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Webinar: COVID-19 and Antimicrobial Stewardship

18th November, 1800-1915hrs GMT

Chair: Mark Gilchrist, Imperial London

This webinar will consist of the following presentations:

COVID-19 and challenges to a national AMS programme
Dr Andrew Seaton, Consultant in Infectious Diseases and General Medicine, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

COVID-19 and AMS challenges in Critical care
Dr Andrew Conway Morris, Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Career Development Fellow, University of Cambridge.
Hon Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge.
Deputy Chair, Infection Section, European Society of Intensive Care Medicine

  • Mark Gilchrist, Consultant Pharmacist Infectious Diseases & Stewardship, OPAT service lead at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

    Mark is a council member of British Society of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy and co-leads its UK OPAT Initiative. He is a senior honorary lecturer at Imperial College London, together with being a spokesman on antimicrobials and fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.

    Mark has particular interests in antimicrobial stewardship around improving systems and processes that affect local, national and international AMR. His clinical interests include OPAT, tuberculosis and critical care.

    Postgraduate education includes an MSc and non-medical independent prescribing status and he was recently awarded the NHS Leadership Academy Nye Bevan Award in executive healthcare leadership. He is past chair of the UK Clinical Pharmacy Association – Pharmacy Infection Network (UKCPA PIN) and was awarded RPS Faculty Fellowship (Infection) in 2013.

    He has delivered many lectures and workshops on AMS both at national and international level and has published around his areas of interest.

  • Dr Andrew Seaton, Consultant in Infectious Diseases and General Medicine, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

    Andrew graduated from Aberdeen in 1989 and trained in General Medicine/ infectious diseases in Dundee and Papua New Guinea. He was appointed consultant physician in Glasgow in 2000 and he is an Honorary Clinical Associate Professor in the University of Glasgow. He established and leads the NHS GGC OPAT service and Antimicrobial Management Team. He Chairs the Scottish Antimicrobial Prescribing Group and co-chairs the BSAC OPAT standing committee. He has >120 peer reviewed publications, is section editor of the international journal of antimicrobial agents and has co-produced the BSAC OPAT MOOC on future learn.

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