26 November 2019 Manchester Conference Centre
Trainee education day - IPC in specialised settings

Registration has now closed. If you would like to attend but have not registered please email admin@his.org.uk 

Please note that we are now using our new event registration system and you will need to login to your HIS account to register. 

Please ensure that you complete the booking form in full, pay the deposit and receive a confirmation email.  If you have not received an email confirming your booking please email admin@his.org.uk.

HIS runs a structured trainee education programme specifically for medical microbiology, medical virology and infectious diseases trainees which is aligned to the RCPath curricula. This event focuses on specialised settings, including burns units, neurosurgical units and cystic fibrosis units. View the programme

The trainee education programme comprises a series of three, independent, one-day training sessions per year (in February, July and October/November), over a three-year period. This day on IPC in specialised settings is one of the 9 trainee education days in the programme. An example three year programme can be viewed hereHIS members who attend 7 (distinct) of the 9 Trainee Education Days in the rolling programme and complete the HIS/PHE Foundation Course in Infection Prevention and Control are eligible to apply for the Foundation Certificate in IPC.

Lunch and refreshments are provided.



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Attendance at Trainee Education Days is FREE for HIS Trainee Members, however a refundable deposit of £50 is required to secure your place.

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 deposit will be refunded in full.  Deposit 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 issued within two weeks of the event. Delegates must attend the full day programme in order to receive a certificate. Please contact HIS prior to the event if you are unable to attend the full day.

Not a Trainee Member?

A small number of places are available at each event to non-trainees working in a clinical or non-industry research setting, with an interest in the field of hospital and other healthcare-associated infection. If you would like to attend and fall into this category, please email admin@his.org.uk with a paragraph briefly outlining the nature of your job role and indicating how the Trainee Education Day will benefit your professional development. A registration fee of £50 will apply for these places.

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