22 April 2024 - 24 April 2024 Online via Zoom
Water safety in healthcare

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We are currently planning the next course and hope to publish dates soon.

NHSE IPC Education Framework level: This course aligns to Enhanced level on the framework

This 3-day live online course is beneficial to all those involved in water safety including IPC teams, Estates, Clinical microbiology and infection specialists, Engineering, Construction, Design, Project, Procurement and Executive teams.

The aim of the course is to share knowledge, experience and practical ideas to improve patient safety by reducing risk of health care associated infections from healthcare water and wastewater systems.

It is designed to improve understanding of risks from healthcare:

Day 1 Wastewater | risks from wastewater systems
Day 2 Periphery of the water systems |  understanding the microbiology of drinking water and testing
Days 2&3 Supply and distribution  |  testing, governance and role of water safety groups

This 3-day live online (Zoom) course is based on 7hrs of learning per day.

This learning experience includes:

  • Incident based scenarios in healthcare discussed by experts.
  • Learning from IPC issues in construction, refurbishment, resilience and outbreaks
  • Advanced understanding and management of water associated infection risk
  • Interactive and practical multidisciplinary sessions
  • Delegate led sessions to share real issues/problems for discuss.


HIS members: £300
Non-members: £450

This special discounted registration rate applies for the first instance of this course (April 2024).  It is offered based on the understanding that delegates can provide in-depth feedback on the content and delivery of the course.

If you are a non-member and would like to benefit from the HIS member registration rate, you can join the Society before registering for this event (you will need to wait for your membership to be approved).


Live online sessions (Zoom)


This course has been approved for 21 CPD points.

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Delegates wishing to transfer their place onto a future course may only do so if the booked course start date is a least 2 weeks away. 

In the case of cancellation, the £100 deposit will not be refunded. In the case of a transfer to a future course, an administration fee of £50 will be charged (delegates may only transfer once). Cancellations or transfers will be accepted in writing by email to admin@his.org.uk up to 2 weeks prior to the course.