PPRS/Medicines Optimisation Roadshow – West of England

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07/05/2015|Time: 09:00 - 16:00
Location: M Shed, Princes Wharf, Wapping Road, Bristol BS1 4RN
Organised by: WEAHSN
Tel: 0117 900 2543
Email: events@weahsn.net

Event summary

This roadshow is part of a series of 15 events across the NHS in England, delivered as part of a joint programme of action by NHS England (NHSE) and the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI).

The primary aim of the event is to work with local clinical, financial and operational leaders to accelerate the use of innovative, clinically and cost effective medicines, improving outcomes for patients and maximising the benefits of the Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Scheme (PPRS) Agreement. The event will introduce the national context for the medicines optimisation initiative, and will also showcase examples of local and national best practice.

This event is being hosted by the West of England AHSN, developed in partnership with NHSE and ABPI.

West of England Academic Health Science Network exists to accelerate the spread of innovative, evidence-based practice to improve health and care.


The programme

The four key objectives for the Academic Health Science Network are to:

  • focus on needs of patients and local people
  • accelerate the adoption of innovation into practice to improve clinical outcomes and patient experience
  • build a culture of partnership and collaboration
  • make a meaningful contribution to the West of England and UK economy


Who should attend

CCG Accountable Officers, CCG Chairs/Chief Operating Officers, Finance Directors, Medicines Optimisation leads (CCG), Community Pharmacy Leads, Senior Pharmacists providers, Medical Directors Trusts, AHSN senior leads, Area Medical Director (NHSE), Specialised Commissioners (CRG leads, Accountable Commissioners), RIG/Industry representation (senior personnel), patient liaison groups or local patient representative organisation, LMC/LPC, LPNs and senior nursing.

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