Sussex Infection Prevention Development Week

Sussex Infection Prevention Development Week 2021 was a showcase of infection prevention experts from across the UK which brought the latest guidance, learning and advice.

National, regional and local speakers made 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 included 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.

Day 1 sessions

Welcome session

Infection prevention and human factors

Lessons learned from Covid-19

Day 2 sessions

Hand hygiene

Occupational health and the challenges of Covid 19

Experiencing Covid 19: the patient journey

Ventilation across health and social care following Covid-19

Leadership across health and social care

Infection prevention in mental health care

Videos – day 3

Critical care

Infection prevention and control principles

Environmental hygiene and decontamination

Changing prescribing practise

Antimicrobial stewardship – Medicines Management

Videos day 4

Stop Look Care

Improving patient safety

Reducing healthcare associated infections: the next steps