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The Future of Safe Prescribing

A joint conference between the British Pharmacological Society and the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland

29 Mar 2019

Abstracts deadline: 18 Jan 2019

Registration deadline: 22 Mar 2019

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This is a joint conference between the British Pharmacological Society and the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland. 

Objective

The challenge to achieve safe prescribing is of huge importance to healthcare. We are now in an era of exponential advances in technology and molecular medicine which will directly impact on improving prescribing. This programme on the future of safe prescribing is designed to address topics directly relevant to safe prescribing now and in the future. This meeting will have wide appeal to independent prescribers from all backgrounds (including medical, pharmacy and nursing). Topics for the programme will include, “cost-effective prescribing”, “managing polypharmacy”, “precision prescribing” “electronic prescribing” and “maintaining prescribing competence”.

 
Aims

  • To understand to current state-of-the-art in prescribing from efforts to improving prescribing skills and their outcome to polypharmacy. 
  • Appreciate the role of big data and precision medicine in safe prescribing. 
  • Understand the role of regulatory agencies on prescribing practices.  
  • To discuss innovations in electronic prescribing. 
  • Understand the role of HTA in balancing innovation and affordability in the era of precision medicine. 
  • Provide an overview of the history of modern therapeutics as through the media of UK Pharmaceutical advertising. 
  • To provide an overview of European drug regulation in the post-Brexit era

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Meeting organisers:

Professor David Williams, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Ireland and Beaumont Hospital Dublin, Ireland
Professor Sandosh Padmanabhan, University of Glasgow, UK
Professor Sir Munir Pirmohamed, University of Liverpool, UK
Professor Emma Baker, St George’s University of London, UK 

Chairs: 

Professor Mary Horgan, President, The Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, Ireland
Professor David Keirns, University College Cork, Ireland
Professor Sandosh Padmanabhan, University of Glasgow, UK
Professor Laurence Egan, NUI Galway, Ireland
Professor Martina Hennessy, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Professor Sir Munir Pirmohamed, University of Liverpool, UK

Speakers 

Professor Patrick Murray, University College Dublin, Ireland
Professor Simon Maxwell, The University of Edinburgh, UK
Professor Emma Baker, St George’s University of London, UK
Dr Mary Tully, The University of Manchester, UK
Dr Patricia McGettigan, Queen Mary University of London, UK
Professor Jamie Coleman, University of Birmingham, UK
Professor Michael Barry, Irish National Centre of Pharmacoeconomics, Ireland
Professor Marion Bennie, University of Strathclyde, UK
Dr Richard Fitzgerald, University of Liverpool, UK
Dr Mairin Ryan, Health Technology Assessment, Health Information and Quality Authority, Ireland
Professor Richard Green, The University of Nottingham, UK
Online registration for this meeting will open in due course. To register your interest, please email meetings@bps.ac.uk or call +44 (0)20 7239 0183.
Abstract submission deadline: Friday 18 January (midnight)
Bursary submission deadline: Friday 18 January (midnight)

Further information on the abstract and bursary submission process will be available in due course. For any questions in the meantime, please contact meetings@bps.ac.uk or call +44 (0)20 7239 0183.
Royal College of Physicians of Ireland
6 Kildare Street
Dublin 2
D02 E434

Further information and directions to the venue will be available in due course.
This well-regarded meeting provides an informal yet professional environment in which a select group of partners can highlight their products and services. For queries and to discuss the advertised opportunities, please contact Charlotte Cordrey at meetings@bps.ac.uk.