2003 Cardiff

The 2003 conference took place in Cardiff
Where linked – click the title for presentation and name for podcast of plenary / oral sessions

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


  • 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