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MI Conferences - 2016

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The conference was held on 27th September 2016 at the Macdonald Burlington hotel, central Birmingham.


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Proceedings of The UKMI 42nd Practice Development Seminar 2016

Presentations from UKMI PDS 2016

Plenary Session 1: SPS & Carter report: implications for MI

·         The NHS Specialist Pharmacy  Service
Justine Scanlan,  Head of the Specialist Pharmacy Service, NHS England

·         Implications of the Carter report for MI, what we can learn from colleagues in Scotland
Yvonne Semple, Lead Pharmacist, Medicines Information Services NHSGGC

Plenary Session 2: Clinical update for answering porphyria and pregnancy enquiries

·         Porphyria enquires – where to start and what you need to know
Cerys Lockett, Clinical/Information Pharmacist, UK Porphyria Medicines Information service, Welsh Medicines Information Service

·         How to advise about medicines use in pregnancy
Dr Laura Yates, Head of Teratology, UK Teratology Information Service

Plenary Session 3: Areas of uncertainty in MI – pharmaceutical problems, patient consent & data protection

·         Managing storage temperature excursions for medicine
Tim Root, Specialist Pharmacist, Clinical Governance Technical Services, NHS Specialist Pharmacy Services

·         Legal & ethical issues around patient helplines
Jen Smith, Medicines Information Pharmacist, West Midlands Medicines Information Centre


Plenary Session 4: e-resources in MI: an update on the SPS website and inhaler devices website and the Medicines Learning Portal

·         SPS website & inhaler devices website
Ben Reham & Dr Azhar Saleem, Director, London Medicines Information Service & GP Respiratory Lead, Lambeth CCG

·         Medicines Learning Portal
Dr Simon Wills, Head of Southampton Medicines Advice Service


Practice Research Posters


Practice Development Posters



The Peter Golightly Award for MI Excellence

This year ‘The Peter Golightly Award for MI Excellence’ was presented to: -

Mair Martin - Lead Pharmacist - Medicines Information, Betsi Cadwaladr University LHB

42nd UKMI Practice Development Seminar Papers

PDF File  42nd UKMi Practice Development Seminar Programme 2016 
PDF File  Delegate joining instructions 
PDF File  Proceedings of the UKMi 42nd Practice Development Seminar 2016