Infection Today Conference 2017
The Infection Prevention Society, West Midlands Infection Prevention Group, and Public Health England (PHE) are hosting a one day conference at the Bethel Convention Centre, West Bromwich, Birmingham on Wednesday 5th July 2017.
The conference will be of interest to Infection Control Nurses, Trainee Microbiologists, Microbiologists, Clinical Scientists, Infectious Diseases Physicians, GP’s, Clinicians, Pharmacists, PHE Staff, Quality & Patient Safety Leads, Medical and Nursing Training Leads, Health Improvement Specialists in Local Authorities, plus other professionals working within this field.
The Infection Today conference has now been accredited 5 CPD points from the Royal College of Pathologists. Confirmation of attendance will be verified by an email following your attendance at this event.
Programme highlights include:
E.coli Bacteraemia Sessions: E.coli bacteraemia reductions – facing the challenge!
- Reducing E.coli bacteraemias: an ambition not a target: Professor Alan Johnson, Head, Department of HCAI & AMR, Public Health England
- ‘What’s really going on in Worcestershire?’ Overview and findings of the surveillance programme in Worcestershire: Carole Clive, Consultant Nurse IPC Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust
- E.coli bacteraemia; how can we achieve reductions? Jane Codd, Deputy Lead IPCN, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust
- Quality initiatives – addressing the problem – hydration – health economy approach: Emma Sneed, Commissioning IPCN Worcestershire CCGs
Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Sessions: A call to action
- National actions to tackle antimicrobial resistance: Dr Diane Ashiru-Oredope, Pharmacist Lead; Antimicrobial Resistance Programme, Public Health England
- Current achievements in Primary Care prescribing and stewardship in Birmingham: Dr Das Pillay, Consultant Microbiologist, Birmingham Public Health Lab, Public Health England and Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust
- NHS England’s role in antimicrobial resistance: Dawn Wardell, Deputy Director of Nursing, NHS England West Midlands Foundation Trust, Birmingham
- NHS Improvement’s role in antimicrobial resistance: Dr Debra Adams, Senior Infection Prevention and Control Advisor (Midlands and East), NHS Improvement
- Why use the TARGET antibiotics toolkit? (PHE and RCGP): Dr Donna Lecky, Head of the Primary Care Unit, National Infection Service, Public Health England
- Tackling antimicrobial resistance in dentistry: Dr Nadeem Ahmed, Chair LDN Shropshire and Staffordshire NHS England - North Midlands
- And more!
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