infection societies

13th – 15th November 2018 | Sage Gateshead – Newcastle

infection societies

13th – 15th November 2018 | Sage Gateshead – Newcastle

infection societies

13th – 15th November 2018 | Sage Gateshead – Newcastle


We are delighted to welcome our International and European speakers:

Professor Richard Proctor
Professor Emeritus of Medicine, Medical Microbiology & Immunology
University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia

Dr Alex Soriano
Infectious Diseases Physician
Hospital Clínic of Barcelona

Antimicrobial management after resection or debridement-and-retention surgery. What is the evidence for agent, route and duration?

Professor Per Ljungman
Professor of Haematology
Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

Modern management of CMV
with new agents

Professor Amy J. Mathers
Assistant Professor
Infectious Diseases and International Health
University of Virginia, USA

Control of CPE

Not forgetting our UK colleagues:

Dr Shadia Ahmed
Microbiology Clinical Research Fellow, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Dr Diane Ashiru-Oredope
Lead Pharmacist, HCAI & AMR Division, Public Health England

Dr Bridget Atkins
Consultant in Microbiology, Virology & Infectious Diseases, Oxford University Hospitals

Dr Matthijs Backx
Consultant in Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, University Hospital of Wales

Dame Professor Sue Bailey
Chair of Choosing Wisely, UK

Dr Gavin Barlow
Consultant in Infection, Hull & East Yorkshire Hospitals & Hull York Medical School

Professor Daniel G. Bausch
Director of Public Health, UK Public Health Rapid Support Team

Dr Mike Beadsworth
Clinical Director in Tropical and Infectious Diseases, Royal Liverpool University Hospital

Dr Nick Beeching
Consultant and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Tropical and Infectious Diseases, Royal Liverpool University Hospital & Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

Dr Ian Blyth
Consultant in Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, University Hospital of Wales

Dr Rachel Bousfield
Specialist Registrar, Infectious Diseases & Microbiology, Cambridge University Hospitals & Public Health England

Dr David Chadwick
Consultant & Clinical Director, Infectious Diseases, James Cook University Hospitals

Professor Kay Currie
Professor of Nursing & Applied Healthcare Research, Glasgow Caledonian University

Dr Farnaz Dave
ST5 Infectious Diseases, North West ID Unit, Manchester

Professor David Dockrell
Professor of Infection Medicine, The University of Edinburgh

Professor Francis Drobniewski
Professor of Global Health, Infectious Diseases and Immunity, Imperial College London

Professor Ross Fitzgerald
Professor of Molecular Bacteriology, Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh

Dr Ray Fox
Consultant in Infectious Diseases, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow

Professor Gary French
President, Healthcare Infection Society

Dr Vanya Gant
Divisional Clinical Director for Infection, UCLH

Dr Anna Goodman
Consultant in Infectious Diseases, Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London

Dr Rebecca Gorton
Senior Clinical Scientist, Mycology, Health Services Laboratories, London

Dr Christopher Green
Consultant in Infectious Diseases, University of Oxford

Professor Steve Green
Honorary Professor, Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease, University of Sheffield

Dr Kieran Hand
Consultant Pharmacist Anti-Infectives, University Hospital Southampton

Dr Irasha Hettiarachchi
Consultant in Medical Microbiology, University Hospitals Bristol

Dr Darryl Hill
Senior Lecturer, Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Bristol

Dr John Hood
Consultant in Clinical Microbiology, Glasgow Royal Infirmary and Golden Jubilee Hospital

Dr Susan Hopkins
Deputy Director, National Infection Service, Public Health England / Royal Free London

Dr Carolyne Horner
Senior Clinical Affairs Officer, British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

Dr Harriet Hughes
Consultant Microbiologist, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff

Dr Erin Hurst
Consultant Haematologist, Northern Centre for Cancer Care, Newcastle

Sir Michael Jacobs
Clinical Director in Infectious Diseases, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Katie Jeffery
Consultant in Clinical Infection, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Michael Kelsey
Consultant Microbiologist, Whittington Health, London

Dr Shamez Ladhani
Consultant in Paediatric Infectious Diseases, Public Health England

Dr Ian Laurenson
Consultant Clinical Microbiologist, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

Dr Rajeka Lazarus
Consultant in Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, University Hospital Bristol / Public Health England

Dr Tessa Lewis
GP & Medical Advisor, NICE Management of Common Infections Committee Chair, Blaenavon Medical Practice, Wales

Dr Penny Lewthwaite
Consultant in Infection and Travel Medicine, Leeds Teaching Hospitals

Professor David Livermore
Professor in Medical Microbiology, Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia

Professor Martin Llewelyn
Consultant in Infection Medicine, Brighton and Sussex Medical School

Professor Alasdair MacGowan
Consultant Microbiologist, North Bristol NHS Trust

Dr Fiona McGill
Academic Clinical Lecturer, Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology, University of Liverpool

Mr Martin McNally
Lead Surgeon, Limb Reconstruction Surgery, Bone Infection Unit, Oxford University Hospitals

Professor Dominic Mellor
Professor of Epidemiology and Veterinary Public Health, Health Protection Scotland & University of Glasgow

Dr Mark Melzer
Consultant in Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, Barts Health NHS Trust

Dr Albert Mifsud
President, British Infection Association & Consultant Microbiologist, Barts Health NHS Trust

Dr Angela Minassian
Clinical Investigator/Honorary Consultant, Clinical Vaccine Trials/Infectious Diseases, University of Oxford

Dr Peter Moss
Consultant in Infectious Diseases, Hull & East Yorkshire Hospitals

Professor Mark Nelson
Consultant in HIV & Sexual Health, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital

Professor Edmund Ong
Consultant Physician & Honorary Professor, Infection & Tropical Medicine, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle

Dr Stephen Owens
Consultant Paediatric Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Great North Children’s Hospital

Dr David Partridge
Consultant Microbiologist, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals

Dr Mitul Patel
Consultant Microbiologist, Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Sanjay Patel
Consultant in Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Southampton Children’s Hospital

Professor Sheila Patrick
Professor Emeritus, Experimental Medicine, Queen’s University Belfast

Dr Stéphane Paulus
Consultant in Paediatric Infectious Diseases, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

Dr Brendan Payne
Honorary Consultant & Wellcome Fellow, Infectious Diseases & Virology, Newcastle University

Professor John Perry
Clinical Scientist, Microbiology, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle

Mr Michael Perry
Deputy Lead Scientist, UK Anaerobe Reference Unit, Public Health Wales Microbiology, Cardiff

Dr Ashley Price
Consultant in Infectious Diseases, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals

Dr Isobel Ramsay
Specialist Registrar, Infectious Diseases & Microbiology, Addenbrooke’s Hospital

Mr Alex Ramsden
Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Bone Infection Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Hospital, Oxford

Dr Natasha Ratnaraja
Consultant, Microbiology & Infection, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire

Professor Mike Reed
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Trauma and Orthopaedics, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Lisa Ridgway
Chair, Healthcare Infection Society (HIS)

Professor Tom Rogers
Professor of Clinical Microbiology, Trinity College Dublin & St James’s Hospital

Miss Alicia Russell
PhD Student in Molecular Microbiology, John Innes Centre, Norwich

Dr Julie Samuel
Consultant in Microbiology & Infection Control, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals

Dr Matthias Schmid
Consultant Physician, Infection & Tropical Medicine, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle

Dr Chris Settle
Medical Director, Microbiology, City Hospitals, Sunderland

Mr Adel Sheikh
Lead Antibiotic/Respiratory Pharmacist, Portsmouth Hospital

Dr Mary Slatter
Consultant and Clinical Programme Director, Paediatric HSCT, Great North Children’s Hospital, Newcastle

Mrs Hilary Simons
Senior Specialist Nurse, Travel Health, National Travel Health Network and Centre

Professor John Simpson
Emergency Response Team, Medical Director, UK-MED

Dr Jonathan Sutton
Consultant Physician & Clinical Lead for AMR, Gastroenterology, BCUHB Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor

Dr Hiten Thaker
Chairman of FIS 2018 Organising Committee and
Consultant in Infection, Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Dr Anne Tunbridge
Consultant in Infectious Diseases, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals

Mrs Tejal Vaghela
Antimicrobials and Acute Admissions Pharmacy Team Leader, West Hertfordshire Hospitals

Dr Emmanuel Wey
Consultant in Infection, Royal Free Hospital, London

Professor Martin Wiselka
Professor of Infectious Diseases, University Hospitals of Leicester

Dr Bernadette Young
Academic Clinical Lecturer, Infectious Disease & Microbiology, University of Oxford and Oxford University Hospitals





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