BSR National learning workshop: sharing best practice in rheumatology and musculoskeletal disorders
On the 29 June 2016, BSR hosted a national learning workshop to support the dissemination of best practice in rheumatology and musculoskeletal disorders.
The event, held at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, brought together clinicians, commissioners, service planners and patients from across the UK to explore some of the innovative projects that have been recognised by our Best Practice Awards. The 2016 awards were presented in March, and followed the previous edition held in 2013.
Chaired by BSR President, Dr Peter Lanyon, the workshop provided delegates with the opportunity to hear directly from the leads of the 2013 and 2016 award winning initiatives, who outlined how their service was developed, the challenges they faced and how these were overcome. The presentations covered a range of best practice areas including medicines management, translating research, paediatrics, integrated pathways and self-management. The event offered delegates the opportunity to exchange ideas with colleagues on how to implement this innovative practice.
Given the positive feedback received, it is envisaged that more workshops like this will be held in the near future.
View photos from the event or download the presentations shared on the day below:
- Dr Robert Marshall, Clinical Lead for Rheumatology, Bristol - An evidence-based integrated multidisciplinary care pathway for patients with newly-diagnosed RA at the Bristol Royal Infirmary
- Dr Ben Parker, Consultant Rheumatologist, Manchester Royal Infirmary Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Manchester - Developing a biologics service: a Virtual Biologics Clinic
- Clare Jacklin Director, External Affairs, NRAS - RA Self Management Programme Shortlisted in 2016 for Rheum2talk
- Dr Chris Holroyd, Consultant Rheumatologist, Southampton - Southampton Biologics Review Service
- Prof Bhaskar Dasgupta, Consultant Rheumatologist and Honorary Professor, Essex University - Fast track diagnosis and management of GCA
- Dr Cath Lees, Lead Clinician, SPARN - Scottish Paediatric and Adolescent Rheumatology Network