How can we all make drug treatment safer?

12 October 2017 Millennium Point, Curzon Street, Birmingham B4 7XG

The Yellow Card Centre West Midlands is pleased to host a regional study day on safer drug treatment. In this session, we will explore:

  • New developments in pharmacovigilance
  • The use of appreciative inquiry to promote a positive drug safety culture
  • Awareness of adverse reactions to herbal medicine
  • The use of technology to enhance drug safety.

Speakers include:

  • Sarah Pontefract, National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Doctoral Research Fellow, Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics Editorial Lead, SCRIPT
  • Professor Robin Ferner, Director of the West Midlands Centre for Adverse Drug Reactions
  • Phil Tregunno, Signal Management Unit Manager, MHRA’s Vigilance Intelligence and Research Group, MHRA
  • Professor Philip A Routledge, Clinical Professor, University of Newcastle 
  • Jamie Hayes, Director at the All Wales Therapeutics and Toxicology Centre
  • Peter Jeffries, Patient Safety Programme Manager, West Midlands Academic Health Science Network 
  • Dr Alastair Williamson, Consultant Anaesthetist, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust.

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