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Wednesday, 10 May 2017 from 09:00 to 17:00 (BST)

AMR Scotland

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Join us on the 10th of May 2017 at the Golden Jubilee Conference Centre to discuss how Scotland is addressing Antimicrobial Resistance, Antibiotic Stewardship and Infection Control. We will have a range of leading experts involved in the field addressing the latest information, guidance and best-practice case studies. The event will be CPD recognised and FREE for all health professionals.


09:00     Delegate registration and networking 


Morning session – the challenges we face 


09:30     Chairs welcome and introduction

Dr Andrew Seaton, Infectious Diseases Physician, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde & Incoming Chair, Scottish Antimicrobial Prescribing Group - Invited 


09:45     Reducing unnecessary antibiotic use in primary care         


10:05     The need to strengthen infection and prevention practices

Dr Eleanor Anderson, Consultant Epidemiologist in Public Health Medicine, Health Protection Scotland – Invited 


10:25     Sepsis - ensuring rational, safe and effective use of antibiotics

Professor Kevin Rooney, Professor of Care Improvement, Institute of Care and Practice Improvement, University of the West of Scotland & National Clinical Lead on Sepsis, Healthcare Improvement Scotland – Invited 


10:45     Tackling the most commonly encountered infections in healthcare - UTIs

Jane McNeish, Senior Nurse Epidemiologist, Health ProtectionScotland – Invited 


11:05     One Health Initiative - uniting human and veterinary medicine

Professor Peter Borriello, Chief Executive Officer, Veterinary Medicines Directorate and Dr Georgina Crayford, Senior Policy Adviser, The Pig Association  - Invited 


11:25     Industry collaboration        

This session is kindly sponsored by Alere


11:45     Question and answer session 


12:00     Refreshments and networking 


Mid-morning session – overcoming the challenges 


12:20     The Antimicrobial Companion - helping healthcare staff tackle antibiotic resistance


Mark Buchner - Managing Director, Tactuum - Invited 


12:40     AMR Sensors: Rapid Diagnostics for Antimicrobial Resistance

Professor James McLaughlin, Professor of Advanced Functional Materials, Ulster University - Invited 


13:00     The pivotal role of the community pharmacy 


13:20     Sore Throat Test and Treat case study

Malcolm Harrison, Senior Manager, Projects & Contract Development, Boots UK - Confirmed 


13:40     Lunch and networking 


Afternoon session – showcasing best practice 


14:00     Welcome back

Dr Andrew Seaton, Infectious Diseases Physician, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde & Incoming Chair, Scottish Antimicrobial Prescribing Group – Invited 


14:10     Using QUBE to drive innovation and change; an NHS case study for the Scottish UTI network


Lisa Ritchie, Nurse Consultant Infection Control, Health Protection Scotland – Invited 


14:25     England – how are we doing towards achieving our AMR CQUIN part a and b objectives

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


14:40     Delivering an antimicrobial stewardship programme

Gabriella Booth, Antimicrobial Pharmacist, Cwm Taf University Health Board – Invited 


14:55     Reducing time taken to test bacteria for resistance -  the Scattered Light Integrated Collector (SLIC)


Professor Stephen Gillespie, Sir James Black Professor of Medicine at St Andrews – Invited 


15:10     Closing address: Taking that further step to tackle over-consumption of antibiotics


Guest speaker: Shona Robison, Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport - Invited


 15:35     Chairs closing comments

Dr Andrew Seaton, Infectious Diseases Physician, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde & Incoming Chair, Scottish Antimicrobial Prescribing Group – Invited 

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Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel
Beardmore Street
G81 4SA Clydebank
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 10 May 2017 from 09:00 to 17:00 (BST)

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