British Society for Microbial Technology

Annual Scientific Meeting 2007
"Do the Sick no Harm"

Friday 4th May 2007
Programme

A print formatted version of this programme is available.


09.30 - 10.30 Registration, Coffee & Tradeshow
10.30 - 10.35 Welcome & Introduction
Dr Trevor Winstanley, Chair BSMT

Morning Chair: Professor Alan Percival

10.35 - 11.05 History and Clinical Review of Hospital Aquired Infections
Dr Georgia Duckworth, CDSC, HPA, London
11.05 - 11.35 The Department of Health Strategy (2MB)
Professor Brian Duerden, Department of Health
11.35 - 12.05 New technology for MRSA Screening (15MB)
Dr Richard Cunningham, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth
12.05 - 12.35 Control of Streptococcus pyogenes in the hospital environment (6.2MB)
Dr Lisa Ridgway, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield

12.45 - 3.30 Trade Show and Lunch
13:30 - 14.15 Lunch (NB lunch will not be served before 13.30)

Afternoon Chair: Professor Steven Green

14.15 - 14.45 ESBLs in the community and in hospital (0.48MB)
Dr Graham Harvey, Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
14.45 - 15.15 Problems with Multi-resistant Acinetobacter spp. (3MB)
Dr Kevin Towner, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham
15.15 - 15.45 Clostridium difficile O27 - superbug (6MB)
Dr Michael Cooper, New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton
15.45 - 16.00 Discussion
Tea and Close