Date21 September 2022
LocationOnline via Webex
About this event
The conference began with a strategic overview of virtual wards, followed by an opportunity to hear about the relevant guidance from NHS England. A range of pharmacy leaders in the field shared their hands-on experience in developing and delivering pharmacy services to virtual wards.
Why it’s important
The successful development and delivery of virtual wards are a priority for NHS England.
What you’ll learn
- To define ‘virtual wards’
- To describe the strategic direction on virtual care from NHSE
- To identify why pharmacy is a key enabler of virtual care
- To consider how organisations can operationalise medicines optimisation requirements for virtual wards
- To share examples of good practice
Information presented during this webinar is correct at time of recording. Current guidance should be followed.
A copy of the programme can be found below.
Our guest speakers were:
Dr Shelagh O’Riordan
Consultant Community Geriatrician Kent Community Health NHSFT and
Professional Adviser to the Community Services team at NHS England
Former CPhO Clinical Fellow
Hospital Pharmacy & Medicines Optimisation, NHSE
Director of Pharmacy and Medicines Optimisation
Mid and South Essex NHS
Advanced Pharmacist Virtual Ward, Leeds
Lead Pharmacist Ambulatory Care, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust
Sandra Wolper introduced the event and Barry Jubraj acted as MC
You can read more about Sandra and Barry below
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