Advancing practice conference

Advancing practice conference

NHS England Centre for Advancing Practice Conference 2023

This November we held our annual Centre for Advancing Practice Conference. 

Our flagship event, the annual conference, is our premier learning and networking opportunity at the cutting-edge of the Advancing Practice landscape.

Taking place online, the Centre for Advancing Practice Conference will include a blend of inspiring and thought-provoking speakers, networking and a range of leaders from the community.

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The theme for this year: A Future Worth Advancing

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Why attend?

Be inspired: Rediscover essential skills, view good practices, and trends from inspiring speakers from across England and beyond in 30+ hours of conference sessions; delivered in a range of formats that draw out unique insights.

Gain actionable insights: Hear from leading experts and experienced practitioners. Providing you with advice and tools to tackle the key challenges facing advancing practice today.

Build your network: Our national conference helps build support relationships.  Together we can generate new ideas and share experiences in the engagement zones.

Conference details

Now fully booked

Date: Wednesday 8 November 2023 and Thursday 9 November 2023 

Location: Online/Virtual 

Hashtag: #AdvancingPractice2023

Our programme sees a wealth of talks, workshops, knowledge sharing workshops and panels, covering a variety of professions and specialties from across the UK and beyond.

Download an overview of this year’s programme

NHS England Day One 1 Conference overview
NHS England Day One 2 Conference overview

Highlights from this year’s programme are:


  • Advancing for 75 years – Turning vision into reality
  • A more inclusive Future
  • Diverse Workforce to tackle health inequalities
  • Increasing the national voice

Panel sessions:

  • Opportunities of a global community
  • Ask the Centre
  • In conversation: the Faculty Leads


  • The limitless possibilities of a system working together
  • Building the research pillar
  • Co-Producing the Future
  • Writing for publication
  • Job planning the future
  • Being a supervisor for the future

Session catch up is available on the event platform March 2024.

Connect with us on TwitterLinkedIn and Facebook. Be sure to use the hashtag #AdvancingPractice2023 before, during and after the event to join the conversation.  

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Previous events

Advancing Practice Conference 2022 – Empowering People, Transforming Care

The 6th annual HEE’s Centre for Advancing Practice event was held virtually on Monday 7th and Thursday 10th November 2022.  

The purpose of the conference was to: 

Inspire and Motivate 


Enhance Reputation 



The virtual event had 48 speakers, across two days delivering keynotes, presentations, discussion groups and panels. Over 3000 places were booked with the registration window having to close early. 

Keynote and workshop sessions can be found on the Centre for Advancing Practice Event Portal.