Environmental aspects of IPC: Risks and solutions 

2 February 2022

10:00 - 10:05 Welcome and introduction Chair
10:05 - 10:25 Introduction to the healthcare environment  Karren Staniforth, UK Health Security Agency
10:25 - 10:40 Ventilation principles - theatres and isolation  Peter Hoffman
10:40 - 11:35  Q&A Karren Staniforth, UK Health Security Agency and Peter Hoffman
11:35 - 11:45 Comfort break

 

11:45 - 12:05 P. aeruginosa, water and vulnerable patients

Dr Michael Weinbren, NHS Scotland Assure and King's Mill NHS Trust

12:05 - 12:20 Q&A  
12:20 - 12:40

Introduction to Legionella in the healthcare environment

Dr Sandra Lai, UK Health Security Agency

12:40 - 12:55 Q&A  
12:55 - 13:35 Lunch

 

13:35 - 13:55

What’s lurking in hospital waste traps and does it matter?

Ginny Moore, UK Health Security Agency

13:55 - 14:10 Q&A  
14:10 - 14:30

Back to basics - audit and training can make a difference at the ward level

Martin Kiernan, Visiting Clinical Fellow Richard Wells Research Centre, University of West  London

14:30 - 14:45 Q&A  
14:45 - 15:00 Comfort break  
15:00 - 15:20 Listeria and food safety in hospital kitchens Dr Amalia Tsiami, University College London
15:20 - 15:35    
15:35 - 15:55 New technology in environmental decontamination

Dr David Enoch, Consultant Medical Microbiologist, PHE Cambridge – Addenbrookes Hospital

15:55 - 16:10 Q&A  
16:10 Close