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COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) Education Event

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Padbrook Park Hotel, Cullompton, Devon EX15 1RU

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The Medicines Optimisation team would like to invite you to an education afternoon on the management of COPD patients with inhaled respiratory medications.

The Medicines Optimisation team along with local clinicians have developed a range of resources for use when consulting with patients with COPD. This includes information around the ABCD GOLD guidance and inhaler choices at each step as well as a revised self-management plan.

We therefore invite you to our COPD update which will cover the following topics:

Professor David Halpin, Lead physician in respiratory medicine, RD&E:

  • Treatment of COPD and use of the GOLD guidance
  • The use of LABA/ICS vs LABA/LAMAs in COPD
  • When and how to step down ICS doses in COPD patient

NEW Devon CCG Medicines Optimisation Team:

  • Current formulary guidance
  • New inhaler devices
  • Next steps

The Northern and Eastern Locality COPD education event will be held on Tuesday 3rd October 2017 at Padbrook Park Hotel, Cullompton.

Please confirm your attendance to the event by registering. A certificate of attendance will be provided for all attendees.

Alternatively please email us at d-ccg.medicinesoptimisation@nhs.net by no later than Friday 15th September 2017. Places are limited so we would encourage an early response to secure a place.

This event will be delivered by the Medicines Optimisation team although funded by a number of pharmaceutical companies including Pfizer Ltd, GSK, Chiesi, AstraZeneca, Boehringher Ingelheim and Teva UK Limited who currently have inhaled respiratory products listed on the local Joint Formulary. Please note that these companies will have no input into the design or content of the event but will be in attendance at the event and will provide sponsorship via the provision of exhibition stands. There will be no delegate access to entertainment facilities on the afternoon of the event.

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