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.
Professor Heather Loveday RGN, RNT, Dip.Nurs (Lond) PgCertARM, PGCEA, MA
Professor of Evidence-based Healthcare and Director of Research at the Richard Wells Research Centre, University of West London
Director of the University of west London Joanna Briggs Centre for Evidence-based Healthcare
Heather is a national and international leader in the field of infection prevention and control and patient safety having been at the forefront of translational research, the development of the Epic national evidence-based guidelines for the prevention of healthcare associated infections in England, and the evaluation of implementation strategies for the past 25 years. She is currently the Chief Investigator on two NIHR grants focused of infection prevention and control.
Heather is widely published in the field of infection prevention and control practice and has served in a number of leadership roles in the Infection Prevention Society, most recently as President of the Society (2014-2016). Heather is currently the Editor in Chief of the Journal of Infection Prevention.