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Date

23 October 2019

Time

9.00am - 5.00pm

Location

Hampden Park, Glasgow, G42 9BA

Water Hygiene Masterclass Oct 2019

Armitage Shanks are teaming up with Pall Medical for a second year of water hygiene Masterclasses. 

This masterclass will include discussions on the latest thinking of managing the safe delivery of water in healthcare premises and beyond featuring the top professionals in their field.

It is aimed at anyone involved in specifying and managing healthcare facilities – particularly in clinical settings. We will explore the issues, specific case studies, relevant research and practical solutions.

Topics include:

Water: a challenge to infection control thinking
Water testing in Scotland: the current Scottish national position
Challenges with the water system: A Scottish guidance perspective
Building a new hospital: Challenges and experiences
Augmented care be Pseudomonas aware
Water Safety Plans - seeing the problem

There will also be a round table discussion where you can raise questions!

Our speakers include:

Dr. Martin Connor, Consultant Microbiologist, Infection Control Doctor and Clinical Director Diagnostics at NHS Dumfriesand Galloway.
Dr. Geraldine O’Brian, Research Manager at Health Facilities Scotland
Eddie McLaughlan, Assistant Director, Health Facilities Scotland
Annette Rankin, Nurse Consultant Infection Control, Health Protection Scotland.
Sophie French, Senior Nurse Infection Control, Health Protection Scotland.
Emma Hooker, Healthcare Scientist, Health Protection Scotland, Glasgow
Dr. Jimmy Walker, Director, Walker on Water, Wiltshire
Dr. Mark Garvey, Principal Clinical Scientist in Microbiology, Associate 
Dr. Mike Weinbren, Consultant Microbiologist/Infection Control Doctor at Kings Mill NHS Foundation Trust, Sutton-in-Ashfield and Chair of the Healthcare Infection Society Working Party on water