ASPCP News

For hospice, hospital, community, clinical commissioning groups, research & academic pharmacists working in or with palliative care.

ASPCP Annual Conference – Tickets now available

Returning back to Birmingham in 2018 at an even bigger venue we are delighted to announce the date of our ASPCP annual conference. Bookings are now open where you can benefit from our early bird rate up until the 1st August. Speakers are in the process of being...

SOUTH EAST SUB GROUP MEETING 14/06/2018

All members working in south/southeast England invited to attend the next ASPCP South East sub group meeting on 14th June Where : Hospice House, Britannia Street London WC1 X9J. When 14th June 13.30 for 1400 start Why: opportunity to share practice and network with...

Clinical Pharmacy Congress Winter Newsletter

The CPC winter newspaper has been published and features an article on page 6 about the ASPCP. It also highlights an educational session to be delivered on palliative and end of life care at CPC 2018 by Margaret Gibbs and Gwen Klepping, both ASPCP members. More...

Clinical Pharmacy Congress

Your Career. Your Community. Your Congress – Dedicated to Delivering Better Patient Outcomes For the 7th year running The Clinical Pharmacy Congress will welcome the largest gathering of clinical pharmacy professionals in Europe. Join CPC and your fellow peers on the...

Hold the date! ASPCP Annual Conference 15th Nov 2018

Returning back to Birmingham in 2018 we are delighted to announce the date of our annual ASPCP conference. Tickets go on sale on 1st March when you can benefit from our early bird rate up until the 1st August. We are still confirming the programme but the following...

ASPCP SOUTH EAST GROUP MEETING

Reminder to all members in the south east our local meeting is on THURSDAY 18TH JANUARY.  We have booked a room at Hospice House Britannia Street Kings Cross from 1pm.  Tea and coffee provided - bring lunch with you. Please send any agenda items to Margaret Gibbs...

End of Life Care Course for Pharmacists

A one day course on end of life care at the Sobell study centre in Oxford for practising pharmacists from hospital, community, hospice or GP practices. The course covers a variety of topics including managing symptoms at the end of life, deprescribing, syringe...

AGM reports

We are counting down to our 10th AGM which will be held during our annual conference on 16th November 2017. To ensure the smooth running of the meeting all papers and reports will be made available on the website in advance. The financial summary and draft...

New ASPCP Constitution

We would like to consult with all members on our updated ASPCP Constitution. The Constitution can only be changed at the AGM if two thirds of members agree to the change however we invite comments in advance from all members including those not attending the AGM....

Pregabalin guidance in drug misuse

This guidance sets out how to reduce the risks for people using pregabalin. Though not specifically palliative care it makes an interesting read considering the increase in use and abuse of this drug. You may find the information on tolerance and withdrawal helpful...