Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy (OPAT) Conference & Workshops

Part of the BSAC OPAT Initiative

Ms Julie Statham

Principal Pharmacist for Infection, South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust

Julie Wilkinson is the Principal Pharmacist for Infection at South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust (SWFT). She is an independent prescriber and an Advanced Clinical Practitioner and uses these advanced skills within the OPAT service.

She was project manager whilst OPAT at SWFT was introduced and now manages the service. Julie has special interests in empowering patients through self-administration and ensuring patient safety throughout infection treatment as well as ensuring good stewardship. She has research interests in how the multi-disciplinary team can be utilised to deliver robust OPAT services in the current NHS climate.