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Best Practice Day - 13 July 2023

AWTTC hosted a Best Practice Day on the 13th July 2023 at Cardiff City Stadium. The event, which promotes and facilitates the sharing of knowledge to improve prescribing practice in Wales, was well attended by over 80 healthcare professionals.

Videos of three of the presentations, followed by downloadable slide decks for the remaining presentations, are available below:


Development of the Dental Antimicrobial Stewardship Programme in Betsi Cadwaladr UHB

Clara Tam, Lead Antimicrobial Pharmacist (BCUHB), and Katherine Mills, Dentist, HEIW Director of Dental Core Training Program (North Wales) and Regional Dental Education

Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy (OPAT): Good or bad for Antimicrobial Stewardship?

Dr Owen Seddon, Infectious Diseases Consultant at Cardiff and Vale UHB

Polypharmacy for older people: a guide for health care professionals

Sheridan Court, Clinical Lead Pharmacist for Older People services at Morriston Hospital (Swansea Bay UHB) and Harriet Price, Lead Pharmacist for Older People (Swansea Bay UHB)

Slide decks

A Focus on the Analgesic NPIs

Rhys Howell, Advanced Pharmacist – Governance, Improvement and Transformation (Swansea Bay UHB), Rhian Owen, Primary Care Pharmacist (Swansea Bay UHB), Bethan Thain, Primary Care Pharmacist (Swansea Bay UHB)

⇩ A Focus on Analgesic NPIs 2,648KB (PowerPoint presentation)

Response to the Group A Strep demand surge in Wales

Dr Adam Mackridge, Strategic Lead for Community Pharmacy (BCUHB)

⇩ Response to the Group A Strep demand surge in Wales 2,319KB (PowerPoint presentation)

Future Best Practice Days

AWTTC plans to hold another Best Practice Day in 2024. Please keep an eye on our website and Twitter (@AWTTCcomms) for more information.

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