Infection Prevention and Containment Conference 2016: Agenda

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Thursday, 12th May

Time Category   Speaker
09.00–09.30   Registration  
09.30   Welcome – Tea coffee  
09.40 Keynote The loss of antibiotics and its future impact on hospitals and the prevention of HCAIs Alan Johnson,
National Infection Service,
Public Health England
10.10   Q&A  
10.20 Engineering Infection Control Re-engineering isolation to prevent the spread of infections Michael Phillips, Design
Development Director,
Renfrew Group International
10.45   Q&A  
10.50 Garments and Gloves Choosing the right clothing options for cost effective HCAIs prevention and user protection Simon Fry, Micronclean, UK
11.15   Q&A  
11.20–11.50   BREAK – Tea, coffee and snacks  
11.50 Water Treatment Understanding & effectively managing water systems, with specific reference to Legionella & Pseudomonas Richard Sinden, SUEZ
Water Conditioning Services, UK
12.15   Q&A  
12.20 Consumables Disinfectants, Wipes, Sprays: Ensuring your cleaning regime is effective

New guidance and best practice

Jean-Yves Maillard,
Cardiff University, Wales
12.45   Q&A  
12.50–14.00   LUNCH – Buffet lunch

14.00 Cleaning Regimes Shared insights for improved cleaning & implementation of Epic3* in challenging environments
*National Evidence-Based Guidelines for Preventing Healthcare-Associated Infections in NHS Hospitals in England
Pixy Strazds,
Infection Prevention and Control
Forensic Services, UK
14.25   Q&A  
14.30 HCAI Standards New Quality Standards for Healthcare Associated Infections (QS113)

Dr. Bharat Patel, Consultant
Medical Microbiologist
and AMR & HCAI Lead
14.55   Q&A  
15.00–15.30   BREAK – Tea, coffee and snacks  
15.30 Panel Discussions Lessons learnt, experiences, application  
15.55   Q&A  
16.00   Conference ends