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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Registration

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

Abstracts

Please submit your abstract(s) using the online submission form for consideration for POSTER presentation at the OPAT Workshops.

The deadline for abstract submission is 1200hrs UK time on Friday 12 May 2023.

To view the posters presented at the 2022 workshop series please click here.

Please note our Conditions of Submission:
1. The presenting author must register for their chosen workshop.
2. Abstracts must be submitted by 1200hrs UK time on Friday 12 May 2023.
3. The first author should ideally be the presenting author. All correspondence will be sent to the lead author.
4. If selected for poster presentation authors are required to submit their poster in pdf (landscape) format prior to the first workshop for inclusion on the virtual poster platform.
5. All abstracts need to be submitted using the online submission form.

Format of Abstracts:
Abstracts should be no longer than 400 words and contain:
• an initial statement of specific objectives of the study, unless this is given in the title;
• a brief statement of methods;
• a summary of the results obtained;
• specific conclusions.

For any queries regarding abstract submissions, please contact Esme Carruthers.

Sponsorship

There are various sponsorship opportunities available to support this workshop series. Please contact Esme Carruthers for further details.

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