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Training for prescribers...Putting prescribing into practice

Jointly organised by the British Pharmacological Society & the British and Irish Hypertension Society

30 Mar 2017

Abstracts deadline:

Registration deadline:

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  • Overview
  • Event programme
  • Registration
This training session is jointly organised by the British Pharmacological Society and the British and Irish Hypertension Society (BIHS). The session is suitable for medical and non-medical prescribers in hypertension related clinical practice; including primary and secondary/tertiary care pharmacists, community pharmacists, nurses, allied health professionals, GPs and hospital doctors with an interest in hypertension and related conditions.

The session will include talks from expert speakers and participants will sit the interactive Prescribing Safety Assessment (PSA).

If you have any questions, please contact or call +44 (0) 207 239 0183

Jointly organised with:

09:30 Registration & Coffee
09:55 Welcome and Introduction
Simon Maxwell
10:00 Diagnosing and monitoring hypertension – CBPM, HBPM, ABPM
Jill Bunker
10:30 Prescribing
Mike Okorie
11:00 Prescription Review
Mike Okorie
11:30 Tea/coffee and refreshments
11:45 Planning Management
Iain MacIntyre
12:15 Communicating about Medicines
Iain MacIntyre
12:45 Medication Adherence
Sian Williams
13:00 Lunch
Including workshop on practical aspects of BP measurement
Facilitated by Jill Bunker
13:45 Monitoring effects of treatment
Simon Maxwell
14:15 Adverse Drug Reactions and interactions
Simon Maxwell
14:45 Data Interpretation
Mike Okorie
15:15 Tea/coffee and refreshments
15:30 Prescribing Safety Assessment
Simon Maxwell, Iain MacIntyre, Mike Okorie
16:45 Finish
Online registration is now closed. If you wish to attend the meeting please contact the BPS Office at or call 0207 239 0183. 

Registration fees
Society members: £100
Non-members: £150