HIS is represented on national and international committees and other forums. The following is a list of the current HIS members and their involvement in these groups.

Committee | Group | Forum

HIS Representative


International Federation of Infection Control  Elisabeth Ridgway
Royal College of Pathologists: Infection Training Speciality Advisory Committee Peter Wilson
Royal College of Pathologists: Medical Microbiology Speciality Advisory Committee Peter Wilson
European Network to Promote Infection Prevention for Patient Safety (EUNETIPS) Martin Kiernan
Infection Prevention Society: Research and Development Group Chris Settle

Professional Expert Communication Forum: Decontamination of Medical Devices 

Mark Garvey

Professional Expert Communication Forum: Update to MAC manual

Bob Spencer

Public Health England: Standards for Microbiology Investigation Steering Group 

Chris Settle
Sepsis Trust Steering Group  Simon Goldenberg
Department of Health: Human Health Stakeholder Group  Peter Wilson
NHS Improvement: National Standards of Cleanliness  Chris Settle
Standards for Microbiology Investigation Steering Group  Chris Settle
European Committee in Infection Prevention and Control (EUCIC)  Kay Miller 
Public Health England and NHS Improvement: IPC Manual  William Newsholme
BSI Committee on CH/216 Chemical Disinfectants and Antiseptics  Karren Staniforth 
BSI Committee on EH/3/4 - Microbiological Methods and Water Mike Weinbren


If you would like to comment regarding the activities of these committees and forums, please email