Worries with the (hospital) water works programme

14 May 2019

09:00 – 09:30 Registration and refreshments

 

09:30 – 09:35 Welcome and introduction

Dr David Harvey, Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Trust

09:35 – 10:00

Setting the scene - what are the critical control points to reducing risk on augmented care units

Dr Michael Weinbren, Sherwood Forest NHS Foundation Trust

10:00 – 10:30 NICU – a 7yr experience of sinks and pseudomonas

Dr Anand Kamalanathan, Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Trust

10:30 – 10:55 Does screening neonates in the neonatal intensive care unit for Pseudomonas aeruginosa colonization help prevent infection?

Dr Elizabeth Darley, North Bristol NHS Trust

10:55 – 11:10

Coffee and tea 

 

11:10 – 11:35 Critical care be pseudomonas aware

Dr Mark Garvey, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

11:35 – 12:00 Legionella  pitfalls to temperature monitoring Speaker to be confirmed
12:00 – 12:25

Practical aspects of sampling water

Dr Ken Agwuh, Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

12:25 – 13:10 Lunch  
13:10 – 13:30

Point of use filters – when to use, how to use safely and when to remove

Dr Michael Weinbren, Sherwood Forest NHS Foundation Trust

13:30 – 14:00

Selected presentations from abstracts

 

14:00 – 14:25  Science of sinks, pipes and splashes  Professor Catherine Noakes, School of Civil Engineering, University of Leeds
14:25 – 14:50 Review of risks from sink drains and solutions

Ginny Moore, Biosafety, air and water microbiology group, Public Health England

14:50 – 15:05 Coffee and tea

 

15:05 – 15:30 Gram-negative risk assessment for water - how to do

Elise Maynard, Independent consultant, water and medical devices

15:30 – 16:15

Keynote lecture
When all else fails - the ‘Waterless ITU’

Dr Joost Hopman, Radboud University Medical Centre

16:15 – 16:30

Panel discussion