Reducing harm to patients and improving quality of care: Surgical site infection

7 July 2021

10:00 - 10:05

Introduction 

Chair

10:05 - 10:25

Surgical site infection: why it's important and how to prevent

Peter Wilson, UCLH NHS Foundation Trust

10:25 – 10:45

The role of the theatre in infection – how to investigate

Peter Hoffman, Public Health England

10:45 – 11:00 Question and answer session

Peter Hoffman, Public Health England

11:00 – 11:15

Comfort break 

 

11:15– 11:35

Behaviours and rituals in the operating theatre. Do they really matter?

Hilary Humphreys, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

11:35 – 11:50 Question and answer session Hilary Humphreys, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

11:50 - 12:10

Topic to be confirmed

Speaker to be confirmed
12:10 – 12:25

Question and answer session

Speaker to be confirmed

12:25 - 13:25

Lunch

 

13:25 - 13:45

Making the case for a successful surgical site infection surveillance

Lillian Chiwera, Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

13:45 - 14:00

Question and answer session

Lillian Chiwera, Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

14:00 - 14:20

How to investigate theatre related outbreak (case study)

Tim Boswell, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

14:20 - 14:35

Question and answer session

Tim Boswell, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

14:35 - 14:55

Antimicrobial stewardship in the context of prophylaxis

Speaker to be confirmed

14:55 - 15:10 Question and answer session

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