22 June 2020 Hilton Manchester Deansgate
DIPC development day - Investing in the future: quality improvement and education

The programme will include speaker presentations, discussion sessions and a networking opportunity in order to:

  • Allow the sharing of experience and knowledge
  • Act as a forum for bringing together DIPCs who are both microbiologists and non-microbiologists
  • Facilitate future research and collaboration
  • Narrow the knowledge gap for those with differing clinical backgrounds

Accreditation will be sought from the Royal College of Pathologists. The last event was approved for 5 CPD credits.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Registration will open early in 2020.

Are you also interested in attending Don't panic! 2020?
The annual Don’t panic! conference will take place on 23 June 2020, immediately after the DIPC development day and will also be held at the Hilton Manchester DeansgateDon't panic! takes a practical approach to current infection control issues and will be of interest to microbiologists, infection control practitioners, public health staff and biomedical scientists working in this area. If you would also like to attend Don’t panic! please click here to find out moreIf you require accommodation please book directly through the hotel. We advise early booking.

“The DIPC Development Day exceeded my expectations and I am sure it will help make me a better DIPC. I am looking forward to the next Development Day.”
Dr F M Awad-el-kariem, Director of Infection Prevention and Control, Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHSFT

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Please note that payment is online by credit or debit card only and places are only secured once full payment is received. Invoices for payment will not be issued for this event.

Cancellation or non-attendance

Cancellations will be accepted in writing by email to admin@his.org.uk up to 14 days prior to the event and the registration fee will be refunded in full. Refunds will not be provided for cancellations less than 14 days prior to the event or for delegates who do not attend on the day.

Certificate of attendance

A Certificate of Attendance will be provided after the event for delegates who attend the full day.

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