Working parties

Working parties produce evidence-based guidelines and expert guidance in all areas of infection prevention and control. Many of the Working Parties listed below are led by the Society. HIS members also provide expert representation on Working Parties of other organisations.

Published HIS guidelines and expert guidance can be browsed, searched and filtered

 

Healthcare Infection Society Working Parties

Management of norovirus outbreaks in acute and community health and social care settings

Members

Paul Chadwick (Chair) Healthcare Infection Society
Claire Chadwick Infection Prevention Society
Cariad Evans Healthcare Infection Society
Samuel Mills British Infection Association
Claire Mullender Healthcare Infection Society
Sarah O'Brien  
Pixy Strazds Infection Prevention Society
Eamonn Trainor  
Sarah Turner Infection Prevention Society
Valya Weston Healthcare Infection Society
Graziella Kontkowski Lay Member
Michelle Toleman Healthcare Infection Society, Trainee member
Clara de Barros Lay Member

  

Infection prevention and control of Group A streptococcal infection in acute healthcare and maternity settings in the UK [Paused]
Lisa Butcher Healthcare Infection Society
Doreen Cartledge The Lee Spark NF Foundation
David Enoch Healthcare Infection Society
Brendan Healy  
Teresa Inkster  
Theresa Lamagni  
Éamonn O’Moore  
Marina Morgan (Chair) Healthcare Infection Society
Nik Mahida Healthcare Infection Society
Wayne Page The Lee Spark NF Foundation
Derren Ready  
Lucy Rivett Healthcare Infection Society
Shiranee Sriskandan  
Peter Wilson Healthcare Infection Society
Lucy Lamb  
Andrew Smith  
Anita Banerjee  
Mervi Jokinen The Royal College of Midwives
Prevention and control of infection in burns units (joint with British Burn Association)

Members

Pauline Jumaa (Chair)

Healthcare Infection Society  
Alex Scott 
Patient Representative  
Amber Young British Burn Association  
Clare Thomas  Infection Prevention Society  
Louise Teare Healthcare Infection Society  
Luke Moore Healthcare Infection Society  
Mike Weinbren  Healthcare Infection Society  
Naiem Moiemen British Burn Association  
Peter Hoffman Healthcare Infection Society  
Sarah Smailes British Burn Association  
Simon Booth British Burn Association  
Val Edwards-Jones British Burn Association  

 

 

 

Microbiological commissioning and monitoring of operating theatre suites

Members

Karren Staniforth (Chair) Healthcare Infection Society
Andrew Stacey Healthcare Infection Society
Andrew Telfer-Brunton Healthcare Infection Society
Andrew Thomas British Orthopaedic Association
Chris Needham Healthcare Infection Society
Craig Mackintosh Healthcare Infection Society
Deidre Malone  Infection Prevention Society
Hilary Humphreys Healthcare Infection Society
Ian Stockley British Orthopaedic Association
Peter Hoffman Healthcare Infection Society
Malcolm Thomas Healthcare Infection Society
Peter Jenks Healthcare Infection Society
Roger Bayston Healthcare Infection Society
Ruth Collins Infection  Prevention Society

 

Rituals and behaviours in the operating theatre (joint with the ESCMID ESGNI study group)

Members

Hilary Humphreys (Chair) Healthcare Infection Society  
Claire Haill Healthcare Infection Society  
Deborah-Maria Xuereb Mater Dei Hospital, Malta  
Elisabeth Ridgway Healthcare Infection Society  
Margreet Vos  ESGNI group chair/ESCMID  
Markus Klimek Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam  
Peter Wilson Healthcare Infection Society  
Seven Aghdassi Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin  
Thomas Pinkney
University Hospitals Birmingham  
Peter Hoffman Healthcare Infection Society  
Kate Woodhead    
Jennifer Bostock
Lay member  
Joanna Walker Healthcare Infection Society, trainee member  
Rashmi Kumar Lay member  
     

 

Water management [Paused]

Members

Mike Weinbren (Chair)  Healthcare Infection Society
Annette Rankin  
Mark Garvey  Healthcare Infection Society
Mark Griffiths Consulting member
Peter Hoffman Healthcare Infection Society
Sandra Lai Public Health England
Susanna Lee  RSPH
Simon Noon  
Faiha Eltayeb Consulting member
Jimmy Walker  
Jalal Miah  
George McCracken  IHEEM, WIMS, CIOB
Paul McDermott  RSPH, IHEEM
Martin Shouler  Society of Public Health Engineers
Gareth Hughes  Healthcare Infection Society
Ginny Moore  Healthcare Infection Society
Elise Maynard  Water Management Society
Karren Staniforth Healthcare Infection Society
Elaine Cloutman-Green Healthcare Infection Society
Hal Parkinson Lay member