2018 NATIONAL OPAT CONFERENCE

Registration and Abstract Submission open NOW !!

13th and 14th December 2018, The ICC, Birmingham
A two day event bringing together OPAT experts to debate and share best practice.

2018 National OPAT Conference

Programme

0930
Welcome & opening remarks
Mr Mark Gilchrist, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London - View Bio

SESSION ONE: Can I tell you a story?
Chair: Sanjay Patel, Southampton
0940
My OPAT journey - a younger person's perspective, Question and Answer session
Mr Thomas Mallet, Young person, Southampton Children's Hospital OPAT service patient in 2017

SESSION TWO: OPAT challenges in specific conditions
1015
OPAT via telemedicine (Presentation via Skype)
Dr Paul Ingram - PathWest, Royal Perth Hospital, Fiona Stanley Hospital, Western Australia - View Bio
1030
Defining the positive outcome - OPAT in palliative care
Dr Eoghan de Barra, Senior Consultant, RCSI Tropical Medicine, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin - View Bio
1045
Managing Staphylococcal Bacteraemias
Dr Claire Mackintosh, Consultant Infectious Disease Physician, Regional Infectious Diseases Unit, Western General Hospital Edinburgh - View Bio
1100
The challenge of orthopaedic infections in the post OVIVA era
Dr Bridget Atkins - View Bio
1115
Selected from abstracts

1130
Refreshments and networking

SESSION THREE: Delivering safer OPAT
1200
Good Practice Recommendations - the key learning points
Dr Ann Chapman, Consultant Infectious Disease and General Medicine,NHS Lanarkshire - View Bio
1215
Using OPAT to drive paediatric stewardship
Dr Sanjay Patel, Consultant in Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Southampton Children’s Hospital - View Bio
1235
Beyond the OPAT MDT: hazards and opportunities
Dr Andrew Seaton, Consultant in Infectious Diseases and General Medicine & Antimicrobial Management Team Lead NHS GGC, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow - View Bio
Debate: OPAT Competencies - needed or not?
1255
Speaking in favour
Dr Sue Snape, Lead OPAT Consultant, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust - View Bio
1305
Speaking against
Dr Sarah Logan, Consultant In infectious disease and General medicine, Hospital for Tropical Diseases at UCLH - View Bio

SESSION FOUR: Supported session
1315
Cardiome

1400
Lunch and poster viewing

SESSION FIVE: Drugs & devices
1500
Outpatient management of complex oral antibiotic regimens
Ms Julie Statham, Principal Pharmacist for Infection, South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust - View Bio
1515
ECG directed PICC line insertion
Mrs Liz Wilson, OPAT Lead Nurse, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester University Foundation NHS Trust - View Bio
1530
Vascular health management in children
1545
Selected from abstracts
1600
Selected from abstracts

1615
Refreshments and networking

SESSION SIX: Lessons and dilemmas from the regions
1645
Setting up an in house elastomeric device service for OPAT
Dr Sue Snape, Lead OPAT Consultant, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust - View Bio
1700
Role of OPAT in hemodialysis
Dr Carolyn Hemsley, Microbiology and Infectious Disease Consultant, Department of Infection, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London - View Bio
1715
Vascular graft infection and OPAT
Dr Fiona Andrewartha, OPAT Consultant, Nottingham - View Bio
1730
Tubo-ovarian abscess and OPAT
Dr James Hatcher, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust - View Bio
1745
Nurse led management of SSTIs
Ms Claire Vallance, Queens Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow - View Bio

SESSION SEVEN: National discussion forum
1800
Facilitated discussion addressing issues raised by delegates

1845
Welcome drinks, networking and poster presentations
0730
Breakfast refreshments
SESSION EIGHT: Interactive Clinical Case Studies
0800
Case study 1
Dr Chris Lynch, Nottingham
0815
Case study 2
Dr Chris Lynch, Nottingham
0830
Case study 3
Dr Hector Maxwell-Scott, Infectious Diseases / Microbiology Registrar, Guys & St Thomas’ Hospital, London - View Bio
0845
Case study 4
Dr Anna Goodman, Guys & St Thomas’ Hospital, London - View Bio
0900
Expert panel discussion

SESSION NINE: Sponsored session
0915
Baxter

1030
Refreshments and networking

SESSION TEN: Keynote lecture
1100
Role of extended dosing interval antimicrobials in OPAT
Dr Urania Rappo, Director, Clinical Development (Anti-Infectives), Allergan
1130
Q&A

SESSION ELEVEN: Invited papers
1145
Selected from abstracts
1200
Selected from abstracts
1215
Selected from abstracts
1230
Selected from abstracts

SESSION TWELVE: Informing the future agenda
1245
Measuring practice and outcomes - Registry outputs and what they mean
Mr Mark Gilchrist, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London - View Bio
1300
UK Drug Stability Testing Programme - outputs and future aspirations
Dr Conor Jamieson, Pharmacy Team Leader – Antimicrobial Therapy, Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust - View Bio
1315
OPAT 2019 and beyond
Mr Mark Gilchrist, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London - View Bio

1330
Close

OPAT Abstracts

BSAC ARE PLEASED TO INVITE YOU TO SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT OR POSTER FOR CONSIDERATION FOR THE OPAT NATIONAL CONFERENCE

Abstract submission for the 2018 National OPAT Conference is now OPEN.

Please note that the date for oral presentation submissions has been extended and it now closes on 12th October with final submissions for posters being 30th November.

Refer to the guidelines and template below and email your submission to: andy@pagemedical.co.uk

Please note: accepted poster presentations should be printed in size A0, portrait orientation.

SPONSORS

THE NATIONAL OPAT CONFERENCE PROVIDES THE PERFECT OPPORTUNITY FOR INDUSTRY LEADERS IN THE OPAT SETTING TO SHOWCASE THEIR PRODUCTS AND SERVICES.

With dedicated networking opportunities and an engaging and interactive exhibition hall sponsors have a unique opportunity to discuss and meet with national and international multidisciplinary stakeholders.

We have a number of sponsorship packages available to suit individual company needs including an opportunity to hold a sponsored symposium.

For more information please contact 01353780060 and ask for the Exhibitions and Sponsorship team.

REGISTRATION FOR OPAT CONFERENCE

REGISTER FOR THE EVENT NOW - Early bird prices with an extra 15% off until Sept 20th

Discounts available for BSAC members (10%) Non BSAC Member with accepted abstract (10%) BSAC Member with accepted abstract (20%).

Early bird gives you an extra 15% off registered price until midnight 20th September 2018

Please choose you registration type and discount qualification criteria and your ticket price will be updated at checkout accordingly. If you have any further questions please call 01353780060 and ask for Delegate Registration.

Discount codes are as follows.
BSAC members: Bmembers
Accepted abstract: Babstract
BSAC & Abstract accepted: Bboth
* Users of OPAT registry: OPATreg

* Users from centres that use the OPAT registry are entitled to 20% discount but this offer is restricted to only 10 people per centre and this code cannot be used in conjunction with any other code. If you require clarification or help please contact: andy@pagemedical.co.uk

£300
Standard Registration

*All prices are inclusive of VAT
Register

£180
Trainee & Nurse Registration

*All prices are inclusive of VAT
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£120
Student Registration

*All prices are inclusive of VAT
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£175
One Day Standard Registration

*All prices are inclusive of VAT
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£100
One Day Trainee & Nurse Registration

*All prices are inclusive of VAT
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£80
One Day Student Registration

*All prices are inclusive of VAT
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£700
Commercial Registration

standard rate
*All prices are inclusive of VAT
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ACCOMMODATION

If you are travelling and looking to stay overnight we strongly recommend booking early as rooms around Birmingham are very busy due to the festive season.

VENUE & TRAVEL

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE, BROAD ST, BIRMINGHAM, B15 1AY

The ICC is a truly world-class venue and one of Europe’s most high profile conference centres. Located in the heart of Britain’s second capitol the ICC offers a convenient and accessible conference location with all the facilities you will need during OPAT 2018.

TRAVELLING BY CAR
The ICC is located centrally in Birmingham city centre and is easily accessible by road from all over the UK. Visitors from any direction can travel in to Birmingham using many different routes connected to the following motorways: M1, M5, M6, M6 Toll, M40 and M42.

There is abundant, secure multi-storey parking available located within the Barclaycard Arena, which is just a short walk away from the ICC. Both the ICC and Barclaycard Arena are signposted on motorways and major roads and are marked on most road maps.

TRAVELLING BY TRAIN
The ICC is served by the UK’s largest interchange rail station, Birmingham New Street and the smaller Five Ways Station. Both stations are a short walk from the ICC and taxi ranks are situated close by. Birmingham New Street has direct and regular services to Birmingham International railway station which directly links to Birmingham International Airport and The NEC. It also has many direct services to London Euston, including a service that takes just 80 minutes and runs every 20 minutes.

Birmingham’s two other city centre train stations, Moor St and Snow Hill, are also within quick and easy access of the ICC and directly connected to London Marylebone or London Paddington via an hourly service. Download our maps for walking directions from the 3 main city centre train stations.

TRAVELLING BY AIR
Birmingham International Airport is one of the best connected airports in Europe. Over 50 airlines operate scheduled and charter services to more than 100 destinations including Europe, North America, the Middle East and the Indian Sub-Continent. The airport is just 8 miles from the city centre and is directly linked to Birmingham International Railway Station via an Airlink Shuttle.

TRAVELLING BY FOOT
The ICC is located in the well-known, accessible Broad Street area of Birmingham city centre, adjacent to Brindleyplace and Centenary Square. Download this city map and follow the below the directions.

Walking to the ICC from any part of Birmingham city centre is easy, well signposted and takes 10-15 minutes:
From New Street, head up to Victoria Square (the opposite direction to the Bull Ring shopping centre)
At Victoria Square, the Town Hall is on your left and Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery is on the right next to the Council House
Walk straight ahead and directly through Paradise Forum
Exit the Forum and walk past the circular Hall of Memory building
You will see the ICC straight ahead, past the new Library of Birmingham and the Rep Theatre on your right.

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