Trainee Education Programme
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Environmental aspects of Infection Prevention and Control: Risks and Solutions
Part of a 3-year structured programme. Join us in Birmingham on 15 October 2015.
Journal of Hospital Infection
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The official HIS Journal
The monthly Journal of Hospital Infection (JHI) with original papers, leading articles, correspondence, and current reviews on all aspects of healthcare infection.
Online library of HIS and other Guidelines
HIS publishes a number of carefully researched guidelines, available with other infection prevention guidelines in the HIS online guideline library.
Membership costs only £50
One of the most influential healthcare infection control societies
Membership benefits include print or on-line subscription of JHI, being part of a network of professionals, membership rates to HIS conferences and training events.
The O’Neill Commission report on the financial burden of Antimicrobial Resistance: Tackling a crisis for the health and wealth of nations, [added 11 December 2014, Guidelines and Reports page]
UK Governments 5 Year Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Strategy 2013–2018 Annual progress report and implementation plan 29014, [added 11 December 2014, Guidelines and Reports page]
Department of Health 'Implementation of modified admission MRSA screening
guidance for NHS (2014)' is available here [added 3 September 2014, Guidelines and Reports page]
epic3: National Evidence-Based Guidelines for Preventing Healthcare-Associated Infections in NHS Hospitals in England (open acces) is available here [added 12th December 2013, Journal of Hospital Infection Site]
HIS is preparing a response to NICE consultation on the draft healthcare-associated infection quality standard and invites members to submit their comments to be taken into consideration. Details on how to submit your comments can be found on the consultations page.
Invitation to a Faecal Microbiota Transplant – Guideline Scoping Day
To be held on 10 September 2015 at 10.00am at the Holiday Inn Kings Cross, London. Those who are interested in contributing towards an FMT guideline are invited to attend. Please see attached invitation for further details and complete the attendance form.
The James Lind Alliance (JLA), in association with the National Institute for Health Research, is undertaking a survey to determine the priorities in healthcare associated infections (HCAI) by understanding which of the different prevention, identification and treatment options for HCAI are effective and make a difference to those affected. The survey aims to collect research questions from those with or at high risk of HCAI, those who care for them and healthcare professionals who treat, identify and aim to prevent infections.If you wish to participate, go to the survey site or see attached for further information.
Registration is now open for BIA's Trainee Day on Friday, 6 November 2015 at Manchester Conference Centre. Registraiton is free for BIA members. To register or for more information click here.
IFIC’s novel Course on Behaviour Change in Infection Prevention & Control, taking place at the New Dolmen Hotel, Bugibba, Malta, 2nd to 4th November 2015, is designed to help you improve your skills and ability to influence better IPC compliance among healthcare professionals within your institution. For further details and scholarship opportunities click here.
Registration is now open for the annual UCL Infection, Immunology and Inflammation Symposium on Wednesday 14 October 2015 at the UCL Institute of Child Health. For more information and to register to attend, please click on the following link:https://ucliiisymposium2015.eventbrite.co.uk
Scholarship applications are now out for the 16th Congress of the International Federation of Infection Control (IFIC) which will be held in Vienna, Austria between 16-19 March 2016. See the IFIC website for further details.
Regional Educational Workshops 2015
The topic this year is Viral infections in the immunocompromised; illustrated by cases from the transplant setting. Registration is now open with a number of workshop dates from October to December 2015 taking place around the country. For further information please see Courses.
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