2016 National OPAT Conference

BRINGING TOGETHER OVER 200 OPAT EXPERTS TO SHARE THEIR EXPERTISE, DISCUSS SUCCESS STORIES AND LEARN ABOUT UPCOMING CHALLENGES IN THE OPAT SETTING

DAY 1 – THURSDAY 8 DECEMBER
ICC, Birmingham

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Welcome and Opening Remarks

Dilip Nathwani OBE, BSAC President

How can OPAT help deliver the NHS Five Year Forward View?

Philip Howard, Consultant Antimicrobial Pharmacist, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds


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Endocarditis

Jonathan Sandoe, University of Leeds and Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds


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Spinal Infections

Neil Ritchie, Clinical Lecturer in Infectious Diseases, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow


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Paediatrics – a special population?

Sanjay Patel, Consultant Paediatrician, Southampton Children’s Hospital, Southampton


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Clinical efficacy, cost-analysis and patient acceptability of outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (OPAT): a decade of Sheffield OPAT service

Chris Durojaiye, Locum Consultant Physician, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield


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A re-audit evaluating the management of OPAT bronchiectasis patients against current BTS guidelines

Heather Boniface, F2-Paediatrics, Princess Royal Hospital, Telford


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Success of an outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) programme in a large UK paediatric hospital

David Porter, Consultant in Paediatric Infectious Diseases, Alder Hey Hospital, Liverpool


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Self-administration of intravenous antibiotics for OPAT

Emma Nickerson, Associate Specialist in Infectious Disease, Addenbrookes, Cambridge


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Learning outcome: Examining how to choose the right agent in the ambulatory care setting, including a review of licensed agents and drivers for prescribing – cost versus convenience versus stewardship versus stability

Susan Snape, Consultant Microbiologist, Nottingham University Hospitals, Nottingham
Sarah Williams, Deputy Lead Specialist Nurse, Nottingham University Hospitals, Nottingham
Tim Hills, OPAT Pharmacist, Nottingham University Hospitals, Nottingham
Elizabeth Hart, Infectious Disease and Acute Medicine Physician, Nottingham University Hospitals, Nottingham


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Learning outcomes: Examining key factors in establishing admission avoidance services through safe, competency led services and appropriate patient selection

Sharon Bamber, OPAT Service Lead, Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS, Merseyside
John Cunniffe, Consultant Microbiologist, Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS, Merseyside


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IVOST: principles and practice in OPAT

Andrew Seaton, Consultant Physician, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde


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Oral Versus Intra-venous Antibiotic Treatment for Bone and Joint Infections

Matthew Scarborough, Infectious Diseases Consultant, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, Oxford


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Resurgence of older oral therapies in OPAT

Carolyn Hemsley, Consultant ID and Microbiology, Guys and St Thomas’s Hospital, London


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Panel discussion

Introduction: Tip location, CLABSI, Midlines and Passports

Andrew Jackson, IV Nurse Consultant, The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust, Rotherham


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Infection Prevention and Vascular Access

Martin Kiernan, Visiting Clinical Fellow, University of West London – GAMA Healthcare, London


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Vessel Health and Preservation Framework

Tim Jackson, Consultant Anaesthetist & Intensivist at Calderdale & Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust, Huddersfield


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ECG PICC Tip Location

Gemma Oliver, Nurse Consultant Integrated IV Care at East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust, Kent


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Panel Discussion

 

DAY 2 – FRIDAY 9 DECEMBER
ICC, Birmingham

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Clinical efficacy of daily parenteral infusions of meropenem and ampicillin in the OPAT setting

James Pollard, Clinical Director, Hospital in the Home, Victoria, Australia


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Instructive Endocarditis Case

Jonathan Sandoe, Associate Clinical Professor/Honorary Consultant Microbiologist, University of Leeds and Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds


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A Case of Unintended Consequences – lessons to be learned

Beth White, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow


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Staphylococcus aureus Bacteraemia & optimal OPAT management – doing the right thing isn’t always easy!

Eoghan de Barra, Consultant Infectious Diseases, Imperial College Healthcare Trust, London


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Treating MDR Negatives in OPAT

Fiona Robb, Antimicrobial Pharmacist, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, Glasgow


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Paediatric OPAT: an Australasian approach

Penelope Bryant, Australasian Paediatric Antimicrobial Stewardship Group, Australia


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Q&A

Proving cost effectiveness in OPAT – what a commissioner needs to know

Sue Snape, Consultant Microbiologist, Nottingham University Hospitals, Nottingham


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Q&A

Community practice

Kate Owen, District Nurse Community IV Team Leader, Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Trust, West Midlands


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Acute practice

Gemma Oliver, Nurse Consultant IV Care, East Kent Hospital University NHS Trust, Kent


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Establishing a regional the West Midland IV Forum

Kate Owen, District Nurse Community IV Team Leader, Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Trust, West Midlands


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Open floor discussion – should we establish a national forum?

Next steps and close


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NIHR Summary of OPAT work

Jane Minton, Consultant in Infectious Diseases, Leeds Teaching Hospitals, Leeds


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Revised EPIC3 guidelines impact on OPAT

Kate Owen, District Nurse Community IV Team Leader, The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust, Dudley


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Drug stability – why open access publication of stability data is essential

Mark Santillo, Regional Quality Assurance Officer, Torbay & South Devon NHS Foundation Trust, Torquay


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Panel discussion


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CLOSING REMARKS – Where next for the OPAT in the UK?

Mark Gilchrist, Consultant Pharmacist in Infectious Diseases, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London


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