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MI Conferences - 2015

41st UKMI Practice Development Seminar

Friday 11th September 2015, 10am - 4.45pm

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Programme and Proceedings 2015

Presentations from UKMI PDS 2015

Plenary Session 1: Medication Safety Update

  • Medication Safety Update (slides: 1-35, 36-46& 47-75).
    Steve Williams, Consultant Pharmacist in Medicine & Medicine Safety, University Hospitals South Manchester (UHSM)
  • UKMI Support For Medication Safety
    Ben Rehman, Director London Medicines Information Services
  • Yellow Card Update
    Christine Randall, Senior MI Pharmacist, North West Medicines Information Centre

Plenary Session 2: Clinical Conundrum: QT Interval and Medicines

Plenary Session 3: The Science Behind Biosimilars

  • Biosimilar Medicines
    James Kent Clinical Lead Pharmacist, Southend Hospital & PrescQipp NHS Programme – Secondary Care Lead 

Plenary Session 4: Medication Errors


Practice Research Posters

·  Dianne Bramley - How can we improve and learn from previous Patient Helpline enquiries and their feedback?

·  Bridget Rankin - Availability and utility of medicines information resources used by pharmacists working out of hours to support the safe use of medicines in a 24/7 NHS

·  Tansy Williams - Community pharmacy questions: a review of enquiries received by a regional MI centre

·  Aoidin Cook - Exploring the practices of healthcare professionals who review and prescribe medication in pregnancy (Winning Poster)

·  Laura Granger - Are UKMi recommendations for inclusion of medicines in Medicines Compliance Aids (MCAs) being followed locally?

·  Dianne Bramley - Review of Adverse Drug Reaction enquiries

·  Mandeep Minhas - A study of analyse the attitudes of CMFT pharmacy staff towards the ADR reporting process and the YC scheme

·  Mandeep Minhas - A study to analyse the barriers towards reporting Adverse Drug Reactions (ADRs) using the Yellow Card Scheme by the Pharmacy Team at Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Practice Development Posters
·  Nicola Carson - Survey of whether staff calling a specialist Mental Health Medicines information service were aware of their local Pharmacy Team

·  Helen Sampson - An audit of calls received by Medicines Information at Blackpool Victoria Hospital

·  Sarah Law - Development and Analysis of the Patient Medicines Helpline

·  Ian James Osborne - Are MI enquiries documented in patients’.medical notes?

·  Dave Abbott - Use of information resources in MI

·  Tiffany Barrett and Trevor Beswick - Developing a resource update tool for the South West hospital pharmacy team

·  Alison Cox - Medication resources: Do patients have enough access to information?

·  Roy Foot - GGC Medicines: Why it’s smart to be appy!

·  Alana Adams - Benefits of champions and their positive impact on culture of pharmacovigilance

·  Sue Smith - The role of Medicines Information in increasing ADR reporting (Winning Poster)

·  Kathryn Want – ‘Clinipharms’ - A User Evaluation for Medicines Information

·  Trevor Beswick - Should practising Medicines Information Pharmacists teach on undergraduate pharmacy degree programmes?

·  Laura Jane Broad - Evaluation of Preregistration Trainee Pharmacists Training in Medicines Information at The Leeds Medicines Information Centre

·  Tiffany Barrett and Trevor Beswick - The implementation and evaluation of the UKMi MCA Stability Database

·  Peter Golightly - UK Drugs in Lactation Advisory Service (UKDILAS) - 40 years young

·  Katie Smith - 2014 UKMi Key Performance Indicator Survey

·  Helen Davis - UKMi metrics - impact and use for benchmarking at the regional level

·  Katie Smith - UKMi survey of Pharmaceutical Industry Medical Information Departments 2015

The Peter Golightly Award for MI Excellence

This year The Peter Golightly Award for MI Excellence was presented to Chris Proudlove.