Speakers

Christina Bradley,

Laboratory Manager, Hospital Infection Research Laboratory, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham

Jon Burdach,

Clinical Research Consultant, Nanosonics

John Prendergast,

Senior Decontamination Engineer, NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership, Specialist Estates Services

Karren Staniforth,

Biomedical Scientist, Infection Control, Nottingham University
NHS Trust

Peter Hoffman,

Principal Clinical Scientist, Public Health England

About the study day

You're invited to attend the Decontamination of Ultrasound Probes study day which will help you to understand risks and better protect patients and staff from infection, as well as enabling staff to identify decontamination responsibilities.

Agenda

09.00
Registration and refreshments
09.55
Welcome
Christina Bradley
10.00
Probe decontamination - what's happening in the UK? John Prendergast
10.40
Infection - what are the risks and how can they be minimised?
Peter Hoffman
11.10
Refreshments
11.40
Evidence to support high level disinfection of semi-critical ultrasound probes
Jon Burdach
12.20
What is decontamination?
Christina Bradley
12.50
Lunch
14.00
How can decontamination fit in with the sonographers workflow?
To be confirmed
14.40
What are we doing? Experiences from a large trust
Karren Staniforth
15.10
Discussion and summary of the day
Christina Bradley
15.15
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