Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy (OPAT) Conference

Part of the BSAC OPAT Initiative

Regional Workshop: London

5th June 2020, Royal College of Nursing

Local Facilitator and Chair:

0955
Welcome and introduction
Dr Carolyn Hemsley, Microbiology & Infectious Disease Consultant, Guys and St Thomas' NHS Trust
1000
Evidence base for OPAT (GPR, NORS, Drug Stability) - Evidence, standards and outcomes: the trinity of successful OPAT
Mark Gilchrist, Consultant Pharmacist, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

1030
Quality of life in OPAT- how should we record it?
Dr Sarah Logan, Ana Garcia Mingo & Esther King University College London Hospital
1100
Coffee

1130
Reflections on managing OPAT patients from a tertiary referral centre (Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital)
Dr Simon Warren, Microbiology & Infectious Disease Consultant, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital
1150
Impact of Oviva –outcomes & challenges
Tariq Azamgarhi - Specialist Antimicrobial Pharmacist Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust
1210
Discussion

1230
Lunch

Learning from OPAT centres (This will focus on learning from OPAT incidents - what has changed your practice)
1330
When is a failure of OPAT a failure? Can we learn from our re-admissions?
Dr Carolyn Hemsley, Microbiology & Infectious Disease Consultant, Guys and St Thomas' NHS Trust
1345
Learning from incidents - Using QI process to redesign OPAT services
Mark Gilchrist, Consultant Pharmacist, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
1400
Fluid Overload: Lessons Learned from Elastomeric Devices
Dr Tomàs Woodgate, Clinical Fellow in Paediatric Immunology and Infectious diseases and Emma Glass, Paediatric OPAT Clinical Nurse Specialist - Evelina Children's Hospital
1415
Case 4
Sunil Sharma, Consultant in microbiology & infectious diseases, Brighton
1430
Case 5
Dr Tumena Corrah, Consultant infectious diseases and acute medicine, clinical lead for OPAT, Northwick Park Hospital London
1445
Case 6
Dr Mauricio Arias, Infectious Diseases & Medical Microbiology, Clinical Infection Unit, St Georges Hospital
Next steps
1515
Summary of day / Closing remarks
1530
Close

Abstracts

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

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION IS NOW OPEN
There will be opportunities for posters at the Regional Workshops and then opportunities for oral presentations and poster presentations at the National OPAT Conference.

DEADLINE DATES FOR SUBMISSION ARE BELOW:

North Wales – 30th August 2019

Cardiff Workshop – 25th April 2019

Leeds Workshop – 28th June 2019

Birmingham Workshop – 9th May 2019

Edinburgh Workshop – 23rd May 2019

Dublin Workshop – 27th May 2019

London Workshop – 18th June 2019

Refer to the guidelines and template below and email your submission to: andy@pagemedical.co.uk. PLEASE HIGHLIGHT WHICH MEETING YOUR SUBMISSION APPLIES TO.

Please note: accepted poster presentations should be printed in size A1, portrait orientation.

Sponsorship

THE 2019 OPAT CONFERENCE AND WORKSHOPS PROVIDE 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.

The UK OPAT Initiative is very grateful to our industry partners for their support.

Sponsorship packages are available for the OPAT Workshops 2019 and the National OPAT Conference 2019. Please contact Debbie Cockayne at Page Medical for further details: debbie@pagemedical.co.uk or 01353780060.

THE REGISTRATION FOR THE NATIONAL OPAT WORKSHOPS IS NOW OPEN. FOR FULL INFORMATION ON REGISTRATION COSTS AND FOR DISCOUNTS FOR BSAC MEMBERS PLEASE SEE REGIONAL INFORMATION ABOVE.

Contact

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

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