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  • ICC Birmingham

    14 November 2018, ICC Birmingham

    OneTogether is a partnership between leading professional organisations, who have a shared interest in reducing the risk of surgical site infection (SSI). Our annual conference is free to attend, and brings together hundreds of clinicians from across the UK and further afield, with places on a strictly limited basis.

    Event Agenda

    The fifth annual conference for OneTogether will see the launch of our third Quality Improvement Resource, which is focused on the surgical environment. Based on the latest scientific evidence, guidance around theatre ventilation, movement in and out of theatres and cleaning processes will be shared.

    Time Topic Speaker
    10:00 Welcome Dawn Stott
    10:15 How the past can inform the future: the time travelling operating theatre Harriet Palfreyman
    10:45 Introducing the OneTogether Surgical Environment Quality Improvement Resource Tracey Radcliffe
    11:00 Break
    11:30 Stop the flow! Reducing movement in theatres Kathryn Topley
    12:00 How clean is your theatre? Jennie Wilson
    12:30 Good air days. Ventilation in theatres to reduce SSIs. Peter Hoffmann
    13:00 Lunch
    13:45 Surgical Site Surveillance for all knife to skin procedures Vanessa Whatley
    14:15 Photo at Discharge (PaD): Improving information to patient and carers Melissa Rochon
    14:45 Impact Awards 2018 Adrian Jones
    15:15 Below 10,000 feet. Fostering a positive environment for change Robert Tomlinson
    15:45 Evaluation and Feedback Dawn Stott
    16:00 Close

    New Resources

    All delegates at the conference will receive a copy of our new Surgical Enviroment Quality Improvement Resource. Summarising the latest scientific evidence around theatre ventilation, movement in and out of theatres and cleaning processes. We will also be launching a Skin Disinfection Decision Guide in a poster format.

    Impact Award

    We are inviting health care professionals to enter our annual Impact Awards. If you have undertaken steps to improve patient outcomes and reduce the risk of SSI, then we want to celebrate and share your success. Enter before 30 September 2018. Please visit the OneTogether website for more information.


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