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Lunch and Learn – Live from the 2019 ACIPC Conference

Jennie has worked in the field of infection prevention and control for over 30 years, both as an infection control nurse specialist in London teaching hospitals and as a consultant epidemiologist at the Health Protection Agency. Her first degree was in microbiology, she has both an MSc in Public Health and PhD and is also a registered nurse. She has published extensively on healthcare associated infections and is an author of the Epic National Evidence-based Guidelines for Preventing HCAI in NHS Hospitals in England and Infection Control in Clinical Practice. She is currently Professor of Healthcare Epidemiology at the Richard Wells Research Centre, University of West London where her research interests include the use of clinical gloves, surgical site infection and surveillance, urinary catheters and hydration of the frail elderly and she is also Programme Leader of the MSc Infection Prevention & Control. Jennie has been a member of IPS since becoming an infection prevention & control practitioner, and a board member for the last 10 years both as Editor of the Journal of Infection Prevention and currently as Vice-President.