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Reducing HCAIs 2013: Supporting Community Health
Govtoday and Health & Social Care Reform are staging a conference and exhibition. 'Reducing HCAIs 2013: Supporting Community Health', will be held at The Brewery, London, on 10th October 2013.
Supporting Community Health, the final HCAIs themed event for 2013, will focus on the systems and practices in place to reaffirm the Government's commitment to achieving zero tolerance for all healthcare Associated Infections. It will explore the impacts that infection rates have on community health, and the pivotal role that acute care institutions have in their reduction.
This event will focus on the processes and technologies currently in place to reduce healthcare acquired infections, from the simple hand hygiene to cutting edge technology, asking how we can ensure those working in the community care setting can take advantage of both, and reduce the number of cases.
A packed programme is promised and confirmed speakers include:
* Dr Louise Teare, Consultant Medical Microbiologist and Director of Infection Prevention & Control at Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust, who will speak on 'The importance of hand hygiene'
* Professor Mark Baker, Director, Centre for Clinical Practice, National Institute for Health & Clinical Excellence, who will speak on 'Providing the guidance'
* Professor Janice Stevens CBE, Managing Director Health Education West Midlands, who will be speaking on 'Providing the skills and understanding'.
Delegates working in the public sector will be charged £499, while those attending from the private sector will have to pay £599.
T: + 44 (0) 161 979 0010
29th August 2013