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ADDICTION TO PRESCRIBED MEDICATION CONFERENCE for Health Professionals

Wednesday July 18th @ Tickton Grange, Beverley 1.45 for 2pm start - 630pm, dinner included.

Come and listen to some dynamic speakers with a snappy, action packed agenda:

  • Dr James Taylor BSc MBChB MRCS FRCA FFPMRCA FFICM Consultant in Pain Management, Intensive Care Medicine and Anaesthesia. Associate Medical Director Bradford Teaching Hospitals Foundation NHS Trust. Seminar: A series of case based discussions to improve prescribing of strong opioids and gabapentinoids for chronic non cancer pain and to guide strong opioid reduction in primary care. Please bring a case you are finding challenging. James is a Member of Professional Standards Committee for Faculty of Pain Medicine RCoA. Co editor of Core Standards in Pain Management service in uk RCoA. Co author Guidelines for the Provision of Anaesthesia Services (GPAS) Guidance on the Provision of Anaesthesia Services for Acute Pain Services. Pain in a secure environment RCoA/PHE faculty member.

  • Dr Soraya Mayet BSc, MBBS, PGCert, FRCPsych, MD Consultant Psychiatrist Addictions. Humber NHS FT/Honorary Senior Lecturer - HYMS.

    Dr Soraya Mayet is a Consultant Psychiatrist and Addictions Specialist employed by Humber Teaching NHS FT and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at Hull and York Medical School.
    Dr Mayet works full time in addictions at the East Riding Partnership, a specialist addictions service serving the population of East Riding.
    Dr Mayet initially trained at the Maudsley Hospital and has worked in the addictions field for over 15 years.
    Dr Mayet is Doctor of Medicine (MD Res) from Kings College London completing Addictions research. Previously seconded to the Department of Health and contributed to the DH 2007 Drug Misuse clinical guidelines, Oxford textbook and WHO community overdose guidelines. She has over 20 peer review publications, mainly in addictions. She is currently co-opted to the RCPsych Addictions faculty executive and is a member of the RCPsych Patient Safety Expert Working Group.
    Dr Mayet developed an interest in pain during an intercalated BSc whilst undertaking research on pain receptors. This interest has expanded and clinically Dr Mayet has an interest in managing complex patients with both pain and addictions or addictions to prescribed medications. Dr Mayet is currently co-opted to the NICE guideline group for Chronic Pain as an Addictions Specialist.

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  • Dr Joanne Thomas, Associate Medical Director for Spectrum Community Health CIC a not for profit organisation with expertise in Inclusion Health. Spectrum provides health and social care services within numerous HMP estates across both the North East and North West of the country whilst also works in partnership with both Humankind and Turning Point to provide community drug and alcohol services across the Yorkshire and Humber regions. Spectrum is also a provider of Integrated Sexual Health and Contraceptive services. Dr Thomas been involved with healthcare provision to vulnerable groups for almost 2 decades with extensive experience in homeless medicine, substance misuse, and prisoner healthcare. She also has an interest in research currently studying the management of pregnant substance misusers and neonatal abstinence syndrome.Lecture: Focussing on Medicolegal aspects of prescribing at this conference.

  • Dr Sarah Alderson, GP and NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer in Primary Care. Researcher, Lecturer and GP, Seminar: Reducing harmful optioid prescribing in Primary Care. The majority of opioid prescribing occurs in primary care for chronic pain. The number of patients taking long term opioids has doubled in the past five years and those taking strong opioids has increased 10-fold. With one quarter of patients taking opioids above levels recommended by national guidelines, there is a pressing need to address prescribing in primary care. Dr Alderson will explain how the Campaign to Reduce Opioid Prescribing in West Yorkshire successfully reduced opioid prescriptions for chronic pain in primary care using case studies and example practices.

  • Mr Graeme Dixon - Service manager for Agencia. He leads the team delivering the Opioid and Analgesic Deendence project which has attracted regional and national interest and won an award at the RCGP Substance Misuse Conference. Seminar: Getting ahead of the Game. In this seminar Graeme will share the experience of creating and running a service specifically designed to identify patients at risk of developing addiction to prescribed and over-the-counter painkillers. It includes case studies, outcomes, results and some mythbusting. The seminar is highly interactive wth a focus on how behaviours can be changed for the benefit of patients and health professionals.​

  • Dr. Dan Roper - Chair Hull Clinical Commissioning Group (C.C.G). Dan was born in Hull. After graduating at Edinburgh University he completed his GP training in Hull and then worked in the city as a GP for 30 years . He was involved in the training of new GPs for 25 years and medical students for over 10 years. The interpretation of art and culture in the context of understanding human behaviour and change has always been an interest and has been integral into to his educational methods. Hull CCG was a committed sponsor of the Hull City of Culture and Dan spoke about Arts and the NHS at the Hull Substance Festival Dan cares deeply about improving the city’s health and has a long history of working with local organisations to promote health issues and equality of opportunity.​

The conference runs from 2pm-6.30pm. Dinner will be provided for all attendees - please indicate dietary preference, and also if you will not be . Please note conference time change.


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