A practical webinar to help guide primary care pharmacy professionals on how to appropriately manage patients with chronic liver disease in the community.

About the Event

Our SPS Clinical Fellow, Kieran Reynolds; who is a liver speacialist by background; will be in coversation with Helen Boothman and Poonam Jethwa to discuss how to appropriately manage your patients with chronic liver disease, what medicines they should avoid,ways to ensure that their liver disease is appropriately monitored and when to refer for specialist management.

Why is it important

The incidence of chronic liver disease is increasing.

It is important that pharmacy professionals in primary care know how to appropriately manage these patients and advise them with regards their medications.

What you will learn

At the end of this “on the couch” conversation you should:

  • Appreciate that the incidence of liver disease is increasing and some of the reasons why
  • List some of the complications of chronic liver disease and the medicines used to treat them
  • Summarise which medications to avoid in chronic liver disease
  • Outline when to refer patients with liver disease for specialist management.


  • Helen Boothman – Lead Hepatology Pharmacist, St George’s Hospital, London and Chair of the British Hepatology Pharmacy Group
  • Poonam Jethwa – Specialist Pharmacist, Wandle PCN, London
  • Kieran Reynolds – CPhO Clinical Fellow, Specialist Pharmacy Service (SPS)

SPS Speakers

Our MC today is Barry Jubraj and Nicola Wake will be monitoring the chat box. You can read more about Barry and Nicola below.

Barry Jubraj
Nicola Wake


You can register here for the webinar

You will receive confirmation and a link for your diary.

Note: Our webinars are provided for colleagues providing NHS services so please register with your NHS or work-based email address. If you don’t provide NHS services or are a charity, please drop us a line to clarify your interest in this webinar.

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Joining on the day

Listen through your computer or mobile phone.
The webinar will start promptly at 13.00 so join at least 10 minutes earlier so you don’t miss important information.

Dial in

Alternatively you can dial in on 0203 478 5289
Event No: 2371 960 9266
Event password: Attend


The event will be recorded and this will be available on the SPS website a few days later.
Slides may not be routinely used in these webinars, but if they are they will be available after the event

Contact us

Please contact the admin team if you have any questions.