Regional Workshop

North Wales

PLEASE NOTE THAT PEOPLE HAVE BEEN HAVING ISSUES REGISTERING FOR THE WORKSHOP USING COMPUTERS WITHIN THE BCUHB TRUST. CAN I ASK ANYONE WISHING TO REGISTER FROM THIS HEALTH BOARD TO CONTACT ORGANISERS EITHER BY EMAIL – andy@pagemedical.co.uk OR PHONE – 01353780060

0955
Welcome and introduction
Kailey Sassi-Jones
1000
Evidence base for OPAT (GPR, NORS, Drug Stability) - Evidence, standards and outcomes: the trinity of successful OPAT
Dr Andrew Seaton, Consultant in Infectious Diseases & Medical Microbiology, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow
1030
BCUHB OPAT vision
Louise Howard-Baker

1100
Coffee

1130
Case Presentation 1
Dr Rebecca Bamber
1210
BCUHB NORS data
Panel discussion
1230
Saving the bed day!
Elizabeth Wilson, Lead Nurse, OPAT Team Wythenshawe Hospital

1245
Lunch and networking

Learning from OPAT centres
1400
Case presentation 3
Corinne Hocking
1425
Case Presentation 4
Tesni Sullivan
1445
Panel discussion

Next steps
1530
Summary of day / Closing Remarks

Speakers

Kailey Sassi-Jones, BCUHB

Kailey is an antimicrobial pharmacist with a role in both primary and secondary care. She is the lead pharmacist for BCUHB’s OPAT service and is working to improve the clinical governance and develop guidelines in this area. Kailey is also working with GP practices in the area to improve prescribing in patients on long term UTI antibiotic prophylaxis. She enjoys the educational aspect of her role and is preparing to deliver teaching sessions through the medium of English and Welsh using e-Bug resources to over 60 primary school teachers this October. Kailey is the current chair for the All Wales Antimicrobial Pharmacist Group and a member of the All Wales Antibiotic Guidance Group.

When

19th September 2019

Where

Glyndŵr University Mold Road, Wrexham, Wales

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Registration

BSAC member – 10% discount across all of the above with the following code BSAC2019

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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