The annual HIS Spring meetings are focused on topical issues relating to infection prevention and control.


In 2023 the topic of the Spring meeting will be How do you build a safe hospital? IPC considerations for the built environment.


The meetings is open to anyone with an interest in any aspect of healthcare-associated infection.


  • Dr Michael Weinbren, Consultant Medical Microbiologist and Specialist Advisor Microbiology, New Hospitals Programme
  • George McCracken, Head of Estates Risk and Environment at Belfast Health and Social Care Trust
  • Cheryl Riotto RN MSc, Deputy Clinical Director New Hospital Programme
  • Dr Becky Wilson, Consultant Microbiologist & Infection Prevention and Control Doctor, NHS Orkney
  • Dr Vhairi Bateman, Consultant Microbiology and. Infectious Diseases, NHS Grampian
  • Joost Hopman, Clinical Microbiologist / Medical Director, Radboud University Medical Center
  • Dr Shanom Ali, Clinical Microbiology, UCLH Environmental Research Laboratory - UCLH NHS Foundation Trust, Associate Professor of Microbiology - UCL
  • Dr Christine Peters, Consultant Clinical Microbiologist, Glasgow
  • Dr Olly Allen, Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust)
  • Dr David Enoch, Consultant Microbiologist, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dr Tim Boswell, Consultant Microbiologist, Nottingham University Hospitals

For more information, please contact: [email protected]

  • 09:00 - 20/06/2023 to 16:30 - 20/06/2023
  • Woburn House Conference Centre, 20-24 Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9HQ, United Kingdom