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Pulse PCN Newcastle

12 July 2022

The programme is currently in development. If you are interested in speaking please contact Aneya.

Aneya Sanders
Conference Producer

+44 (0) 20 7214 0509

Ayorinde Balogun

Ayorinde Balogun

MPharm. PGDip Clinical Pharmacy. PGCert IP., clinical pharmacist, Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust, Wandsworth PCN

Ayo Balogun is a leading PCN clinical pharmacist with a wealth of experience gained from working across multiple sectors within the NHS. He has worked as a community pharmacist, CCG prescribing advisor and hospital pharmacist.   He has been working within GP practices since 2018. He was a clinical lead for the Greenwich GP/Hospital Integrated Pharmacy Service which was shortlisted for Excellence in General Practice award at the 2019 Clinical Pharmacy Congress.   Ayo is an independent prescriber and has augmented his interest in Type 2 Diabetes to be able to initiate GLP-1 injectables. He is currently developing the Wandsworth PCN Pharmacy Service to implement improved medicines management within Wandsworth PCN. @ayoib

Melissa Canavan

Melissa Canavan

respiratory nurse specialist/ health and wellbeing coach, Burmantofts Harehills Richmondhill PCN

Melissa has worked in the NHS for 20 years. She has been the respiratory nurse specialist and lead nurse within the PCN for the past few years. More recently she has trained to be a health and wellbeing coach and is now the lead for ARRS staff. @respnetwork

Event Overview

Pulse PCN Newcastle will be held in the Newcastle Gateshead Marriott Hotel MetroCentre on 12th July 2022. It is one day, free-to-attend discussion forum designed specifically for clinical directors and other senior staff.

The event format combines expert session with networking opportunities with your peers. You will also be able to engage with a handpick selection of leading suppliers at the exhibition hall, and enjoy a complementary buffet lunch.

The goal of our Pulse PCN Event is to support you and your team when it comes to overcoming the major challenges standing in the way of effective care.

Please note that spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis – secure your free ticket here.


Address: Newcastle Gateshead Marriott Hotel MetroCentre, Marconi Way, Metrocentre, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK


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How to get there

Nearest Overground rail station: Manchester Victoria Train Station
From Manchester Victoria Railway Station, head southeast on Victoria Station Approach toward Long Millgate Turn right onto Corporation St/A6042. Corporation St/A6042 turns left and becomes Withy Grove. Continue onto Shudehill, the Crowne Plaza Manchester City Centre will be on the right.

Nearest Subway station: Shudehill Metrolink Tram Station
Shudehill Metrolink Tram Station is less than a 1minute walk from the hotel. Turn left out of the hotel entrance, walk down Shudehill, the Metrolink Tram Station will be located on the right.


From the Airport
Manchester International Airport (MAN) : Join M56 towards Manchester. Continue onto A5103 towards City Centre for 5m. At roundabout take 3rd exit A57. Continue onto A635. Turn left at A665 Pin Mill Brow. Continue onto A62 Great Ancoats Street. Continue onto A665 Swan Street. Hotel is on left.

Please note that the nearest car park is the NCP Printworks car park located across the road. We are able to offer a discounted rate of £18.50 for up to 24 hours if paid and validated at the hotel Front Desk. Alternatively, we can offer valet parking at £26.50 for up to 24 hours which can be booked through concierge on arrival at the hotel. The NCP Printworks Car Park also offer an Early Bird price of £5 for up to 12 hours parking – please note this is only valid if you enter the car park between the hours of 6.00am and 9.00am and pay at the pay machines on departure.