What’s new

A message from the Chief Medical Officer contains an update on the current outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EBV), and to remind of the need to be vigilant for cases imported to the UK. A full alert is available (click title above) including further information on identifying and managing possible cases of EBV and actions for all clinicians to ensure preparedness for the possibility of an imported case in the UK.

 

FIS 2014 : NEW SESSION ADDED – Ebola and other infectious disease outbreaks in Africa – Tuesday 25th November 18:15 – 18.45

Talk by Professor Robert Colebunders from Antwerp Institute of Tropical Medicine, one of the world’s leading authorities on VHF

 

*Ebola update*

Everything you wanted to know about the clinical management of Ebola and the practicalities of infection control - by Dr Stephen Mepham, part of the Royal Free team that managed the first case of Ebola in the UK.

 Where did Ebola come from? Viral evolution and current Ebola epidemic by Derek Gatherer, Virologist at Lancaster University.

Further information, including the final meeting programme and registration details, now available. Click for Programme and Flyer

 

Regional Educational Workshops 2014 – Sepsis and the Deteriorating Patient

The Regional Educational Workshops are jointly hosted by BSAC, HIS and BIA. This year’s workshops will focus on improving knowledge of sepsis and aim to help deliver the best care to the patient. Workshops will take place during October-December 2014.

 

 

Summer Newsletter 2014 now available

Group A strep genetic study

Upcoming Events

FIS 2014                                              23-26 November                    Harrogate

 

Vacancies

Non-Clinical Lecturer in Epidemiology of Antimicrobial Resistance and Infectious Diseases

Imperial College London, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine

Full-time, fixed term appointment (3 years)

Closing date: 11th November 2014

 

Clinical Senior Lecturer in Infectious Diseases Epidemiology and Antimicrobial Resistance

Imperial College London, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine

Full-time, fixed term appointment (3 years)

Closing date: 11th November 2014

 

WHO/MSF RECRUITMENT INITIATIVE - Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak