The meeting will provide delegates with the opportunity to hear presentations by experts, meet with commercial companies to get an update on the latest technology available, network with other participants of the UK NEQAS Microbiology division schemes and meet with members of the UK NEQAS Microbiology Division as well members of their Steering Committee and Advisory Groups and provide a forum for participants to engage with individual schemes

Topics covered

  • Past, present and future challenges for infection management in Primary and Secondary Care
  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • Emerging infectious diseases
  • Living the Life Cycle of a Clinical Parasitologist
  • An overview of UKAS Assessment of POCT providers to ISO 15189/ISO22870:2016 standards

Who should attend?

  • Quality managers, Laboratory managers, Medical microbiologists, Laboratory scientists, and Trainees

Speakers include

  • Alastair Hay, University of Bristol
  • David Enoch, Public Health England
  • Richard Puleston, Public Health England
  • Gee Yen Shin, UCL
  • Onn Min Kon, St Marys Hospital
  • Peter Chodini, Hospital for Tropical Diseases
  • John Ringrow, UKAS


  • 09:00 - 29/11/2019 to 16:00 - 29/11/2019
  • Holiday Inn Bloomsbury, Coram Street, London, WC1N 1HT, United Kingdom (Great Britain)