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PCPA Annual Members Conference 2018 LONDON

June 12, 2018

Holiday Inn Bloomsbury, Coram St, Bloomsbury, London WC1N 1HT

Event Summary:

PCPA Annual Members conference. A day packed with top line speakers, practical workshops, poster competition and fantastic networking opportunities.

This event is free to all PCPA members on a first come first serve basis, places are limited. Priority is given to PCPA members. Any places remaining will be offered to PCPA subscribers. Industry delegate tickets are £350. Please contact with any queries.

The format for the day will be plenary sessions followed by presentations, interspersed with workshops, case scenarios and question and answer sessions. There will be plenty of opportunity to network with colleagues.



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PCPA provide all exhibitors with a full delegate list. This only includes the information that appears on your delegate badge, and does not contain any of your contact details.

Event Details:

  • 9.00 – 9.20   Registration and coffee

  • 9.20 - 9.40    Chairs welcome and introduction to conference- Liz Butterfield

  • 9.40 – 10.20  Key Note Address – Richard Cattell- Deputy Chief Pharmaceutical Officer at NHS Improvement

  • 10.20 – 10.40  MHRA, Jan MacDonald - Yellow Card reporting and recently released valproate guidance/drug alert - 

  • 10.40 – 10.50   PCPA GSK Annual Awards - Shortlist announced at London, Winners at Manchester.   Tess Fenn, APTUK President, announces new addition of GP Guide to employing pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.

  • 10.50 – 11.20   Coffee

  • 11.20 - 12.15   Workshop session one

  • 12.15 – 13.15   LUNCH  - During lunch there will be a poster exhibition

  • 13.15 – 14.10   Workshop session two

  • 14.10 – 15.05   Workshop session three

  • 15.05 – 15.30   TEA

  • 15.30 – 15.40  Announcement of Poster winner. Shortlist announced at London, Winners at Manchester

  • 15.40 - 16.10   Reducing Prescribing errors and improving patient safety in primary care - Dr Sarah Rodgers

  • 16.10          Close

  • To enter the poster competition please mail for a poster pack


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

Workshop 1 Sessions

Respiratory Diagnostics in primary care - Dr Karl Sylvester (Supported by GSK)

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How Pharmacy Technicians support patient safety: Salmia Khan and Helen Belben

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Anticoagulation in AF -Improving patient outcomes and safety: Carol Roberts & Sue Smith (PrescQIPP)

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Patient Safety- Case study vignettes - Yinka Kuye & Michelle Styles (CPPE)

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Workshop 2 Sessions

Integrating Community pharmacy: Andre Yeung & Mike McGuire

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GP Systems/EMIS - Diabetes focus - Helen Kilminster (Supported by Takeda)

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Polypharmacy & deprescribing In Care Homes: Graham Stretch & Lelly Oboh

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Cardiovascular Medicines and patient safety: Helen Williams

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Workshop 3 Sessions

Chronic Pain and Opiod Rx: Kate Spittle

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Diabetes Medicines optimisation: Anna Hodgkinson

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Asthma: Anna Murphy

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Revalidation workshop Peer to Peer discussions: Ravi Sharma & Osama Ammar

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Workshop 4 Sessions

Three workshop sessions for this event. A choice of 4 workshops for each session

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