National Forum - Patient-Centred Pharmacy

"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 National Forum - Patient-Centred Pharmacy
Location Novotel London West, Hammersmith, London
Start Date 9:00am 10/11/2017
Finish Date 4:30pm 10/11/2017
Booking Closes 1:00pm 06/11/2017
Places Available
Event Description

The theme of our 6th annual flagship event this year is Patient-Centred Care.

This event has been funded by the following companies through the purchase of event sponsorship, exhibition stands, posters or sponsored satellite sessions. These companies have had no input into the design or content of the conference agenda.

AbbVie, Alliance Pharmaceuticals, Aspire Pharmaceuticals, Chiesi, Mylan, Qdem Pharmaceuticlas, Thornton and Ross


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Satellites for this Event

Change and Challenges for Pharmacy - the Future Scenario

Speakers: Patricia Oakley

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Patient-centred inhaler technique assessment and adherence support led by pharmacists using RightBreathe

Speakers: Mandeep Butt (Co-convener, Community of Practice, Medicines Optimisation, Health Innovation Network) and Dr Azhar Saleem (Clinical Lead RightBreathe & GP specialist to MOPP, NHS London Procurement Partnership)

The session outlines a joint project between the Health innovation Network and RightBreathe being conducted in South London CCGs.  The objectives are:


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Pharmacy Technicians in GP Surgeries

Speakers: Helen Pinney (Vice Chair of the PCPA Pharmacy Technician Group)

In this interactive session we will be exploring some of the roles of pharmacy technicians in surgeries, and how pharmacy technicians can play an integral part of the practice p...

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Kerplunk! Real World Deprescribing (Funded by the Health Foundation)

Speakers: Tony Jamieson (Clinical Lead for Medicines, Yorkshire & Humber Academic Health Science Network) and Chris Ranson (Senior Pharmacist, Harrogate and Rural District CCG)

Kerplunk! Remember the game with the marbles and the straws, pull out the wrong straw and all the marbles fall down and you lose the game. It’s the same with Polypharmacy....

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Latest developments within the RPS Faculty

Speakers: tbc

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How does the Hospital Transformation Plan work with STPs?

Speakers: Gareth Adams (Programme Manager, Greater Manchester Hospital Pharmacy Transformation Collaborative, Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership)

How does the Hospital Pharmacy Transformation Plan fit with STPs?

A ‘new era for Greater Manchester’ (GM) started on 1 April 2016, as ...

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Switching Inhalers – is it cost effective or creating other issues in patient care?

Speakers: Dr Toby Capstick (Lead Respiratory Pharmacist, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and Chair, UKCPA Respiratory Group)

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Managing Polypharmacy – making good prescribing decisions

Speakers: Carmel Darcy, Consultant Pharmacist, Western Health and Social Care Trust, Northern Ireland

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Solutions for Problematic Polypharmacy

Speakers: Carol Roberts (Chief Executive, PrescQIPP CIC) and Sajida Khatri (Director of Medicines Optimisation, PrescQIPP CIC)

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Electronic Transfers of Care to Community Pharmacy - Learning from regional adoption

Speakers: Andrew Shakeshaft (Head of Programmes, Innovation Agency, Academic Health Science Network for the North West Coast); Hassan Argomandkhah (NHSE and Chair of LPN Merseyside); Matt Harvey (Chief officer, Liverpool Pharmaceutical Committee); Kevin Noble (Managing partner Pinnacle Health Partnership) and Sally Wright (Researcher, Liverpool John Moores University)

This session will explore how a partnership was formed in Merseyside and Cheshire in order to implement electronic transfers of care for patients from Hospital to Community Phar...

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An Experience-Based Co-Design approach to pharmacy services

Speakers: Catherine Dale (Programme Director - Patient Safety and Patient Experience, Health Innovation Network, South London)

Improvement of health services can focus on process, efficiency and safety but often neglects understanding the experience for patients. Experience-based co-design (EBCD) is a s...

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Practice-based Anticoagulant Services: saving costs or improving patient care?

Speakers: Lynne Garforth (Director and Clinical Pharmacist Prescriber)

There are many different models of anticoagulation service provision in primary care with standards varying widely especially where non- specialists are managing patients. Pharm...

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GP shortages: Pharmacy filling the gap

Speakers: David Thomson (Lead Pharmacist, Community Pharmacy Development, NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde)

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Shared decision-making: an essential part of medicines optimisation or just too difficult?

Speakers: Andy Hutchinson and Gill Eddy (Medicines Education Regional Technical Adviser - East, Midlands and Wales, National Institute for Health and Care Excellence; Medicines and Technologies Programme)

Shared decision-making: an essential part of medicines optimisation or just too difficult?

‘No decision about me, without me’ is neatly sums...

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New developments in the management of COPD

Speakers: Professor Dave Singh, Professor of Clinical Pharmacology and Respiratory Medicine, University Hospital Of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust.

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Polypharmacy and Transfer of Care

Speakers: Katherine Le Bosquet (Highly Specialist Integrated Care Pharmacist, Guys & St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust)

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Cross Sector Training  (Technicians through General Practices and Community Pharmacy)

Speakers: Stuart Spence (Specialist Clinical Pharmacist, County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust, CPPE Tutor - North East region) and Dr Graham Stretch (London Commissioning Hub)

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AF work being developed nationally by all the AHSNs

Speakers: Sotiris Antoniou (Consultant Pharmacist for CV Medicine and Pharmacy Lead for UCL Partners) & Faye Edwards (Programme Manager for the National AHSN AF Collaborative Programme, and Programme Manager for Diabetes and AF at the Health Innovation Network)

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STPs - what will they mean for Care of the Elderly?

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

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Medicines Optimisation in mental health: what can the pharmacy team do?

Speakers: Anthony Young (Lead Pharmacist – Research and Workforce Development; Joint Non Medical Prescribing Lead; Academic Tutor – Sunderland University School of Pharmacy; Pharmacy Department Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust)

Medicines Optimisation in mental health – what can the pharmacy team do?

The aim of this satellite session is to share our knowledge and experienc...

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“Walk in my Shoes”….an experiential learning exchange project between GPs and Pharmacists

Speakers: Cleo Butterworth (Associate Clinical Director: Patient Safety Collaborative, Co-Convener: Medicines Optimisation Community of Practice, Health Innovation Network)

To improve both patient experience and patient outcomes from prescribed treatment coordinated services are key, particularly with regards to the interface between GPs and ...

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Revalidation - what does the future hold?

Speakers: Osama Ammar (Head of Continuing Fitness to Practice, General Pharmaceutical Council)

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