Plenary

Havers SM1, Martin E1, Wilson A2, Hall L3 1Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, QUT, Kelvin Grove QLD, Australia 2Menzies Centre for Health Policy, University of Sydney, Sydney NSW, Australia 3School of Public Health, University of Queensland, Herston, QLD, Australia...
  • October 30, 2019
Read More
Helen Van Gessel1 1Western Australian Country Health Service Background and Aim The Hospital Acquired Complications (HACs) program of the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care is based on two main premises That provision of relevant and timely...
  • October 3, 2019
Read More
A/Professor Phil Russo1 1Monash University, Victoria Background Healthcare associated infection (HAI) point prevalent surveys (PPS) are regularly undertaken in many European countries.  In Australia, only one HAI PPS has been undertaken in 1984. The objective of this study was to...
  • September 22, 2019
Read More
Cathy Jones1 1Healthscope, 312 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, cathy.jones@healthscope.com.au Infection prevention is a critical part of an overarching quality and safety clinical governance system. However, as with all aspects of clinical governance, there is a dilemma about what...
  • August 29, 2019
Read More
Professor Paul Anantharajah Tambyah1 1Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine National University of Singapore   The last couple of decades have seen an unprecedented surge in emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases from SARS to MERS to Zika, Ebola and the...
  • November 7, 2018
Read More
Ben S Cooper1,2 1Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Bangkok, Thailand, ben@tropmedres.ac 2Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, UK   Mathematical and statistical models have become essential tools in planning and evaluating interventions to control the spread of communicable...
  • October 31, 2018
Read More
Andrew J Stewardson1 1Department of Infectious Diseases, Alfred Health and Central Clinical School, Monash University   In this session, we will review a selection of infection prevention papers published over the last 12 months that should change the way that...
  • October 17, 2018
Read More
Claire Rickard1,2, 3, Nicole Marsh1,2, Joan Webster1,2, Naomi Runnegar1,3, Emily Larsen1,2, Fiona Fullerton1,3, Md Abu Choudhury1, E Geoffrey Playford1,3. 1 Alliance for Vascular Access Teaching and Research, Menzies Health Institute Queensland, and School of Nursing and Midwifery, Griffith University, 170...
  • September 12, 2018
Read More
Nicholas Graves1, Brett Mitchell2, Lisa Hall1,3, Nicole White1, Adrian Barnett1, Kate Halton1, David Paterson4, Thomas Riley5 , Anne Gardner1, Katie Page1, Alison Farrington1, Christian Gericke3,6 1Queensland University of Technology, GPO Box 2434, Brisbane, QLD, 4001 N.Graves@qut.edu.au 2 Faculty of Nursing...
  • July 26, 2018
Read More
Benedict Devereaux 1, Rajvinder Singh 1, Di Jones 2 Robyn Brown 2, Eugene Athan 3, Sue Greig 4 1 GESA 2 GENCA 3 ASID 4 ACICP   Since the 2010 publication of GESA’s Infection Control in Endoscopy Guidelines, there have...
  • November 18, 2017
Read More
Recent Comments
    Categories