JoMO-UKCPA National Meeting: Medicines Optimisation in Diabetes

"Our staff got such a lot out of your last event and showcasing their work. The whole thing was a feel good vibe for everyone."
Julia Simms, Head of Medicines Management, North West Commissioning Support Unit
Event Name JoMO-UKCPA National Meeting: Medicines Optimisation in Diabetes
Location Radisson Blu Portman Hotel, London
Start Date 9:30am 10/10/2017
Finish Date 4:00pm 10/10/2017
Booking Closes 5:00pm 04/10/2017
Places Available
Event Description

This meeting will be a repeat of the meeting held in Manchester in May. Once again it is a joint meeting for which the United Kingdom Clinical Pharmacy Association will be assisting with the content. The list of satellites is now available.

The Learning Zone, which is made up of Posters and Exhibition Stands, is a gathering place and central point for exchange of best practice. To submit your work on Medicines Optimisation in Diabetes download the poster submission form here.

In future years this meeting will only be staged in Manchester, so this is your last chance to attend in London.


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Contact Name Alistair Paul
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Satellites for this Event

Management of Diabetic Emergencies

Speakers: Elizabeth Hackett (Principal Pharmacist for Medicines Information, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust)

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The Role of Motivational Interviewing in Diabetes and Lifestyle Behaviour changes

Speakers: Dr Jeff Breckon (Director of the Centre for Health and Social Care Research, Sheffield Hallam University)

Dr Breckon is Director of the Centre for Health and Social Care Research at Sheffield Hallam University. He is a BPS and HCPC Chartered Psychologist. He is a member of MINT (Mot...

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Human Factors: Considerations of why we make mistakes and how we can make it better

Speakers: Sallianne Kavanagh (Lead Clinical Pharmacist, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)

Human Factors: Considerations of why we make mistakes and how we can make it better

Human factors is the study of people behave in response particular situations, enviro...

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Cardiovascular, Blood Pressure and Lipids - Risk Assessment

Speakers: Dr Duncan Petty (Prescribing Support Services Ltd, Research Practitioner, University of Bradford)

Cardiovascular, Blood Pressure and Lipids - Risk Assessment.


Risk assessment tools can be used in identify patients at high risk of cardiovascular disease...

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Insulin Safety

Speakers: Kevin Gibbs (Clinical Pharmacy Manager, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust)

Detecting and preventing medication safety incidents with insulin

Insulin is a high risk drug and is frequently associated with adverse drug events.  The 2012 Natio...

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Patient Activation Measures in Diabetes

Speakers: Cornwall Local Pharmaceutical Committee To be confirmed

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Managing type 1 Diabetes in Hospital

Speakers: Sally James (Divisional Lead Pharmacist for Unscheduled Care, Royal Liverpool University Hospital)

Type 1 diabetes in hospital

The sessions will focus on optimising medication and patient care for patients with type 1 diabetes whilst they are in hospital . 


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The Changing Landscape and the Increased Focus on the Physical Health of the Mental Health Patient (with emphasis on Diabetes)

Speakers: Anthony Young (Lead Pharmacist – Electronic Prescribing and Medicines Administration, Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust)

It is a well known fact that people with long term mental health problems die on average up to 20 years earlier than those without a long term mental health condition (1). ...

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Diabetes and Renal Disease

Speakers: Michelle Lam (Lead Diabetes & Endocrinology Pharmacist, Hull Royal Infirmary/Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust)

Patients with long-standing diabetes are at risk of developing diabetes-related complications and diabetic kidney disease is common in this patient population. Diabetes manageme...

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How to Become a System Leader in Diabetes Care

Speakers: Karen Acott (Executive Partner, Wallingbrook Health Group, Devon)

How to Become a ‘System Leader’ in Diabetes Care

In this session, you will learn about collective leadership within a system. This session b...

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How to Develop Specialist Clinical Pharmacists

Speakers: Hannah Beba (Senior Clinical Pharmacist Diabetes and Endocrinology, County Durham and Darlington NHS Trust)

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Managing Diabetes in the Community - Considerations in older people

Speakers: Lelly Oboh (Consultant Pharmacist, Care of Older People, Guys & St Thomas NHS Trust (Community Health Services)/NHS Specialist Pharmacy Services)

Older people with diabetes often have co-morbidties and functional impairments that impact on how they use medicines. Even when every effort has been made to follow the best ava...

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How does NICE drive Practice of Type 2 Diabetes

Speakers: Natasha Jacques (Principal Pharmacist - Specialist Services, Solihull Hospital/Heart of England Foundation Trust)

How does NICE drive practice in type 2 diabetes?

With the introduction of a whole programme of NICE diabetes related guidelines in the last year the amount of informatio...

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Working Better Together: How to build multidisciplinary and multiagency teams to improve patient care

Speakers: Tom Phillips (Lead Trainer, Pharmacy Management Academy)

The focus of this satellite will be on how to deliver projects requiring the input of multiple teams or organisations.

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The General Practice Pharmacist – Potential for Diabetes Medicines Optimisation in the Role

Speakers: Sanjay Tanna (Senior Clinical Pharmacist - General Practice, NHS Heywood, Middleton & Rochdale/Committee Member, UKCPA Respiratory Group and Practice Pharmacist/Independent Prescriber, Owen Road Surgery, Lancaster)

Diabetes – one of the most common and growing long term conditions in the UK. It is a multifactorial disease requiring medications in various domains. The three key areas ...

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