About this event

  • Date and time Thu 2 Sep 2021 from 12:15pm to 1:00pm
  • Location Online

Register to join Episode 87 'Managing and preventing hospital infections' on Zoom here.

In the first wave in the UK, over one in ten people in hospital with COVID-19 acquired their infection in hospital.

The ISARIC Clinical Characterisation Protocol UK (CCP-UK) study identified this problem in March 2020, and has been working since to find hospitals demonstrating best practice and those needing improvement.

In this episode, we welcome one of the leading researchers from this study Professor Calum Semple, Professor of Child Health and Outbreak Medicine at the University of Liverpool, to speak about hospital-acquired infections and how to identify and administer effective infection control for diseases like COVID-19.

Professor Calum Semple will be interviewed by the President of the RSM, Professor Roger Kirby.

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Key speakers

Professor Calum Semple

Professor of Child Health and Outbreak Medicine, Consultant Respiratory Paediatrician at Alder Hey Children's Hospital

Location

Online

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM nor the speaker's organisations.

Special rates for difficult times

The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s weekly COVID-19 Series webinars remain free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic.

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.

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