IPS North East Branch Conference 2019

Oct 15th

Date: Tuesday, 15th October 2019
Venue: Xcel Centre, Newton Aycliffe
Cost: First 80 IPS members attend free of charge, all others including non-members pay £45 to attend. Payment can be made online when registering or an invoice can be requested by providing a purchase order number.

The Infection Prevention Society (IPS) North East Branch would like to invite you to attend their annual conference on Tuesday, 15th October 2019 at the Xcel Centre in Newton Aycliffe.

The theme of this year's conference is “Protecting Older People Living with Frailty: the IPC Challenge” with programme highlights including:

  • Normal ageing and the IPC challenges 
  • Management of GI and Respiratory Outbreaks
  • Sepsis in older people 
  • Hospital Acquired Pneumonia in the Frail Older Person
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Applying IPC principles within Mental Health and Learning Disability settings
  • Hydration – what’s the problem
  • Small changes, big results- improving hydration to reduce UTI


This day is aimed at all of the following:

Nurse Consultants                                            Nurse Practitioners 
Clinical Directors                                               Practice Nurses
Ward Sisters                                                     Surgical Matrons
Care Home Staff                                               HCAs
Matrons                                                             Advanced Nurse Practitioners
Clinical Nurse Specialists                                 Infection Control Link Nurses
Head of Infection Prevention                            Infection prevention audit and surveillance practitioners
Infection prevention lead nurses/advisors        Infection Control Nursing Leads
Senior Staff Nurses                                          NHS supply chain senior buyers  

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