Trainee education day | Healthcare Infection Society - Healthcare Infection Society
08 July 2020 Birmingham Conference and Events Centre
Trainee education day - Behaviour change, quality improvement and leadership

This event has been postponed.  Further information about a new date will follow.

Attendees are required to bring a laptop on the day. If you do not have access to a laptop please contact 

HIS runs a structured trainee education programme specifically for medical microbiology, medical virology and infectious diseases trainees which is aligned to the RCPath curricula.  

The 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 Behaviour Change, Quality Improvement and Leadership is one of the 9 trainee education days in the programme. HIS 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.


Registration will close Monday 6 July at 12.00pm.

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Attendance is FREE for HIS Trainee Members when booked before 24 June 2020, however a refundable deposit of £55 is required to secure your place. This will be refunded after your attendance at the event is confirmed. 

HIS Trainee Members who register less than 2 weeks in advance (after 24 June 2020) are still able to attend but the deposit is non-refundable.  

Cancellation or non-attendance

Cancellations will be accepted in writing by email to 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.  Non-trainees must be Full or Associate members of HIS.   If you would like to attend and fall into this category, please email with a paragraph briefly outlining the nature of your job role and indicating how the Trainee Education Day will benefit your professional development. Please note if you register without doing so your booking in not guaranteed. A non-refundable registration fee of £55 will apply for these places.

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