The Burdett Trust for Nursing RISE Symposium 2022


23 NOVEMBER 2022 | 08:00am - 13:00pm (SAST)

Programme is subject to change. Times correspond to SAST. Please be aware that not all speakers have confirmed their participation yet.
Programme will be updated as more information becomes available.


Chair of Panel: Dame Christine Beasley

The power of nurses doing research - Professor Laetitia Rispel, Wits University, South Africa

Exploring the unique contribution of the nursing research lens in relation to the evidence base and the necessity of this data in responding to current and future global population health.

Influencing health policy: data, dialogue, decision making and implementation - Ms Elizabeth Iro, WHO Chief Nursing Officer

Considering the importance of nurse and multi-disciplinary research evidence in shaping, informing and influencing policy. Understanding that influencing policy alone is not enough, nurses must understand the full policy making and implementation process.

Strategic networking: purpose and impact - Professor Aisha Holloway, The University of Edingburgh, UK

Reviewing different layers of networking and its purpose. Networking is a key element within nurses' scope of practice. How can it be cultivated to bring benefit for all?

An audience with... Sutantri (Indonesia), Daniela Morelli (Argentina & Brazil) and Faith Nawagi (Uganda)

...early, mid and established career nurses sharing their personal journeys and stories. Session facilitated by Lisa Bayliss-Pratt, Nursing Now Challenge Programme Director


Using story telling to disseminate your research findings Workshop - Ms Elizabeth Iro, WHO Chief Nursing Officer

Telling compelling stories is one of the most powerful means of inspiring and influencing. Bringing togethering research evidence from a range of sources provides a richness that can be utilised to benefit the level of engagement and impact of our research. This workshop will provide the opportunity for you to consider how you might use your data and what story you wish to tell.

Strategic Networking Workshop - Professor Aisha Holloway, The University of Edinburgh, UK

A practical session whereby you will actively follow the 4 steps to cultivating your network: Analyse and Classify, De-layer, Diversify, Capitalise. The session will provide you with practical skills needed for effective networking that can be utilised moving forward during your career.

The Burdett Trust for Nursing RISE Symposium 2022