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
Programme & Questions
Chair: William Welfare, Consultant in Health Protection, Public Health England, North West
1715 REGISTRATION AND REFRESHMENTS
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
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