Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy (OPAT) Conference & Workshops

Part of the BSAC OPAT Initiative

Lizzie Ware

Lizzie is the Clinical Lead for the OPAT/CIVAS services at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trusts and Leeds community Health Care Trust.
Lizzie completed her nurse training in 2000 and qualified in Newcastle. She worked at Newcastle General Hospital on the Infectious Disease Unit. She then transferred to Leeds and worked on the Infection and travel medicine ward for 16 years, and then in 2016 moved to her current role in OPAT. Maintaining her keen interest within Infection and travel medicine
Lizzie then went on a secondment working within the Community leading the Community Intravenous Administration service (CIVAS ) she worked collaboratively with Leeds community and Leeds teaching hospitals, developing pathways and new workstreams.
After her secondment she was offered a duel role and is now working across both trusts as clinical lead.
Lizzie gained her Independent Prescriber qualification as uses this within her role.