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Monday 27th September
09:30am - 09:40am
Welcome to Conference
1a
09:45am - 10:20am
Main Auditorium
E.M Cottrell Lecture

Professor of Evidence-based Healthcare and Director of Research at the Richard Wells Research Centre, the University of West London. Director of the Joanna Briggs Centre of Excellence for Evidence-based Healthcare at University of West London

2a
10:25am - 11:00am
Main Auditorium
IPC in outbreaks; Do you need a new handbook?

Senior consultant in infectious diseases, National University of Singapore

11:00am - 11:45am
Exhibition Viewing, Poster Viewing & Refreshments
3a
11:50am - 12:25pm
Main Auditorium
Life in the Grey Zone - Challenge of the Chief Nurse and DIPC in the Covid-19 Pandemic

Chief Nurse, University Hospitals Sussex

3b
11:50am - 12:50pm
Hall 1B
DOIPS The Finale: Get involved with this participatory research opportunity using nominal group technique: Part 1

Lead IPC Nurse, Nottinghamshire Healthcare

Director of Infection Prevention and Control, Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Professor, Glasgow Caledonian University

4a
12:30pm - 01:05pm
Main Auditorium
The Forgotten Menace? The Danger for Measles Reemergence in Healthcare

Medical Director of Infection Prevention, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Associate Member, Vaccine and Infectious Disease & Clinical Research Divisions, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy & Infectious Diseases, University of Washington Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Washington

4c
12:30pm - 01:05pm
Room 11
The burden of device related infections - the use of a collaborative approach for improvement

Independent Nurse Consultant, AC Independent Nursing Consultants

01:05pm - 02:20pm
Exhibition Viewing, Poster Viewing & Lunch
5a
02:25pm - 03:00pm
Main Auditorium
Oral Abstracts
5b
02:25pm - 03:00pm
Hall 1B
Oral Abstracts
6a
03:05pm - 03:40pm
Main Auditorium
Can rapid pathogen genome sequencing help Infection Prevention and Control?

Professor of Virology, UCL

6b
03:05pm - 03:40pm
Hall 1B
Epidemiology of secondary infection with a focus on COVID-19 patients - session sponsored by Cepheid

Consultant Microbiologist and Professor of Clinical Infectious Diseases, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

03:40pm - 04:20pm
Exhibition Viewing, Poster Viewing & Refreshments
7a
04:25pm - 05:00pm
Main Auditorium
COVID-19: Life in the hot seat

Chief Medical Advisor, NHS Test & Trace Strategic Response Director COVID-19, Public Health England, NHS, Department of Health and Social Care

8b
05:05pm - 05:25pm
Hall 1B
IPS Member Annual General Meeting
Tuesday 28th September
9a
08:30am - 09:05am
Main Auditorium
Poster Talks
9b
08:30am - 09:05am
Hall 1B
Poster Talks
9c
08:30am - 09:05am
Room 11
Poster Talks
10a
09:10am - 09:45am
Main Auditorium
Guideline development; Why guidelines let us down

Honorary Senior Research Fellow, School of Health and Life Sciences, Glasgow Caledonian University

10b
09:10am - 09:45am
Hall 1B
Strategies to Prevent SARS-CoV-2 Transmission to Healthcare Personnel - session sponsored by GAMA Healthcare

Charles Addison and Elizabeth Ann Sanders Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics and Epidemiology in the UNC School of Medicine, and UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina

11a
09:50am - 10:25am
Main Auditorium
Lessons from COVID-19 – how do we re-engage the public to play their vital role in preventing spread of infection?

Honorary Professor, London School Of Hygiene And Tropical Medicine

11b
09:50am - 10:25am
Hall 1B
Hotel Quarantina – you can check out any time you like but you can never leave!

Associate Professor, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University

10:25am - 11:10am
Exhibition Viewing, Poster Viewing & Refreshments
12a
11:15am - 11:50am
Main Auditorium
Hospital Acquired SARS-CoV-2 infection described by a pandemic preparedness protocol: the ISARIC WHO Clinical Characterisation Protocol UK - session sponsored by Evans Vanodine International plc (please note that the speaker will not be receiving any direct benefit from their sponsorship)

Professor of Outbreak Medicine and Child Health, University of Liverpool

12c
11:15am - 11:50am
Room 11
Preventing Surgical Site Infections through quality improvement initiatives: a OneTogether update

Senior Infection Prevention Nurse, Mater Dei Hospital, Malta

13a
11:55am - 12:30pm
Main Auditorium
Other infections during the COVID-19 pandemic - Session sponsored by Tork (an Essity Brand)

Head of the Department of Infection Control, Mater Dei Hospital, Malta

13c
11:55am - 12:30pm
Room 11
Why we need broader and better SSI surveillance

Director of Infection Prevention and Control, Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

12:30pm - 01:45pm
Exhibition Viewing, Poster Viewing & Lunch
14a
01:50pm - 02:25pm
Main Auditorium
Oral Abstracts
14b
01:50pm - 02:25pm
Hall 1B
Oral Abstracts
15a
02:30pm - 03:05pm
Main Auditorium
Short-sleeved gowns and hand/arm hygiene

Consultant in Critical Care and Anaesthesia at Oxford University Hospitals

15b
02:30pm - 03:05pm
Hall 1B
Launch of R&D Committee webinars & Launch of IPS competencies and learning platform

Nurse Consultant and Deputy DIPC East Surrey Hospital

Clinical Manager, St John Ambulance

16a
03:10pm - 03:45pm
Main Auditorium
Unintended consequences

Clinical Fellow at the Richard Wells Research Centre at the University of West London - Clinical Director of Gama Healthcare

03:45pm - 04:25pm
Exhibition Viewing, Poster Viewing & Refreshments
17a
04:30pm - 05:40pm
Main Auditorium
Question Time - Panel Discussion

Clinical Fellow at the Richard Wells Research Centre at the University of West London - Clinical Director of Gama Healthcare

Director of Infection Prevention and Control, Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

NMAHP Director in National Services Scotland and Public Health Scotland

Director of Infection Prevention & Control, Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust & Honorary Lecturer Bangor University

Consultant Medical Microbiologist, Nottingham University Hospitals Nhs Trust

Wednesday 29th September
18a
08:20am - 08:55am
Main Auditorium
Poster Talks
18b
08:20am - 08:55am
Hall 1B
Poster Talks
18c
08:20am - 08:55am
Room 11
Poster Talks
19a
09:00am - 09:35am
Main Auditorium
Ayliffe Lecture: Past, present & future

Consultant Clinical Scientist, Public Health England

20a
09:40am - 10:15am
Main Auditorium
Late Breaker Session

Charles Addison and Elizabeth Ann Sanders Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics and Epidemiology in the UNC School of Medicine, and UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina

20c
09:40am - 10:15am
Room 11
IPC and COVID-19 - What needs to change?

Professor, University Of Newcastle, Australia

10:15am - 10:55am
Exhibition Viewing, Poster Viewing & Refreshments
21a
11:00am - 11:35am
Main Auditorium
Christina Bradley Lecture: Water and Nosocomial infections

Director, Walker on Water

21b
11:00am - 11:35am
Hall 1B
Protection from Infection in the Home – Does behaviour need to change in a Post Pandemic World?

Head of Infection Prevention and Control, Nottingham CityCare

21c
11:00am - 12:15pm
Room 11
Workshop: Why should anyone be led by you? Have you got the leadership they need from you?

Director, Cross Sector Leadership Exchange

22a
11:40am - 12:15pm
Main Auditorium
Crossroads of water and air: risk of sinks and showers in a new hospital

Clinical Microbiologist / Medical Director, Radboud University Medical Center

22b
11:40am - 12:15pm
Hall 1B
The Impact of Infection on People with Frailty

Infection Prevention and Control Matron, NHS Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Clinical Commissioning Group

23a
12:20pm - 12:55pm
Main Auditorium
The biggest threat to staff and patient safety in the history of the NHS: COVID-19 and what we could learn from other countries and other viruses

Locum Consultant in ED, NHS

23b
12:20pm - 12:55pm
Hall 1B
Complexities and issues of IPC in MH settings before and after Covid-19

Head of Infection Prevention and Control, Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust

23c
12:20pm - 12:55pm
Room 11
An amazing leader, LEADS: Keeping your team together throughout a prolonged crisis situation

Lecturer, Solent University

12:55pm - 02:00pm
Exhibition Viewing, Poster Viewing & Lunch
24a
02:05pm - 02:40pm
Main Auditorium
Transmission and the built environment: What can we learn from COVID-19?

Deputy Director Leeds Institute for Fluid Dynamics School of Civil Engineering University of Leeds

24b
02:05pm - 02:40pm
Hall 1B
DOIPS The Finale: Get involved with this participatory research opportunity using nominal group technique: Part 2

Lead IPC Nurse, Nottinghamshire Healthcare

Professor, Glasgow Caledonian University

Director of Infection Prevention and Control, Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

25a
02:45pm - 03:20pm
Main Auditorium
Compassion and IPC in the 2020s: time for a hard reset

Independent consultant, global health & director, KSHC

26a
03:25pm - 03:30pm
Main Auditorium
Close of Conference
Platinum Sponsor
GAMA healthcare
Gold Sponsor
GAMA healthcare
Gold Sponsor
Cepheid
Gold Sponsor
Evans Vanodine
Website Sponsor
Amity International
Supported By
Health Business UK
Supported By
Ethicon
Media Sponsor
Nursing Times

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