Speakers

Chetan Jinadatha, MD, MPH
Dr Chetan Jinadatha received his Medical Doctor from JJM Medical College, in India, and his Masters in Public Health from the School of Public Health, Texas A & M Health Science Center, Bryan, Texas. He completed his internship, residency and a fellowship in infectious diseases at Scott & White Memorial Hospital, in Temple, Texas. Dr...
Gaynor Evans
Time: 02:00PM – 02:40PM Topic: Collaboration and Celebration with IPC and AMS   Brief presentation description This workshop will contain an overview of how IPC and AMS teams can work effectively together in order to improve care for patients. Examples of excellent work to reduce Gram-negative bloodstream infections will be showcased to highlight how these can...
Karen Shaw
Time: 02:00PM – 02:40PM   Topic: The Launch of the NHSI Catheter Care Resources to Reduce Gram-Negative Infections Biography: Karen is currently employed as Infection Prevention and Control Lead for Public Health England’s Antimicrobial Resistance Programme working closely with NHS Improvement in the delivery of the ambition to have healthcare-associated Gram-negative blood stream infections by 2021. ...
Esther Taborn
Time: 02:00PM – 02:40PM   Topic: The Launch of the NHSI Catheter Care Resources to Reduce Gram-Negative Infections   Brief presentation description As part of the national program to reduce Gram-negative infections and in response to provider requests. NHSI has led on the development of national tools to help providers and care systems implement best practice...
DR Michael Weinbren
Time: 02:00PM – 02:40PM   Topic: AMR DIAGNOSTICS- Role of the Optimal Blood Culture Pathway   Brief Presentation Description: Results of the national blood culture survey will be presented. An overview of the blood culture pathway will be presented showing how optimising the pathway can substantially improve turnaround times and their potential impact on antimicrobial stewardship.  ...
Cliodna McNulty
Time: 02:00PM – 02:40PM   Topic: PHE UTI Diagnostic Guidance    Biography:   Professor Cliodna McNulty is a clinical microbiologist and leads the Gloucester Public Health England Primary Care Unit. The Unit aims to improve community infection management through research, guidance development and public education. Cliodna leads the e-Bug(link is external) project which provides fun resources and games for...
Dr Matt Inada Kim
Time: 03:10PM – 03:30PM   Topic: Sepsis Biography: Dr Matt Inada-Kim, a consultant in Acute Medicine at Royal Hampshire County Hospital, in Winchester, is a highly-regarded expert on sepsis. In his role as sepsis advisor, Dr Inada-Kim advises senior NHS leaders and works towards improving how the condition is treated across England. He also spends time educating clinicians,...
Alison Wileman
Time: 03:30PM – 03:50PM   Topic:   Infection Risk – What the RCN are doing to help improve practice  Brief presentation description Update on current guidelines on catheterisation, bowel care and infection prevention at the RCN Biography I qualified in adult nursing over twenty years ago. First working in a urology clinic and a ward setting, then...
David Jay Weber
Dr. David Jay Weber received his Bachelors of Arts (B.A.) degree from Wesleyan University in 1973, his Medical Degree (M.D.) from the University of California, San Diego in 1977, a Master’s in Public Health (M.P.H.) from Harvard University in 1985, and completed his medicine residency and infectious disease fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital in...
Sharon Holroyd
Time: 03:30PM – 03:50PM   Topic: Infection Risk – What the RCN are doing to help improve practice    Brief presentation description: Update on current guidelines on catheterisation, bowel care and infection prevention at the RCN   Biography: I am an RGN and RN (Child) with a specialist diploma in urology nursing and have worked in...