Find articles about healthcare-associated infection published in The Lancet journals
|08:30-08.45||Welcome and background|
History and changing epidemiology of HAIs
Consultant epidemiologist, Department of Healthcare-Associated Infection and Antimicrobial Resistance, Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, HPA Centre for Infections, London, UK
International comparison of HAI epidemiology
Professor of epidemiology, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, Netherlands.
International comparison of the social, media, and political context of HAIs
Senior research fellow, The King's Fund, London, UK.
|Specific pathogens and problems I|
Professor of molecular epidemiology of infectious diseases, Department of Medical Microbiology, Julius Centre for Health Sciences & Primary Care, University Medical Centre, Utrecht, Netherlands.
Consultant microbiologist and Director of Infection Prevention and Control, Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust, Harrogate, UK.
Director of the Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Athens, Greece, and Director of the Infectious Diseases Clinic, Henry Dunant Hospital, Athens.
Professor in public-health virology, Erasmus Medical Centre, and Head of virology, Centre for Infectious Disease Control, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, Netherlands
|Specific pathogens and problems II|
Professor of clinical microbiology and Head of the Department Microbiology, Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland.
|14:25-14:50||Prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia
Jean Yves Fagon
Head of the Department of Réanimation Médicale, Hôpital Européen Georges Pompidou, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, Université Paris-Descartes, Paris, France
Consultant microbiologist, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
|Prevention and control|
|16:00-16:25||The role of hand hygiene
World Alliance for Patient Safety, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.
|16:25-16:50||Environmental decontamination and HAIs
Department of Microbiology, Hairmyres Hospital, East Kilbride, UK
|16:50-17:15||The role of screening and isolation
Department of Infectious Diseases, Università Cattolica Sacro Cuore, Rome , Italy
|17:15-17:40||Rapid diagnosis of HAIs
Consultant medical microbiologist, West Midlands Public Health Laboratory, Birmingham Heart of England NHS Trust, Birmingham, UK.
|08:30-09:00||Responsibility for managing HAIs: where does the buck stop?
Inspector of microbiology and infection control, Department of Health, London, UK
|Specific pathogens and problems III|
Professor of microbiology, King's College, London, UK, and Consultant in microbiology and Clinical Lead in infection control, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London.
|09:35-10:00||Community-associated MRSA as a cause of HAIs
National Center for Antimicrobials and Infection Control, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
Professor of medical microbiology, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK, and Head of microbiology and Clinical Director of pathology and infection control doctor for the Leeds teaching hospitals.
Consultant clinical scientist, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham, UK.
|13:30-13:55||What is more important in the control of HAI-infection control or antibiotic manipulation?
Consultant microbiologist, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, UK
|13:55-14:20||What is the link between antibiotic use and antibiotic resistance?
Professor of medical microbiology, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium.
|14:20-14:45||HAI control: what efforts are needed and what are the benefits?
Department of Medical Microbiology and Infection Control, VU University Medical Center , Amsterdam , The Netherlands
|15:45-16:10||Where does infection control fit into a hospital management structure?
Reader in hospital epidemiology and infection control, Division of Investigative Science, Imperial College, London, UK
|16:10-16:35||Are targets the right way to improve infection control practice?
Medical microbiologist, Barts and the London NHS Trust, London, UK.
|16:35-17:00||Do the public have a right to know the HAI rate in your hospital?
Chief Executive, National Patient Safety Agency in England, London, UK.
Director of the infection control programme, University of Geneva Hospitals and Clinics, Geneva, Switzerland, and Professor of Medicine and Hospital Epidemiology, University of Geneva.