Invited lectures

Healthcare Infection Society (HIS) Conference. ‘Healthcare-associated C. difficile infections: acquisition of C. difficile not antibiotic use is the most important factor.’ Liverpool, UK, November 2018.

Infection Prevention and Control Canada (IPAC) Annual Conference. ‘Social media’s impact on infection prevention.’ Banff, Canada, May 2018.

Infection Prevention and Control Canada (IPAC) Annual Conference. ‘The pros and cons of automated room decontamination technologies.‘ Banff, Canada, May 2018.

Healthcare Infection  Society (HIS) Spring Meeting. ‘The cost of an outbreak.’ London, May, 2018.

European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) 2018. Hands-on infection control – what does actually work to prevent infections? ‘Before an outbreak – what to do after first MDR Gram-negatives enter your hospital?‘ Madrid, Spain, April 2018. [Recording here.]

Lisbon Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infections 2018 Congress. ‘Nine decades of antibiotics; how many years of antibiotic resistance?‘ Lisbon, Portugal, April 2018.

Lisbon Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infections 2018 Congress. ‘From hospital microbiome to new answers for environmental cleaning and disinfection’. Lisbon, Portugal, April 2018.

Patient First 2017. ‘The management of CPE outbreaks panel‘. London, November 2017.

Healthcare Infection Society / Federation of Infection Sciences (HIS/FIS) 2016. ‘Gastrointestinal infections and the hospital environment‘. Edinburgh, Scotland, November 2016.

Patient First, Infection Prevention and Control. ‘The growing dangers around CPE‘. London, UK, November 2016.

Infection control and innovation (Center for Innovative Medical Technology, Denmark). ‘Disinfection of rooms and surfaces – what are the global trends and latest scientific discoveries when it comes to technology and materials?‘ Odense, Denmark, October 2016.

Infection Prevention Society (IPS) 2016. ‘Social media for healthcare professionals: useful or a waste of time?‘ Harrogate, UK, September 2016.

Infection Prevention Society (IPS) 2016. ‘Meet the expert: Using the PHE Toolkit to build a CPE Policy.‘ Harrogate, UK, September 2016.

Healthcare Infection Society (HIS) Spring Meeting 2016. Debate with Peter Hoffman. ‘The healthcare environment: automated disinfection provides more effective infection prevention than manual disinfection.‘ Birmingham, UK, May 2016.

European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) 2016. ‘Selling your work to colleagues and society: how to use social media‘. Amsterdam, The  Netherlands, April 2016.

International Federation of Infection Control (IFIC) 2016. ‘CRE/CPE/CRO – demystifying the microbiology and opportunities for genome sequencing‘. Vienna, Austria, March 2016.

International Federation of Infection Control (IFIC) 2016. ‘My favourite papers on…environmental decontamination‘. Vienna, Austria, March 2016.

Infection Prevention Society (IPS) 2015. ‘How to assess scientific posters: a practical guide‘. Liverpool, UK, September 2015.

Healthcare Infection Society (HIS) Middle East Infection Prevention Summit 2015. ‘European approaches to prevention and control of MDR Gram-negatives’. Dubai, June 2015.

20th Infection and Sepsis Symposium 2015. ‘The English MRSA Miracle‘. Portugal, March 2015.

20th Infection and Sepsis Symposium 2015. ‘Containing CRE spread‘. Portugal, March 2015.

Healthcare Environment & Infrastructure (HEI) London 2014. ‘Ebola: coming to a hospital near you? Infection, prevention, control and preparedness considerations.’ London, UK, November 2014.

Healthcare Infection Society (HIS) 2014. ‘What’s trending in the infection prevention and control literature?’ Lyon, France, November 2014.

Healthcare Estates 2014. ‘What do emerging microbial threats mean to hospital cleaning and disinfection: from MRSA to MERS to multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria’. Manchester, UK, October 2014.

Infection Prevention Society (IPS) 2014. Pro-Con Debate with Dr Ian Gould: ‘Universal vs. targeted interventions in infection prevention and control: the case for a targeted strategy’. Glasgow, Scotland, September 2014.

Infection Prevention Society (IPS) 2014. ‘How to assess scientific posters: a practical guide’. Glasgow, Scotland, September 2014.

Healthcare Infection Society (HIS) & Infection Prevention Society (IPS) Joint Meeting 2014. ‘Dissecting the epidemiology of resistant Enterobacteriaceae and non-fermenters’. Birmingham, UK, April 2014.

World Forum for Hospital Sterile Supply (WFHSS) and Japanese Society of Medical Instrumentation (JSMI) Annual Conference 2012. ‘Is there a role for hydrogen peroxide vapour disinfection in the prevention of healthcare-associated infection?’ Osaka, Japan, November 2012.

Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) 2012. ‘The role of environmental surfaces in disease transmission.’ San Antonio, Texas, USA, June 2012.

Japanese Society for Environmental Infection (JSEI) Annual Meeting 2012. ‘The bed location lottery: the MDRO status of the prior bed occupant affects the risk of acquisition.’ Fukouka, Japan, February 2012.

Infection Prevention Society (IPS) Annual Meeting 2011. ‘CA-MRSA: coming to an A&E near you?’ Bournemouth, UK, September 2011.

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