Don't panic! programme

23 June 2022

09:30 – 09:35 Welcome and introduction  
  The old foes haven't disappeared ...  
09:35 - 10:00 Update on the UK epidemiology of MRSA and MSSA  Bruno Pichon, UK Health Security Agency
10:00 - 10:25

Incidence, outcomes and antimicrobial resistance in Gram negative bloodstream infection

Sarah Gerver, UK Health Security Agency 
10:25 - 10:50 Recent changes in the epidemiology of invasive meningococcal infection Stephen Clark, UK Health Security Agency 
10:50 - 11:15 Break  
  Lessons for IPC in communicating risk  
11:15 - 11:40 How to use Twitter during the #COVID19 pandemic Charlotte Hammer, Cambridge Infectious Diseases, University of Cambridge
11:40 - 12:05 Communicating risk to patients and healthcare workers  Dr Alexandra Freeman, University of Cambridge
12:05 - 12.30 Effective communication for IPC practitioners Mark Brealey, Mark Brealey Communications Ltd
12.30 - 13.30 Lunch and exhibition  
  New/updated guidelines review  
13:30 - 13:55 Final rinse water for endoscope washer-disinfectors Craig Williams, University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay
13:55 - 14:20 Guidelines on the control of diphtheria Colin Brown, UK Health Security Agency
14:20 - 14:45 Automated room decontamination Alan Beswick, Health and Safety Executive
14:45 - 15:05 Break  
  Lessons from the pandemic  
15:05 - 15:30 Within-hospital SARS-CoV-2 transmission Benjamin Lindsey, Sheffield Hospitals NHS Trust
15:30 - 15:55 Antimicrobial resistance and COVID-19: intersections and implications Gwen Knight, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
15:55 - 16:20 COVID-19 and behavioural insights Donna Lecky, UK Health Security Agency