Medicines Safety Conference
Innovation to Practice
Wednesday 29 November 2017 - Vale Resort, Hensol (near Cardiff)
Our 2017 conference theme will highlight innovative practice and technological developments that are taking place to increase quality of care and patient safety wherever medicines are used. Delegates will also benefit from insight into other walks of life where accuracy and precision are essential, and discuss the potential for the practices and behaviours from these fields to be applied to medicines safety.
Conference programme now confirmed!
We're thrilled to share with you the speaker programme for Medicines Safety Conference 2017!
Medicines Safety Conference 2017
8.30 a.m. - Registration and refreshments
9.15 - Welcome to the conference - Paul Bennett, Chief Executive, Royal Pharmaceutical Society
9.20 - Introduction to the day's themes - Chris Martin, Deputy Chairman, Bevan Commission
9.30 - Lessons for Medicines Safety from the Aeronautical and Aerospace Industries - Professor John Watkins, Consultant in Public Health Medicine and Clinical Senior Lecturer in Epidemiology at Cardiff University
10.15 - Keynote Address - Vaughan Gething AM, Welsh Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport
10.35 - Professional Leadership and Innovation in Practice - Suzanne Scott-Thomas, Chair, Welsh Pharmacy Board
10.45 - Priorities for Medicines Management and Safety in Wales - Judith Vincent, All Wales Chief Pharmacist Group
11.00 - Refreshments and Networking
11.30 - 1.00 p.m. Showcasing Innovation: Parallel Sessions
Parallel Session A - Using Science and Technology for Patient Benefit
Chair - Professor Sir Mansel Aylward - Chairman, Bevan Commission
Parallel Session B - Innovation in Workforce Design and Practice Development
Chair - Paul Gimson, National Primary Care Manager, 1000 Lives Plus
|The NHS in 2030: A people-powered and knowledge-powered health system (John Loder, Director of Strategy, NESTA)
||Community Pharmacy Independent Prescribing Service - Dylan Jones and Jason Carroll
|Personalised Medicine: A new paradigm for health? Professor Jayne Lawrence, Head, Division of Pharmacy and Optometry, University of Manchester
||Integration of NHS Primary Care Services into the North Wales Super Prison - Thomas Cox, Lead Pharmacists, HMP Berwyn
|Medicines Information - What factors to consider when deciding on a solution - Harvinder Sondh, Director of Marketing and Product Development, Pharmaceutical Press
||New Pathways, Better Outcomes: The Evolving Role of the Pharmacist in Cardiac Care - Sharron Gordon & Sotiris Antoniou, ASHN Network
|Q&A Panel - Chaired session with all speakers
||Q&A Panel - Chaired session with all speakers
1.00 p.m. - Lunch, Exhibition and Networking
2.15 Afternoon Welcome - Chris Martin, Deputy Chairman, Bevan Commission
2.20 - Celebrating Research in Wales: Innovation Poster Awards and Medicines Safety Challenge - Professor Philip Routledge, Clinical Director, All Wales Toxicology and Therapeutics Centre
2.40 - Resilience for Top Performance: Looking after yourself so you can look after others - Sally Gunnell OBE, Olympic Gold Medallist and World Champion Athlete
3.40 - MDT Training, Education and Improvement for the Future - Dr Chris Jones, Health Education Improvement Wales (HEIW)
4.10 - Reflections and Challenges for the Future - Andrew Evans, Chief Pharmaceutical Officer, Welsh Government
4.30 - Conference Close - Paul Bennett, Chief Executive, Royal Pharmaceutical Society
4.30 - 5.30 - Refreshments and Networking
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Discounted places may also be available for large group bookings - you can enquire about this by emailing [email protected] or calling us on 02920 730 310.
Note: Conference programme is subject to change and should be treated as preliminary.