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11 March 2008
The agenda for the Oxoid Infection Control Seminar is now confirmed. Provided as a service to the Infection Control Community, it will take place on Tuesday 13 May 2008 at the Walton Hall & Hotel, UK, so book a place at this free event, now.
The agenda for the 2008 Oxoid Infection Control Seminar is:
10:00 Dr Kevin Towner (Consultant Clinical Scientist, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham)
Acinetobacter - old friend or new foe
11:15 Dr Mike Cooper (Consultant Microbiologist at The Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust)
Turning the Tide on Healthcare Associated Infections
12:00 Dr Andrew Pearson (Consultant Epidemiologist, Deputy Head of Healthcare Associated Infections & Antimicrobial Resistance Department, HPA, Colindale)
Outbreak and the Role of the Laboratory in Controlling C. difficile Incidents
13:45 Dr Paul Giannasca (Vice President for Development, Acambis)
A Vaccine for the Management of C. difficile-Associated Disease (CDAD)
14:30 Prof Alasdair MacGowan (Professor of Clinical Microbiology & Antimicrobial Therapeutics, North Bristol NHS Trust)
Changing Prescribing Habits
15:45 Prof Brian Duerden (Professor of Medical Microbiology and Inspector of Microbiology and Infection Control at the Department of Health)
Tackling healthcare associated infections in the NHS - biology, behaviour and performance management
Delegates at previous meetings have described these free events as, “better than any commercial seminar I have paid for”, and, “extremely informative and a great opportunity to network with colleagues from other hospitals”.
Accreditation for the Oxoid Infection Control Seminar by the Institute of Biomedical Scientists, the Royal College of Pathologists and the Royal College of Nursing has been sought.
Further details of this event can be downloaded from Infection Control Awards. If you would like to reserve a place at this event, please send your full contact details by email to the event manager, Fiona Macrae at firstname.lastname@example.org. Places at this popular event will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis, so book today.