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Sign up to Safety PLI Event on 06.11.18 at Sheffield United FC

posted 8 Nov 2018, 08:02 by Elective Care Sheffield CCG   [ updated 12 Nov 2018, 07:16 ]

The Aims of this PLI are to:

  • Develop an awareness of how human error can affect clinical performance
  • Develop knowledge and understanding of personal accountability and communication within health care
  • Develop an effective and open safety culture with everyday practice
  • Develop an understanding of how incident reporting and management can be used for shared learning
Below you will find a copy of the presentations and slides from the event which includes links to resources

Mental Health PLI Event 06.11.18 at Sheffield Wednesday FC

posted 8 Nov 2018, 07:08 by Elective Care Sheffield CCG   [ updated 8 Nov 2018, 07:30 ]

Aims of this event:

Awareness of Gambling Addiction/Lived Experience

Provide GPs with updates on the current evidence-based treatments

Share best practice care pathways

Current ‘Top 10 tips’ from a GP/Primary care perspective

Workshop Information:

Physical Health Serious and Enduring MI and Learning Disability Workshop:

The delegate should be able to:

  • Have an understanding of common health problems which are more prevalent in SMI and LD
  • Understand the health inequalities that lead to a 20 year mortality gap
  • How to address these in practice
  • Be a whizz delivering the LD DES/Annual Health Checks and Health Action Plans
  • Access Social Care Pathways
  • Apply STOMP principals in medication
  • Demonstrate practical ideas to share with others as examples of good practice eg including with care planning and use of LTC templates

Personality Disorder Workshop:

The delegate should be able to:

  • Define what is PD and alternative nomenclature/aetiology
  • Bust ‘myths’ about labelling and beliefs about PD and the impact of stigma
  • Understanding the development of personality disorder within a biopsychosocial model
  • Understand how childhood experience contribute
  • Explore how teams can learn to understand and manage the emotional & ‘volume’ impact of working with people with PD
  • Critically appraise the role of Medication 
Below you will find relevant resource material, copy of the presentations and slides from the event, and a copy of the evaluation from delegates.

Managing Complex Patients 02.10.18 - aimed at Practice Nurses

posted 3 Oct 2018, 06:53 by Elective Care Sheffield CCG   [ updated 4 Oct 2018, 08:40 ]

Aims of the PLI:  

  • Increased confidence in recognising the presentation of change and deterioration in complex patients
  • Improved understanding of signs and symptoms in the disease course and escalating concern when outside normal parameters
  • Updated knowledge on interpreting blood results
  • Recognising vulnerable patients who are living with multiple morbidity 
  1. Sepsis Workshop:  Focussed around the ideal pathway and resources, spotting signs of deterioration  and opportunities to intervene in general practice - led by Joanne Campbell - Lead Sepsis Nurse at STH and Anna Young, Practice Nurse (Page Hall Medical Centre)
  2. Interpreting  Blood Results into Medication Changes: Using case studies DMARDS, liver.    Looking at safety, READ codes, CAS alerts, audits - led by Eva Gabzdyl and Jill Rigby
  3. Long Term Conditions:  Time management within consultations, how to have meaningful and empowered conversations focussed around person centred care, agenda setting - led by PCDN Team

Following on from the Blood Monitoring and CQC Requirements presentation

the contact number for the Sheffield CCG Medicines Information line for non-urgent queries is :0114 3051983.

Leave a message and a pharmacist from Medicines management will get back to you as soon as possible

The link to the electronic medicines compendium (eMC) for renal impairment dosing recommendations is

 Please feel free to email myself or Ewa if you have any queries regarding the presentation we gave

The Presentations from the event including Workshop content are below:


End of Life Care Event 02.10.18 - aimed at GPs

posted 3 Oct 2018, 06:39 by Elective Care Sheffield CCG   [ updated 4 Oct 2018, 08:41 ]

1.         End of Life Care Event  2nd October 2018:  Primarily aimed at GPs


·         End of Life care in COPD, heart failure and dementia

·         Care Planning at the end of life, including talking about the dying persons wishes and talking to family and 

        loved ones

·         The role of the GP in liaising with care homes and end of life planning

·         Pain Control

·         De-prescribing towards the end of life

·         DNACPAR guidance "Respect


Guest Speakers:  

Joanne Ulley, SpR Geriatiric Medicine and FLP Palliative and EOLC - Pain Control and De-prescribing Workshop

Dr Laura McTague, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Medical Lead Integrated Community Tea, and Sr Jo Lenton, Head of Integrated Community Tea, St Lukes Hospice - 3 Top Tips for Managing EOLC in COPD, Dementia and Heart Failure


Please find below the presentations from the plenary and workshops at this event


Please also find below some additional information regarding medicines optimisation and de-prescribing

 

 There is  deprescibing document specifically aimed for frailty or moving towards end of life –

Dementia Masterclass 5th September 2018

posted 12 Sep 2018, 04:10 by Elective Care Sheffield CCG   [ updated 25 Sep 2018, 02:52 ]

Many thanks for your attendance and participation in the Dementia Master Class, as promised the presentations can be found below, and some of the items discussed are referenced below with relevant links for you to find easily

  • The Sheffield Dementia protocol – this can be found on the PressPortal here – Note this will be updated shortly to reflect recent NICE updates.  There are a number of other protocols to support mental Health conditions also on the Pressportal, they are aimed to provide local information, support and details around referral and prescribing; GAD, depression and older adult mental heath
  • Anticholinergic Congnitive Burden references;
    • Article for practice bulletin. 
    • You may also be interested in the following article aimed at explaining this issue to patients - link
    • Review tool (attached) – Note the list of ACB meds is not comprehensive and you will need to cross reference with a validated ACB risk tool, e.g. Scottish polypharmacy or Aging Brain.  This calculator can be used and is based on one of the validated tools - http://www.acbcalc.com/
    • Copy of an article around work Northern Ireland GPs have carried out around reviewing medication for OAB.
  • Patient decision aids (PDA);  one to support discussions around the use of antipsychotics (also see user guide ) and another enteral feeding in severe dementia (user guide).  The following page on the medicines and prescribing section of the Sheffield CCG intranet links to a host of other PDAs to support conversations in other disease areas such as anticoag in AF, lipid modification… -  http://www.intranet.sheffieldccg.nhs.uk/medicines-optimisation.htm

HCA Event 5th September 2018

posted 7 Sep 2018, 08:04 by Elective Care Sheffield CCG   [ updated 10 Sep 2018, 05:50 ]

The aims of this PLI were:

  • To understand what Blood Pressure is:  Understand what the influencers are on blood pressure, explore the role of the clinician and patient in obtaining accurate BP readings and understand why accurate BP readings are so important
  • Diabetic Foot:  to give an understanding of sensation and pulses and checks to support the patients needs
  • Safer Injection Techniques:  to ensure that vaccines are given in a way that ensures maximum efficacy and reduces the risk of side effects
  • Plenary Session:  Raise Awareness of Sepsis, and understanding clinical accountability as a HCA
Please find below the presentation from the event, which is available for you to download

HCA event 3rd July 2018

posted 9 Jul 2018, 07:23 by Elective Care Sheffield CCG

The aims of this PLI were:

  • To understand what Blood Pressure is:  Understand what the influencers are on blood pressure, explore the role of the clinician and patient in obtaining accurate BP readings and understand why accurate BP readings are so important
  • Diabetic Foot:  to give an understanding of sensation and pulses and checks to support the patients needs
  • Safer Injection Techniques:  to ensure that vaccines are given in a way that ensures maximum efficacy and reduces the risk of side effects
  • Plenary Session:  Overview of Person Centred Care, Raise Awareness of Sepsis, and understanding clinical accountability as a HCA
Please find below the presentation from the event, which is available for you to download

Cancer PLI Event 3rd July 2018

posted 9 Jul 2018, 07:17 by Elective Care Sheffield CCG

The aims of this event were:
  • Update your clinical knowledge on key topics such as Prostate Cancer diagnosis, learn about the new pathway for Vague Symptoms which will be launched in Sheffield
  • Expand your knowledge of local cancer support and information organisations in the voluntary sector, where you can signpost your patients for support
  • Raise your awareness of the new Bowel Cancer Tests
Please find a link to the presentation if you wish to download for your own perusal

CASES Update Event - 6th June 2018

posted 8 Jun 2018, 01:41 by Elective Care Sheffield CCG   [ updated 21 Jun 2018, 08:56 ]

The CASES event looked at three speciality areas -  The titles of the presentations are below:

ENT                     -     'Sheffields Got TalENT'
CARDIOLOGY    -     'HEARTS AND MINDS'
GASTRO             -     '50 SHADES OF YELLOW'

Aims and Objectives of this event:

Gastro:

50 Shades of Yellow’ - Guest Speakers Marion Sloan, Barbara Hoeroldt, Qumer Younis

Aims:

  • To discuss common referral trends and themes in gastroenterology
  • To enhance primary care management of patients with common gastroenterological conditions
  • To improve awareness of early detection of Hepatitis C in primary care

Objectives:

  • To describe the common gastroenterology conditions seen in primary care
  • To describe appropriate investigation of Hepatitis C in primary care
  • To discuss referral patterns to Gastroenterology
  • To discuss top tips in managing these conditions in primary care

ENT

 ‘Sheffields Got TalENT’ - Guest Speakers Dr Nadeem Petkar, Jaydip Ray

 

Aims:

  • To inform GPs on common ENT conditions presenting in primary care
  • To enhance the understanding on Primary care management of patients with ENT conditions
  • To enhance knowledge in assessment and management of Benign Paroxysmal positional vertigo in primary care

Objectives:

  • To describe the different ear, nose and throat disorders that present in primary care
  • To improve assessment of these patients in primary care prior to referral, including top tips in management
  • To demonstrate Dix Hallpike and Epley manoeuvres and thereby improve confidence at these manoeuvres
Link to demo on You Tube here: link for the Dix Hallpike video https://youtu.be/zs2CW4ArJpw

Cardiology: 

 ‘Hearts and Minds’ - Guest Speakers GP Charles Heatley, GP Andy McCoye, Professor Rob Storey, Dr Kelland

 Aims:

  •          To inform GPs on patients presenting Cardiology conditions in Primary Care ie Palpitations and assessment
  •          To inform GPs on NICE Chest pain (inc Anginal pain) and how ECGs can help
Objectives:
  •  To improve assessment of these patients in primary care prior to referral
  • To discuss top tips in managing these conditions in primary care

"Lets Talk Screening" - Protected Learning Event 1st May 2018

posted 14 May 2018, 01:51 by Elective Care Sheffield CCG   [ updated 14 May 2018, 01:53 ]

The Learning Outcomes of this event were:

1. GPs and Practice Nurses (PNs) to develop their knowledge and understanding of the UK cancer screening programmes 
2. GPs & PNs to increase awareness of barriers to screening and of methods of breaking barriers down 
3. GPs & PNs to learn about the NHS Bowel Screening Programme and how to use the FOBT 
4. GPS & PNs to enhance their knowledge of the role of screening hubs 

  • Support cancer prevention and promote healthy lifestyles 
  • Increase informed uptake of screening programmes 
  • Improve recognition and referral of symptomatic cancers
Please find below a copy of the presentations made available at this event and also a copy of the evaluation form

These are available for you to download if you wish

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