Shared Decision Making in Medicines Use: Making it Practical

Sue Overton, MUS Team Administrator, Medicines Use and Safety (SPS)Event 25 February 2020Location National Council for Voluntary Organisations, Regent’s Wharf, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL

We need to change from traditional counselling to a two-way consultation and this will only happen if we’re sound at clinical decision making

Date

25 February 2020

Location

National Council for Voluntary Organisations, Regent’s Wharf, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL

About the event

The purpose of this event is to develop shared decision making (SDM) from an abstract or peripheral concept to one that is fundamental to achieving safe and effective use of medicines.

Target audience

Senior NHS pharmacists/pharmacy technicians providing, managing or supporting patient facing services in any pharmacy setting, including:

  • Acute hospitals, Community Health services, Mental Health services
  • ICS/CCGs
  • Primary care networks including GP practice pharmacists
  • Care homes and other long-term care settings

What was covered

The learning outcomes for this conference were to describe:

  • The fundamental need for SDM in making safe, effective, collaborative clinical decisions about medicines
  • The consequences and benefits of SDM in improving medication safety
  • How SDM can be achieved in specific types of clinical consultations
  • How to overcome the barriers to SDM in clinical consultations

Speakers

A range of speakers ran this event from SPS and other organisations

SPS speakers

Read more about our SPS colleagues by following the links

Non-SPS speakers

Michelle Mello

Deputy Director: Workforce Development/ National Clinical Lead, Personalised Care Group, NHS E/I

Holly Loughton

NHS E/I

Rosalind Byrne

Lead Pharmacist Anticoagulation King’s College Hospital

Emma Davies

Advanced Pharmacist Practitioner in Pain Management, Swansea Bay University Health Board

Danielle Adams

Specialist Mental Health Pharmacist, Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust

Azra Sumar

Specialist Mental Health Pharmacist, Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust

Paresh Parmar

Lead Care of Older People and Stroke Pharmacist, Northwick Park Hospital

Lesley Grimes and the CPPE team

University of Manchester

Conference agenda

Recording

Access the recording of Emma Davies’ presentation:  Shared Decision Making – High Dose Opioids

Presentation resources

Slides from the presentation are now available below

Contact us

Contact the Admin Team if you have any questions

Event organisers

Thank you to our great Medicines Use and Safety Team for bringing this event to life: