OPAT Conference 2019

A Global overview of Drug development and effective use through diagnostics, stewardship and shared learning

Welcome to the National OPAT Conference 2019 organised by the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC).

Through plenary lectures, case presentations and panel discussions, delegates will hear about the latest developments and have the opportunity to share and discuss common and rare issues faced in every day practice. The Conference is relevant to all healthcare professionals who are involved with the OPAT patient pathway.

Programme

0800
Registration
0900
Welcome and opening remarks
Mark Gilchrist, Consultant Pharmacist Infectious Diseases Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust Co-Chair BSAC OPAT Initiative - View Bio

SESSION ONE: EMERGING OPAT EXPERIENCES
Chair: Andrew Seaton, Infectious Diseases physician, Antibiotic stewardship lead NHS GGC, Chair of SAPG and co-chair of BSAC OPAT Initiative
0915
Emerging OPAT experiences
0945
Q&A

SESSION TWO: INNOVATIONS AND COLLABORATIONS IN OPAT
Chair: Liz Wilson, Lead Nurse, OPAT Team, Wythenshawe Hospital
1000
Invited paper
1020
Equity of access to OPAT
Colin Sumpter, Specialty Registrar (Public Health), Currently on placement with NHS Lothian
1040
Invited paper
1100
Q&A

1115
REFRESHMENTS AND POSTERS

SESSION THREE: WHERE ARE WE NOW?
Chair: Philip Howard Consultant Antimicrobial Pharmacist, Leeds Teaching Hospitals and University of Leeds
1145
The national and global landscape: a review of UK and international data
Mark Gilchrist, Consultant Pharmacist Infectious Diseases Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust Co-Chair BSAC OPAT Initiative - View Bio
1205
Practical applications of the Good Practice Recommendations – how are we doing?
Ann Chapman, Consultant in Infectious Diseases, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield - View Bio
1225
Antimicrobial Stewardship within OPAT?
Andrew Seaton, Infectious Diseases physician, Antibiotic stewardship lead NHS GGC, Chair of SAPG and co-chair of BSAC OPAT Initiative - View Bio
1245
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 - View Bio

1300
LUNCH AND POSTER VIEWING

SUPPORTED SESSION
1340
The challenge and opportunities for self-administration of OPAT
SUPPORTED SESSION
Supported by: Correvio
1400
Socio-economic determinants for OPAT outcomes

SESSION FOUR: Clinical case studies
Chair: Susan Snape, Consultant Microbiologist, Nottingham University Hospitals, Nottingham
Presentations to be selected from abstracts

SESSION FIVE: HOT TOPICS
Chair: Jonathan Sandoe, University of Leeds and Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds
1520
POET and beyond. Oral antibiotic management of endocarditis
Henning Bundgaard, Professor of Cardiology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen
1550
Aortic Graft Infection and OPAT
Nick Price, Director of Infection & Consultant Physician, Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
1610
Presentation to be selected from abstracts

SESSION SIX: BSAC UK OPAT Initiative next steps
Chair: Mark Gilchrist, Consultant Pharmacist Infectious Diseases Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust Co-Chair BSAC OPAT Initiative
1630
OPAT in 2020
Andrew Seaton, Infectious Diseases physician, Antibiotic stewardship lead NHS GGC, Chair of SAPG and co-chair of BSAC OPAT Initiative - View Bio
1645
CLOSING REMARKS
Andrew Seaton, Infectious Diseases physician, Antibiotic stewardship lead NHS GGC, Chair of SAPG and co-chair of BSAC OPAT Initiative - View Bio

Sponsors

When

11 December 2019

Where

Royal college of physicians, regents park, london

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Registration

We encourage you to register, submit abstracts and join us in what promises to be another innovative and exciting conference.

By signing up to the BSAC’s MySociety membership portal this allows you to manage your details and preferences, book courses and conferences and much more.

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For queries regarding registration, please contact Esme Carruthers at Ecarruthers@bsac.org.uk

We look forward to seeing welcoming you in London.

Abstracts

BSAC ARE PLEASED TO INVITE YOU TO SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT OR POSTER FOR CONSIDERATION FOR THE OPAT NATIONAL CONFERENCE
Abstract submission for the National OPAT Conference 2019 is now OPEN.

Please note that the date for oral presentation submissions closes on 11th October with final submissions for posters being 29th November.

To review the guidance, download templates and submit your abstracts, please sign up to the BSAC’s MySociety membership portal.

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Sponsorship

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 Debbie Cockayne at debbie@pagemedical.co.uk

Contact

For general OPAT enquiries please contact BSAC on +44 (0)121 236 1988 or OPAT@bsac.org.uk

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