HIS Annual Conference Programme

Risk management in IPC: Assessing and addressing the routine and the rare

Provisional topics include:

  • Day 1 - Risk management in IPC
    • Risk and derogation of HTMs
    • Advances in healthcare infection surveillance
    • Wastewater surveillance in hospitals
    • Role of patient screening in risk assessment
    • Assessment of mould remediation in a healthcare setting following extensive flooding
    • Managing infection risk from water in ICUs
    • Remediation of bad ventilation in old estates
    • Is there a role for routine screening of healthcare surfaces?
    • Assessment of environmental surfaces during outbreaks
    • Legal aspects of risk
  • Day 2 - Don't Panic!
    • Universal mask wearing
    • Balancing sustainability and cost
    • Updated guidelines on faecal microbiota transplant
    • Practical aspects of sampling: surfaces, air and water
    • Oral abstract presentations

Social evening event on Monday 24 June

Don't miss the exhibition in the catering room too!