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: Combined Infection Training Speciality Advisory Committee Training Programme Directors
Royal College of Pathologists: Medical Microbiology & Medical Virology Specialty Advisory Committee Gayti Morris
European Network to Promote Infection Prevention for Patient Safety (EUNETIPS) TBA
Infection Prevention Society: Research and Development Groupt Chris Settle

Professional Expert Communication Forum: Decontamination of Medical Devices 

Mark Garvey

Public Health England: Standards for Microbiology Investigation Steering Group 

Chris Settle
NHS Improvement: National Standards of Cleanliness  Chris Settle
European Committee in Infection Prevention and Control (EUCIC)  Kay Miller 
BSI Committee on CH/216 Chemical Disinfectants and Antiseptics  Karren Staniforth 
TAILOR Horizon 2020 project Elisabeth Ridgway
Trainee Association of ESCMID (TAE)  Jennifer Walsh
Royal College of Pathologists COVID advisory droup

Chris Settle

AMoRC Clinical Reference Group Lucia Pareja-Cebrian
NHSE & NHSI collaborative working group on PPE Manjula Meda
NQAAP for Medical Microbiology James Price
NHSE/I IPC Education Framework  Eimear Brannigan
NHSE/I National Infection Prevention and Control Manual (NIPCM) steering group James Price
UWL Project Advisory Group IPC services and pandemic preparedness Leila Hail
RCPCH Developing pragmatic IPC guidance for children presenting to hospital with respiratory tract infections Sarah Thompson
NHSE/I Principles of Asepsis/Aseptic Technique consensus statement Vicky Gentry


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