Dr Katie Jeffery FRCP, FRCPath

Time: 04:10PM – 04:30PM


Topic: The Oxford approach to preventing healthcare-associated Gram-negative bloodstream infections

Brief presentation description

This presentation will focus on the initiatives undertaken in a large tertiary hospital to reduce the incidence of healthcare-associated Gram-negative bloodstream infections, focusing on Escherichia coli.


Brief biography

Katie Jeffery is a Consultant in Clinical Infection and the Deputy Director for Infection, Prevention and Control at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Her interests are infection prevention and control, molecular diagnosis, neurological infection, viral hepatitis, and infections in the immunocompromised host. She has recently managed one of the largest outbreaks to date of Candida auris in the United Kingdom, based on a neurological intensive care unit.

About the Speaker
Katie Jeffery
  • Profession
    Deputy Director Infection Prevention and Control
  • Company
    Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust