JoMO-UKCPA National Medicines Optimisation in Respiratory Medicine Workshop

"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 Medicines Optimisation in Respiratory Medicine Workshop
Location Macdonald Burlington Hotel, Birmingham
Start Date 9:30am 01/02/2018
Finish Date 4:30pm 01/02/2018
Booking Closes 9:00am 29/01/2018
Places Available
Event Description

The Annual Conference of the UKCPA Specialist Respiratory Interest Group and JoMo (Pharmacy Management) is once again taking place in Birmingham at the Macdonald Burlington Hotel  (Burlington Arcade, 126 New Street, B2 4JQ) on Thursday 1 February 2018.

The first joint event in 2017 was a great success with in excess of 250 delegates attending at the same venue which is very close to the main railway station in New Street.

There will be once again 20 Satellite Sessions for delegates to choose from throughout the day - all of which have been recommended by the UKCPA. 

The Conference is delivered at no cost for NHS delegates and will also have lunch and refreshments available during the day.

You can see a list (without names) of the first 75 delegates registered here.

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Satellites for this Event

End of Life Care & Symptom management of respiratory patients

Speakers: Dr Helen Meynell, Consultant Pharmacist/Clinical Governance Lead - Emergency Care Group, Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

The aim of this session is to discuss some of the symptoms that respiratory patients may experience, whether it be related to malignant or non-malignant disease.  Different...

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Asthma Guideline Management BTS vs NICE

Speakers: Anna Murphy, Consultant Respiratory Pharmacist, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust and Honorary Visiting Professor at De Montfort University

In November 2017 NICE published its guideline on the chronic management of asthma. This means that in the UK we have two main asthma management guidelines, NICE and those produc...

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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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Essential Skills: Introduction to Health Coaching & Motivational Interviewing

Speakers: Garry McDonald, Respiratory Pharmacist, Performance Coach, NLP Master Practitioner, LeanSixSigma BlackBelt Consultant

Don’t counsel your patient, have a conversation with them! 

Health Coaching is the conversation we have with patients when counselling them.<...

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Managing Biologics for Respiratory Disease

Speakers: Lynn Elsey, Lead Respiratory/ Severe Asthma Pharmacist, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester

Biologic use in the treatment of respiratory disease is increasing with the availability of a range of monoclonal antibodies.  The high cost nature of ...

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Optimising the use of Inhalers in COPD

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

This satellite is organised and funded by GSK.

Optimising the Use of Inhalers in Respiratory Disease

One of the key interventions that should be...

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Listening to chests and consultation skills

Speakers: Claire Davidson, Cardiorespiratory Specialist Physiotherapist, Nottingham

This is a session suitable for those with little to no experience in practical chest examination. 

There will be an overview of respiratory chest exa...

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Management of Cough

Speakers: Professor Alyn H Morice, Head of Respiratory Research Group, Hull York Medical School, University of Hull

The treatment of cough has undergone a significant change in the last few years. For acute cough due to viral respiratory tract infections the concept of wet/dry cough has been ...

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Research Skills for Pharmacists

Speakers: Helena Rosado (Senior Research Development Manager, Royal Pharmaceutical Society) and Victoria Evans (Research Events and Communications Coordinator, Royal Pharmaceutical Society).

Robust evidence ensures that safe, high-quality treatments and interventions are available to patients and the public. Engaging in research and evaluation also allows pharmacist...

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Smoking cessation & e-cigarettes: pro & con debate

Speakers: Darush Attar-Zadeh, Respiratory Lead Barnet CCG, Treating Tobacco Dependence National Trainer, NHS London Procurement Partnership and Content Manager of NHS RightBreathe

Smoking cessation is seen by many as a public health issue – a lifestyle choice that can prevent ill health. While prevention is important and should be strongly encourage...

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The Cystic Fibrosis NICE Guidelines

Speakers: Sarah Popple, Senior Pharmacist: Paediatrics and Cystic Fibrosis, University Hospitals of Leicester

Published in October 2017 the NICE guideline covers the diagnosis and management of cystic fibrosis. It specifies how to monitor the condition and manage symptoms to improve qua...

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Current Controversies in the Pharmacological Treatment of COPD - the role of LABA/LAMA and ICS/LABA/LAMA inhalers

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

The evidence base for the role of combination inhalers in COPD is rapidly evolving. Dual bronchodilators, containing a long acting muscarinic antagonist and long acting beta ago...

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Current Management of Tuberculosis and Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria

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

Synopsis to follow

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Treatment of Bronchiectasis

Speakers: Professor Adam Hill, Consultant Physician and Honorary Professor, MRC Centre for Inflammation Research/Edinburgh Medical School and Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

Bronchiectasis is a chronic lung disease with permanent airways damage leading to chronic cough, sputum production and recurrent chest infections. The workshop will explore the ...

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GP Practice Pharmacists: A new opportunity for respiratory patients

Speakers: Johnathan Laird, RPS Scotland board member, works in GP practice

The role of the general practice pharmacist has in recent years extended and has over time become further embedded. Within this role the respiratory pharmacist has a key part to...

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Pharmacological Management of ILD: An overview of IPF, HP and Sarcoidosis (with emphasis on Respiratory)

Speakers: Dr Peter M. George, Consultant Respiratory Physician, Interstitial Lung Disease Unit, Royal Brompton Hospital

Interstitial lung disease (ILD) represents an exciting and rapidly evolving field with a growing number of therapeutic options. The arrival of the novel antifibrotic drugs, Pirf...

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Paediatric Asthma & Viral Induced Wheeze

Speakers: Richard Goodwin (Integrated Care Pharmacist, Evelina London Children’s Hospital and Pharmacy Lead for the Children and Young People’s Health Partnership)

There is an exciting pace of change for the pharmacy profession with pharmacists pushing established boundaries never more so than in primary care and respiratory services. Howe...

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Horizon Scanning

Speakers: Patrick Wilson, Assistant Head of Pharmacy: Clinical and Operational Services, Nottingham University Hospitals

In this session we will explore the impact of new medications, changing commissioning landscapes affect how we provide care to our patients.

We will look at how people w...

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Supporting better respiratory care through a national dashboard

Speakers: Paul Davies, Business Lead (Medicines), Pacific Programme, Change and Commercial Delivery, NHS Business Services Authority

Prescribing for asthma and COPD is complex and costly. This session will describe the development of a series of metrics that will be used in a national respiratory dashboard, t...

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Pneumonia and other Respiratory Tract Infections (RTIs)

Speakers: Lucy Cave (Lead medical pharmacist, United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust)

Outline the different types of lower and upper respiratory tract infections (RTIs)


  •         Definition of Community, Hospital...

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