workshop lasts for three hours and includes a viewing of the film.
3 May 2012
WORKSHOP FULL - Glasgow (3 May 2012) Workshop ‘How do you want me to talk to you? – supporting practitioner communication with children with exceptional healthcare needs’
Glasgow - 3 May 2012 - This workshop is especially suitable for practitioners who do not work with children with complex needs on a regular basis and practitioners early in their career, who rated this workshop as ‘excellent’. Practitioners with experience of working with children with complex needs found the workshop a useful opportunity to reflect on their own practice. The workshop lasts for three hours and includes a viewing of the film.
30 April 2012
Dundee (30 April 2012) Workshop ‘How do you want me to talk to you? – supporting practitioner communication with children with exceptional healthcare needs’
Dundee - 30 April 2012 - This workshop is especially suitable for practitioners who do not work with children with complex needs on a regular basis and practitioners early in their career, who rated this workshop as ‘excellent’. Practitioners with experience of working with children with complex needs found the workshop a useful opportunity to reflect on their own practice. The workshop lasts for three hours and includes a viewing of the film.
26 April 2012
Edinburgh (26 Apr 2012) Workshop ‘How do you want me to talk to you? – supporting practitioner communication with children with exceptional healthcare needs’
Edinburgh - 26 Apr 2012 - This workshop is especially suitable for practitioners who do not work with children with complex needs on a regular basis and practitioners early in their career, who rated this workshop as ‘excellent’. Practitioners with experience of working with children with complex needs found the workshop a useful opportunity to reflect on their own practice. The workshop lasts for three hours and includes a viewing of the film.
18 April 2012
WORKSHOP FULL - Larbert (18 April 2012) Workshop ‘How do you want me to talk to you? – supporting practitioner communication with children with exceptional healthcare needs’
Larbert - 18 April 2012 - This workshop is especially suitable for practitioners who do not work with children with complex needs on a regular basis and practitioners early in their career, who rated this workshop as ‘excellent’. Practitioners with experience of working with children with complex needs found the workshop a useful opportunity to reflect on their own practice. The workshop lasts for three hours and includes a viewing of the film.
29 March 2012
WORKSHOP FULL - Dundee (29 March 2012) Workshop ‘How do you want me to talk to you? – supporting practitioner communication with children with exceptional healthcare needs’
Dundee - 29 March 2012 - This workshop is especially suitable for practitioners who do not work with children with complex needs on a regular basis and practitioners early in their career, who rated this workshop as ‘excellent’. Practitioners with experience of working with children with complex needs found the workshop a useful opportunity to reflect on their own practice. The workshop lasts for three hours and includes a viewing of the film.
21 March 2012
WORKSHOP FULL - Galashiels (21 March 2012) Workshop ‘How do you want me to talk to you? – supporting practitioner communication with children with exceptional healthcare needs’
Galashiels - 21 March 2012 - This workshop is especially suitable for practitioners who do not work with children with complex needs on a regular basis and practitioners early in their career, who rated this workshop as ‘excellent’. Practitioners with experience of working with children with complex needs found the workshop a useful opportunity to reflect on their own practice. The workshop lasts for three hours and includes a viewing of the film.
9 March 2012
WORKSHOP FULL - Dunfermline (9 March 2012) Workshop ‘How do you want me to talk to you? – supporting practitioner communication with children with exceptional healthcare needs’
Dunfermline - 9 March 2012 - This workshop is especially suitable for practitioners who do not work with children with complex needs on a regular basis and practitioners early in their career, who rated this workshop as ‘excellent’. Practitioners with experience of working with children with complex needs found the workshop a useful opportunity to reflect on their own practice. The workshop lasts for three hours and includes a viewing of the film.
27 February 2012
WORKSHOP FULL - Inverness (27 Feb 2012) Workshop ‘How do you want me to talk to you? – supporting practitioner communication with children with exceptional healthcare needs’
Inverness - 27 Feb 2012 - This workshop is especially suitable for practitioners who do not work with children with complex needs on a regular basis and practitioners early in their career, who rated this workshop as ‘excellent’. Practitioners with experience of working with children with complex needs found the workshop a useful opportunity to reflect on their own practice. The workshop lasts for three hours and includes a viewing of the film.
21 February 2012
WORKSHOP FULL - Irvine, Ayrshire (21 Feb 2012) Workshop ‘How do you want me to talk to you? – supporting practitioner communication with children with exceptional healthcare needs’
Irvine, Ayrshire - 21 Feb 2012 - This workshop is especially suitable for practitioners who do not work with children with complex needs on a regular basis and practitioners early in their career, who rated this workshop as ‘excellent’. Practitioners with experience of working with children with complex needs found the workshop a useful opportunity to reflect on their own practice. The workshop lasts for three hours and includes a viewing of the film.
31 January 2012
Dunfermline (31 Jan 2012) Workshop ‘How do you want me to talk to you? – supporting practitioner communication with children with exceptional healthcare needs’
Dunfermline - 31 Jan 2012 - This workshop is especially suitable for practitioners who do not work with children with complex needs on a regular basis and practitioners early in their career, who rated this workshop as ‘excellent’. Practitioners with experience of working with children with complex needs found the workshop a useful opportunity to reflect on their own practice. The workshop lasts for three hours and includes a viewing of the film.
18 January 2012
Irvine, Ayrshire (18 Jan 2012) Workshop ‘How do you want me to talk to you? – supporting practitioner communication with children with exceptional healthcare needs’
Irvine, Ayrshire - 18 Jan 2012 - This workshop is especially suitable for practitioners who do not work with children with complex needs on a regular basis and practitioners early in their career, who rated this workshop as ‘excellent’. Practitioners with experience of working with children with complex needs found the workshop a useful opportunity to reflect on their own practice. The workshop lasts for three hours and includes a viewing of the film.
8 September 2011
NMCN CEN Conference 2011: Emergency Care for Children with Exceptional Healthcare Needs
The annual conference of the NMCN CEN was held in Perth on 8 September 2011 with 114 attendees from across Scotland.
29 September 2010
NMCN CEN Annual Conference Co-ordinating and Improving Services for Children with Exceptional Healthcare Needs
The annual conference of the NMCN CEN was held in Glasgow with 120 attendees and two satellite conferences in Inverness and Western Isles.
24 February 2010
CEN Education Day on Feeding Support
The Education day for the CEN NMCN focused on the practical and emotional issues, education and training available for parents/carers and professionals, and decision making related to the switch from oral feeding to enteral feeding. The CEN Education module on the emotional issues related to feeding support was launched.
17 June 2009
Network Launch Event
The NMCN for Children with Exceptional Healthcare Needs (CEN) was launched on the 17 June 2009 with a stakeholder event involving 105 parents, carers, and professionals.

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