Book your place for Sussex Infection Prevention Development Week

Sussex Infection Prevention Development Week - 3-7 May 2021

Sussex Infection Prevention Development Week is a showcase of infection prevention experts from across the UK which will bring the latest guidance, learning and advice to Sussex Health and Care Partnership.

National, regional and local speakers make up a week full of events to not only reflect on the world’s biggest infection prevent and control challenge to date – the coronavirus pandemic – but also other infections and prevention developments in our health and care economy.

Speakers include dedicated infection prevention and control professionals, scientists and clinical specialists who are passionate about sharing learning and ongoing professional development in the field of infection prevention – all working to keep our patients and our people as safe as possible.

Some of our confirmed speakers throughout the week include:

  • Lisa Ritchie, Head of Infection Prevention and Control at NHS England and Improvement and Niamh Whittome, Head of Infection Prevention and Control at NHS England and NHS Improvement, NHSE/I Lessons learnt from COVID-19 Pandemic across the UK and the South East region – What is the new normal?
  • Dr Jon Otter, epidemiologist focused on Infection Prevention and Control at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust in London Ventilation across health and social care settings following the COVID 19 pandemic
  • Martin Kiernan, University of West London Environmental Hygiene
  • Anna Cottle, University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust IPC: Back to Basics
  • Jane Jewell, CQC Inspection Manager CQC and Adult Social Care
  • Sharon Reed and Jo Habben, University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust Serious Incidents
  • Victoria Middleton Stop, Look, Care Training
  • Jit Olk, Head of Quality Improvement · ‎Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust Undertaking Quality Improvement

And more speakers to be announced.

Anyone with a professional interest in health and care infection prevention and control is invited to join Sussex Infection Prevention Development Week – including health and care staff, leaders, community and voluntary organisations, independent care sector teams, and more.

Book your place

Booking is essential and some booking links are now live on Eventbrite. The latest agenda is below.

Tuesday 4th May

10:00 – 10:30
Welcome Session
with
Ruth May | Chief Nursing Officer, England
Allison Cannon | Chief Nursing Officer, Sussex CCGs
Booking Link: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sidw-welcome-session-tickets-148359287623

10:30 – 11:30
Infection Prevention and Human Factors
with
Dr Neil Wigglesworth | Director of Infection Prevention and Control, East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
Booking Link: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sidw-infection-prevention-and-human-factors-tickets-148360023825

12:00 – 13:00
National and regional lessons learned from the Covid-19 Pandemic
with
Dr Lisa Ritchie | Head of Infection Prevention and Control, NHSE/I
Niamh Whittome | Head of Infection Prevention & Control South East Region, NHSE/I
Booking Link: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sidw-national-and-regional-lessons-learned-from-the-covid-19-pandemic-tickets-148361317695

13:30 – 14:30
Sussex System Learning from the Covid-19 Pandemic: Round Table
with
Dr Maggie Davies | Chief Nurse, University Hospitals Sussex Foundation Trust
Vikki Carruth | Chief Nurse and Director of Infection Prevention and Control, East Sussex
Healthcare Trust
Nicola Reeves | Interim Director of Nursing, Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Darrel Gale | Director of Public Health, East Sussex County Council
Jayne Bruce | Deputy Chief Nurse-Safeguarding and Physical Health, Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Donna Lamb | Chief Nurse, Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Nicola Rosenberg | Public Health Consultant, Brighton and Hove County Council
Booking Link: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sidw-sussex-system-learning-from-the-covid-19-pandemic-round-table-tickets-148361724913

15:15 – 16:00
To be confirmed

16:15 – 17:00
To be confirmed

Wednesday 5th May

09:00 – 10:00
Hand hygiene
with
Amy Ellison | Senior Infection Prevention Nurse Practitioner, Sussex CCGs

Julie Storr | Independent Global Health Consultant & Past President of the Infection Prevention Society of the UK & Ireland
Booking Link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sidw-hand-hygiene-tickets-150872328195

10:30 – 11:30
Occupational Health and preventing infections
with
Samantha Foy | Senior Nurse, Occupational Health, East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

Booking Link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sidw-occupational-health-and-the-challenges-of-covid-19-tickets-150872881851

12:00 – 13:00
Experiencing Covid-19: the patient journey
Laurence Penn
Karen Cook
Booking Link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sidw-experiencing-covid-19-the-patient-journey-tickets-150873206823

13:30 – 14:30
Ventilation across health and social care settings
with
Dr Jon Otter | Honorary Senior Lecturer, Department of Infectious Disease, Imperial College London
Booking Link: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sidw-ventilation-across-health-and-social-care-with-dr-jon-otter-tickets-150873048349

15:15 – 16:00
Leadership across Health and Social Care
With
Dr Gemma Stacey | Director at Florence Nightingale Foundation Academy
Booking Link: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sidw-leadership-across-health-and-social-care-tickets-150872950055

16:15 – 17:00
Infection Prevention in Mental Health Care Settings
with
Andrew Willcocks | Hospital Director, The Priory Heathfield
Rachael Skates | Lead nurse Physical Health and Infection Prevention and Control, Sussex Partnership Foundation Trust
Booking Link: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sidw-infection-prevention-in-mental-health-care-settings-tickets-150873379339

Thursday 6th May

09:00 – 10:00
Critical Care Case Study:  Multi Drug Resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa
with
Martin Still | Matron Infection Prevention and Control, University Hospitals Sussex Foundation Trust
Booking Link: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sidw-critical-care-case-study-multi-drug-resistant-pseudomonas-aeruginosa-tickets-150873461585

10:30 – 11:30
Supporting our communities

12:00 – 13:00
Infection Prevention and Control Principles
with
Anna Cottle | Senior Infection Prevention Nurse, University Hospitals Sussex Foundation Trust
Booking Link: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sidw-infection-prevention-and-control-principles-tickets-150873583951

13:30 – 14:30
Environmental Hygiene and Decontamination
with
Martin Kiernan | Visiting Clinical Fellow, Richard Wells Research Centre, University of West London
Booking Link: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sidw-environmental-hygiene-and-decontamination-with-martin-kiernan-tickets-150873670209

15:15 – 16:00
Changing Prescribing Practise
with
Dr Steven Pike | Clinical Lead Medicines Management West Sussex CCG, and GP
Booking Link: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sidw-changing-prescribing-practise-tickets-150873764491

16:15 – 17:00
To be confirmed

Friday 7th May

08:45 – 10:00
Stop, Look, Care and IPC
with
Victoria Middleton | Senior Quality Improvement Manager, Sussex CCGs
Maureen Downes | Quality Improvement Manager, Sussex CCGs
Booking Link: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sidw-stop-look-care-training-and-ipc-tickets-150874225871

10:30 – 11:30
Improving Patient Safety
with
Jane Jewell | Inspection Manager, CQC
Booking Link: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sidw-improving-patient-safety-tickets-150874388357

12:00 – 13:00
Improving practice: Learning from incidents through investigation
with
Sharon Reed | Deputy Director of Infection Prevention, University Hospitals Sussex Foundation Trust
Jo Habben | Head of Clinical Governance and Patient Safety Specialist, University Hospitals Sussex Foundation Trust
Booking Link: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sidw-improving-practice-learning-from-incidents-through-investigation-tickets-150874426471

13:30 – 14:30
Undertaking Quality Improvement across an organisation
with
Jit Olk | Head of Quality Improvement, Sussex Community Foundation Trust
Booking Link: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sidw-undertaking-quality-improvement-across-an-organisation-tickets-150874657161

15:15 – 16:00
To be confirmed

16:15 – 16:45
Reducing Healthcare Associated Infections: The Next Steps
with
Mandy Catchpole | Deputy Director of Infection Prevention and Quality, Sussex CCGs
Karen Wright | Senior Quality Manager, Sussex CCGs
Booking Link: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sidw-reducing-healthcare-associated-infections-the-next-steps-tickets-150874899887