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PCN Regional Symposia - NORTH of England (online)

September 22, 2020

Online Zoom Events

Event Summary:

THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL. Please join us for the next PCPA event
 
PCPA is delighted to announce this PCN North of England regional symposium.
 
This is an online event 12.35 - 4.30pm
 
This programme has been exclusively developed for general practice and PCN pharmacy professionals. 
 
Develop your clinical knowledge through interactive practical workshops and delivered by nationally renowned experts
 
Places are limited and priority given to PCPA members
 
Once your place has been confirmed, we will send you your delegate pack which will include your login details.
 
This event will be locked from 1pm onwards. This event will be recorded.
 
Workshops selections will be released shortly. If you do not make a selection, these will be made on your behalf.
 
This will be a locked meeting once it has started. This meeting will be recorded.
 
Once your place has been confirmed, we will send you your delegate pack which will include your bespoke Zoom login details and the event programme.
 
This event has been supported by the following pharmaceutical companies through the purchase of Exhibition sessions.

In alphabetical order: ABBOTT, AMGEN, Bayer HealthCare, BMS, Chiesi, GSK, FDB (First Data Bank), Nutricia and Thornton & Ross

These companies have had no input into the design or content of the event agenda, except where a company has a separate company sponsored workshop. This promotional educational sessions have been sponsored and developed by the companies shown  and is intended for UK Healthcare professionals only

(Most workshop presentations will be available in the PCPA members area from Mid September)
 

 


Event Details:

  • 12.40 - 12.55   Exhibition Session 1

  • 13.00 - 13.10   Welcome by PCPA President Dr Graham Stretch, PCPA North Vice Presidents: Sue Alldred and Gareth Malson

  • 13.10 - 13.30   Keynote Address: North of England PCN Pharmacy Update - Speaker Karen OBrien, Regional Chief Pharmacist NHSE (North) 

  • 13.35 - 14.15   Workshop Session 1

  • 14.15 - 14.20   Comfort break 5 minutes 

  • 14.25 - 14.40   Exhibition Session 2

  • 14.45 - 15.25   Workshop Session 2

  • 15.30 - 15.45   Exhibition Session 3

  • 15.50 - 16.10   Digital Innovations and PCNs: Mohammed Hussain 

  • 16.10 - 16.30   Panel Session: COVID Next Steps, Reset and Recovery: Graham Stretch, Sue Alldred, Gareth Malson, Wasim Baqir, Mohammed Hussain and Karen O'Brien

    Summary and Close: Graham Stretch, Sue Alldred and Gareth Malson

  • 16.30   Close

Workshops:

Please select which workshops you would like to attend from the options below, in order of preference.

We will endeavour to grant your first choice where possible. If sessions are over subscribed we will make an alternative selection for you. Your allocations will be shown on the rear of your delegate badge on the day.

We look forward to welcoming you to the PCPA event

Exhibition Session 1

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FDB AnalyseRx: Next-level medicines optimisation

  • Learn about AnalyseRx, our new medicines optimisation solution designed to enable ongoing proactive medicines optimisation at a practice level.
  • How AnalyseRx can support Clinical Pharmacists and PCNs in the delivery of the Structured Medicines Review and Medicines Optimisation service specification.
  • Discover how AnalyseRx helps the Clinical Pharmacist maximise their impact on patient outcomes.

(Exhibition sponsored by FDB, First Data Bank)

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Respiratory review and medicines optimisation of COPD patients – Is this on your priority list for 2020? With Alun Griffith and Natalie Lee

  • The BNF Respiratory chapter dominates the other 23 chapters in terms of NHS England spend/prescription item.
  • Are you interested in learning more on the health economy variation in medicines optimisation of respiratory inhalers devices across NHS England?
  • Is there a focus on optimising respiratory inhalers in your area? Do you want to learn more on the health economic and environmental factors that is driving this national trend?

(Exhibition sponsored by GSK)

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Workshop Session 1

PCN INSIGHTS- Practical quick wins and sharing best practice from the North: Speakers Gareth Malson and Laura Buckley

Aim: Create a strategy for developing the role of new PCN pharmacists

Objectives:

  • Make the most of your induction period
  • Consider how to add clinical workloads incrementally
  • Plan how to monitor your progress

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The importance of Glucose Monitoring:

  • Glycaemic control on day to day basis for people with diabetes is important to limit long term complications. Find out why glucose monitoring is an important component of modern diabetes management.
  • Technology for monitoring glucose has evolved at a tremendous pace over the last few years. Discover the latest technologies available and how they benefit people with diabetes and Healthcare Professionals.
  • Understand the differences in interstitial glucose monitoring and blood glucose monitoring.
    Speaker: Mr Phil Newland Jones, Consultant Pharmacist in Diabetes and Endocrinology, University Hospitals Southampton NHS Foundation Trust.

(Session organised and supported by Abbott)

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Making the most of your Pharmacy Technician: Speakers Kate Edwards and Angie King

Aims and Objectives:

  • Discuss the benefits of Pharmacy Techs working in PCNs
  • How we support pharmacists to focus on patients
  • Improving systems and processes in the practice and care homes

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SMR Workshop: How to maximise value and outcomes. Practical tips and Insights: Speakers Sue Alldred, Wasim Baqir and Hadeel Mohamed

Aims and Objectives:

  • Demistify SMR...what is SMR?
  • Understand the NHSE ask for SMR
  • Increase your confidence to get started with SMR

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Exhibition Session 2

Transitioning to a DOAC – Frequently asked questions
Pharmacist led session by Medical Science Liaisons from Bayer, addressing common prescriber questions which come up when transitioning a patient to a DOAC. (This Exhibition session has been organised and fully funded by Bayer, including speakers’ honoraria sponsored by Bayer)

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Nutrition and Pharmacy – a collaborative approach to achieving patient focused outcomes

  • The importance of nutritional care during and after Critical illness such as COVID-19 infection.
  • Nutrition and Pharmacy – The integral role of pharmacists in supporting the continuity of nutritional care and resources to help you support your patients.

(Nutricia sponsored session)

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Understanding dry skin conditions and the importance of emollient therapy with Zeroderma. 

In light of the current COVID 19 crisis pharmacists are seeing more and more patients present with dry skin conditions. Zeroderma, aims at improving knowledge about the important role of emollient therapy and increase pharmacists’ clinical confidence in advising patients with dry skin conditions. This is the perfect opportunity to answer all your questions about dry skin conditions and find out how emollients can help make a difference within your Pharmacy.

(Exhibition session sponsored by Thornton and Ross) 

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Workshop Session 2

SMR Workshop: How to maximise value and outcomes. Practical tips and Insights: Speakers Sue Alldred, Wasim Baqir and Hadeel Mohamed

Aims and Objectives:

  • Demistify SMR...what is SMR?
  • Understand the NHSE ask for SMR
  • Increase your confidence to get started with SMR

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Managing Cardiovascular Patients in a Virtual Environment Chair: Rani Khatib, Consultant Pharmacist in Cardiology and Cardiovascular Research
Speaker: Sotiris Antoniou, Consultant Pharmacist at Barts Heart Centre (This workshop session has been organised and fully funded by Bayer, including speakers’ honoraria sponsored by Bayer)

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Remote Consultations: Speakers Katie Smolski and Juliet Bell

Aims and Objectives:

  • Familiarise yourself with the drivers and tools for remote working
  • Conducting remote clinics efficiently
  • Keeping your patient at the centre in a virtual consultation

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PCN INSIGHTS- Practical quick wins and sharing best practice from the North: Speakers Gareth Malson and Laura Buckley

Aim: Create a strategy for developing the role of new PCN pharmacists

Objectives:

  • Make the most of your induction period
  • Consider how to add clinical workloads incrementally
  • Plan how to monitor your progress

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Exhibition Session 3

The importance of Time in Range for people with Diabetes:

  • Glycaemic control on day to day basis for people with diabetes is important to limit long term complications. Find out why glucose monitoring is an important component of modern diabetes management.
  • Technology for monitoring glucose has evolved at a tremendous pace over the last few years. Discover the latest technologies available and how they benefit people with diabetes and Healthcare Professionals.
  • HbA1c has long been considered a gold standard measurement, discover the ‘concept’ of time in Range and how this new measure can be used by Healthcare Professionals and patients alike in diabetes management.

(ABBOTT sponsored session)

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Getting it off your chest – Asthma Patient Survey

Find out about the impact of asthma on mental health in the UK through the results of a recent study of asthmatics conducted by Chiesi Ltd. Our infographic will explore the results of the survey, and you can also hear from one of the experts involved in the study, Clinical Psychologist Dr Daniel O’Toole. (Chiesi sponsored session)

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