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Welcome and opening remarks

Mark Gilchrist, Consultant Pharmacist Infectious Diseases Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust Co-Chair BSAC OPAT Initiative

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Management of Aortic Graft Infections & OPAT

Nick Price, Director of Infection & Consultant Physician, Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

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Complex oral therapies in practice – the Hull experience

Monica Ivan, Consultant in Infectious Diseases, Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

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The UK Drug Stability Programme – developing a safer patient pathway for OPAT

Conor Jamieson, Pharmacy Team Leader – Antimicrobial Therapy, Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust

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POET and beyond. Oral antibiotic management of endocarditis

Henning Bundgaard, Professor of Cardiology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen

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Early experiences from OPAT in Switzerland

Serge De Valliere, Switzerland

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Development of a fledgling OPAT service

Kailey Sassi-Jones & Owen Seddon, Wales

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Equity of access to OPAT

Colin Sumpter, Public Health Registrar, NHS Lothian

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Outcomes and challenges of implementing OVIVA in the management of bones and joint infections

Tariq Azamgarhi, Specialist Antimicrobial Pharmacist Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital

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Securing regional support for OPAT: The Northern Ireland experience

Eileen Dorgan, Consultant Microbiologist, Antrim Hospital

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Collective Intelligence to support OPAT expansion

Ann Cole, National Evolving Health Manager, Baxter Healthcare Ltd

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Unusual cases treated with dalbavancin

Ali Khan, Specialist Registrar, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary

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Talking about the AMR National Action Plan and the potential of OPAT

Philip Howard, Consultant Antimicrobial Pharmacist, Leeds Teaching Hospitals and University of Leeds

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The enhanced role of pharmacists within the OPAT team

Peter McKee, Lead OPAT Pharmacist, Southern Health and Social Care Trust

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Evolution of an OPAT service for low risk endocarditis patients. Combining the Infective Endocarditis MDT with new technology and outpatient services

James Hatherley, Clinical Fellow Cardiology, Aintree University Hospital

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Developing a virtual OPAT clinic

Liz Wilson, Lead Nurse, OPAT Team, Wythenshawe Hospital

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Moving OPAT from a “nice to have” to “must have” – how can we optimise use of UK NORS data?

Mark Gilchrist, Consultant Pharmacist Infectious Diseases Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust Co-Chair BSAC OPAT Initiative

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Practical applications of the Good Practice Recommendations – how are we doing?

Ann Chapman, Consultant in Infectious Diseases and General Medicine, NHS Lanarkshire

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OPAT Initiative, 2020 and beyond

Andrew Seaton, Infectious Diseases physician, Antibiotic stewardship lead NHS GGC, Chair of SAPG and co-chair of BSAC OPAT Initiative

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Slido Questions and Answers

This document contains responses to questions raised at the conference through Slido – many of which could not be answered due to time constraints but for which we have sought responses from presenters post conference

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Welcome and Opening Remarks

Mr Mark Gilchrist

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My OPAT journey - a younger person's perspective, Question and Answer sessions

Mr Thomas Mallet

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OPAT via telemedicine (Presentation via Skype)

Dr Paul Ingram

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Defining the positive outcome - OPAT in palliative care

Dr Eoghan de Barra

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Managing Staphylococcal Bacteraemias

Sanjita Brito-Mutunayagam

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The challenge of orthopaedic infections in the post OVIVA era

Dr Bridget Atkins

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Good Practice Recommendations - the key learning points

Dr Ann Chapman

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Using OPAT to drive paediatric stewardship

Dr Sanjay Patel & Miss Emily Tanner

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Beyond the OPAT MDT: hazards and opportunities

Dr Andrew Seaton

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Speaking in favour

Dr Sue Snape

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Speaking against

Dr Sarah Logan

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Outpatient management of complex oral antibiotic regimens

Ms Julie Statham

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ECG directed PICC line insertion

Mrs Elizabeth Wilson

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Vascular health management in children

Miss Ruth Cantwell

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A comparison of bolus versus infusion administration of ceftraiaxone in patients under OPAT

Miss Lucille Mclean

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Evaluating the safety of antibiotic administration using elastomeric devises in children managed within a tertiary paediatric OPAT service

Mrs Jacqueline Gray

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Setting up an in house elastomeric device service for OPAT

Dr Sue Snape

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Role of OPAT in hemodialysis

Dr Carolyn Hemsley

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Vascular graft infection and OPAT

Dr Fiona Andrewartha

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Tubo-ovarian abscess and OPAT

Dr James Hatcher

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Nurse led management of SSTIs

Ms Claire Vallance

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Facilitated discussion addressing issues raised by delegates

Panel comprising: Mr Mark Gilchrist, Dr Andrew Seaton, Dr Sanjay Patel, Mrs Liz Wilson & Dr Ann Chapman

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Case Study 1: UBI PUS, IBI EVAQUA & Case Study 2: Double Trouble

Dr Chris Lynch

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Case Study 3: Bacteraemia, Haemodialysis and OPAT

Dr Hector Maxwell-Scott

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Case Study 4: Bacteraemia, Haemodialysis and OPAT

Dr Anna Goodman

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Role of extended dosing interval antimicrobials in OPAT

Dr Urania Rappo

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Colour coded classification of OPAT patients as an alternative model of care

Ms Julie Statham

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Developing a Risk Prediction Model for 30-Day Unplanned Hospitalisation in Patients Receiving Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy

Dr Chris Durojaiye

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Identifying risk factors for non-completion of OPAT course to enable intervention before and during home treatment

Dr Ian Miskin

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Using NORS data to optimise duration of antibiotic therapy in OPAT

Dr John Williams

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A systematic review of Human Factors identified from Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy research using the SEIPS 2.0 model

Mrs Sara Jo Bugeja

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Measuring practice and outcomes - Registry outputs and what they mean

Mr Mark Gilchrist

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UK Drug Stability Testing Programme - outputs and future aspirations

Dr Conor Jamieson

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OPAT 2019 and beyond

Mr Mark Gilchrist

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Welcome and Opening Remarks

Mark Gilchrist

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Fail better – the clinical story

Aisling Brown

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Argument for early switching

Matt Scarborough

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The role of IV therapy in Bone and joint infection

Andrew Seaton

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An introduction to the development of RCN standards and rationale for Infusion therapy

Suman Shrestha

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Infusion therapy: the patient perspective

Lynne Currie

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Application of the infusion standards into practice

Sue Rowlands

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Retrospective Audit of Outpatient Antimicrobial Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT) for Infective Endocarditis: 2014 – 2017

Karen Burns

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The role of a Pharmacist Advanced Clinical Practitioner (ACP) within OPAT

Julie Wilkinson

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Experience in the management of acute exacerbations of Bronchiectasis; a local perspective

Jo Spicer & Suzanne Carr

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Maximising the opportunity of a self-administration OPAT pathway

Linda Mashonganyika

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Malignant Otitis External: OPAT Experience at Nottingham

Fiona Andrewartha

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OPAT the time for change in provider delivery

Andrew Davies

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Chief Executive Officer view – what we need to hear

Duncan Haslow

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Chief Finance Officer view – talking finances

Alison Rigby

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Patient experience with vascular access

Linda Kelly

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Infusion safety from a unique perspective

Paul Lee

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Ambulatory OPAT in paediatrics: Same but different

Lucy Hinds

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24 hour infusion – a new OPAT pathway for diabetic foot?

Naomi Fleming

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Dalbavacin & OPAT – case series

Neil Ritchie

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Clinical outcomes of midlines in community and hospital practice

Andrew Jackson

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How the introduction of elastomeric devices has improved OPAT services at Wythenshawe Hospital

Liz Wilson

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Expansion of P-OPAT service without a dedicated children’s community nursing team

Sally Bolsover

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Developing a home OPAT service through cross organisational working

Alison Muir

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Tuberculosis

Helena White

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Non Cystic Fibrosis Bronchiectasis

Adam Hill

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Patients as partners in care

Paul Whittle

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Drug stability

Tim Hills

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Update to the Good Practice Recommendations & Introduction of Competencies

Update to the Good Practice Recommendations & Introduction of Competencies

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How can OPAT help deliver the NHS Five Year Forward View?

Philip Howard, Consultant Antimicrobial Pharmacist, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds

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Endocarditis

Jonathan Sandoe, University of Leeds and Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds

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Spinal Infections

Neil Ritchie, Clinical Lecturer in Infectious Diseases, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow

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Paediatrics – a special population?

Sanjay Patel, Consultant Paediatrician, Southampton Children’s Hospital, Southampton

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Clinical efficacy, cost-analysis and patient acceptability of outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (OPAT): a decade of Sheffield OPAT service

Chris Durojaiye, Locum Consultant Physician, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield

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A re-audit evaluating the management of OPAT bronchiectasis patients against current BTS guidelines

Heather Boniface, F2-Paediatrics, Princess Royal Hospital, Telford

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Success of an outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) programme in a large UK paediatric hospital

David Porter, Consultant in Paediatric Infectious Diseases, Alder Hey Hospital, Liverpool

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Self-administration of intravenous antibiotics for OPAT

Emma Nickerson, Associate Specialist in Infectious Disease, Addenbrookes, Cambridge<

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Learning outcome: Examining how to choose the right agent in the ambulatory care setting, including a review of licensed agents and drivers for prescribing – cost versus convenience versus stewardship versus stability

Susan Snape, Consultant Microbiologist, Nottingham University Hospitals, Nottingham
Sarah Williams, Deputy Lead Specialist Nurse, Nottingham University Hospitals, Nottingham
Tim Hills, OPAT Pharmacist, Nottingham University Hospitals, Nottingham
Elizabeth Hart, Infectious Disease and Acute Medicine Physician, Nottingham University Hospitals, Nottingham

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Learning outcomes: Examining key factors in establishing admission avoidance services through safe, competency led services and appropriate patient selection

Sharon Bamber, OPAT Service Lead, Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS, Merseyside
John Cunniffe, Consultant Microbiologist, Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS, Merseyside

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IVOST: principles and practice in OPAT

Andrew Seaton, Consultant Physician, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

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Oral Versus Intra-venous Antibiotic Treatment for Bone and Joint Infections

Matthew Scarborough, Infectious Diseases Consultant, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, Oxford

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Resurgence of older oral therapies in OPAT

Carolyn Hemsley, Consultant ID and Microbiology, Guys and St Thomas’s Hospital, London

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Introduction: Tip location, CLABSI, Midlines and Passports

Andrew Jackson, IV Nurse Consultant, The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust, Rotherham

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Infection Prevention and Vascular Access

Martin Kiernan, Visiting Clinical Fellow, University of West London – GAMA Healthcare, London

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Vessel Health and Preservation Framework

Tim Jackson, Consultant Anaesthetist & Intensivist at Calderdale & Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust, Huddersfield

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ECG PICC Tip Location

Gemma Oliver, Nurse Consultant Integrated IV Care at East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust, Kent

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Clinical efficacy of daily parenteral infusions of meropenem and ampicillin in the OPAT setting

James Pollard, Clinical Director, Hospital in the Home, Victoria, Australia

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Instructive Endocarditis Case

Jonathan Sandoe, Associate Clinical Professor/Honorary Consultant Microbiologist, University of Leeds and Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds

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A Case of Unintended Consequences – lessons to be learned

Beth White, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow

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Staphylococcus aureus Bacteraemia & optimal OPAT management – doing the right thing isn’t always easy!

Eoghan de Barra, Consultant Infectious Diseases, Imperial College Healthcare Trust, London

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Treating MDR Negatives in OPAT

Fiona Robb, Antimicrobial Pharmacist, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, Glasgow

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Paediatric OPAT: an Australasian approach

Penelope Bryant, Australasian Paediatric Antimicrobial Stewardship Group, Australia

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Proving cost effectiveness in OPAT – what a commissioner needs to know

Sue Snape, Consultant Microbiologist, Nottingham University Hospitals, Nottingham

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Community practice

Kate Owen, District Nurse Community IV Team Leader, Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Trust, West Midlands

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Acute practice

Gemma Oliver, Nurse Consultant IV Care, East Kent Hospital University NHS Trust, Kent

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Establishing a regional the West Midland IV Forum

Kate Owen, District Nurse Community IV Team Leader, Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Trust, West Midlands

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Next steps and close

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NIHR Summary of OPAT work

Jane Minton, Consultant in Infectious Diseases, Leeds Teaching Hospitals, Leeds

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Revised EPIC3 guidelines impact on OPAT

Kate Owen, District Nurse Community IV Team Leader, The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust, Dudley

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Drug stability – why open access publication of stability data is essential

Mark Santillo, Regional Quality Assurance Officer, Torbay & South Devon NHS Foundation Trust, Torquay

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CLOSING REMARKS – Where next for the OPAT in the UK?

Mark Gilchrist, Consultant Pharmacist in Infectious Diseases, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London

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The expanding OPAT landscape and integrated patient pathway

Dr Frances Sanderson

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Paediatric OPAT provision – the challenges and opportunities

Dr Sanjay Patel

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OPAT or No PAT: Emergency department and acute medical management of cellulitis in the UK

Dr Andrew Seaton

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Towards developing OPAT competencies

Dr Ann Chapman

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A new approach to the National Outcomes Registry

Mr Mark Gilchrist

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Key challenges of IV to oral switch and use of oral agents

Dr Andrew Seaton

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Facilitating early discharge through an IV to oral switch protocol

Dr Matthew Dryden

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OVIVA Study

Dr Matthew Scarborough

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FREE PAPER: The development of a unique model of OPAT

Gillian Runkee & Jayne Woodhead

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FREE PAPER: Challenges of working with a private provider within an established OPAT service

Dr Elinor Moore

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FREE PAPER: Managing bronchiectasis in the OPAT setting, a retrospective Audit

Dr John Eardley

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FREE PAPER: The evolution of a National OPAT Program in Ireland 2013-2015

Dr Susie Clarke

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FREE PAPER: Community IV antibiotics in Birmingham – collaborating to improve quality

Dr Neil Jenkins

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FREE PAPER: The Blackpool OPAT model: An acute-primary care-CCG partnership developed community/home intravenous therapy service for residents of the Flyde Coast

Dr Achyut Guleri

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Drug stability – an evidence review and development of a national methodology for stability testing of agents and devices

Mr Tim Hills

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Drug stability testing in Hong Kong – lessons to share

Dr Joseph Kay-Yan TSANG

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Fungal infections in the OPAT setting

Dr Eavan Muldoon

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Intravenous drug user infections

Dr Dale Fisher

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Intracerebral infections

Dr Eoghan de Barra

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The BSAC Initiative 2015 to 2016 – the next important steps and closing remarks

Mr Mark Gilchrist

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Welcome & Overview – The UK OPAT Initiative: Then, now & in the future and overview of the 2013 audit

Mark Gilchrist, Consultant Pharmacist, Imperial college Healthcare NHS Trust & Dr Andrew Seaton, Consultant Physician, Gartnavel General Hospital

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OPAT & Paediatric OPAT standards and practical implications of the hospital and community

Dr Sanjay Patel, Consultant Paediatrician, Southampton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust & Dr Ann Chapman, Consultant in Infectious Diseases, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield

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Recording OPAT treatment episodes and outcomes – Review of the UK Patient Management System and UK Outcomes Registry

Mark Gilchrist, Consultant Pharmacist, Imperial college Healthcare NHS Trust

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Coding – The route to establishing an OPAT tariff

Debbie Cumming, Pharmacist, NHS Isle of Wight

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Funding Acquisition and business case development

Dr Amandip Sahota, ST7 & Dr Susan Alleyne, Consultant Microbiologist, University Hospital of Leicester NHS Foundation Trust

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Hall 5 – Key Considerations – Choice of antimicrobial agents and managing the IV to oral switch

Dr Andrew Seaton, Consultant Physician, Gartnavel General Hospital

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Funding Acquisition and business case development – A Scottish perspective

Dr Claire Mackintosh, Regional Infectious Diseases Unit, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh

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Commissioning OPAT services – Balancing the Elements

Sharon Rourke, Senior Commissions Manager, Acute and Service Redesign, NHS Blackpool Clinical Commissioning Group

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Hall 5 – Device choices for OPAT – Stability data and patient safety

Tim Hills, Antimicrobial Pharmacist, University Hospitals of Nottingham NHS Trust

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Intravenous Antibiotics in homecare – The Bupa Experience

Stephen Cook, Director of Pharmacy, Bupa Home Healthcare

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The District General Hospital Experience

Professor Sajjad Mirza, Consultant in Infectious Diseases, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield

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OPAT in the Teaching hospital / Tertiary centre

Dr Ann Chapman, Consultant in Infectious Diseases, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield

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OPAT community led service

Sue O’Hanlon, Lead Nurse IV Therapy, Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Trust

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A Successful NHS provided service

Sister Kate Owen, District Nurse, Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust

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Successful fulfilment of an OPAT service through a private provider

Dr Susan Clarke, Clinical Lead for National OPAT Programme Ireland, St James’ Hospital, Dublin

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Providing the best outcomes for patients – Closing remarks

Dr Frances Sanderson, Consultant in Infectious Diseases, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

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