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Antibiotic Resistance and You! London

28 September 2016, University Place, University of Manchester

University Place, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, M13 9PL

Antibiotic resistance affects you, but do you know how? Come and join in the discussion on how we can work together to combat antibiotic resistance!

This event is the second of two public events this year, especially aimed at general members of the public; we are looking forward to hearing your views

This free event will:

  • Educate you about the causes of antibiotic resistance and why it is a threat.
  • Inform you about what you can do to help solve this problem by taking simple, everyday steps.
  • Explain the roles and responsibilities of the government, policy makers, and healthcare professionals in tackling this problem.
  • Show you how you can join the fight against antibiotic resistance.
  • Allow you to contribute to the debate about antibiotic resistance and to the solution!

Delivered by British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy on behalf of Public Health England

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Programme & Questions

Chair: William Welfare, Consultant in Health Protection, Public Health England, North West

1715 REGISTRATION AND REFRESHMENTS

1745 WELCOME

Kay Marshall, Head of School, University of Manchester

1750 ALL ABOUT ANTIBIOTICS – HOW THEY HAVE CHANGED OUR WORLD

Laura Piddock, BSAC Chair in Public Engagement & Director Antibiotic Action

1800 THANK YOU ANTIBIOTICS!

A short film showing why antibiotics are valuable

1810 LET’S TALK ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE

What is antibiotic resistance? | Where does it come from? | What effect does it have it? | Why do we need to tackle the problem of resistance? | What does it mean for you?

Andrew Dodgson, Public Heath England and Central Manchester Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

1830 THE EFFECTS ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE CAN HAVE ON PEOPLE (PART 1)

A film based on real-life experiences showing the hardship and difficulties antibiotic resistance can cause

1840 ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Mahesh Nirmalan

1855 AUDIENCE AND PANEL DISCUSSION: OUR ROLE IN

We are all essential in helping to use antibiotics effectively and reduce antibiotic resistance! Our expert panel will describe their roles in solving the antibiotic resistance crisis and will answer your questions:

Chair of the panel: Laura Piddock, Professor of Microbiology, BSAC chair in Public Engagement and Director of Antibiotic action

  Policy: Kate Ardern, Director of Public Health, Wigan Council

Public Engagement: Diane Ashiru-Oredope, Public Health England, London

General Practitioner: Anita Sharma, GP and Clinical Director Vascular Oldham CCG, South Chadderton Health Centre

Consultant Microbiologist: Jonathan Folb, Consultant Microbiologist, Royal Liverpool Hospitals

Researcher: Peter Jackson, Leader of AMR Centre, Alderley Park, Cheshire

Student: Hebe Nicholls, Pharmacy Student, University of Manchester

Science Communicator: Victoria Wells, British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, Birmingham

Hospital Pharmacist: Kelly Alexander, Manchester

Community Pharmacist: Mohammed Hussain, Eye Pharmacy

Pre-Registration Pharmacist: Hannah Bloor, Pre-Registration trainee, boots, Crewe

Vet: Robert Smith, School of Veterinary Science, University of Liverpool

Nurse: Rita Huyton, Public Health England

1940 THE EFFECTS ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE HAS (PART 2)

A film based on real-life experiences showing the hardship and difficulties antibiotic resistance can cause.

1950 WORKING TOGETHER – BECOMING EFFECTIVE ANTIBIOTIC GUARDIANS

Diane Ashiru-Oredope, Public Health England, London

2000 THANK YOU AND CLOSING REMARKS

 

 

 

We wish to gratefully acknowledge the provision of this venue and time and support from personnel at Centre for Postgraduate Pharmacy Education and the School of Health Sciences, Division of Pharmacy and Optometry

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