Actions and Detail Panel
Launch of the DIPC Network and DIPC Development Programme
Wed 24 May 2017, 09:00 – 16:00 BST
The launch of the HIS DIPC Network and Development Programme will take place on Wednesday 24 May 2017 at The Midland Hotel, Manchester.
All DIPCs and Deputy DIPCs are invited to attend this free event, which is subsidised by the Healthcare Infection Society.
Lunch and refreshments will be provided.
Approved by the Royal College of Pathologists for 5 CPD credits.
Programme (provisional timings)
09:00 - 10:00 Registration and coffee
Challenges of the DIPC role 1
10:00 - 10:25 How to get resources - challenges of creating a successful IPC business case. Jim Gray (Birmingham Children's Hospital)
10:25 - 10:50 Using the right model to calculate the financial implications of interventions for C.difficile. Mairead Skally (Beaumont Hospital, Ireland)
Supporting and developing DIPCs
10:50 - 11:20 DIPC survey – rationale and results. David Jenkins (University Hospitals of Leicester)
11:20 - 11:45 NHSI view. Linda Dempster (NHS Improvement)
11:45 - 12:10 Coffee
12:10 - 12.55 What support do DIPCs need? HIS DIPC Development Programme/DIPC network.
Research, peer support, reviews of practice. Facilitated session Cheryl Etches (The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust)
12:55 - 13.55 Lunch
Challenges of the DIPC role 2
13:55 - 14:25 Targets in IPC: Do they work and what happens if Trusts fail to achieve them? Manjula Natarajan (Kettering General Hospital)
14:25 - 14:55 Surviving CQC - what does IPC contribute to a successful inspection? Sandi Carman (Sheffield Teaching Hospitals)
14:55 - 15:20 Duties and responsibilities in water safety. TBC
15:20 - 15:45 What happens when you fail to deliver safe water? Karen Tweed (Northern General Hospital)
15:45 - Finish