(Broadcast: 18.30 on 17th January 2023)
Moderator: Lucy Dwyer, NIHR Clinical Doctoral Research Fellow, Clinical Nurse Specialist, The Warrell Unit, Saint Mary’s Hospital, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust PhD student at The University of Manchester.
Urinary Tract Infections (UTI’s) are some of the most common bacterial infections affecting adults worldwide, leading to significant antibiotic prescribing. In many of these patients the symptoms return and many are treated for ‘Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections’ and suffer debilitating symptoms including Chronic Pain. This together with the rising antibiotic residence we are seeing often leaves us with many challenging patients and looking at alternative treatment therapies.
This webinar is aimed at clinicians (medical and non medical) who are working with patients who are suffering with recurrent Urinary Tract Infections. The webinar is delivered by expert speakers from several specialties reflecting the multidisciplinary nature of this condition. Topics covered include: diagnosis, service requirement, antimicrobial stewardship & prescribing, vaccines, antiseptics vs antibiotic usage.
18:35 Recurrent UTIs, the problem, diagnosis, service requirements.
Maya Basu, Consultant Urogynaecologist, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
18:50 Antibiotic prescribing for recurrent UTIs and antimicrobial stewardship.
Frances Garraghan, Specialist Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacist, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
19:05 ALTAR study results and implications for clinical practice and vaccines.
Chris Harding, Consultant Urological Surgeon, The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
19:30 'Blue Sky Thinking' .
Rajvinder Khasriya, Consultant Urogynaecologist, The NHS Whittington Hospital
19:45-20:00 Questions and Answers.
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