Covid-19 and Pharmacy: The Northern Ireland Experience

The UKCPA/JOMO study day has become the main event in the respiratory pharmacy calendar. Despite the challenges this year this speakers and sessions were excellent.
NHS attendee at the UKCPA/JOMO respiratory study day
Event Name Covid-19 and Pharmacy: The Northern Ireland Experience
Location Online
Start Date 9:00am 24/09/2020
Finish Date 4:00pm 24/09/2020
Booking Closes No longer taking bookings
Places Available
Event Description

A conference to review the findings of the report prepared by MOIC relating particularly to the Covid-19 response of pharmacy in Northern Ireland, but of much wider applicability. The MOIC report is the first national summary of response and learning from the Covid-19 pandemic and we expect it to contain useful lessons for all health economies. 


Cathy Harrison, Chief Pharmaceutical Officer, Department of Health, Northern Ireland will welcome delegates and deliver the opening address. This will be followed by a plenary session delivered by our headline sponsor Sanofi.


Title: Diabetes management & support in light of Covid-19 for the Pharmacist

Speaker: Hannah Beba, Senior Pharmacist for Diabetes & Endocrinology at County Durham and Darlington NHS Trust

Session Overview:

  • Diabetes Comorbidity & Mortality due to Covid-19
  • Which patients are at the highest risk?
  • Risk modifiable factors and who should we be prioritising to support and what might that look like from the pharmacist perspective?
  • What support is available for the healthcare team and PWD during this time?
  • What support can you receive from Pharma and in particular Sanofi

This promotional session has been organised and funded by Sanofi

Prescribing information will be available during the presentation or can be provided upon request by emailing [email protected]


Speaker biography

Hannah Beba is a Senior Pharmacist for Diabetes and Endocrinology at County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust. Hannah sits on the United Kingdom Clinical Pharmacy Association’s Endocrine Committee, the Diabetes Clinical Advisory Group Committee for County Durham and Darlington and Chairs the Medical Pharmacists Group Committee for her NHS trust.

Hannah is a practising clinical pharmacist and an independent prescriber. She has various different roles involving clinic and ward involvement, governance and safety roles and enjoys being part of the local multidisciplinary team.

She sits on various different national and local committees including the UKCPA Diabetes and Endocrinology Committee and the Diabetes Clinical Advisory Group for her locality.

Hannah has a passion for inspiring the next generation of pharmacists. She has been a visiting lecturer delivering the Undergraduate Education around diabetes at Newcastle University Pharmacy School for the last 3 years and takes every opportunity to speak nationally at events promoting good diabetes care. She enjoys her varied role and hopes to one day become a consultant pharmacist in diabetes.

Hannah has had the benefit of being part of a forward thinking, inspirational team who have successfully rolled out integrated care for people with diabetes across the locality.


DoP Aug 2020


Following this, delegates will be able to select sessions from three streams in order to tailor the learning to their particular interest areas. The 3 streams will be:

  • Hospital Pharmacy
  • Primary Care and Community Pharmacy
  • Cross-Sector & European / International Pharmacy

This event has been funded by Sanofi through headline sponsorship. Sanofi have had no input into the design or content of the event other than their own session.






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