Speakers

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: 09:40AM – 10:10AM 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 than...
Anne Pullybank
Time: 09:40AM – 10:10AM 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 will...
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: 15:00PM – 15:30PM 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, Royal...
Adam Roberts
Time: 16:00PM – 16:30PM 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 the...
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),...
Celia Ingham Clark MBE
Celia Ingham Clark is the Medical Director for Clinical Effectiveness at NHS England.   She trained in Cambridge and London and was appointed as a consultant general surgeon at the Whittington Hospital in 1996.   After early work in medical education she developed an interest in quality improvement and this took her through several medical...
Emma Wiley
Dr. Emma Wiley is a microbiology registrar and Healthcare Infection Society Graham Ayliffe fellow at University College Hospital London. She has special interests in quality improvement approaches to reducing E coli bloodstream infections, antibiotic stewardship qualitative research and behaviour change, C difficile infection and the equality and diversity impact of NHS Dress Codes.  Medical education...