HIS Committees


Trainee Committee

The HIS Trainee Committee is a new standing committee of the Healthcare Infection Society and is responsible for overseeing Trainee Membership recruitment, and establishing regular communication and engagement with Trainee members throughout the country.


James Price (Professional Affairs Representative and Chair)
Luke Bedford (Communications Representative) 
Jasmin Islam (Education Representative) 
Chris Lynch (Regional Representative) 
Manjula Meda (Trustee) 
Alex Howard (Regional Representative; North of England)
Jennifer Fitzpatrick (Regional Representative; London and the South East)
Elizabeth Cross (Deputy Regional Representative; London and the South East)
Christina Petridou (Interim Regional Representative; South)
Joanna Walker (Regional Representative; Scotland)
Timothy Shaw (Regional Representative; Northern Ireland)
Cliodhna Ni Bhuachalla (Regional Representative; Ireland)
Irasha Hettiarachchi (Regional Representative; Wales)

For details of further vacancies, please go to the members area.

Education Committee

The Education Comittee is responsible for the design, planning and delivery of educational initiatives in keeping with the strategic aims of the society, including planning the scientific content of Spring Meetings, delivery of events targeted at trainees and other meetings. 


Mark Garvey (Chair)
David Enoch (Deputy Chair)
Carole Fry 
David Harvey
Jasmin Islam
Martin Kiernan
Michael Weinbren

Education Committee Terms of Reference

Scientific Development Committee

The role of the Scientific Development Committee is to promote the development of the science of infection prevention and control and to foster the translation of scientific developments into clinical practice. Included in their activity are coordination of HIS working parties, determining the research policy and close liaison with the Journal of Hospital Infection editorial board.


Christina Bradley
Alaric Colville
David Enoch
Carole Fry
Mark Garvey
Simon Goldenberg
Jim Gray
Peter Hoffman
Bill Newsholme
Chris Settle
Neil Wigglesworth
Peter Wilson (Chair)

Scientific Development Committee Terms of Reference

Grants Committee

The Grants Committee, a sub-committee of the Scientific Development committee is chaired by Bill Newsholme and oversees the applications and awards of HIS Grants. 


Emma Boldock (Chair)
Richard Cooke
Mark Garvey
Damian Mack
Ginny Moore
Bill Newsholme 
David Partridge
Peter Wilson

Grants Committee Terms of Reference