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13th October 2021

Welcome to the NHS Addictions Provider Alliance
2021 Annual Conference

The Impact of Stigma on People with Addiction:

​The Effect on Policy & Practice

 

2021 Conference Keynote Speaker

DAME CAROL BLACK

Our 2021 Sponsors

 
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For general information:

Email: Camurus.UK@camurus.com

​​Tel: +44 (0)1223 919791
 

For medical enquiries:

Email: medicalinfo@camurus.com

Ethypharm is a speciality pharmaceutical company committed to providing products targeting the central nervous system (CNS) for patients who are suffering severe pain or opioid dependency as well as providing a wide range of high-quality injectable medicines for critical care patients. 

 

To find out more about Ethypharm and its products, visit the sponsor page by clicking the link below.

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Adverse Event Reporting

Adverse events should be reported.

For the UK, reporting forms and information can be found at www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard or via the Yellow Card app(download from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store).

For Ireland, reporting forms and information can be found at www.hpra.ie and can be reported to HPRA on +353 16764971.

Adverse events should also be reported to Gilead: safety_FC@gilead.com or +44 (0) 1223 897500.

 

Medical Information

For general medicine questions on our products, please contact us at:

Phone: +44 (0) 8000 113 700 (UK) or +353 214 825 999 (Ireland)

Email: ukmedinfo@gilead.com

UK-UNB-1068  Date of Preparation:  October 2021

Please note, Ethypharm, Camurus and Gilead Sciences have provided sponsorship of this event but provided no input into the programme.

The views and opinions of the speakers are not necessarily those of Ethypharm, Camurus or Gilead Sciences.  

 
 

Session 1

This session is sponsored by 

09:00 AM

Introduction to the NHS
APA Conference 2021
Danny Hames

NHS APA Chair

09:10 AM

APA Conference 2021 Keynote Speaker
Professor Dame Carol Black

DBE, FRCP, BSD

09:30 AM

Live Panel Q&A
Professor Dame Carol Black, Oliver Standing, Viv Evans, Chris Lee, Tim Sampey
SESSION 2
10.00 AM
The Alcohol Race Alliance
Sohan Sahota

Managing Director & Co-founder of

BAC-IN CIC

 
SESSION 3
10.50 AM
Experiences of Stigma Within the Treatment System
Mel Getty, Paul Lennon and
Jo Neale

Addiction Service User Research Group

 

Morning Break - 20mins

 

Please take some time to view the videos, articles and promotional information provided by our Exhibitors, Sponsors and Presenters. 

Please note, Ethypharm have provided sponsorship of this event but provided no input into the programme.

The views and opinions of the speakers are not necessarily those of Ethypharm.  

SESSION 4
11.30 AM
The Impact of Stigma on People with Addiction
Cathy Lovatt, Dr Annie McCloud, Mark Holmes, Dr Derrett Watts & Stuart Green

NHS Inpatient Network

 

Lunch - 40mins

 

Please click below to listen and hear from people with lived experience of addiction who contributed to today's conference. As part of these stories you will hear many people share their experiences of recovery, their experiences of stigma and their thoughts on how as a sector we can start to tackle this issue.

SESSION 5
1.00 PM
Stigma Ends
With Me
Gord Garner

Community Addictions Peer Support Association (CAPSA)

 
SESSION 6
1.35 PM
Homelessness and Stigma
Dr Colm Gallagher, Dr Caroline Hoult

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

 
SESSION 7
2.00 PM
Lessons from the Dublin Citywide Stigma Campaign
Gary Broderick, Paula Kearney, Prof. Catherine Comiskey & Anna Quigley
 

Afternoon Break - 15mins

 

Please take some time to view the videos, articles and promotional information provided by our exhibitors, sponsors and presenters. 

SESSION 8
3.00 PM
Stigma
and Lived Experience
April Wareham and 
Gemma Cooke

Working With Everyone

 
SESSION 9
3.25 PM
Commissioning to Address Stigma
Kim Hager, Lisa Byrne,
Niamh Cullen

English Substance Use Commissioners Group

 

Session 10

4:00 PM

APA Conference 2021 Keynote Speaker
Dr Ed Day

National Recovery Champion

4:20 PM

Live Panel Q&A
Dr Ed Day, Karen Biggs, Jon Shorrock, Dr Derrett Watts, Professor Sarah Galvani

4:50 PM

Closing remarks
Danny Hames

NHS APA Chair

 

Thank you to our Sponsors

For general information:

Email: Camurus.UK@camurus.com

​​Tel: +44 (0)1223 919791
 

For medical enquiries:

Email: medicalinfo@camurus.com

Ethypharm is a speciality pharmaceutical company committed to providing products targeting the central nervous system (CNS) for patients who are suffering severe pain or opioid dependency as well as providing a wide range of high-quality injectable medicines for critical care patients. 

 

To find out more about Ethypharm and its products, visit the sponsor page by clicking the link below.

Gilead_CreatingPossible_RGB.JPG

Adverse Event Reporting

Adverse events should be reported.

For the UK, reporting forms and information can be found at www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard or via the Yellow Card app(download from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store).

For Ireland, reporting forms and information can be found at www.hpra.ie and can be reported to HPRA on +353 16764971.

Adverse events should also be reported to Gilead: safety_FC@gilead.com or +44 (0) 1223 897500.

 

Medical Information

For general medicine questions on our products, please contact us at:

Phone: +44 (0) 8000 113 700 (UK) or +353 214 825 999 (Ireland)

Email: ukmedinfo@gilead.com

UK-UNB-1068  Date of Preparation:  October 2021

Please note, Ethypharm, Camurus and Gilead Sciences have provided sponsorship of this event but provided no input into the programme.

The views and opinions of the speakers are not necessarily those of Ethypharm, Camurus and Gilead Sciences.  

Watch On Demand

 

Digital Exhibition

 

This year our 2021 conference includes a digital exhibition hall where a number of exhibitors, speakers and delegates have contributed campaign papers as well as bodies of research on various subjects related to addiction and treatment services. 

Please be sure to visit our digital exhibition at any time throughout the conference or after the main programme of speakers.

 

If you are interested in exhibiting or sponsoring this event next year please email admin@nhsapa.org for further details.

Thank you to all our exhibitors this year.

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For the avoidance of doubt, the NHS Addictions Provider Alliance (NHS APA) Conference on the 13th of October 2021, shall be referred to throughout this disclaimer as a “Virtual Conference Event”.

 

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