March 28th 2017 | Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh

About the event

This 6th Annual Holyrood Infection Prevention and Control conference will bring together health experts from across the UK to discuss effective control measures from the people at the cutting edge of infection control. We will take a look at the situation in Scotland today, and see how innovative techniques are being harnessed to combat an increasingly important problem.

Why you should attend

Attending this conference will allow delegates to:

  • Gain an up-to-date brief on national infection control policy from leading healthcare executives
  • Learn from good practice across a wide range of clinical and community settings
  • Meet industry experts from public and private sectors
  • Network with your peers
  • Plus much more...


Speakers include

Pennie Taylor, Freelance journalist, broadcaster, and health specialist (Chair)

Ann Holmes, Chief Midwifery Advisor and Associate Chief Nursing Officer, Scottish Government

Professor Jason Leitch, Clinical Director, Healthcare Quality and Strategy, Scottish Government

Professor Alistair Leanord, Consultant Microbiologist, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital


FREE to NHS staff

This conference is free to attend for NHS staff.

Other Public & Third Sector - £99 + VAT
Private Sector - £299 + VAT



"Very informative event and very well organised."

   -   Karen Burnett, Advanced Practitioner for Infection Control, The State Hospital