Avoiding harm from over-prescribing: how to reduce waste and dependence on prescription drugs

When and where

11 November 2019
Seligman
11 St Andrews Place, Regent's Park, London, NW1 4LE

Past event

Avoiding harm from over-prescribing: how to reduce waste and dependence on prescription drugs

There are many guidelines on starting patients on medication, but hardly any on how and when to stop prescribed drugs. Suitable for physicians of all specialties, GPs and pharmacists, this 1-day conference will look at guidelines and appropriate strategies for how to prevent over-prescribing.

*Early bird prices extended! Book on or before Monday 14 October to recieve a discounted rate*

What you will learn

  • Appreciate the difference between appropriate and inappropriate polypharmacy
  • Understand and prepare for the challenges that patients and healthcare practitioners face in stopping medications
  • Evaluate strategies for avoiding the introduction of harmful or inappropriate drugs such as antibiotics and sulfonylureas

A programme is available below.

Who should attend

General physicians and trainees across all specialties.

If you are in LTFT we offer discounts on a case by case basis, please contact conferences@rcplondon.ac.uk for further information.

Sponsorship and exhibition

For information on sponsorship and exhibition opportunities please contact lucy.murphy@rcplondon.ac.uk

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Supporters

We'd like to thank our supporter for the event, British Pharmacological Society and First Databank.

Dr Koen Pouwels 1.17 MB
Programme