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Launch of the DIPC Network and DIPC Development Programme

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The Midland Hotel

16 Peter Street

Manchester

M2 3NQ

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Launch of the DIPC Network and DIPC Development Programme

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. Can't attend this event? Register your interest for the next event.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Approved by the Royal College of Pathologists for 5 CPD credits.


Programme

09:00 - 10:00 Registration and coffee

Challenges of the DIPC role 1

Chair Elisabeth Ridgway

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 Clostridium Difficile. Mairead Skally (Beaumont Hospital, Ireland)

Supporting and developing DIPCs

Chair Peter Jenks

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

Chair Simon Goldenberg

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. Chris Knight (Hydrop)

15:20 - 15:45 Pitfalls of an off-site SSD provider and how to make the relationship work. Karen Tweed (Northern General Hospital)

15:45 - Finish

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