Leicestershire ACP education forum

Last night I was involved with a relatively new ACP venture in LLR (Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland). This is a programme of education and networking for ACPs from all disciplines. It is currently happening every month with a different topic each time, last night was sepsis. The format is small group workshops and the opportunity […]

IV Antibiotic preparation

Specifically in the context of sepsis it can be necessary to give the IV antibiotics yourself rather than rely on someone else. This week Karen drew our attention to this video which is a useful reminder on how to prepare and give IV antibiotics. https://em3.org.uk/foamed/19/2/2016/antibiotic-preparation-administration-using-antt

Previous meeting in March 2018

We had a meeting in March which I couldn’t attend. Shortly after the event, Kirsty kindly sent this message out to the group: Thank you to Melinda Whiteley for hosting last weeks ACP forum in geriatrics at Ashfield health centre. We were fortunate to have representation from Leicester, Derby, Ikeston frailty care home team, community […]

Update and apology

I have not updated this website for a while. Up until the end of May I was busy finishing my dissertation and am now catching up with things, and have finally got round to doing something on this site! I’m sorry for the lack of updates on here, there will be a few additions over […]

November meeting

Thank you to everyone who attended yesterday. We had Julie who travelled from North Yorkshire to attend the forum and we met newly established ANPs working in Mansfield. It was a great afternoon of sharing ways of working and resources such as electronic CGA finished off with a juicy teaching on anaemia ( slides to […]

Geriatrics for Juniors 2017

A group of seven of us from the Leicestershire team went to this conference yesterday. It was really well organised and there were some very informative talks. The full programme can be viewed here. There is also lots of good feedback and views on the event on Twitter using the hashtag #G4J17. Some personal learning […]