8:15AM - 9:15AM

Coffee, Registration & Networking

9:15AM - 9:20AM

Chair's Welcome

Speaker: Dr Mark Cole

Senior Lecturer - University of Manchester (Confirmed)

9:20AM - 9:40AM


Speaker: Professor Christoph Wälti

Project Leader Antibiotic Resistance at the University of Leeds (Confirmed)

9:40AM - 10:00AM

Sepsis - Where are we now

Speaker: Ron Daniels

Clinical Advisor (Sepsis) to NHS England, CEO UK Sepsis Trust (Confirmed)

10:00AM - 10:20AM

Reducing Gram Negative Bloodstream Infections and Inappropriate Antibiotic Prescribing in at Risk Groups: A Whole Health Economy Approach to the NHS England Quality Premium

Speaker: Dr Abid Hussain

Consultant Medical Microbiologist, Associate Medical Director and Director of Infection Prevention and Control at the Heart of England Foundation Trust (Confirmed) 

10:20AM - 10:40AM

Infection Prevention & Control - Focus on reducing E-Coli Bacteraemia

Speaker: Linda Dempster

Head of Infection Prevention & Control, NHS Improvement (Confirmed)

10:40AM - 11:00AM

“Changing prescribing practice for Urinary Tract Infections: Strategy, Impact and Consequences”

Speaker: Annie Joseph

Microbiology Registrar, Nottingham University Hospital (Confirmed)

11:00AM - 11:15AM

Question and Answer Panel Session

11:15AM - 11:40AM

Morning Coffee, Networking and Poster Viewing


11:40AM - 12:25PM

Streams 1 - 3

12:25PM - 12:35PM


12:35PM - 1:15PM

Streams 4 - 6

1:15PM - 2:15PM

Lunch, Networking & Poster Viewing

2:15PM - 3:00PM

Workshops 1 - 3

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3:00PM - 3:25PM

Afternoon Coffee, Networking & Poster Viewing

3:25PM - 3:30PM

Chair's Welcome

Speaker: Dr Mark Cole

Senior Lecturer - University of Manchester (Confirmed)

3:30PM - 3:45PM

Clostridium Difficile Infection Objectives

Speaker: Philip Howard

National Project Lead HAI & AMR, NHSI Improvement (Confirmed)

3:45PM - 4:05PM

‘Should Plus Sutures be part of the Care Bundle’

Speaker: Professor David Leaper

Emeritus Professor of Surgery, University of Newcastle upon Tyne (Confirmed)

4:05PM - 4:20PM

AMR from a whole health economy perspective

Speaker: Jenny Child

Consultant Microbiologist and Director of Infection Prevention and Control, Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust (Confirmed)

4:20PM - 4:35PM

“Reducing the incidence of Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI)”

Speaker: Hannah Molyneux

Team Leader, Liverpool Community Health Continence Promotion Service (Confirmed)

4:35PM - 4:50PM

“Bladder scan, Residual urine and relation with UTIs”

Speaker: Mustafa Hilmy

Consultant Urological Surgeon with interest in Female and Reconstructive Surgery, York Teaching Hospital (Confirmed)

4:50PM - 5:00PM

Question and Answer Session, Concluding Comments and Prize Draw

Speaker: Dr Mark Cole

Senior Lecturer - University of Manchester (Confirmed)

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Review Team -Tackilng Drug Resistant Infections Globally: FINAL REPORT and Recommendations

NICE: QS61 Standard Infection Prevention & Control

Review Team - Rapid Diagnosis: Stopping Unnecessary use of Antibioitics

Review Team - Vaccines and Alternative Approaches; Reducing our Depedence on Antimicrobials

Review Team - Infection Prevention Control and Surveillance: Limiting the Development and Spread of Drug Resistance

UK Five Year Antimicrobial Resistance Strategy


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Efficacy of a Multiple Emitter UV-C Whole Room Disinfection System

Gary Speed Room

Peter Lorimer Room

Reducing infections associated with vascular access devices

Peter Lorimer Room

The Importance of Clean Air in Infection Prevention and Control

Gary Speed Room

Advanced Technologies Beyond Bioquell, 100% Kill In A Third Of The Time While Ending Green

Speaker: Dawn Stott

Afpp Chief Executive


One Together to Reduce Surgical Site Infections

Nineteen19 Room

Speakers: Elizabeth Beech

National Project Lead HAI & AMR NHSI


Annie Joseph

Microbiologist Registrar, Nottinghamshire University Hospital


To Dip or not to Dip

Peter Lorimer Room

Speaker: Philip Howard

National Project Lead



CQUIN Reducing Impact of Serious Infection

Gary Speed Room

Managing the Microbiome - The New Paradigm for Reducing Infections

Nineteen19 Room

Beyond Empirical Antibiotic Therapy- Fast Phenotypic Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing



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