Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy (OPAT) Conference

Part of the BSAC OPAT Initiative

National OPAT CONFERENCE 2020

A virtual event held on 2 December 2020

A GLOBAL OVERVIEW OF DRUG DEVELOPMENT AND EFFECTIVE USE THROUGH DIAGNOSTICS, STEWARDSHIP AND SHARED LEARNING

Welcome to the National OPAT Conference 2020 organised by the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC).

Through plenary lectures, case presentations and panel discussions, delegates will hear about the latest developments and have the opportunity to share and discuss common and rare issues faced in every day practice. The Conference is relevant to all healthcare professionals who are involved with the OPAT patient pathway.

You can still register for this conference webinar and view the recorded presentations.

This conference webinar is CPD accredited. Once viewed, please contact Esme Carruthers regarding details of how to download your certificate.

Please click the registration link below to register.

We hope you enjoy this conference webinar.

Programme

0930
Welcome & introduction
David Jenkins, Lead Infection Prevention Clinician, University Hospital Leicester & BSAC Vice-President - View Bio

SESSION ONE: OPAT - State of the nation
Chair: David Jenkins, Lead Infection Prevention Clinician, University Hospital Leicester & BSAC Vice-President
0935
OPAT - What did NORS tell us?
Mark Gilchrist, Consultant Pharmacist Infectious Diseases & Stewardship, OPAT service lead at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust - View Bio
David Barr, NIHR Clinical Lecturer, Infectious Diseases, University of Liverpool - View Bio
0955
A new approach to the economics of OPAT
Andrew Seaton, Consultant in Infectious Diseases and General Medicine, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde - View Bio
1015
Transforming NHS Pharmacy Aseptic Services in England
Andrew Davies, Director of Hospital Pharmacy, Pharmacy & Medicines Optimisation team – Improvement Directorate, NHS England - View Bio
1030
Questions and answers
All speakers

SESSION TWO: Lessons learnt for OPAT during COVID-19
Chair: Ann Chapman, Consultant in Infectious Diseases and General Medicine, NHS Lanarkshire
1045
Value & Challenges of remote monitoring
John Williams, Consultant ID Physician, The James Cook University Hospital - View Bio
1105
OPAT vs COVID-19
Julie Statham, Principal Pharmacist for Infection, South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust - View Bio
Rachel Kenion, Advanced Clinical Practitioner, South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust (SWFT) - View Bio
1125
Opportunities for OPAT practice during COVID-19
Sarah Logan, University College Hospital - View Bio
Florence Taylor, OPAT Nurse, University College Hospital - View Bio
1145
Questions and answers
All speakers

1200
VIRTUAL COFFEE AND COMFORT BREAK

SESSION THREE: Invited lecture: OPAT international
Chair: Mark Gilchrist, Consultant Pharmacist Infectious Diseases & Stewardship, OPAT service lead at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
1215
COVID 19 & OPAT - The Australian Experience
Ben Rogers, Monash Health, Melbourne - View Bio
1235
Optimising dosing strategies in OPAT
Jason Roberts, University of Queensland - View Bio
1250
Questions and answers
All speakers

1305
MENARINI SUPPORTED PRESENTATION: Appropriate use of Quinolones in the OPAT Service
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Opening from Chair
Dr David Jenkins, Consultant Medical Microbiologist, University of Leicester NHS TRUST & Vice President BSAC - View Bio
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Appropriate Use of Quinolones in the OPAT Service
Dr Abid Hussain, Associate Medical Director & Infection Control Doctor at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust - View Bio
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Close From Chair

1330
VIRTUAL COFFEE AND COMFORT BREAK

SESSION FOUR: DEVELOPING AND DELIVERING A SAFE OPAT SERVICE
Chair: Conor Jamieson, Pharmacy Team Leader – Antimicrobial Therapy, Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust
1400
Developing a business case: The Nottingham story
Sue Snape, Consultant in Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS - View Bio
1415
The OPAT Good Practice Recommendations in Practice: the Good, the Bad and the Ugli
Ann Chapman, Consultant in Infectious Diseases and General Medicine, NHS Lanarkshire - View Bio
1430
A week in the life of the Wythenshawe OPAT service
Liz Wilson, OPAT Lead Nurse, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust - View Bio
1445
Panel led discussion
All speakers

1500
BAXTER SUPPORTED PRESENTATION: Digital Health - The use of Digital Software to Aid Patient Identification and Management
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Opening from Chair: Delivering Value through Strategic Partnerships
Arthi Squires, Baxter Healthcare - View Bio
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The impact of a digital identification and management system on an OPAT service
Angela Innes, IV Nurse Practitioner, North Derbyshire Community OPAT service - View Bio
Alison Johnson, Senior Clinical Pharmacist, Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - View Bio
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Close From Chair: Delivering Value through Strategic Partnerships

SESSION FIVE: Clinical lessons
Chair: Andrew Seaton, Consultant in Infectious Diseases and General Medicine, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
1525
Palliative OPAT
Aled Benbow, ST4 Infection, Nottingham City Hospital - View Bio
Nicola Ball, Trust Grade doctor, OPAT department at Nottingham City Hospital - View Bio
1540
Bone and joint
Tariq Azamgarhi, Specialist Antimicrobial Pharmacist, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust - View Bio
1555
Intraabdominal infections
Eoghan de Barra, Consultant in Infectious Diseases & General Internal Medicine, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin. - View Bio
1610
Paediatric OPAT
Sanjay Patel, Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology Consultant, Southampton Children’s Hospital - View Bio
1625
Panel discussion
All speakers

1645
Closing remarks
Andrew Seaton, Consultant in Infectious Diseases and General Medicine, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde - View Bio

Registration

You can still register for this conference to view the recorded presentations.

By signing up to the BSAC’s MySociety membership portal this allows you to manage your details and preferences, book courses and conferences and much more.

For queries regarding registration, please contact Esme Carruthers at Ecarruthers@bsac.org.uk

£25

Webinar registration -
BSAC Members

£40

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Non-members

Abstracts

Abstract submission for poster presentation at this virtual conference has now closed.

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