Brendan Moore Award

Brendan Moore was an epidemiologist who had the insight to appoint the first infection control nurse in 1963.  Dr Moore was instrumental in the first Infection Control Nurses Association (ICNA) conference in 1970 and the first ICNA President.

The Brendan Moore award is bestowed on an individual who, in the opinion of the IPS Consultative Committee, meets the criteria laid down 


  • The person is a current member of the Society 
  • The person has made a very significant contribution to furthering the aims and goals of the organisation 
  • The person has made this contribution while in an official position within the Society 

Any member of the Board or Consultative Committee may nominate an individual member of the Society for the award. One award may be made annually at the discretion of the Consultative Committee.

For full details please click here 

For a 2018 nomination form please click here


The nominator is responsible for submitting a nomination to the Honorary Secretary by the 28th February each year for consideration at the subsequent Consultative Committee (CC) meeting.

2017 Winner

Congratulations to our 2017 winner, Martin Jones.