Paediatric Antimicrobial Resistance and Stewardship

2 November 2021

Hybrid conference, online and in person at Royal College of Physicians, London

Welcome to this hybrid conference which will explore the current challenges and treatment opportunities for paediatric antimicrobial stewardship. Delegates will, through plenary lectures, learn about the latest in research and development.

We encourage you to register for either in-person or virtual attendance and submit your abstracts for consideration for poster presentation. Further details below.

This conference is RCPath CPD accredited.

The COVID Secure Guidelines for the Royal College of Physicians, London can be accessed here.

Programme

0830
Registration and coffee
0920
Welcome
Sanjay Patel, Consultant in Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Southampton Children’s Hospital - View Bio

SESSION ONE: The AMR Landscape
Chair: Sanjay Patel, Consultant in Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Southampton Children’s Hospital
0930
Antimicrobial Stewardship in an integrated NHS
Kieran Hand, AMR: National Pharmacy & Prescribing Clinical Lead, NHS England & NHS Improvement
0950
Why are children and young people different: The challenge of antimicrobial resistance in the paediatric population
Julia Bielicki, Consultant in Paediatric Infectious Diseases, Lead Physician Infection Prevention and Control, University of Basel Children’s Hospital
1010
Infection control in children
Helen Dunn, Consultant Nurse Infection Prevention & Control and Director of Infection Prevention & Control (DIPC), Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust
1030
Q&A

1045
COFFEE & POSTERS

SESSION TWO: The role of a national paediatric antimicrobial stewardship network - UK-PAS
Chair: Paddy McMaster, Consultant in Paediatric Infectious Diseases, North Manchester General Hospital
1115
Guideline development - UK paediatric antimicrobial guidelines
Paddy McMaster, Consultant in Paediatric Infectious Diseases, North Manchester General Hospital - View Bio
1135
Guideline development -management of resistant Gram -ve infections
Orlagh McGarrity, Infection Pharmacist, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust
1155
Sharing good practice - Quality improvement and research
Stefania Vergnano, University of Bristol
1215
Education - overview of the common infection pathways
Sanjay Patel, Consultant in Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Southampton Children’s Hospital - View Bio
1235
Benchmarking
Samuel Channon-Wells, Paediatric Specialty Trainee Doctor (ST1), Heatherwood and Wexham Park Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
1255
Q&A

1315
LUNCH & POSTERS

SESSION THREE: SUPPORTED SESSION
Supported by: Thermo Fisher
1345 - 14:10
New approaches to old problems – balancing the need for antimicrobial stewardship and the early recognition of sepsis in children
Dr Thomas Waterfield, Clinical Lecturer in Paediatric Emergency Medicine, Queen’s University Belfast

SESSION FOUR: Paediatric stewardship innovations
1415
Securing successful stewardship - the role of telemedicine
1435
Impact and Sustainability of Antibiotic Stewardship in Paediatric Emergency Departments
Dr Elisa Barbieri & Dr Daniele Dona, Padua University Hospital, Italy
1455-1505
Q&A

SESSION FIVE: Securing paediatric stewardship
Chair: Sanjay Patel, Consultant in Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Southampton Children’s Hospital
1510
Establishing a paediatric stewardship programme at hospital level (presentation supported by the RCPCH)
Alicia Demirjian, Consultant, Paediatric Infectious Diseases; Epidemiologist Evelina London Children’s Hospital; UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) - View Bio
1540
The seminal role of data in directing effective paediatric antimicrobial therapy
Dr Ruud Nijman, Imperial College London
1600
Optimal use of laboratory services for managing paediatric infections
Jim Gray, Consultant Microbiologist, Birmingham Women’s & Children’s NHS Foundation Trust - View Bio
1620
Q&A

1645
Closing remarks
Sanjay Patel, Consultant in Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Southampton Children’s Hospital - View Bio

Registration

You can register to attend this conference either in-person or virtually. Please select your preferred option during the registration process.

Note: no refunds can be given for cancellations notified after Friday 15 October 2021

For any questions regarding registration, please contact Esme Carruthers.

BSAC Members  £40  -  Register >

Non-members   £65  -  Register >

Commercial  £200  -  Register >

Student & LMIC concessions  £25  -  Register >

Abstract Submission

Abstract submission for this conference is now closed.

    Lead Author Name
    Lead Author Contact Email
    Role and Organisation
    Presentation Preference (please select)
    Abstract Title
    Author Names and Organisations
    Structured Abstract (maximum word count 500 including graphs)
    Supporting documents

    Sponsors

    There are various sponsorship opportunities available at this conference, please contact Debbie Cockayne for further details.

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