This talk will provide a summary of the current treatments and preventative vaccines/monoclonal antibodies for RSV infection as well as those that are in development.

This event will take place at 12:30pm and last approximately 1 hour.


This meeting is worth 1 CPD point (self credited).

RSV Webinar

  • Dr Simon Drysdale BSc (Hons), MBBS, FRCPCH, PhD, PgDip PID (Oxford)

    I am a consultant and clinical lead in paediatric infectious diseases and immunology at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK and an honorary senior lecturer at St George’s, University of London (SGUL).  I lead the St George’s congenital infection clinic, am the hospital’s paediatric antimicrobial stewardship lead and am the South-West London lead for post-COVID19 syndrome. I am the chief examiner for penultimate year medical students at SGUL and teach on multiple undergraduate and postgraduate courses in SGUL and externally.  I am the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) paediatric immunology and infectious diseases college specialty advisory committee (CSAC) training advisor. I also work as a member of several large European collaborative research studies, and act as chief and principal investigator on multiple clinical trials investigating diagnostics, novel treatments, and prophylactics for a variety of infectious conditions.  My main research interests are perinatal infections, antimicrobial resistance and stewardship and epidemiology, management and prevention and host susceptibility to respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and other respiratory viral infections. I also sit on multiple local, national, and international committees related to paediatrics including the UK Department of Health and Social Care’s (DHSC) Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) RSV subcommittee and the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency’s (MHRA) Paediatric Medicine Expert Advisory Group (PMEAG).

  • Dr Stephen Winchester

    BSc (Hons), MSc, MBBS, FRCPath

    I am a Consultant Medical Virologist and Clinical Specialty lead for Virology at Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust. I am the Academic Activities representative for the RCPath Joint Medical Microbiology & Medical Virology SAC. I have organised and hosted numerous Infection and Virology study days and have been involved in education activities including updating of the training curriculum. I was previously the trainee representative for Virology and represented trainee views on numerous transitions and changes.  In addition, I am current Chair for the Clinical Virology Network (CVN) that aims to promote the interests of clinical virology, and its medical and laboratory practice in the United Kingdom and Ireland. I am also a Microbiology Society (MS) consultant representative. I have organised and hosted conferences and sessions for the CVN, ESCV and MS.  As well as teaching including at King’s College London and I am enthusiastically involved in research as chief investigator and principal investigator of numerous clinical trials for antimicrobial prophylactics and treatments.