Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy (OPAT) Conference & Workshops

Part of the BSAC OPAT Initiative

Andrew Barton

I Have been the corporate Trust lead for IV therapy and Vascular access for over 8 years. I am an Advanced Nurse Practitioner who places all forms of vascular access devices including PICCs and PORTs.
I lead a team of IV nurses in a same day treatment center and set up the home IV service.
I am the chair of the National Infusion and Vascular Access Society (NIVAS) and sit on the steering group of MEDUSA (Injectable medicines guide)
I have been a clinical expert for NICE medical technologies committee
I am well publishes and have spoken in over 11 countries on IV therapy and Vascular access
My specialist area is technology in vascular access and have been part of the development of many systems and devices.