Infection Prevention Control Ireland

IPCI Ireland National Annual Conference “The Patient’s Journey”
: Citywest Hotel, Saggart, Co. Dublin, D24 KF8A
: Tuesday 28th May 2019

Delegate Registration:

IPCI Members: Free & will automatically be invited to register by ‘Eventbrite’ Conference Management System.

Non-Members: Registration fee €75. (with an option to become full member for €100.00). Please contact for booking form and payment details.

(Registration includes delegate pack, all refreshment breaks and sit down lunch).

Annual membership of €50 includes:
Free attendance at Member’s Dinner prior to Annual Open Conference;
Free attendance at Annual Open Conference and November ‘members- only’ Conference. So, it’s worth registering as a member!

On successful registration you will be issued a ticket, which you must bring with you on the day of Conference.

Annual National Conference, Tuesday 28th May 2019

“The Patient’s Journey”

08.15-09.00 Registration
09.00- 09.10 Chairperson Opening Address Ms. Lenora Leonard
Chairperson, IPC Ireland
09.10- 09.25 Company Presentation from
Platinum Sponsor
09.25- 09.45 Opportunities Missed
A Personal Story from the Patient’s Perspective
Ms. Bernie O’Reilly
Patients for Patient Safety, Ireland
09.45- 10.15 Healthcare Associated Pneumonia-
The Forgotten Healthcare Associated Infection
Mr. Martin Kiernan
University of West London
10.15- 10.30 Improving Patient Care by using QIPs.
What’s that you ask?
Ms. Catherine Garry, PhD
Data Analyst, Quality Department
Beacon Hospital
10-40 11.30                                             Coffee, Poster & Exhibition Viewing
11.30- 12.0o The Patient’s Journey- Through the Laboratory Dr. Anna- Rose Prior
Consultant Microbiologist
Tallaght University Hospital
12.00- 12.30 National Point Prevalence Healthcare Associated Infections (HCAI Study Results) Ms. Helen Murphy
Lead Infection Prevention & Control Nurse
Health Protection Surveillance Centre
12.45- 14.00 Lunch,  Poster & Exhibition Viewing
14.00-14.20 How We Protect People in Residential Care using Standard and Transmission- based Precautions Ms. Marguerite Kelly, ADoN
Infection Prevention & Control, CHO3
14.20- 14.40 Surgical Site Infections-
The Final Cut
Ms. Alison Maguinness, CNMIII
Infection Prevention & Control
St. Michael’s Hospital, Dun Laoire
14.40- 15.00 Communication with Patients Who Carry Antimicrobial Resistant Organisms (AROs) Ms. Judith davit, ADoN,
Infection Prevention & Control
Galway University Hospital
15.00- 15.30 The National Picture Professor Martin Cormican
National Clinical Lead, AMRIC Team
15.30- 15.45 Panel Discussion Speakers
15.45-16.00 Close : Ms. Lenora Leonard Chairperson IPCI
Announcement of Poster Competition Results
Celine O’Carroll Memorial Bursary- awarded to the best Scientific Poster Competition.
IPC Ireland National Hand Hygiene Poster Competition for Children- awarded to the best posters in conjunction with World Hand Hygiene day May 5th.