Antibiotics – Allergies & Common Infections Session (5.11.20)

This session was delivered by our very own lovely consultant microbiologist Dr Aiden Plant from Walsall Healthcare Trust and covers the following topics:

  • Assessment of antibiotic allergy;
    – Updated epidemiology
    – Accurate history taking
    – Options to manage dubious allergy.
  • An update on managing common infections:
    – UTI, including recurrent
    – Cellulitis, including recurrent
    – Pneumonia: community vs. healthcare-associated
  • When to seek microbiological help
  • Tips throughout of when a chat to your local microbiologist will serve you well.

For any more information relating to this session, please get in touch via email to medicines.walsallccg@nhs.net.


Safe provision of contraception in era of COVID-19

An education session recording by Mr Omi Ohizua, Consultant Community Gynaecology/Sexual and Reproductive Health, Walsall Healthcare Trust.


Use of FIT in Primary Care

2WW Colorectal Referrals and use of FIT in Primary Care by Mr Steve Odogwu, Clinical Director for Surgery, Walsall Healthcare Trust.


2WW Upper GI referrals and Upper GI related symptoms

2WW Upper GI referrals and Upper GI related symptoms by Dr Amanda Hughes, Consultant Gastroenterologist at Walsall Healthcare Trust.