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The 2013 conference took place in the Russell Hotel, London from 8 – 10 Nov
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Plenary session

Welcome and official opening address from conference Chair -Steve Tomlin, Consultant Pharmacist, Evelina Children’s Hospital
Medicines For Children – The Strength of Working Together Andy Fox, Principal Pharmacist, Southampton Pharmacy Research Centre (SPRC), Medication Safety Pharmacist
Royal Pharmaceutical Society – Faculty updates and what this means for your practice – Catherine Duggan, Director of Professional Development & Support, Royal Pharmaceutical Society
Update on Cystic Fibrosis – treatments and new products – Dr Caroline Pao, Consultant Respiratory Paediatrician, Royal London Hospital
Moving to reliable care – the new challenge for paediatrics – Peter Lachman, Great Ormond Street Hospital

Submitted papers in the spotlight
Do distractions increase the number of prescribing errors in paediatric intensive care? – Adam Sutherland, Senior Clinical Pharmacist, Paediatric Critical Care & metabolic Medicine Pharmacy Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Electronic Prescribing: Friend or Foe? An audit of prescribing errors after the introduction of an electronic prescribing system in neonates and children. – Marie O’Meara, Kings College Hospital
Single and double checking in paediatric drug administration – which is most effective in reducing errors? – Sharon Conroy Lecturer in Paediatric Clinical Pharmacy, Academic Division of Child Health, University of Nottingham, Derbyshire Children’s Hospital, Derby
Nine cases of unintentional rapid infusion of lipid emulsion in children: root cause analysis and changes to practice – Caroline Cole, Paediatric Clinical Pharmacist, Southampton Children’s Hospital Winner Special Products prize for oral presentation
Solid oral dosage forms in paediatric patients – a cost saving investigation – Audrey Lajoinie, Hospital Pharmacist, Center of Paediatric Clinical Investigation, Lyon Civil Hospitals & Claude Bernard-Lyon 1 University, Inserm Unit, UMR 5558/CNRS
Swallowing medicines: a study of paediatric patients – Fatimah Abbas, Aston University Winner Special Products prize for oral / poster presentation by a student
Accuracy of enteral syringes for liquid medicines prescribed in children – Karuna Gurung, UCL School of Pharmacy
Improving medication adherence in children with CF – what a pharmacist can do – Nanna Christiansen, Lead Clinical Pharmacist – Paediatrics, Barts Health NHS Trust

Final feedback from research NPPG research grants 20111/2012
What effect do oral drugs have on the osmolality of feeds given to preterm infants? – Zoe Lansdowne, Research Pharmacist, Southampton Pharmacy Research Centre and NIHR Southampton Biomedical Research Centre
Intermittent intravenous vancomycin dosage in children aged over 1 month – Clare Nash, Acting Lead Pharmacist for Medicine Sheffield Children’s Hospital

Posters
1.The Use of Smof Lipids in Critically Ill, and Post Surgical Children on PICU: A Retrospective Cohort Study Authors: Almossawi O. North Middlesex University Hospital, Meadows N. Barts Healthcare, O’Brien S. Imperial Healthcare, Brierley N. HCA International, Wong I. Centre for Paediatric Pharmacy Research
2.Repeat Antibiotic Dosing in Prolonged Paediatric Surgery -Do we? Should we?
Authors: Aston J. Terry D. Lambert B. Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Patel P. Aston University, Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
3.Paediatric Simulation – A new role for pharmacists in improving patient safety. Authors: Jarvis S. Bristol Royal Hospital for Children
4.Cefotaxime Administration to Neonates on Postnatal Wards: Audit of New Service
Authors: Lansdowne Z. Patel M. University Hospital of Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
5.Alcohol Exposure in Neonatal Intensive Care Patients Authors: Jutley H. UCL School of Pharmacy, Christiansen N. Barts Health NHS Trust
6.Use of N-acetylcysteine for bowel obstruction in children Authors: Edwards G, Gill A. Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust
7.An audit to assess adherence to hospital prescribing guidelines in a tertiary paediatric intensive care unit Author: Reilly N. O’Neill R. University of Liverpool, Shetty N. Darbyshire A. Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust
8.Pharmacist impact on medicine management and patient safety in Paediatric Palliative Care Authors: Christiansen N. Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust
9.An Audit of Potassium Supplementation Standing Order Authors: Weerdenburg H, Jarvis S. University Hospital Bristol NHS Foundation Trust
10.Evaluation of the impact of a paediatric pharmacist attending the paediatric post take ward round Authors: Lo A, Christiansen N. Barts Health NHS Trust
11.Impact of Hospital Pharmacists on the Paediatric Discharge Process Authors: Barry M. Semple D. Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin, Dublin, Ireland
12.Antibiotic utilisation for hospitalised paediatric patients Authors: Alosaily Y. Conroy S. Choonara I. University of Nottingham
13.Audit of the Paediatric Pain Guidelines Authors: Simmons J. Giles S. McGinley A. Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
14.An audit of the accuracy of drug prescription information on transfer letters from the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit Authors: Kokoskova A. Fletcher P. St Mary’s Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
15.Parents of paediatric liver transplant patients – Opinions and experiences of medication issues Authors: Gutermann L. Sharif K. Rieutord A. Terry D. Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
16.Junior Doctor Prescribing: Teaching and Assessment Authors: Dempsey R. Hibberd S. Bevan A. Southampton Children’s Hospital Winner Special Products prize for best poster
17.Propylene glycol intake from medications used on paediatric intensive care Authors: Patel C. Langley C. Aston School of Pharmacy, Isaac R. Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
18. Factors Influencing Reported Rates of Paediatric Medication Errors Authors: Conroy S. Alsenani A. Sammons H. University of Nottingham
19.An Audit of Prescribing and Administration of Gastroprotection in the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit Authors: Malesi G. Isaac R. Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
20.Development of an electronic paediatric prescribing application Authors: Bourne K. Hinson G. Humphreys N. Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust
21.A retrospective audit of daptomycin prescribing and development of a guideline to standardise prescribing Authors: Morris S. Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Winner Special Products prize for innovation
22.An audit of neonatal continuous infusions Authors: Hall K. Jahan B. Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
23.Experiences and Opinions of Paediatric Prescribers Concerning Fast-Melt Tablets at Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS FT Authors: Kaur Bhachu J. Aston University, Terry D. Junaid E. Birmingham Children’s Hospital
24.Using the “General Level Framework” to identify gaps in knowledge and skills to prioritise professional development activities for paediatric pharmacists. Authors: Stacey S. Wainwright C. Queensland Children’s Medical Research Institute, The University of Queensland, Brisbane Coombes I. Whitfield K. School of Pharmacy, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Royal Children’s Hospital, Children’s Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service
25. The management of vitamin D deficiency and insufficiency in the outpatient child (0-16 years) population in the Sandwell and West Birmingham area Authors: Chamberlain L. Ahmed A. Persaud J. Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust
26.Development of an Adverse Drug Reaction Avoidability Assessment Tool Authors: Bracken L. Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, Kirkham J. Nunn A. Pirmohamed M. Turner M. University of Liverpool
27.The impact of evidence-based interventions on reducing prescribing errors in PICU Authors: Andrews C. The Medical School, University of Manchester, Sutherland A. Fortune P. Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital
28.An audit on the Prescribing of Intravenous Fluids in Paediatric Patients Authors: Howell C. Patel B. Morriston Hospital
29.Paediatric Discharge Prescribing Errors Authors: El Abiary A. School of Pharmacy, University College London, Al-Azeib S. King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
30.Audit and re-audits of medicine administration records on paediatric inpatient prescription charts – missed dose or memory loss Authors: Olokode B. Hinchingbrooke Health Care NHS Trust
31.Post Transplant Medicine Education – A Collaborative Approach Authors: Thornhill T. Hayes P. Walsh G. McCulloch M. Taylor J. Koffman G. Evelina London Children’s Hospital
32.Mycophenolic acid (Myfortic) is an alternative for paediatric renal transplant recipients with gastrointestinal symptoms on mycophenolate mofetil Authors: Jones H. Thornhill W. Walsh G. Taylor J. Evelina London Children’s Hospital
33.Impact of short-term IV paracetamol in high risk neonates Authors: Windscheif P. Mishra G. Welsh R. Lakhoo K. Oxford University Hospitals
34.Evaluating the Centralised Intravenous Additive Service offered to the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit at a Tertiary Centre Authors: Cameron L. Kirk E. Arenas-Lopez S. Evelina London Children’s Hospital
35.Antimicrobial Stewardship Wardrounds – Are we making a difference? Authors: Kirk E. Evelina London Children’s Hospital, Wade P. Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Workshops

The 2012 conference took place in the Holiday Inn, Liverpool from 9-11 Nov
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Round tables

Plenary session

Short papers

Final feedback from research NPPG research grants 2010/2011

Workshops

Posters

1.Use of concentrated potassium on PICU increased by the use of a balanced crystalloid Winner Special Products Innovation Award
2.Does profession or experience affect a practitioner’s perception when assigning potential harm avoided by pharmacists interventions
3.Experiences and opinions of non-medical prescribers in a paediatric hospital concerning electronic prescribing
4.Implementation of TTA pre-pack accreditation and training programme on paediatric wards
5.Parental understanding of dosing instructions for paracetamol and ibuprofen suspension
6.Glucose and Electrolyte Bags – How Accurately are they Prepared on the Neonatal Unit?
7.Epidemiology and potential associated risk factors of drug-related problems in hospitalised children in United Kingdom Winner Special products Best Poster Award
8.Post discharge follow up of children on long term medications
9.Adherence to general surgery prophylaxis guidelines at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital
10.The Impact of an Antibiotic Specific Prescription Form in the Accident and Emergency Department
11.The utility of the decision support tool FIRSTLight ™ in a paediatric hospital dispensary
12.Building a drug file for a clinical information management system – Grand designs or room to improve?
13.Standard concentration infusions and “Smart” pumps in PICU – the Challenge of Change
14.Audit of Medication Interventions made on the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
15.Prescribed antimicrobial therapy – What parents/carers are told and what they would like to know
16.An audit of paediatric ambulatory prescriptions
17.Paediatric Chemotherapy Prescribing – An Audit of Pharmacist Interventions
18.An Audit of Prescribing Errors in Neonates and Paediatrics
19.Audit on the Diagnosis and Management of Childhood Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)
20.Intravenous Y-site Drug Administration on the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit
21.Ethanol Intake of Paediatric Intensive Care Patients
22.Manipulation of medicines to deliver a required dose: development of a good practice guideline
23.Safe and effective use of medicines in children: enhancing community pharmacists’ practice
24.Audit of the trust’s quality account antibiotic indicators for correct use in paediatrics
25. An Audit of Medicines Reconciliation in Paediatrics
26.Two Years Experience of the Treatment of Molybdenum Cofactor Deficiency
27.Investigation into the effect of Prasugrel versus Clopidogrel on platelet thromboelastography (TEG) analysis in Paediatric Patients on Ventricular Assistance Devices (VAD)
28.Discharge summaries on a Paediatric Assessment Unit (PAU): How accurate are the medications on discharge when there has been no pharmacy involvement?
29.Factors Affecting the Oxidative Degradation of Captopril in Oral Liquid Paediatric Formulations – a Factorial Design Study
30.A Matrix Decision Support Tool for the Development of Viable Paediatric Dosage Forms
31.Can ‘stock’ PN meet the requirements of the neonatal population?
32.Development of a taste-masked granule formulation of sodium phenylbutyrate adapted for paediatric use
33.Balanced maintenance fluids in PICU are safe and cost effective
34.An audit of electronic prescribing and administration of paediatric parenteral nutrition
35.A retrospective analysis of any trends in magnesium level for patients on omeprazole 10mg/5ml oral suspension from January to June 2012 (inclusive) in response to the MHRA Drug Safety Update April 2012

The 2011 conference took place in the Marriott Hotel, Bristol from 11-13 Nov
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Plenary / Oral papers

Short papers

NPPG research Awards Feedback 2001/2011

  • Dr Sharon Conroy, lecturer in Paediatric Clinical Pharmacy, Academic Division of Child Health, University off Nottingham

Workshops / parallel sessions

Posters

The 2010 conference took place in the Mercure St Paul’s Hotel Sheffield from 12-14 Nov
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Plenary / Oral papers

Posters

2009 conference took place in the Marriott Hotel, Glasgow from 20-22 Nov
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Plenary session

Short Paper Presentations

Workshops

  • Paediatric asthma for beginners Maria Tracey, Women and Children’s Directorate Pharmacist, Royal Alexandra, Paisley & Jane Davis, Paediatric and Cystic Fibrosis/Respiratory Clincal Nurse Specialist, Royal Alexandra, Paisley
  • Neonates for beginners: The first 3 days of life Jonathan Coutts, Consultant Neonatal and Respiratory Paediatrician, Glasgow and Anisa Patel, Clinical Pharmacist, Neonatal Intensive Care, RHSC
  • Dosing considerations in obese children Dr Hussain Mulla, Co-Director, Centre for Therapeutic Evaluation of Drugs in Children, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
  • Use of new Technology in Paediatric Pharmacy Adam Sutherland, Senior Pharmacist, Paediatric Critical Care, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
  • Pregnancy and breast feeding June Grant, Neonatal Pharmacist, Princess Royal Maternity Hospital, Glasgow, Isobel Morison, Clinical Pharmacist, Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital, NHS Grampian
  • ‘Once upon a time excipients…’ Dr Catherine Tuleu, Senior Lecturer in Pharmaceutics & Deputy Director of the Centre for Paediatric Pharmacy Research, The School of Pharmacy, University of London and Penny North-Lewis, Paediatric Liver Pharmacist, St James’s University Hospital, Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust

Posters

The 2008 conference took place in Birmingham from 14-16 Nov
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As part of the conference weekend, which coincided with ‘Children In Need’ night a variety of events took place which succeeded in raising £250 for ‘Children In need’. Many thanks to all those who contributed

Plenary session

  • The quest for better medicines Prof. John Marriott, Professor of Clinical Pharmacy at Aston, School of Life and Health Sciences, Aston University
  • Managing skin conditions in babies and children Dr Celia Moss, Consultant Dermatologist; Honorary Reader in Dermatology, Birmingham Children’s Hospital
  • Recognising early signs of paediatric illness Dr. Heather Duncan, Consultant Paediatric Intensivist, Birmingham Children’s Hospital

Oral papers

Clinical pearls

Workshops

Posters

  • An in vitro evaluation of ceftriaxone pharmacokinetics (pk) during paediatric continuous veno-veno haemofiltration (cvvh) Harvey B1, Johnson TN2, Mulla H3, Yeomanson D1 & Mayer A1. Dept. of Paediatric Intensive care1and Pharmacy Department2 Sheffield Children’s Hospital, Sheffield UK and.TEDiC3 Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, UK.
  • An Audit of Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Paediatric Gastro-Intestinal Surgery Aston J1,2, Marriott JF2, Jordan J2 Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, UK1 Aston University, Birmingham, UK2
  • Detection of clostridium difficile toxin in paediatric patients. Whitehouse K,, Fenton P. Pharmacy Department and Infection Control, Childrens Hospital, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TH, UK.
  • An audit of intravenous fluid prescribing on paediatric wards at st mary’s hospital Greenwood C, Fletcher P, Corda L, Charles T. Imperial College NHS Healthcare Trust (ICHT), St Mary’s Hospital, London, UK.
  • The clinical significance of medication reconciliation in children admitted to hospital – observational study of 100 neurosurgical patients Terry DRP, Solanki GA, Sinclair AG, Marriott JF, Wilson KA. Birmingham Children’s Hospital & Aston University, Birmingham. England.
  • Does bicarbonate protect omeprazole when co-administered? Tuleu C., Wang Y-W., Taylor K. Department of Pharmaceutics and Centre for Paediatric Pharmacy Research, The School of Pharmacy, University of London,, UK
  • Development of a protocol for the use of anti-thrombotic treatment in children Dunsmure LC, Leeds Teaching Hospitals, Leeds, England
  • Pharmacy and clinical trials: identifying a suitable intravesical atropine preparation: J Thorntona,b, H ThoongbaGreater Manchester, Lancashire and South Cumbria Medicines for Children Research Network and bPharmacy, Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, Pendlebury, UK
  • Formulation and characterization of polymeric fast-dissolving oral films as paediatric dosage forms Sreenivas Pandit, Paras R. Sheth, Catherine Tuleu. Department of Pharmaceutics and Centre for Paediatric Pharmacy Research, The School of Pharmacy, University of London, WC1N 1AX, UK
  • An investigation into adverse drug reactions reported for pharmaceutical excipients: Siddle P, North-Lewis P. Pharmacy Department, St James’s University Hospital, Leeds, UK
  • An audit of the use of intravenous paracetamol in paediatric patients : Waterman EL, Morley E Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds, UK
  • Recommendations of 40 children aged 5-16 years on prolonged medication to the minister of health and president of Nigeria *1Iorngurum MT, 1Ogundiniyi E, 2Iroha EO Departments of 1Clinical Pharmacy & Biopharmacy Faculty of Pharmacy, and 2Paediatrics College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos University Teaching Hospital Idi-Araba, PMB 12003 Suru-Lere, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Experiences of 40 children aged 5-16 years on prolonged medication in 3 paediatric wards of Lagos university teaching hospital 1Iorngurum MT*, 1Ogundiniyi E, 2Iroha EO Departments of 1Clinical Pharmacy & Biopharmacy Faculty of Pharmacy, and 2Paediatrics College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos University Teaching Hospital Idi-Araba, PMB 12003 Suru-Lere , Lagos, Nigeria
  • Intra-dialytic parenteral nutrition Fox A.C Paediatric Renal Pharmacist, Southampton University Hospitals Trust, Southampton, UK Anderson C.E. Paediatric Renal Dietician, Southampton University Hospitals Trust, Southampton, UK Gilbert R .D. Consultant and Honorary Senior Lecturer Paediatric Nephrology, Southampton University Hospitals Trust, Southampton, UK
  • Banding of antibiotic doses for neonates Bevan, A. Pharmacy Department, Southampton University Hospital, Southampton, UK
  • Light protection of infusions in the NICU – the Martha Stewart way Bergene EH, Trondheim Hospital Pharmacy, Trondheim, Norway
  • Retrospective audit of the clinical use of erythropoietin for the management of renal anaemia in accordance with local guidelines Hong Thoong Pharmacy Dept, Central Manchester and Manchester Children’s Hospital NHS Trust. Manchester. UK Mark Bradbury Nephrology Dept, Central Manchester and Manchester Children’s Hospital NHS Trust. Manchester. UK
  • Quality of care perceived by 40 children in a university hospital in Nigeria 1Iorngurum MT*, 1Ogundiniyi E, 2Iroha EO Departments of 1Clinical Pharmacy & Biopharmacy Faculty of Pharmacy, and 2Paediatrics College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos University Teaching Hospital Idi-Araba, PMB 12003 Suru-Lere Lagos, Nigeria
  • Audit on Growth Hormone prescribing in children at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital in accordance with NICE guidance TA42 Sumeera Bhola; Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, London Project Supervisor: Samantha Copp

The 2007 conference took place in Bournemouth from 2-4 Nov
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Plenary session / short papers

  • Keynote Address, David Webb, Principal Pharmaceutical Officer – podcast
  • Hypertension in infants and children, Dr Rodney Gilbert, Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist, Southampton University Hospitals Trust. – podcast

Short Papers – Chair: Phil Dale

Manmed Award Presentation of award winning paper

  • Use of medicines in school: perspectives of young people and their parents – Simon Keady/Professor Felicity Smith – podcast

Posters

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The 2006 conference took place in Harrogate from 3-5 Nov
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Plenary session

  • Safe Medication Practice Initiatives For Children – David Cousins
  • Neonatal Liver Disease – Dr Patricia McClean
  • Medicines For Children Clinical Research Network – Tony Nunn
  • Development of an Electronic Based learning and assessment package for ‘Responding to symptoms of childhood ailments’ – Steve Tomlin (ManMed award presentation)
  • Risk Management and paediatric products – Linda Hardy
  • Improving the quality and formulation of extemporaneous medicines in the NHS – Andy Lowey

Oral presentations

Posters 

  • A real time assessment of the impact of electronic prescribing on medication errors in a Paediatric Intensive Care Unit
  • TPN from birth to 2 years old – A Standard Bag approach
  • An audit of the Paediatric Conscious Sedation Guidelines at Sheffield Children’s Hospital
  • Experiences of 21 children aged 5-16 years on prolonged medication in 3 paediatric wards of Lagos University Teaching Hospital
  • Predictability of renal drug clearance of aminoglycosides and glycopeptides in preterm neonates
  • Maturational pharmacokinetics of single intravenous bolus administration of propofol
  • Is the use of Clopidogrel as an alternative to Warfarin or as a part of Anti-Platelet Therapy safe in Paediatric Cardiac Patients?
  • Moving the care of children and young adults with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia closer to home, the development of a model for home based maintenance therapy
  • An audit of the Anti-Emetic policy for the treatment of Chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting for children and young people with cancer Special Products poster award winner
    Dosing Chemotherapy in Obese Children and Young People

The 2005 conference took place in Belfast from 28-30 Oct
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Plenary sessions

Oral Presentations

Posters

  • Paediatric pharmaceutical care – a collaborative approach to developing a distance learning course -NHS Education for Scotland and Scottish Neonatal And Paediatric Pharmacists group
  • The introduction and evaluation of a medicines management service in a paediatric cardiology ward – Elaine Stein, Royal Hospital for Sick Children,Glasgow
  • Application of Allometric scaling to dose prediction in children – Johnson TN, Timmins JG, Children’s Hospital,Sheffield
  • Drugs and enteral feeds in children with chronic kidney disease -Lamb AM, Neill E, Royal Hospital for Children, Scotland
  • Development and evaluation of patient information leaflets and a community pharmacy discharge document to facilitate the discharge of paediatric cardiology patients – Park E, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen
  • ‘In Use’ stability testing of paediatric civas morphine – Tuleu C, Ha J, Bingen C, Shah J, Cope J – School of Pharmacy and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London
  • Stability study of a sugar-free sildenafil suspension under simulated user conditions – Han J, Tuleu, School of Pharmacy and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London
  • Calorimetric compatibility study of midazolam and paracetamoloral liquid (Calpol) when used concomitantly for pre-anaesthetic management of children – Tuleu C, Floris P, Gaisford S, Flethcher P – Schoolof Pharmacy and Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London
  • Medicines for children – a national training strategy for community pharmacists in Ireland – Sheehan O, Butler E – ICCPE and Crumlin Children’s Hospital, Dublin

Special Products Practice Development Award

The 2004 conference took place in Newcastle from 26-28 Nov
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Plenary Session

Man Med 2003 Research Award Winner Presentation

Safe use of the extemporaneous preparation of sildenafil for children with pulmonary hypertension (Dr Catherine Tuleu)

Oral Presentations – Saturday

Workshops – Saturday

Workshops – Sunday

Oral Presentations – Sunday

Posters

The 2003 conference took place in Cardiff
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Plenary session

  • Welcome to Wales – Carwen Wynne Howells, Chief pharmacist, Welsh Assembly Government
  • National Service Framework for Children  making the right start : Tony Nunn, Director of Pharmacy, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital
  • Debate – Competencies for me or not for me – that is the question

Submittted papers

  1. A European paediatric clinical trials register Sharon Conroy, Derbyshire Children’s Hospital
  2. A survey of pharmaceutical care in PICU in the UK and Scandanavia – Sue Jarvis, Bristol Royal Hospital for Children
  3. Antiretrovral instruction leaflets for children – S Prot, Hopital Robert Debre, paris
  4. Guidelines for predicting toxic doses of pharmaceuticals in children –  Steve Tomlin, Guys and St Thomas’s NHS Trust
  5. IV Maintenance fluids – risk of hyponatraemia and electrolyte results –  JM Vanes, South Derbyshire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
  6. Medication error risk in the Derbyshire Children’s Hospital – Sharon Conroy, Derbyshire Children’s Hospital
  7. Use of oral clonidine for sedation in ventilated paediatric intensive care patients – Sara Arenas-Lope, Guy’s Hospital, London

Workshops

  • Solving the problem locally – safe medication practice
  • Complementary medicines in children
  • Asthma management
  • Palliative care in children
  • Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
  • Pharmacokinetics in neonates and children
  • Competencies for paediatric pharmacists
  • Advances in TPN
  • Electronic prescribing
  • Problem solving skills in neonates
  • Medicines management in children
  • Cystic Fibrosis

The 2001 conference took place in Glasgow from 28-30 Sept
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Plenary session

Research

Clinical pearls

 

Posters

  1. Monitoring cost and treatment adherence by centralising prescribing and supply of Growth Hormone in secondary care
  2. Building a sub organization for Scandinavian Pharmacists – Our Possibilities to interact with the members of NPPG
  3. The Design of Patient Information Leaflets Suitable for use in Paediatric Haematology Patients Heather Gallagher, Senior Technician. Yorkhill NHS Trust
  4. Supporting the therapeutic orphan -what we can offer you. DIAL – a national paediatric medicines resource
  5. An Assessment of the Suitability of Bloomsbury® Standard Neonatal Parenteral Nutrition Solutions in Comparison with Individually Tailored Solutions at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
  6. Expanding the role of paediatric pharmacy technicians
  7. A study to investigate the stability of reconstituted Etanercept maximising cost effectiveness and patient access through multi-agency co-operation
  8. The impact of a technician working in medicines information in a specialist paediatric hospital
  9. Re-engineering of paediatric dispensary services and development of competency based programmes for pharmacy staff at Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS Trust
  10. Pharmacy and Nurse Drug Interventions
  11. Inhaled iloprost for the treatment of pulmonary hypertension
  12. Prescription survey of unlicensed and off label medicines in paediatrics at Our Lady’s Hospital for Sick Children
  13. An Indirect Response Model of Homocysteine Suppression by Betaine: Optimising the dosage regime of betaine in homocysteinuria
  14. Risk management issues in the use of over the counter medicines in children
  15. Management of Paediatric Poisonings In Southern Derbyshire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
  16. Impact of a Ward Pharmacist on Medication Errors in PICU
  17. Pharmacokinetics of oral midazolam in children
  18. Gentamicin Pharmacokinetics in Neonatal ECMO Patients: Optimisation of dosing
  19. A rational method to prepare TPN for children
  20. Should women using SSRIs breast feed?

The 2000 conference took place in Liverpool from 29 Sept – 1 Oct


Conference report

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