Programme

Full timings and details will be available shortly on the downloadable programme, including Wound Management, The Challenges of Infections in Burns, Clinical Conundrums, Multi-drug resistant gram negative infections, Faecal Transplants, Antimicrobial Stewardship Quality Indicators, Environmental Decontamination and Water Management, Resistance Surveillance, The challenge of imported mycoses, clinical lessons, free papers, posters and much more ....
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Welcome address
Professor Dilip Nathwani OBE

Plenary session: Infection Management Challenges
1000
Carbapenamase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae
1030
Streptococcal pneumonia
Dr Wei Shen Lim

1100
COFFEE & POSTER VIEWING

1130
Keynote lecture - The state of AMR globally
Dame Sally Davis, Chief Medical Officer

Concurrent sessions
Wound management
Supported by: British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy and the European Wound Management Association
1215
tbc
The conundrum of polymicrobial infection diagnosis: if it’s on the pitch, is it interfering with play?
Supported by: Microbiology Society
1215
Diabetic foot ulcers: the movers and shakers
Professor Craig Williams, Institute of Healthcare Associated Infection
1245
Vaginal discharge: difficulties of diagnosis
Dr Ciara Cox
1315
Q&A
Urosepsis - The fundamentals of prevention
Supported by: Infection Prevention Society
1215
Optimising Hydration - not as easy as it sounds
1245
Natural History of a Urinary Catheter in the Community
1315
To Dip or not to Dip
Impact of penicillin allergy records on antibiotic prescribing and what "big data" can tell us?
1215
Tbc

1330
LUNCH & POSTER VIEWING

1415
Barnett Christie Lecture, supported by the British Infection Association

Concurrent sessions
Sponsored session 1
1500
Supported by MSD
Sponsored session 2
1500
Supported by Basilea
Sponsored session 3
1500
Supported by Cepheid

1545
COFFEE & POSTER VIEWING

Plenary session: The one health agenda: Innovative approaches to stewardship in animal and human health
1615
Innovative approaches to addressing AMR in human health
Professor Dilip Nathwani OBE
1645
Veterinary practice and animal husbandry
Professor Nigel Gibbens, Chief Veterinary Officer
1715
Q&A

Concurrent sessions
Burns Patients and Infection Prevention and Control
Chair: Dr Naiem Moiemen
Supported by: Healthcare Infection Society
1730
Clinical aspects of infections in burns patients
Dr Naiem Moiemen
1755
Guidelines on the prevention of infections in burns patients
Dr Pauline Jumaa
1820
Outbreaks in burns patients
Dr Mark Garvey & Dr Craig Bradley
Novel therapeutic solutions in difficult to manage infections
Chair: Dr Lim Jones
Supported by: Welsh Microbiology Society
1730
Wound infection-challenges and opportunities in diagnosis and treatment
Dr Keith Harding
1755
“A Wee Problem”
Dr Gavin Forbes
1820
“Gone fishing for a solution.”
Dr Ian Blyth
1840
“Between a rock and a hard place: novel solutions when resistance and renal failure meet.”
Dr Lim Jones & Dr Irasha Hettiarachichi
Debate: The rational for local antibiotic use in surgery to prevent post-operative infection - myth or science?
Supported by: British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy and European Wound Management Association
1730
Debate

1930
CONFERENCE DINNER
0800
Clinical lessons

0930
J D Williams Lecture, British Infection Association
Peter Chiodini, Consultant Parasitologist, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Honorary Professor, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Director, Public Health England Malaria Reference Laboratory and PHE National Parasitology Reference Laboratory

1015
COFFEE & POSTER VIEWING

Concurrent sessions
Antimicrobial stewardship quality indicators for hospital and primary care – progress, outcomes and future strategy
Supported by: UKCPA Infection Management Group
1045
Impact of NHS England quality indicators on antimicrobial resistance
Dr Alan Johnson, Head of Department, Public Health England
1115
Quality indicators and outcomes in the devolved nations - Wales
Dr Nicholas Reid, All Wales Consultant Antimicrobial Pharmacist, Public Health Wales
1135
Quality indicators and outcomes in the devolved nations - Scotland
Dr Jacqueline Sneddon, Project Lead SAPG, Healthcare Improvement Scotland
1155
Quality indicators and outcomes in the devolved nations - Northern Ireland
Dr Cairine Gormley, Chair of the Northern Ireland Antimicrobial Pharmacist Network and Lead Antimicrobial Pharmacist, Altnagelvin Hospital
Multidrug resistance in Bacteroides species: a cause for concern
Supported by: Anaerobe Society
1045
Recent developments in Bacteroides Multi-drug resistance
Dr Harriet Hughes
1105
Mechanisms and spread of resistance in Bacteroids
Professor Sheila Patrick
1125
Offered paper
1140
Offered paper
1155
Clinical case presentations
Paediatric Case Studies: An interactive panel event
Chair: Dr Sanjay Patel & Dr Stephane Paulus
Supported by: British Paediatric Allergy, Immunology & Infection Group
1045
Interactive case presentations
Panelists - Dr Adam Irwin & Mitul Patel
Blood borne virus testing
Chair: Dr Andrew Freedman & Dr Erasmus Smit
Supported by: British HIV Association
1045
National guidelines on blood borne virus testing and implementation
Dr Steve Taylor
1115
Examining the implementation and effectiveness of the revised NICE guidelines
Dr Nicky Connor
1145
London experience with emergency department based testing
Dr Nick Larbalestier

1215
LUNCH & POSTER VIEWING

Concurrent sessions
Sponsored session 1
Supported by: Pfizer
Sponsored session 2
Supported by: Tbc

1440
Garrod Lecture - Gram negative infections: Genes, guts and globalisation
Professor Peter Hawkey, University of Birmingham, Birmingham

1540
COFFEE & POSTER VIEWING

Plenary session: Pandemics and epidemic diseases - where are we now and what next?
Supported by: British Infection Association and National Travel Health Network and Centre
1615
Global Health Security: Preparedness and Response: Can We Do Better and Stay Safe?
Dr John watson
1640
Predicting the next epidemic
1705
Epidemics and Pandemics - organising the response at the coal face
Dr Rosamund Southgate

Concurrent sessions
Faecal transplants
Chair: Professor Peter Hawkey
Supported by: Healthcare Infection Society
1730
Faecal transplants - the evidence and experience
Dr Simon Goldenberg
1750
Regulation, accreditation and commercialisation
Dr James McIlroy
1810
Adverse events and unintended consequences
Dr Robert Porter
Role of diagnostics in tackling drug resistance
Supported by: British In Vitro Diagnostics Association
Training workshop: Weird and imported mycoses
Supported by: British Society for Medical Mycology
Offered papers

Clinical lessons - clinical infection prevention and control
Supported by: Healthcare Infection Society
0745
Selected from abstracts
Invited Papers
Supported by: Conference
0745
Selected from abstracts

0900
Lowbury Lecture, Healthcare Infection Society - Make Economics Your Friend
Professor Nick Graves, Professor of Health Economics at Institute of Biomedical and Health Innovation, School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology Queensland Health, Australia

Concurrent sessions
Sponsored session 1
Supported by: European Tissue Symposium
1000
tbc
Sponsored session 2
1000
tbc

1045
COFFEE & POSTER VIEWING

Concurrent sessions
NITCAR: Bigger is better-the National Infection Trainee Collaborative
Supported by: NITCAR
1115
HOODINI: A multicentre point prevalence study of Hospital onset diarrhoea
Dr Damian Mawer
1135
National HCV Audit: Follow up of serologically proven HCV infection
1155
CABI: A multicentre study of complicated intra-abdominal infection management and outcomes
Dr Shadia Ahmend
1215
NITCAR: Planning for the future
Dr Jordan Skittrall
How to...........
Supported by: Infection Prevention Society
1115
Maintain the pipeline and attract junior doctors to train in your specialty  
Dr Steve Green
1135
Contribute to the work of learned societies and peer review journals
1155
Organise an effective and entertaining academic meeting  
Dr Nick Brown
1215
Persuade surgeons and other consultants lacking expertise in antimicrobial usage to work more effectively with dedicated infection specialists
Healthcare water management
Supported by: Healthcare Infection Society
1115
What does a DIPC / ICD want from a water safety committee?
Dr Mike Weinbren
1140
Water services new builds and refurbishments
Dr Mary Ashcroft
1205
HTM 04-01 revisited
Dr Mark Garvey

Creative innovative informatics and surveillance
1230
Improved surveillance of bugs and drugs that includes patient data
Tbc
Informatics to support clinical decision making

1330
Closing remarks
Professor Dilip Nathwani

1330
LUNCH & POSTER VIEWING

1300
HIS AGM

1330
Lowbury Lunch (by invitation only)

1415
CONFERENCE CLOSES
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