Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy (OPAT) Conference & Workshops

Part of the BSAC OPAT Initiative

Regional Workshop: Glasgow

28th May 2020

Local Facilitator and Chair:

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

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
1035
Starting up OPAT during the pandemic
Vhairi Bateman, Consultant in Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology, NHS Grampian
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

1120
BREAK

Local Discussion (Part 2) – Lessons and learning
Chair: Claire Mackintosh, Consultant Infectious Disease Physician, NHS Lothian
1150
Moving points in antimicrobial prescribing in OPAT/ COPAT
Lee Stewart, Antimicrobials Pharmacist, South Glasgow Hospitals
1205
S.aureus bacteraemia and OPAT – review of experience in NHS GGC
Fiona Thorburn & Simon Pybus, Greater Glasgow & Clyde
1220
OPAT in Scotland: Virtual ward and KPIs – update on progress
Andrew Seaton, Consultant in Infectious Diseases and General Medicine, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
1235
Developing an OPAT cellulitis pathway across NHS Highland
Alison MacDonald, Area Antimicrobial Pharmacist, NHS Highland

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
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