Event Announcements

Ebola conference and BIA Trainee’s Day – Manchester Conference Centre – 5th and 6th November 2015


Ebola and the UK – What did we learn,
and what action must we take
Thursday 5th November 2015
Manchester Conference Centre M1 3BB

This meeting is organised by BIA working closely with NHS England, Public Health England and
Health Protection Scotland to offer an informative update day and discuss future directions

Use of experimental agents in Ebola and management of needlestick injuries
Dr Mike Jacobs, Lead Consultant, High Level Isolation Unit, Royal Free London

The clinical course of Ebola – what do we know now
Dr Stephen Mepham, Consultant ID Physician, Royal Free London

Experience of diagnosing an imported case of Ebola
Dr Emma Thomson, Consultant ID Physician, Glasgow

Managing paediatric admissions and families
Dr Marieke Emonts, Consultant Paediatrician, Newcastle

RIPL perspective of managing Ebola testing in the UK
Dr Emma Aarons, Consultant Virologist, Rare and Imported Pathogen Laboratory PHE, Porton Down

Experience of setting up Ebola Treatment Centres
Dr Tom Fletcher, Infectious Diseases Registrar, Liverpool

Managing Ebola preparations and logisitics – the wider NHS perspective
Stephen Groves, National Head of Emergency Preparedness, Resilience and Response, NHS England

Managing the media
Emma Kearney, Director of Communications, Royal Free Hospital, London

Post-EVD sequelae ‘Ebola survivor syndrome’, viral persistence and host genetics
Dr Nathalie MacDermott, Registrar in Paediatrics, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Where now How to apply the lessons from Ebola to the next event…
Professor Chris Whitty, Consultant Physician, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, London

Public health response – screening at port of entry, managing returning HCW
Critical care involvement in Ebola

Registration Fees:
Consultants: £80
Trainees/Scientists/Nurses: £50
Further information and online registration available at www.hartleytaylor.co.uk

British Infection Association
Trainees’ Day
Friday 6th November 2015
Manchester Conference Centre
Sackville Street
Manchester M1 3BB
0161 955 8000

Final Programme
Chaired by: Maheshi Ramasamy & Rajeka Lazarus
09.00 Coffee & registration
Session 1
09.30 Meliodosis Dr Susanna Dunachie
University of Oxford
10.15 Hepatitis B Dr Monique Andersson
Oxford University Hospital
University of Stellenbosch,
Cape Town, South Africa
11.00 Coffee
Session 2
11.15 Update on EUCAST susceptibility testing Dr Mandy Wootton
Public Health Wales
12.00 Interactive clinical cases Dr Nick Beeching
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
12.45 Lunch
Session 3

13.30 New guidelines for Hepatitis C Dr Peter Moss
Hull & East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust
14.15 Out of Programme experience Dr Emily Wise, MSF
Dr Kate Woods, PHE in Laos
Dr Rajeka Lazarus, Singapore
15.00 Coffee
Session 4

15.20 Antifungal agents – what, when and how Professor William Hope
University of Liverpool
16.05 Clinical molecular microbiology Dr John Hartley
Great Ormond Street Hospital
16.50 Meeting Close

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