Essity

Workshop Title: Navigating the infection management roadmap

Theme
Presentation and panel discussion bringing antimicrobial stewardship and wound care together

Benefits of Attending
Improved understanding of the impact/role of wound management in antimicrobial stewardship. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear about specific research and projects that have been implemented in Acute and Community settings and to be involved in a discussion with a panel of experts who have first-hand experience of managing wound infection using innovative dressings with bacteria-binding technology

Brief Summary of Content
– Addressing the risk of antimicrobial resistance through proactive wound management
– Influencing antimicrobial stewardship in wound care
– Clinical overview of SSI prevention trial in vascular surgery
– Project overview of community infection framework
– Expert panel – including patient perspective and audience participation

Presented By
George Smith – Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Hull York Medical School
Richard Maddison – Strategic Healthcare Partner, Essity

Panellists to also include
Lucy Woodhouse – Tissue Viability Lead Clinical Nurse Specialist, Wye Valley Trust
Jane Mayes – Clinical Nurse Specialist, Essity

Speaker Details