AGM 2017 with Special guest speaker David Baker

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AGM 2017 with Special guest speaker David Baker

Date(s) - 24/06/2017
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Crowne Plaza Hotel


KCSP AGM 2017 David BakerDavid Baker

(HCPC, MCSP, PG Cert Musculoskeletal Sonography)

We are delighted to announce that we have secured yet another high profile speaker with a topic that is of such relevance and importance to ALL therapists. How many times have we all been asked about the medication one of our patients are currently taking or been asked to offer advice as to what medication could assist our patients with the presenting problems. Do you know and are you aware of the common everyday drugs that can have a profound effect on soft tissues and therefore the reaction to soft tissue treatments. All this and far more vital information will be discussed and explained. This one afternoon can and will make you a far more rounded, competent and skilled practitioner in the treatment and management of your own patients.

David qualified as a physiotherapist in 1999. Having specialised in musculoskeletal care David developed an interest in pharmacology and analgesia whilst working in a busy A&E department and a chronic pain clinic. David qualified as a supplementary prescriber in 2008, and following this he was seconded part-time too City University, London, Department of Biological, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences lecturing in topics including pharmacology of analgesics, Non-medical prescribing and medicines management. David has also worked free-lance, lecturing extensively around the UK since 2010, on a number of bespoke courses relating to analgesic medications, injectable substances and medicines management issues for physiotherapists and MSK practitioners.

David was individually recognised by the Department of Health in 2012 for his contribution in developing the scope of physiotherapy practice in relation to independent prescribing and also represented the physiotherapy profession in the national media as part of this work. David has presented at Physiotherapy Congress 2010 and 2015 on the development of physiotherapyled prescribing clinics in primary care and won a Service Innovation award for the development of physiotherapy led specialist pain clinics at City & Hackney PCT in 2011. The Pain Service where David continues with his Non-medical Prescribing clinics were shortlisted for 3 Health Service Journal in 2016. In 2016 David represented the physiotherapy profession on the revision of Single Competency Framework used by all prescribing professions in UK. David is one of the first physiotherapists to qualify as an independent prescriber and to use his prescribing skills both in the NHS and in private practice. David is clinical director of Complete Physio Ltd, a chain of multidisciplinary MSK clinics in the centre of London. David is vice-chairman of ACPOMIT, and also has a specialist interest in ultrasound guided injections, being one of the few physiotherapists in the country to also be dual qualified as an MSK sonographer.

Follow David on Twitter on @davebakerphysio

David will be covering the medico-legal framework relating to advising patients on the use of pain control medication. He will focus upon ‘over the counter’ analgesics and how these can be used safely to optimise pain relief in musculoskeletal conditions. We are delighted to welcome David to come and lecture for the Saturday afternoon, his credentials and experience are impressive. Fozzy himself has previously attended one of David’s presentations and found it so very useful on a daily basis in clinic.

The LCSP Register remains committed to providing you with relevant, specialised and top quality learning opportunities at a subsidised rate. This is very clearly an example of your Professional Association going the extra mile for you. The special rates we have arranged are a Members ticket can be bought for £25 and as an added bonus if you wish to bring a guest then 2 tickets can be reserved for £40. A quality learning opportunity for less than the price of a treatment! Where else could you get such quality as this for such a small price?

There are only 50 tickets available so to make certain of securing your place(s) contact the office ASAP where Christine will be happy to help.