Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy (OPAT) Conference & Workshops

Part of the BSAC OPAT Initiative

OPAT Regional Workshops 2022

Workshops will take place between June-September 2022

Register now for our OPAT Regional Workshops in Glasgow & Dublin and take advantage of complimentary in-person registration for BSAC Members until 1700hrs BST on 31 August using code BSAC31

Join us for our 2022 in-person OPAT Regional Workshops which are taking place in 4 locations. Location and programme details below along with links to register.

Birmingham: Content now available in the Archives
London: Content now available in the Archives
Glasgow: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, 13 September
Dublin: The Marker Hotel, 16 September

These workshops are CPD accredited.

OPAT Service Directory
Is your Trust / Board listed in the OPAT Service Directory? Click here to check, and if not please enter your service https://e-opat.com/service-directory-list/

For any questions regarding the workshops please contact Esme Carruthers.

We look forward to welcoming you.

To view the posters from this workshop series please use the link below:
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Please note that programmes will vary by location.

0930
Registration
1000
Welcome and introduction
1005
BSAC OPAT Initiative – where are we now?

Local Discussion (Part 1)
1020
Service summary and future development
1035
Presentation tbc
1050
Presentation tbc
1105
Presentation tbc

1120
BREAK

Local Discussion (Part 2) – Lessons and learning
1150
Intravesical antimicrobial therapy - a role to play?
1205
OPAT across the world, comparing systems
1220
Presentation tbc
1235
Presentation tbc

1250
LUNCH

Skin and Soft Tissue infections and OPAT in Ireland - review of National data and trends
1350
Introduction
1400
Discussion

1445
Summary and closing remarks
1500
Close
0930
Registration
1000
Welcome and Overview
Andrew Seaton, Consultant in Infectious Diseases and General Medicine, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde - View Bio
1005
BSAC OPAT Initiative overview – Where are we now?
Mark Gilchrist, Consultant Pharmacist Infectious Diseases, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust - View Bio

Local Discussion (Part 1) – Recent service developments across NHS Scotland through the pandemic
Chair: Andrew Seaton, Consultant in Infectious Diseases and General Medicine, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
1020
OPAT in Scotland – From “Nice to have” to “Must have”
Andrew Seaton, Consultant in Infectious Diseases and General Medicine, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde - View Bio
1035
Starting up OPAT during the pandemic
Vhairi Bateman, Consultant in Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology, NHS Grampian - View Bio
1050
Challenges of remote and rural OPAT
Mel Munang, NHS Dumfries and Galloway
1105
Adapting to population needs
Claire Mackintosh, Consultant Infectious Disease Physician, NHS Lothian - View Bio

1120
BREAK

Local Discussion (Part 2) – Lessons and learning
Chair: Andrew Seaton, Consultant in Infectious Diseases and General Medicine, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
1150
Moving points in antimicrobial prescribing in OPAT/ COPAT
Lee Stewart, Antimicrobials Pharmacist, South Glasgow Hospitals - View Bio
1205
Developing an OPAT cellulitis pathway across NHS Highland
Wendy Beadles, ID Consultant, NHS Highland
1220
Presentation tbc
1235
Presentation tbc

1250
LUNCH

Spotlight on skin and soft tissue infections (SSTI)
Chair: Andrew Seaton, Consultant in Infectious Diseases and General Medicine, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
1350
Introduction - The SAPG SSTI OPAT clinical pathway
Andrew Seaton, Consultant in Infectious Diseases and General Medicine, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
1400
Open discussion on management of SSTI in OPAT/ ambulatory setting

1445
Summary and closing remarks
Andrew Seaton, Consultant in Infectious Diseases and General Medicine, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
1500
Close

Registration

Registration is open. For any queries, please contact Esme Carruthers.

Registration fees:
BSAC Members (NHS/not for profit) £50
BSAC Members – Use code BSAC31 before 31 August for free registration!
Non-BSAC Members (NHS/not for profit) £75
Commercial £200
Student £30

Glasgow

13 September 2022

Dublin

16 September 2022

Abstracts

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