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Water Management Society Conference - Designing Out Healthcare Acquired Infections

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WMS Conference - Designing Out HAIs

(Healthcare Acquired Infections)

Including Legionella, Pseudomonas, Mycobacteria etc.

Wednesday 15th November 2017 

SCI London, SW1X 8PS

 

Aim: One day conference aimed at understanding the needs of good design in healthcare buildings water systems and water-using products helping to reduce the current numbers of Healthcare Acquired Infections (HAIs).

 

Background: Currently thousands of people die each year in the UK each year from HAI’s. Many of these deaths might have been avoided by a better understanding of some of the learnings from previous bad practices and the new guidance standards that are now available.

 

Who should attend: Anyone with a direct or indirect interest in designing, installing, maintaining or looking after healthcare premises water systems and the products connected to them. Including architects, contractors, plumbers, manufacturers, hospital engineers, estates staff, infection control staff, microbiologists and any other members of water-safety groups.

 

Programme

09:00     Registration and coffee plus exhibition  

 

09:30     Welcome and Introduction (including information on the design competition)   

 

09:45     Designing Out Not Designing In - Phil Ashcroft (Department of Health) & Mark Gapper (NHS Shared Services Partnership Wales) 

 

10:30     Horrors That Really Do Exist! - Dr Paul McDermott (Senior Water Consultant)

 

11:00     Coffee plus exhibition  

 

11:30     Research Leading to Better Design - Dr Ginny Moore (Public Health England)

 

12:00     Case study - Problems Plus Solution - Alyson Prince (Infection Control UCLH) 

 

12:30      Speakers - questions and answers  

 

13:00      Lunch plus exhibition and design competition finalists unveiling  

 

14:15      Design Competition Prize Giving Ceremony  

 

14:30      Water - Shaping a new Hospital - Christopher Shaw (Architects for Health)

 

15:00      The Future! - Dr Mike Weinbren

 

15:30      Speakers - questions and answers  

 

16:00      Close and coffee  

 

The WMSoc reserves the right to alter speakers and/or titles if circumstances dictate.

The views and opinions expressed in the event are solely those of the speakers and do not necessarily represent those of WMSoc.

 

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Venue

Society Of Chemical Industry
14-15 Belgrave Square
London
Greater London
SW1X 8PS
United Kingdom

Room: Lecture Theatre

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