This annual one-day meeting, now in its 48th year, is delivered as a partnership between RSTMH, Barts Health and the UK Health Security Agency. It will bring together microbiologists, infectious disease physicians, infection control personnel and biomedical and clinical scientists to hear updates on recent “hot topics” in all aspects of infectious disease.


A series of talks on topical infections


  • Microbiologists
  • Infectious disease physicians
  • Infection control personnel
  • Biomedical and clinical scientists


  • Professor Sir Andrew Pollard, Director of the Oxford Vaccine Group, University of Oxford
  • Professor Christine Middlemiss CB, UK’s Chief Veterinary Officer
  • Dr N Claire Gordon, Deputy Unit Head, Rare & Imported Pathogens Laboratory, UK Health Security Agency
  • Dr Gee Yen Shin, Consultant Virologist, UCLH
  • John Scott, Infection Prevention and Control Lead Healthcare Scientist
  • Dr Lisa Ritchie, Head of Infection Prevention and Control, NHS England
  • Professor Dame Jenny Harries OBE, Chief Executive of the UK Health Security Agency
  • Professor Malcolm Richardson, President British Society for Medical Mycology, former Director of the Manchester Mycology Reference Centre Manchester
  • Dr Rajeka Lazarus, Consultant in Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, University of Bristol
  • Dr Ron Daniels BEM, Founder and CEO of the UK Sepsis trust
  • Dr Veronica White, Consultant physician in Respiratory Medicine, Barts Health NHS Trust

For more information, please contact: [email protected]

  • 09:30 - 16/06/2023 to 17:40 - 16/06/2023
  • Barts Hospital , London, EC1A 7BA, United Kingdom