Understanding of the role of rapid and syndromic diagnostics, both within the laboratory and translation of results to the patient pathway for the treatment of pneumonia.


  • Introduction and objectives
  • Classification of pneumonia: the burden and the cost
  • Management of Community Acquired Pneumonia
  •  Antibiotic de-escalation (strategies) in HAP and VAP patients
  • Secondary bacterial pneumonia in COVID19 patients


Healthcare Professionals


  • Dr Dan Wootton, Senior Fellow in Infection and Honorary Consultant Respiratory Physician, Aintree University Hospital  
  • Dr Kay Roy, Consultant in Respiratory and General Medicine, UCH
  • Professor David Livermore, University East Anglia
  • Professor Jan De Waele, intensivist Ghent University Hospital (Belgium) & Chair, Research Committee for ESICM 

For more information, please contact Esme Carruthers, Event Manager, BSAC ecarruthers@bsac.org.uk.

  • 16:30 - 12/11/2020 to 18:00 - 12/11/2020
  • Online