Infection 360

Join us from 8-9 November 2023 at The Pendulum Hotel and Manchester Conference Centre for Infection 360 Conference as it returns for a second year, where renowned speakers within infection prevention discuss technology and its part in combatting new and existing pathogens.

Registration, Programme and abstract submission at:

An overview:

Day 1: Surgical Site Infection (SSI), Sustainability in IPC, CPE, MRSA and other challenging pathogens.

Day 2: Healthcare buildings as a source of infection

Featuring a large exhibition where companies will be showcasing new products and technologies within infection prevention.

The Programme:

Infection 360 will cover a range of topics within infection prevention & control. Day one will cover Surgical Site Infection (SSI), Sustainability in IPC, CPE, MRSA and other challenging pathogens.  Healthcare buildings as a source of infection will be the focus of Day two.

The Infection 360 Scientific Programme Chair.

  • Tracey Cooper, Bangor University, Lecturer in Health Sciences - Infection Prevention & Control

Highlights from Day 1: Surgical Site Infection (SSI), Sustainability in IPC, CPE, MRSA and other challenging pathogens.

  • Sustainability challenges in Infection Prevention Control: Tracey Gauci, Consultant Practitioner, Hywel Dda University Health Board
  • An intriguing outbreak of CPE: Dr Emma Yates, Dr Efthia Yiannakis, Co Infection Control Doctors, Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
  • BSAC global antimicrobial stewardship accreditation scheme: Dr David R Jenkins, President of BSAC, Consultant in Medical Microbiology and Virology Lead Infection Control Doctor, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
  • NHSE IP education and workforce work programme: NHS England Speaker to be confirmed
  • Staphylococcus aureus and MRSA; old problems but still a challenge: Speaker to be confirmed

Highlights from Day 2: Healthcare buildings as a source of infection

  • Environmental standards for safe decontamination: John Prendergast, Senior Decontamination Engineer, NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership - Specialist Estates Services
  • IPC: Providing assurance in new builds: Paul Weaving, Nurse Consultant / Hayley Cane, Nurse Consultant, NHS Scotland Assure / ARHAI Scotland
  • MDRO in drains and links to HCAI: Dr Michael Weinbren, Consultant Medical Microbiologist, Specialist Advisor Microbiology, New Hospitals Programme
  • Ventilation challenges in IPC: Dr Allan Bennett, UK Ventilation and Aerobiology Expert UKHSA
  • To TMV, or not to TMV, that is the question: scald versus infection risk: Paul McDermott, PJM-HS Consulting Ltd
  • An update on water safety: Steve Vaughan, Technical Director, Public Health Engineering
  • Health & Safety and Infection Prevention Control: Speaker to be confirmed

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Call for abstracts:

Do you have a project or piece of work that you would like to share with your peers? Submitting an abstract at conference is an excellent way to communicate the outcomes of your research project.  Presenting will also support your personal development, showcase your skills and help grow your CV.   

Abstract submissions are invited for oral and poster presentations for the following topics:

  • MDROs including CPE and MRSA, AMS, sustainability and IPC, SSI
  • Any aspect of IPC relating to the built environment

The closing date for abstracts is Tuesday 25 August 2023 (23:59 BST).

For more information and to submit:

Who should attend:

The programme is designed to appeal to all those working within infection prevention and control and public health across clinical and non-clinical areas, including:

  • Directors    
  • Mangers    
  • Consultants
  • Microbiologists    
  • Nurses    
  • Leads
  • Doctors
  • Surgeons
  • Pharmacists
  • Estates Directors/Managers
  • Facilities Directors/Managers
  • Risk/Governance Managers

Registration and Fees

  • Delegate - Full conference £95.00
  • Delegate - Tuesday £60.00
  • Delegate - Wednesday     £60.00

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The exhibition:

The Infection 360 conference will be one of the largest infection prevention and control exhibitions in the UK in 2022 and it is expected to attract upwards of 250 professionals over the course of two days. With its high-profile speakers and cutting-edge programme Infection 360 will attract a wide audience across various clinical and non-clinical areas.

As a result, the Infection 360 conference is not only a fantastic opportunity to raise awareness for your products within the NHS. These elements come together to provide delegates and our industry partners with an excellent environment in which to further build relations at Infection 360, exchange ideas concerning products and technologies.

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How to get to the venue

Picadilly Station and Oxford Road Station are only a 5-minute walk away.  There is no car park at the venue but there is a multi-story car park located on Charles Street, M1 3BB.

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Infection 360 – Sustainability

Infection 360 are working with a carbon consultant again for 2023 to work out the emissions for the event with an aim to reduce these and potentially offset on completion of the event.

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Nov 8 2023 to Nov 9 2023
The Pendulum Hotel and Manchester Conference Centre

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