Water & Infection Control Theatre

Theatre Programme 

NHS Estates & Facilities professionals can listen to and meet companies that provide solutions for water safety across the NHS. It includes specialist subjects as Rapid Microbiology, Existing and Emerging Water Pathogens and the Challenges of Infection Control and Engineering.

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8 October

10.15 - 10.45 Room for Improvement in Legionella Risk Assessment

Speaker: Matt Morse, Legionella Control Association 

10.45 - 11.15 Designs Role in Fighting Multi Drug Resistant Bacteria

Healthcare-associated infections are a major problem in hospitals with Multi-drug resistant bacteria becoming an even greater threat to human health. This presentation will examine where bacteria can grow in and around taps and basins and how product design can help reduce the risk around some of these dangers.

Speaker: Tony Rheinberg, Healthcare Marketing Manager, Armitage Shanks

11.15 11.45 Silver Ion Technology

Speaker: Paul Morris, Addmaster

11.45 - 12.15 A Revolutionary Change in Reducing HCAI’s

Speaker: Jonathan Waggott, Jonathan Waggott & Associates 

12.15 - 12.45 Water Quality Control – it’s a Team Game and a Risky Business

1. Waterborne Pathogens, routes of multiplication, transmission and infection control
2. Water Safety Groups and developing the Water Safety Plan (WSP)
3. Infection prevention, supply and use, who is responsible?
4. What level of compliance is safe?

Speaker: Anthony Wise – Training and Quality Manager – Clearwater Technology Ltd

12.45 - 13.15 Sustainable Shower Compliance Management

In the advent of replacement shower schemes in the NHS, the pro’s and con’s, how this fits in with NHS sustainability targets, an overview of a research project we undertook looking at efficacy of inhouse cleaning and alternative sustainable options.

Speaker: Tandrup UK

14.00 - 14.30 Sustainable Design

Speaker: Pedro Duarte, Dupal

14.30 - 15.00 Reducing HCAI’s Through Better Design

Speaker: David Harper, Harper Associates 

15.00 - 15.30 Legionella Control - The Importance of Following the Guidance of HSG274 and it’s Association with Control Measures

Speaker: Simon French – UK Legionella Consultant

9 October

10.15 - 10.45 Remote Monitoring

Speaker: Warren Bradshaw, Highland Council

10.45 - 11.15 Reducing HCAI’s

Speaker: Dr. Paul McDermott, PJM-HS Consulting

11.15- 11.45 Sampling with Software

Speaker: Diego Jimenez, Water Quality Analyst, Pro Economy

11.45 - 12.15 What’s Wrong With Hospital Water Systems

Speaker: Dr. Mike Weinbren, Sherwood Forest Trust

12.30 - 13.00 Closed Heating System Impact on Legionella Risk

Speaker: Matt Morse, CSCA

14.00 - 14.30 Hot Water Supplies – Expansion Tanks – Legionella and FlowThru

This presentation will concentrate on the many installations associated with Hot Water supplies to buildings. There is an inherent problem with where and how the Expansion Tank is installed, leading to possible primary and secondary repeat contaminations. The solution FlowThru, is very easy and will keep the water mixed and flowing.

Speaker:  Richard Beckett, OEM Director, Global Water Solutions