2nd Pharmacy Together Annual Conference

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Event Name 2nd Pharmacy Together Annual Conference
Location Novotel London West, Hammersmith
Start Date 9:00am 08/11/2019
Finish Date 4:35pm 08/11/2019
Booking Closes 5:00pm 05/11/2019
Places Available
Event Description

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The joint annual conference of Pharmacy Management and the UK Clinical Pharmacy Association is now open for booking. 

This event has been funded by the following companies through event sponsorship, satellite sessions and/or exhibition stands.

Abbott Diabetes Care, AbbVie, Alliance Pharmaceuticals, Amgen, Aspire Pharma, Biogen, Chiesi, Cipla, Consilient Health, Daiichi Sankyo, First DataBank, Fresenius Kabi, GSK, Internis Pharmaceuticals, Leo, Mistura Informatics Ltd, Mylan, Novo Nordisk, Pfizer, Thornton and Ross

Satellite Sessions can be very popular and may need to be closed.  Circumstances can change and it is always advisable to contact Pharmacy Management direct if your chosen Satellite Session does not appear currently to be available.


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Adherence in Asthma: Why don't my patients take their medicines?

Speakers: Dr Toby Capstick (Consultant Pharmacist - Respiratory Medicine, St James’s University Hospital, Leeds)

Poor adherence in asthma is known to be a risk factor for poor outcomes. Reasons for non-adherence are complex and comprise both perceptual and practical factors that impact on ...

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How the whole pharmacy team can contribute to antimicrobial stewardship including national strategies and initiatives.

Speakers: Tejal Vaghela (Clinical Practice Programme Manager, West Hertfordshire Hospital NHS Trust, Watford General Hospital)

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a global problem threatening not only public health but also economic development and security. Globally, AMR has the potential to cause 1...

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How to balance risks and benefits of anticoagulants

Speakers: Rosalind Byrne (Lead Pharmacist Anticoagulation, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London) and Katherine Stirling

This session will look at the risks and benefits of anticoagulation in common situations including for VTE prevention, stroke prevention in AF, management of an acute VTE and lo...

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Pharmacy Across the Globe

Speakers: Dr Catherine Duggan (Chief Executive Officer, International Pharmaceutical Federation)

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Supporting Medicines Optimisation Across Interfaces of Care

Speakers: Michelle Hoad (Principal Pharmacist Community Services & Lewisham Integrated Medicines Optimisation Service (LIMOS), Pharmacy Department, University Hospital Lewisham, London) and John C Brown (Senior Pharmacist - Anticoagulation and Haematology, Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust/University Hospital Lewisham)

This presentation will share details of the pathway for medicines support across Lewisham to include both the successful Lewisham Integrated Medicines Optimisation Service (LIMO...

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Addressing the challenge of non-valvular AF-related stroke

Speakers: Dr Steve Cookson, Consultant Cardiologist at the Royal Surrey County Hospital in Guildford.

This session will cover the development and implementation of guidelines for anticoagulation in patients with atrial fibrillation across the Surrey PAD. 

This satel...

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ADEPT Training for Community Pharmacists Achieving Diabetes Care Excellence through Primary Care Teams

Speakers: Satyan Kotecha and Professor Vinod Patel (Professorial Clinical Teaching Fellow: Diabetes and Clinical Skills, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick; Hon Consultant in Endocrinology and Diabetes, Diabetes and Endocrinology Centre, George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust, Nuneaton; Clinical Director for Diabetes, NHS England and NHS Improvement (West Midlands))

ADEPT Training for Community Pharmacists: Achieving Diabetes Care Excellence through Primary Care Teams.

Achieving Diabetes Care Excellence through Primary Care Teams: T...

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Home is where the heart is: the how and why of domiciliary visits

Speakers: Kiran Channa (Clinical Team Lead Pharmacist: Medicine, Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, Alexandra Hospital, Redditch)

This session will cover:

  • why domiciliary visits are important
  • integrating with community teams and the importance of working across the sectors
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Coroner’s inquest into the death of Patient X: the hard truths of human performance

Speakers: Ravinder Bratch (Lead Pharmacist for Theatres and Acute Pain, Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust)

This session will cover:

  • gaining a broad understanding of how drug related death/error in relation to behaviour is influenced by design, confirmation bias and lev...

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Overview of the NHS 10-Year Plan

Speakers: Prof. Liz Kay

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Workshop: GP practice-based pharmacists

Speakers: Darrell Baker (Director of Pharmacy and Medicines Management, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff)

The workshop session will explore

  • the opportunities for a practice-based pharmacy workforce,
  • their potential to impact on the quality and safety of pati...

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Adherence and Optimisation - the pharmacists' role in asthma care

Speakers: Ravijyot Saggu, Senior Clinical Pharmacist – Respiratory, University College Hospital, London

Presentation Overview: This session will focus on understanding the role and value that pharmacists can bring in improving adherence and optimisation of re...

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Diabetes Care - An Opportunity for Pharmacy Services

Speakers: Hannah Beba (Senior Pharmacist, Diabetes and Endocrinology, Darlington Memorial Hospital)

This session has been fully funded and organised by Novo Nordisk Ltd.

Symposium synopsis: The worldwide scale of the diabetes challenge is well k...

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Advanced practice embedded in National Service Standard: The IBD UK Standards 2019 Model.

Speakers: Anja St. Clair Jones (Consultant Pharmacist Gastroenterology, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust)

Pharmacy specialisation is developing rapidly and needs to be recognised at a national level. National service standards have to integrate specialist pharmacy practice (SPS) to ...

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Why can’t we get medicines reconciliation right?

Speakers: Margaret Stone (Senior Lecturer, Non-medical Prescribing and Pharmacist Integrated Urgent Care, University of Derby) and Kevin Gibbs ( Clinical Pharmacy Manager, Pharmacy Department, Bristol Royal Infirmary)

Are you meeting your targets for medicines reconciliation? All the time? Do you know why not and how to improve the process? This workshop will use process mappin...

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Communicating risk to patients: a two way exchange

Speakers: Dr Alice Oborne (Consultant Pharmacist - Safe Medication Practice and Trust Medicines Safety Officer, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London) and Dr Yogini Jani (Consultant Pharmacist & EHRS Patient Safety Lead, UCLH NHS Foundation Trust)

Using case studies and models of shared decision making, this interactive session will highlight the need and benefits of communicating the medicines related risk to patients. T...

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Training pharmacists to deliver the NHS 10 Year Plan

Speakers: Ian Bates (Professor of Pharmacy Education, UCL and Director, FIP Education Development) and Ann Page (Workforce Development Lead Clinician, Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust and immediate past Chair of UKCPA)

Ian Bates:

Training pharmacists to deliver the NHS Long term Plan: A strategic view

The global strategy directions for health workforce educatio...

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Steps to build greater engagement of community and primary care clinical services in PCNs

Speakers: James Wood (Chief Executive, Community Pharmacy Surrey & Sussex, Leatherhead)

Community pharmacy and general practice have traditionally worked closely together. As Primary Care Networks prepare to deliver services from March 2020, this session explores s...

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A simple approach to COPD – how to implement guidelines in a complex environment

Speakers: Dr Toby Capstick

This session has been organised and funded by GSK.

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Sponsored session - details to follow

Speakers: TBC

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Cardiovascular implications of diabetes

Speakers: Anna Hodgkinson (Specialist Diabetes Pharmacist, Lambeth Diabetes Intermediate Care Team)

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Living with cancer as a long term condition: pharmacy role in treatments and survivorship

Speakers: Islam Elkonaissi (Lead Lung Cancer and Clinical Commissioning Support Pharmacist, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, London) and Dr Jackie Lewis (Pharmacist Director, Lewis Pharmacy, Exmouth, Devon)

Understanding your cancer patients and the challenges of survivorship

The remarkable progress in cancer medicine has changed the negative outlook of cancer diagnosis. Wi...

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The role of pharmacy in reducing falls in older people

Speakers: Derek Taylor (Assistant Director of Pharmacy – Governance & Risk, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool)

One third of those over 65 years and half of those over 80 years of age will fall at least once a year. Falls have a significant impact on an individual’s quality of life ...

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Panel Q/A and debate

Speakers: Moderator: Ted Butler & Ruth Bednell

A panel discussion incorporating questions from the audience. The panel will comprise:

  • Richard Cattell, Deputy Chief Pharmaceutical Officer, NHS England and NHS I...

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Optimising medicines use in care homes

Speakers: Cherise Gyimah (Care Home Pharmacist/Medicines Project Lead, Croydon CCG / Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, Integrated Care Transformation Programme)

Cherise Gyimah has over 15 years’ experience working in primary and community settings. As a Care Homes Pharmacist in Croydon, she leads on medicines optimisation and clin...

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Workforce planning challenges

Speakers: Professor Michael Scott (Director, Medicines Optimisation Innovation Centre (MOIC) and Head of Pharmacy and Medicines Management, Northern Health and Social Care Trust, Northern Ireland) and Ruari O'Connell (Senior Clinical Pharmacist, Student Health Service, University of Bristol)

Part 1: Workforce planning- how do we futureproof to meet our population needs?

This presentation will look at the current challenges facing pharmacy in terms of having ...

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