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Impact factors for the HIS Journals announced
Clarivate today announced the 2023 impact factor (IF) rankings for the HIS Journals, the Journal of Hospital Infection (JHI) and Infection Prevention in Practice (IPIP).
HIS Trustee Dr Shanom Ali featured in this month's 'Looking deeper: The Journal of the Water Safety Forum'.
Susan Pearson from 'Looking deeper' spoke to Dr Shanom Ali on how designs for new healthcare facilities must consider strategies to minimise infection control issues.
Topics in IPC - individual modules now available as courses
Following on from the success of our HIS/UKHSA Foundation Course in IPC, HIS are pleased to offer each module as an individual self-led course to purchase on the HIS eLearning platform.
Calling all trainees - FIS/HIS International is not to be missed this November... find out why.
FIS/HIS International is back! This year, the conference returns back to its best - 3 day in-person conference hosted by HIS alongside BIA.
Healthcare Infection Society aligns training courses with NHS England's IPC Education Framework
Use our new interactive map to find the course that's right for you.
HIS celebrates the WHO's World Hand Hygiene Day 2024
5 May is World Hand Hygiene Day, raising awareness about the importance of hand hygiene to prevent a range of infectious diseases.
How long do nosocomial pathogens persist on inanimate surfaces?
New work from Porter et al. offers a timely update to a classic study.
News: HIS DIPC Development programme rebrands to 'IPC Leaders’ development programme'.
In 2017, HIS launched its structured development programme specifically for IPC professionals in, or aspiring to, an IPC leadership role.
News: HIS and BSG guidelines on the use of faecal microbiota transplant as treatment for Clostridioides difficile infection published
In a step toward advancing medical treatment options, the Healthcare Infection Society (HIS) and the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) have published joint guidelines on the use of faecal microbiota transplant as treatment…
News: Healthcare Infection Society announces launch of brand-new conference with a focus on "Risk management in Infection Prevention and Control".
The Society has unveiled a brand-new conference for 2024 – the HIS Annual Conference (#HISCON) taking place 24-25 June in London.
News: Celebrating International Women's Day 2024: Interview with Director of Infection Control at the Singapore General Hospital
International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women's equality.
News: Share your thoughts on waterless care in hospitals
Dr Simon Pybus, HIS Graham Ayliffe Training Fellow, is working on the prevention, surveillance and control of infection in the built environment.
News: Director of Infection Control at the Singapore General Hospital, Dr. Ling Moi Lin, named as the 2024 Lowbury Lecturer
Dr. Ling Moi Lin has been selected as the esteemed Lowbury Lecturer for 2024 by the Healthcare Infection Societies, a significant recognition of her groundbreaking contributions to the field of infection prevention and control.…
News: Journal of Hospital Infection welcomes new Editor to the team
The flagship journal of the Healthcare Infection Society, the Journal of Hospital Infection (JHI) welcomes a new Editor to the team in 2024.
News: The HIS Journals present work from experts and key stakeholders in IPC for World Antimicrobial Resistance Awareness Week
To mark the World Health Organization’s World Antimicrobial Resistance Awareness Week (WAAW), the official HIS journals present key work from around the world on all elements of antimicrobial resistance and stewardship.
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