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 Eleanor Anderson
Epidemiologist in Public Health Medicine, Health Protection Scotland

Dr Diane Ashiru-Oredope
Antimicrobial Pharmacist Public Health England

Dr Bridget Atkins
Physician, Bone Infection Unit, Oxford University Hospitals

Dame Professor Sue Bailey
Chair of Choosing Wisely, UK

Dr Gavin Barlow
Consultant in Infectious Diseases, Hull & East Yorkshire

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

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

Professor Sumi Biswas
Associate Professor, University of Oxford

Dr Rachel Bousfield
Infectious Diseases & Microbiology, Cambridge University Hospitals

Professor David Dockrell
Professor of Infection Medicine, MRC/UoE Centre for Inflammation Research, The University of Edinburgh

Professor Francis Drobniewski
Professor of Global Health and Tuberculosis, Imperial College London

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

Dr Vanya Gant
Divisional Clinical Director for Infection, UCLH

Professor Gary French
President, Healthcare Infection Society

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

Dr Darryl Hill
Senior Lecturer in Microbiology, University of Bristol

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

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

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

Dr Katie Jeffery
Consultant Microbiologist, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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

Dr Ian Laurenson
Consultant Medical Microbiologist, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

Dr Rajeka Lazarus
Consultant Microbiologist, University Hospital Bristol NHS Foundation Trust

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

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

Professor Martin Llewellyn
Professor in Infectious Diseases, 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 Orthopaedic Surgeon, Limb Reconstruction Surgery, Bone Infection Unit, Oxford University Hospitals

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

Dr Angela Minassian
Chief Investigator, University of Oxford

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

Professor Mark Nelson
Consultant in HIV Medicine, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital

Dr Edmund Ong
Consultant Physician & Honorary Senior Lecturer, Infection & Tropical Medicine, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle

Dr Stephen Owens
Consultant Paediatric Infectious Diseases, Newcastle upon Tyne 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
Honorary Professor, Emeritus Professor, Infection and Immunity, 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

Michael Perry
Deputy Lead Scientist, UK Anaerobe Reference Unit, Public Health Wales, Microbiology Cardiff, University Hospital of Wales

Mr Alex Ramsden
Plastic Surgeon, Oxford University Hospitals

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

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

Dr Lisa Ridgway
Chair, Healthcare Infection Society (HIS)

Professor Tom Rogers
Head of Clinical Microbiology, Trinity College Dublin

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

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

Mr Adel Sheikh
Antibiotic Pharmacist, Portsmouth Hospital

Mrs Hilary Simons
Specialist Nurse, Travel Health, NaTHNaC

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

Dr Jonathan Sutton
Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist, Clinical Lead for AMR Wales, Honorary Lecturer, Cardiff University

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

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

Tejal Vaghela
UKCPA PIN Chair & Antimicrobial Pharmacist





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