Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy (OPAT) Conference

Part of the BSAC OPAT Initiative

Tesni Sullivan

Tesni has 30 years of IV Access experience within the UK and Canada. She has a background in oncology having completed study at The Clatterbridge Centre for Oncology. Tesni currently works within Cancer Services coordinating the IV access for patients between the secondary and primary care sectors within Oncology / Haematology, though work-related to general acute care is accommodated. As part of this Tesni developed the Nurse-Led PICC line/IV Access Service within Oncology and Haematology in North Wales. Setting up and coordinating PICC line insertion clinics in the three Cancer Service units across Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board with the most up to date placing equipment and technology. She also provides support and education for primary care. Tesni is an active member of NIVAS (National Infusion and Vascular Access Society) and she has IV Access links throughout the UK.
Tesni has a special interest in widening the access to optimum IV services in all health care settings across North Wales ensuring equal care for all service users enabling and supporting treatments in the acute setting and closer to home.

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