Speakers

Time: 1o:40AM – 11:10AM   Topic: Improving Sepsis Outcomes through a Quality Improvement Initiative Focused on Protocol-Driven Fluid Management   Brief Presentation Description:  One key element of the Septic Shock Early Management Bundle is a timely and effective use of IV fluids.   Despite meeting other recommendations set out in the sepsis bundles, fall-outs associated with...
Kenny Ajayi
Kenny is the Programme Director for Patient Safety at Imperial College Health Partners (ICHP). His role involves driving change and innovation in patient safety across the health and social care system in North West London.  Prior to joining ICHP, he was a director in a consultancy providing risk management services to the NHS. Kenny’s professional...
Dr Matt Inada Kim
Time: 09:10AM – 09:40AM Topic: Sepsis   Biography: Dr Matt Inada-Kim, a consultant in Acute Medicine at Royal Hampshire County Hospital, in Winchester, is a highly-regarded expert on sepsis. In his role as sepsis advisor, Dr Inada-Kim advises senior NHS leaders and works towards improving how the condition is treated across England. He also spends time educating clinicians,...
Dr Alison Tavaré
Time: 03:20PM – 03:40PM   Topic: NEWS and NEWS2: Where next?   Brief presentation description: The transition from NEWS to NEWS2 in the community; the practicalities An emerging West of England/ NHSE/LeDeR collaboration to develop a bundle of care to reduce the incidence and mortality from sepsis. People with learning disability on average die 20-30 years younger...
Anne Pullybank
Time: 03:20AM – 03:40AM   Topic: Sepsis Safety and the System   Brief presentation description: Together Anne and Dr Alison Tavaré, GP Clinical Lead, West of England AHSN, will discuss how the national early warning score was spread across a health system. We will present existing evidence for the use of early warning scores in pre-hospital care. We...
Kate Cheema
Time: 10:40AM – 11:10AM Topic: The Suspicion of Sepsis – The Analytics Biography: Kate Cheema describes herself as a ‘career analyst’ working in a range of analytical roles throughout the NHS over the last 15 years.  Kate is currently head of the Patient Safety Measurement Unit and is passionate about the effective use of data to effect...
Ron Daniels
Time: 04:10PM – 04:30PM   Topic: Sepsis – A Patient Perspective Biography: Dr Ron Daniels BEM is the Chief Executive of the UK Sepsis Trust where he provides clinical advice to NHS England, the Department of Health and to the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh,...
Adam Roberts
Time: 04:30PM – 04:50PM   Topic: Anti Microbial Resistance in the Third World   Biography: Adam graduated in Applied Biology from Coventry University in 1995 and with a PhD from the University of London in 2002. Worked as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Lecturer and Senior Lecturer at the Eastman Dental Institute, University College London until joining...
Accelerate Diagnostics
Clinical Experiences with Fast Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing   Benefits of Attending  In addition to a brief technology overview of the Accelerate Pheno™ system, attendees will hear presentations from two District General Hospitals, one UK based and one Ireland based, on the potential impact of rapid diagnostics, in their institutions, to: • Escalate to effective therapy...
Ruth May
Ruth May was appointed as Executive Director of Nursing at NHS Improvement within the Nursing  Directorate in April 2016 following her role as Director of Nursing at Monitor. She currently also holds the post as Deputy Chief Nursing Officer and has previously held the roles of Regional Chief Nurse for NHS England (Midlands and East),...