Barema General Meeting - Autumn 2013
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Barema are delighted to welcome you to the superb facilities at B.Braun's Headquarters for this year's autumn meeting, where, as well as a full programme of talks, you will have the chance to catch up with medtech friends and colleagues.
Make sure you don't miss out - reserve your place today!
09:00 - Registration - Tea and coffee will be available
09:30 - SESSION ONE: Doing business
- Welcome - Barema Chairman Harrie Cooke
- The latest from NHS Supply Chain
Hayley Lewis, NHS-SC Head of Trading (Clinical)
- Trading overseas: Emerging markets, entry strategies and funding
Peter Wheeler, International Manager, Medilink Yorkshire & Humber
- CSR - what it is, why you need it, and how to do it better
Richard Collins, Equitability and Ciarán Magee, Armstrong Medical
TEA and COFFEE
SESSION TWO: Clinical matters
- Respiratory Health in the new NHS
Mike Morgan, NHS England National Clinical Director for Respiratory
- Concerns over the two-bag test
Bob Nowicki, Consultant Anaesthetist, Nottingham University Hospitals
SESSION THREE: Barema business
- Member profile: Armstrong Medical
Ciarán Magee, Armstrong Medical and Barema Council Member
- Member profile: P3 Medical
Simon Talbot, P3 Medical
- Barema Professional Qualification
Nicki Dill, Fisher & Paykel and Barema Council Member
- Barema Members' Forum:
- Non-Luer intrathecal devices
- Damaging devices with inappropriate cleaning agents
- NICE guidance: is it worth it?
Harrie Cooke, Barema Chairman
TEA and COFFEE
SESSION FOUR: Updates
- Medical Device Directive Reform - the latest developments
Asha Batchelor, MHRA Medical Devices EU Policy Manager
- The Fir-Tree Trial
Terry Longman, Barema Standards Consultant
- News from ABHI
Simon Talbot, P3 Medical and ABHI Director
- Changes in ventilator terminology
Norman Jones, Independent Medical Devices Professional
Venue and directions
Barema are very grateful to B.Braun for hosting the meeting in their business centre at their UK Headquarters in Chapeltown, near Sheffield.
Driving - satnav warning!
The venue is found at the far end of Brookdale Road, just off Jct.35a of the M1.
If you are using a satnav, please note that the postcode S35 2PW (the address for B.Braun's headquarters) will not take you to the right place! Please also note that the meeting will not be at B.Braun's Technical Services which is is located nearby (on Chambers Road).
To avoid problems of navigation and parking, then an alternative is to get the train to Chapeltown station. This is five minutes taxi ride from the venue. Local taxi firms include:
Union Cars - 0114 246 5577
R&S Travel - 0114-245 3774
The nearest hotel is Tankersley Manor Hotel (5 minutes drive). If you phone central reservations on the number below and quote 'Barema' you will be able to book a room at the reduced rate of £74 instead of the usual £86.
Tankersley Manor Hotel
An allternative is Whitley Hall Hotel (10 minute drive)
Telephone: 0114 245 4444
Please note that if you are not a member of Barema there is a registration fee of £60+VAT.
Barema are extremely grateful to B.Braun for hosting us for the 2013 autumn meeting.
Please contact Dr Anne Cooke with any questions about the meeting:
Mobile: 07807 613 919