Date4 October 2022
Location13.00 - 14.00 Online via Webex
About the Event
Dr Kieran Hand will briefly outline the current vision and strategy for antimicrobial stewardship from the NHSE AMR programme and ask for feedback from webinar attendees.
The ‘on the couch’ discussion with Paula Andrews and Katie Heard will explore the challenges around the management of antibiotics in primary care; and discuss potential strategies for meeting these challenges.
Why it’s important
Antibiotic resistance continues to pose a threat to public health. Pharmacy professionals remain in the front line to safeguard antibiotics for the future.
What will be covered
- What the vision and strategy from the NHSE AMR programme contains
- What challenges primary care pharmacy staff face with respect to antimicrobials
- Potential solutions to these challenges
A range of speakers from SPS and other organisations will present at this event.
Dr Kieran Hand, AMR: National Pharmacy & Prescribing Clinical Lead, NHS England & NHS Improvement
Paula Andrews, Medicines Optimisation Technician, Hampshire and Isle of Wight Integrated Care Board
Katie Heard, Highly Specialised Pharmacist working in an RPS approved Antimicrobial Consultant Pharmacist Post
(Undergoing Credentialing) – Somerset
Our MC for this webinar will be Dr Barry Jubraj and Nicola Wake will be monitoring the chat box. You can learn more about Barry and Nicola below.
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Joining on the day
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The webinar will start promptly at 13.00 so please join at least 10 minutes earlier to hear important information.
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Event No: 2366 254 0436
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The event will be recorded and this and the slides will be available shortly after the event