Upcoming CPPE Events and Workshops in the West Midlands

April 23, 2019 0

There are a number CPPE events and workshops coming up in the next few weeks/months running throughout the region to improve your practice and extend your peer network.

1. The NEW Asthma Focal Point workshop considers how pharmacy professionals in all sectors can support people who have asthma. You will apply your knowledge of asthma management and guidelines and explore how you can help people to manage their asthma, reduce complications and improve their quality of life.

Click here to find an event near you: https://www.cppe.ac.uk/programmes/l/asthma-w-03/

  • Monday 29th April, The MAC – Midlands Arts Centre, Birmingham. Event ID48819.
  • Tuesday 30th April, Keele Hall, Old Library, Keele ST5 5BG. Event ID48580.
  • Wednesday 12th June, Ramada Hotel, Telford, TF3 4NA. Event ID48651.
  • Tuesday 18th June, The Pear Tree Inn, Worcester, WR3 8SY. Event ID 48647.
  • Wednesday 19th June, Holiday Inn, Walsall M6 jct 10, Walsall. Event ID 48797.
  • Thursday 12th September, Village Hotel, Dudley, DY1 4TB. Event ID48798.
  • Wednesday 18th September, Village Hotel, Solihull, B90 4JG. Event ID48820.
  • Tuesday 24th September, Lichfield Cathedral, Lichfield, WS13 7LD. Event ID 48581.


2. The Inhaler Technique workshop will provide an overview of the clinical and practical skills required to support respiratory patients to manage their condition. A key skill of pharmacy professionals is supporting patients in improving their inhaler technique. At this hands on event you will explore different inhaler devices and learn how to assess a patients inhaler technique.

Click here to find an event near you: https://www.cppe.ac.uk/programmes/l/inhalers-w-00/

  • Thursday 13th June, Holiday Inn, Walsall M6 jct 10, Walsall. Event ID 48708.
  • Monday 17th June, Village Hotel, Solihull, B90 4JG. Event ID 48575.
  • Thursday 19th September, Hallmark Hotel, 225 Hagley Road, Birmingham. Event ID 48707.
  • Monday 23rd September, Citrus Hotel A45, London Road, Coventry. Event ID 48576.

You can book online at the CPPE website or call 0161 778 4000 (You will need your GPhC number and the event ID to book.) These evening events begin at 7.30pm with a light buffet available from 7pm.


3. Also coming up,  Care Homes, Medicines and Older People workshop for pharmacy professionals who are new to, or are considering providing medicines optimisation for residents in care homes for older people. It is an interactive learning session using innovative practical activities to build skills and confidence in managing medicines in this setting.

We will explore in detail day-to-day practice in a care home for older people and identify poor care and potential medicines-related safeguarding incidents,  implement practical strategies to manage poor practice in medicines optimisation and medicines-related safeguarding incidents to improve resilience of care homes and create a checklist to guide care staff about whether a ‘when required’ medicine may be needed in a resident with dementia.

Date: 16th May

Time: 10am till 4:30pm (coffee and registration from 9:30am)

Venue: Mercure Leicester The Grand Hotel, LE1 6ES

To apply for the Care Homes, Medicines and Older People workshop, please email caroline.barraclough@cppe.ac.uk

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