JoMO-UKCPA National Respiratory Medicine Workshop

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Event Name JoMO-UKCPA National Respiratory Medicine Workshop
Location MacDonald Burlington Hotel, Birmingham
Start Date 9:45am 12/03/2020
Finish Date 4:00pm 12/03/2020
Booking Closes 6:00pm 09/03/2020
Places Available
Event Description

The outstanding respiratory medicines event of the year returns to Birmingham.

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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Symptom Management of Respiratory Patients

Speakers: Dr Helen Meynell, Consultant Pharmacist with an interest in Respiratory and Palliative Care, Doncaster Royal Infirmary

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 – getting the essentials right

Speakers: Lynn Elsey (Lead respiratory Pharmacist, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester)

The role of the pharmacist in getting asthma care right first time is essential.  The areas in which a pharmacist can improve care include inhaler technique, adherence moni...

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Using DOACs in PE: simply the best or best kept simple…?

Speakers: Dr Alice Burridge (Specialist Pharmacist Anticoagulation, University Hospital, Coventry)

Overview of DOACs: their indications, dosing regimens, their monitoring requirements. Overview of PE management: diagnosis, treatment options, provoked or unprovoked. What if yo...

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Hot Topics in Respiratory Medicine

Speakers: Prof Anna Murphy (Consultant Respiratory Pharmacist, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust) and Gráinne D'Ancona (Consultant pharmacist for respiratory and sleep medicine at Guys and St Thomas’ NHSFT)

Gráinne is the consultant pharmacist for respiratory and sleep medicine at Guys and St Thomas’ NHSFT and clinical lecturer at KCL. She has contributed to national g...

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Inhalers: Improving your clinical practice

Speakers: Dr Omar Usmani - Reader in Respiratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, National Heart & Lung Institute

The presentation will cover the following areas:

  • Innovation and evolution in inhaler devices
  • Challenging the prescribing paradigm
  • Inhaler phen...

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How do I set up a Pharmacist Respiratory Clinic in GP practice?

Speakers: Nipa Patel (Senior PCN Pharmacist SASSE PCN, North West Surrey)

In this workshop Nipa will provide an oversight on how to set up a respiratory clinic.  

This workshop will enable attendees to:

Management of Difficult Severe asthma

Speakers: Grainne d'Ancona & Dr Brian Kent, London

This session will help attendees differentiate between “difficult to treat” and “severe” asthma and understand the management of the latter. There will b...

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Communication skills: How to make the most of your consultation?

Speakers: Hilary Shields, PM Trainer

You are already a skilled communicator, but sometimes you wonder if the point you wish to make has ‘missed its mark’. Whether that feeling arises with patients, coll...

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An Introduction to Quality Improvement: What is QI really for?

Speakers: Dave Grewcock (Head of Improvement, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)

Dave’s presentation will look at how Quality Improvement is defined and the essential components of most improvement methodologies. Using the UCLH Improvement Model as an ...

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Innovation In Implementation: Simpliying Patient Care in COPD whilst Reducing Spend Across Cheshire and Merseyside

Speakers: Dr Sarah Sibley - Respiratory Consultant, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Sarah Sibley

BSc, MBChB, MRCP, MSc (Distinction) in Palliative Medicine 

Area of Practice &n...

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Pulmonary NTM: what, who, when , how

Speakers: Prof Michael Loebinger

NTM is increasing in incidence, and a result pharmacists will see more of it presenting across primary and secondary care. It affects patients with a wide variety of respiratory...

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HOT TOPIC: Electronic Cigarettes - Should they be recommended to smokers or ex-smokers to use them in the UK?

Speakers: Darush Attar-Zadeh (Respiratory Lead Pharmacist, Barnet CCG) & Dr Filippos Filippidis (Senior Lecturer in Public Health and co-director of the Master of Public Health, Imperial College London)

Two experts will look at the current evidence around e-cigarette use in people who smoke and ex-smokers.

They will also debate the following:

Practical management of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and other interstitial lung diseases

Speakers: Marium Navqi, Highly Specialist ILD Pharmacist, Guy’s Hospital

This session will offer an insight into the management of patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and other interstitial lung diseases (ILDs). It is often difficult to...

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy: Are we missing a trick?

Speakers: Karen Marshall (Nurse Consultant, Chest Clinic, RVI Hospital, Newcastle)

The presentation will provide an introduction into CBT and how it can be used in clinical practice to address difficult symptoms such as breathlessness.  CBT can also be us...

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Managing clinical and personal relationships – effective communication skills

Speakers: Andy Clemson, Pharmacy Management Trainer

We will use some practical exercises to demonstrate typical barriers to effective communication and examine key skills and behaviours to limit the potential for misunderstanding...

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Challenges and Opportunities for Respiratory Medicines Optimisation in Primary Care

Speakers: Hetal Dhruve (Clinical Research Pharmacist/Clinical Lead for Respiratory for City and Hackney CCG, Guy's Hospital, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Trust /City and Hackney CCG)

Medicines optimisation in respiratory medicine includes several aspects; with the most important being confirmation of correct diagnosis. The National Asthma and COPD Welsh...

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Cystic Fibrosis - Disease Modifiers: Who? What? Why? How? When?

Speakers: Patrick Wilson (Assistant Head of Pharmacy, Nottingham University Hospitals)

In 2019 the NHS agreed to fund treatment with two new disease modifying drugs in Cystic Fibrosis (Orkambi® and Symkevi®)

During this session we will examine:


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Respiratory Tests - Help or Hindrance

Speakers: Jane Scullion (Consultant Respiratory Nurse, University Hospitals of Leicester)

The presentation will cover the main diagnostic tests we use in respiratory care offering brief practical advice on the dos and don’ts and the utility ...

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Environmental impact of inhalers

Speakers: Dr Alexander Wilkinson (Respiratory Consultant, Respiratory Dept, East and North Herts NHS Trust)

Climate change is the greatest public health threat the world faces, and we are all responsible for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The propellants in metered dose inhalers (...

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Appropriate Use of Inhaled Corticosteroids in COPD

Speakers: Ravijyot Saggu, Lead Clinical Pharmacist – Respiratory link, University College Hospital London NHS Foundation Trust

Inhaled corticosteroids have been widely used to treat respiratory disease but are they done so appropriately? This talk will discuss the appropriate use of inhaled steroid...

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