Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy (OPAT) Conference & Workshops

Part of the BSAC OPAT Initiative

Miss Helen Green

Helen Green has been the Paediatric Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy (pOPAT) Clinical Nurse Specialist at University Hospitals Southampton NHS Trust since 2012. Having graduated from Southampton University in 2004, she has experience of paediatric general medicine, surgical, orthopaedics and high dependency working across the child health unit at University Hospital Southampton. After 4 years of working as a sister on the children's orthopaedic ward and then as a clinical nurse specialist as part of the children's acute pain service, she joined the children's Infectious Diseases team at University Hospital Southampton to set up the Paediatric OPAT service with Consultant Sanjay Patel and the paediatric PICC service with PICU Consultant Gareth Jones. Since 2012, the children’s ID, OPAT and IV access service has expanded considerably with the addition of another Consultant and Clinical Nurse Specialist and is currently setting up an ambulatory clinic for the children’s hospital.