IPS Speaker Penny Criddle

Penny Criddle

Senior Infection Prevention and Control Nurse, Royal Devon University Hospitals Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Professor of Medicine, National University of Singapore

Penny has worked in this field since 1995 in a variety of settings including acute hospital work, community, prisons, as well as nursing and residential care.  In addition to infection control qualifications, she has an MSc in Healthcare.  Since 2006 she has led the infection prevention and control service for Devon Partnership Trust and is a strong advocate for ensuring that IPC guidance and education is appropriate to different mental health settings.