Don't panic! programme

19 June 2019

09:00 – 09:35 Registration and refreshments

 

09:35 – 09:40 Welcome and introduction

 

 

Session 1 - What to do about CPEs (or not)

 

09:40 – 10:20 What’s the most effective CPE screening strategy?  

Dr Eimear Brannigan, Imperial College London

10:20 – 11:00 CPE positive forever? Or can we de-isolate

Dr Andrew Dodgson, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee/ tea break

 
 

Session 2 – Sequencing – from theory to practice

 

11:30 – 11:55 Norovirus transmission in paediatrics Professor Judith Breuer, University College London
11:55 – 12:20

How important are colonised patients in  C.difficile transmission?

Dr David Eyre, Oxford University Hospitals

12:20 – 12:45

Changing definitions in C.difficile: what differences will this make?

Professor Mark Wilcox, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
12:45 – 13:45

Lunch and posters

 

13:45 – 14:40 Session 3 Selected presentations from abstracts speakers to be confirmed

 

 

Session 4 - The role of behaviour in IPC and AMS

 

14:40 – 15:05

Medicine versus surgery – cultural differences in antimicrobial prescribing

Dr Esmita Charani, NIHR HPRU in Healthcare Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance

15:05 – 15:30 

Understanding cultural differences to improve IPC practice 

Dr Lesley Price, Glasgow Caledonian University

15:30 – 15:55 

Developing the role of the AMS nurse specialist  

Susan Bowler, Nottingham University NHS Trust

15:55 – 16:00 

Closing comments