UKMi 47th annual conference 2021

Vanessa Chapman, Associate Professional Lead for Medicines Information, Midlands & East, Midlands and East Medicines Advice Service (Midlands site) & UK Drugs in Lactation Advisory ServiceMeeting 16 September 2021Location
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Agenda

The UKMi annual conference is aimed at pharmacy professionals and other healthcare professionals working within the speciality of Medicines Information in NHS Trusts

How to book

Registration has now closed.

Please note, when you registered you received an acknowledgement email.  This email contains a link to allow you to indicate your preferred workshops.

Posters

View all the iposter practice submissions here where you can also find details of how to vote for the ‘delegate’s choice’ award.

Awards

Peter Golightly Award 2021

The Peter Golightly Award for Medicines Information Excellence is made annually at the conference to recognise the success and achievement of a pharmacist or pharmacy technician working in Medicines Information.

Poster winners

We will award prizes for best iposters winners at the event – the winners will present their work at the conference.  Attendees can vote for the ‘delegate’s choice’ award and the winner will be announced at the end of the conference.  Details of how to vote can be found here.

Programme

9.30am  Welcome to the UKMi virtual Conference and prize giving        

Helen Davis, Chair – UKMi Executive & Director, North West Medicines Information Centre

10am  Keynote address   Post-pandemic burnout.  Supporting the pharmacy workforce.  A time to stop and reflect.

Melissa Cochrane – Senior Wellbeing Development Officer, Pharmacist Support

10.30am  Allergies – what do we need to consider?

Dr Laurence Gray – Consultant Clinical Pharmacologist, University Hospital Llandough

11am  Introduction to genomic medicine and the pharmacist’s role

Professor Tony Bjourson – Director, Northern Ireland Centre for Stratified Medicine & Centre for Personalised Medicine

Hayley Wickens – Clinical Lead for Central and South Genomic Medicines Alliance

11.30am  Coffee break with iposter viewing 

12pm  Workshops / short presentations  

Developing an MI consultant pharmacist / advanced practitioner role 

John Minshull, Deputy Director, London Medicines Information Service

Building confidence in decision-making 

Dr Barry Jubraj, Associate Director, SPS Medicines Use & Safety & Visiting Senior Lecturer, UCL School of Pharmacy

Tiffany Barrett, Interim co-Director, South West Regional MI Service

Putting your research ideas into practice   

Dr Andy Fox  Consultant Pharmacist Medicines Safety, Head of Southampton Pharmacy Research Centre, and Deputy Chief Pharmacist at University Hospital Southampton NHSFT

Managing pregnancy and pre-conception clinical enquiries 

Dr Sally Stephens, Assistant Head of UKTIS, UK Teratology Information Service

ADRs- from Yellow Cards to Drug alerts 

Christine Randall North West Medicines Information Centre

New (or not-so new) MI managers- drop-in clinic   

Bring any questions  and share with experienced MI pharmacists
Iram Husain, Regional Medicines Information Manager/Pharmacist – Governance & Training, Northwick Park Medicines Information Service  plus others TBC

A greener MI?  Pharmacy and the sustainability agenda 

Tracy Lyons, Medicines Optimisation Pharmacist & Pharmacy Sustainability Lead, University Hospitals Dorset NHS Trust.

12.30pm  Presentations by the winners of the iPoster practice submissions

1pm   Workshops / short presentations  

Developing an MI consultant pharmacist / advanced practitioner role 

John Minshull, Deputy Director, London Medicines Information Service

Building confidence in decision-making 

Dr Barry Jubraj, Associate Director, SPS Medicines Use & Safety & Visiting Senior Lecturer, UCL School of Pharmacy

Tiffany Barrett, Interim co-Director, South West Regional MI Service

Putting your research ideas into practice   

Dr Andy Fox  Consultant Pharmacist Medicines Safety, Head of Southampton Pharmacy Research Centre, and Deputy Chief Pharmacist at University Hospital Southampton NHSFT

Managing pregnancy and pre-conception clinical enquiries 

Dr Sally Stephens, Assistant Head of UKTIS, UK Teratology Information Service

ADRs- from Yellow Cards to Drug alerts 

Christine Randall North West Medicines Information Centre

New (or not-so new) MI managers- drop-in clinic   

Bring any questions  and share with experienced MI pharmacists
Iram Husain, Regional Medicines Information Manager/Pharmacist – Governance & Training, Northwick Park Medicines Information Service  plus others TBC

A greener MI?  Pharmacy and the sustainability agenda 

Tracy Lyons, Medicines Optimisation Pharmacist & Pharmacy Sustainability Lead, University Hospitals Dorset NHS Trust.

1.30pm Conference summary and close

 

The conference proceedings are attached below.