Medicines Use and Safety Team Webinars

Coordinator Sue Overton, Administrator, Medicines Use and Safety Team

The Medicines Use and Safety Team host monthly webinars on the second Wednesday lunch-time at 1pm, lasting approximately 1 hour.  During the COVID-19 pandemic, more frequent webinars may be offered.  Pre-registration for each event is required and details to do this are given for the individual webinars below.

Future Meetings

We are currently booking webinars for 2021.  Please make sure you are registered on this website and edit your profile to include Medicines Use and Safety and tick the box to say you would like to hear from us.

If you have ideas for a topic you would like covered, please contact barry.jubraj@nhs.net or the Network Administrator

Next meeting

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Previous meetings

MUS Webinar – Getting to grips with changes to legislation around COVID-19 and flu vaccination

27 January 2021This webinar, delivered by Jo Jenkins and Tracy Rogers; our PGD experts from the Medicines Use & Safety team, described key legislative aspects around administration…

MUSN Monthly Webinar – Clinical prioritisation: using theory to optimise practice

20 January 2021How do you decide which patients to see first on your wards? What does the literature suggest? What do other hospitals do? This webinar offered…

MUS Webinar – Improving patient safety in dysphagia through medicines optimisation

18 November 2020This webinar provided a brief introduction to dysphagia in the context of how different types of thickeners can be used to ensure safe medicines administration.…

MUS Webinar – Home management of medicines inside and outside of a pandemic: how can pharmacy help?

20 October 2020People who are shielding and over 70 have experienced specific challenges with medicines management during the current pandemic.  In this webinar Sara and Barry discussed…

MUS Webinar – Update on NICE VTE Management Guidance & Safer Use of Anticoagulation in Primary Care

14 October 2020In this webinar, Frances and Alison outlined important issues from World Thrombosis week and key points from the NICE VTE guidelines (NG158, March 2020) and…

MUS Webinar – Unlicensed medicines: Stories from COVID and tips for the future

22 September 202022 September 2020  13.00 – 14.00 During the Covid emergency, unlicensed and other imported medicines were used as substitutes for critical care licensed medicines to…

MUS Webinar – People Who Use Illicit Drugs in the Hospital Setting

9 September 2020People who use drugs often delay seeking care for medical problems until these problems become severe. They also commonly self discharge against medical advice, sometimes…

MUS Webinar – COVID-19 and Respiratory Health

21 July 2020The clinical impact of COVID-19 has been particularly challenging with respect to respiratory health. In this webinar, a Consultant Pharmacist-led respiratory pharmacy team described their…

MUS Webinar – Antimicrobial Stewardship in the Context of COVID-19

8 July 2020Presented by: Dr Diane Ashiru-Oredope, Lead Pharmacist, HCAI & AMR, National Infection Service, PHE In this webinar, Diane discussed the importance of continuing to focus…

MUS Webinar – Care homes: Structured medication reviews through remote consultations during the COVID-19 pandemic

2 July 2020In this webinar, Lelly Oboh and Nina Barnett, described what structured medication reviews and clinical reviews mean in care homes. They outlined the impact of…

MUS Webinar – Remote consultations: how it works in different settings

25 June 2020Remote consultations: how it works in different settings Thursday 25 June  This webinar included presentations about remote consultations from three pharmacists working in different care…

MUS Webinar – Resources to support pharmacy teams working in care homes

17 June 2020Resources to support pharmacy teams working in care homes Wednesday 17 June 2020   13.00 – 14.00 In this webinar Emma McClay (Pharmacy Integration Project Lead, SPS)…

MUS Webinar – Helping people to manage end-of-life medications at home

10 June 2020Helping people to manage end-of-life medications at home Wednesday 10 June 2020 Presented by: Ben Bowers, PhD Student and Queen’s Nurse, Department of Public Health…

Extra MUS Monthly Webinar – Remote consultations in care homes: a key element of the COVID 19 delivery model

1 June 2020Remote consultations in care homes: a key element of the COVID 19 delivery model Monday 1st June from 13.00 – 14.00 Presented by: Nick Haddington, Pharmacy…

MUS Monthly Webinar – Clinical Prioritisation by GP Practice Pharmacists

11 March 2020Rory Donnelly works part-time as a GP practice pharmacist at The Bush Doctors, based in West London. Rory is also a Principal Teaching Fellow at King’s…

MUSN Monthly Webinars – Health and Justice – Planned Upgrades to the Health and Justice Information System Prescribing and Medicines Functions

12 February 2020This webinar described the planned upgrades to the HJIS prescribing and medicines functions. These involve changes to how medicines are prescribed (including prescriber authorisation of…

MUSN Monthly Webinar – Human Factors

8 January 2020What are Human Factors and why are they important? The NHS Patient Safety Strategy (2019) describes the need to ensure that systems thinking, human factors…

MUSN Monthly Webinar – Medication Safety 2020 and Beyond

13 November 2019The NHS Patient Safety Strategy, published in July 2019, describes how the NHS will continually improve patient safety, building on the foundations of a safer…

MUSN Monthly Webinar – Pharmacy Co-Production in Service Development – 11 September 2019

11 September 2019Professor Sophie Staniszewska leads a programme of research focusing on Patient and Public Involvement at Warwick Medical School in the UK. In this webinar Sophie…

MUSN *Extra* Webinar: ‘Written Instructions’ for the administration of seasonal ‘flu vaccination for staff

6 August 2019Have you heard there’s some new guidance on staff ‘flu vaccination, but have no idea what it’s about? Are you confused about how to deliver…