Overview

The aim of this day is to give trainees and consultants the opportunity for consultant led, interactive teaching to equip them with knowledge and skills for specialist medical virology practice and assessment.

Programme

09.30     Registration and refreshments
09.55     Introduction - Dr Stephen Winchester, Frimley Park Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
10.00     Viral haemorrhagic fever Update; vaccine developments – Professor Peter Horby, University of Oxford
10.40     Blood borne hepatitis virus Update; new treatments - Professor Foster, Queen Mary University of London
12.10     Zoonotic Avian Influenza – Professor Ian Brown, APHA
13.00     Lunch
Sessions 1 & 2 will run in parallel with each other 2 times throughout the afternoon so each session will take place at 2.00pm-3.00pm and 3.20pm-4.20pm
14.00     Interactive session 1 (group rotation)
              NIBSC Update – Professor Neil Almond, NIBSC
              Title TBC - Dr Kevin Brown, Public Health England Colindale 
15.00     Refreshments
15.20     Interactive session 2 (group rotation)
              Title TBC - Dr Kevin Brown, Public Health England Colindale
              NIBSC Update– Professor Neil Almond, NIBSC
16.20     Feedback
16.30     Close

Registration Fees

Online Bookings

RCPath Members rate: £202.00
Concessions rate: £108.00 Includes trainees, BMS, non-consultant Clinical Scientists, retired & nurses
Non-members rate: £280.00

Offline Bookings (cheque and invoice)

RCPath Members rate: £238.00
Concessions rate: £142.00 Includes trainees, BMS, non-consultant Clinical Scientists, retired & nurses
Non-members rate: £312.00


Please note that an administrative charge of £20.00 will be made on all cancellations and the total registration fee is forfeited if cancelled one working week before the event.

Location

To be held at the Royal College of Pathologists, 6 Alie Street, London E1 8QT.