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4th Annual MarketsandMarkets Infection Control, Sterilization & Decontamination in Healthcare Congress will address issues associated with decontaminating process efficacy and infection free hospital environment.

The congress will take place on 28 February – 1 March 2019 in London – UK.

You can view the post show report for the 3rd Annual Infection Control, Sterilization & Decontamination here


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6 Hours of Networking


Time Speaker Name Presentation Title
09:05 Dr. Walid Al-Wali Opening remarks
09:10 Dr. Walid Al-Wali Case Study from Qatar: Performance Dashboard in Infection Prevention and Control
09:45 Nancy Steenbakkers The future of endoscopy cleaning
10:05 Awesome Image Panel Discussion Workforce challenges post Brexit
11:30 Karina Engels Flexible packaging and a basket-in-basket system: the best of both worlds
12:00 Dr. David Weber High Level Disinfection of Endocavitary Ultrasound Probes
12:30 Dr. Ahmed Baggashi Case Study: Development of Saudi sterilization Services and challenges facing CSSD in KSA
14:00 Mark Campbell Improvements to the decontamination cycle since relaunch of HTM 01-01
14:00 Dr. Vanda Plecko Case Study - How to improve Infection Control and Antimicrobial Prescribing: Our experience
14:30 Pauline Harrington Using SSI surveillance data as a tool to drive improvements in patient care
14:30 Anthony Heard Case Study: Cost Saving & increasing productivity in Sterile Service Department
15:00 Lillian Chiwera Implementing large scale surgical site infection (SSI) surveillance
15:00 Pawel de Sternberg Stojalowski Optimization of cleaning process of surgical instrument and difficult medical devices
16:20 Bob Jobbins Daily and weekly testing of washers and sterilizers
16:20 Angela Beal Environmental Decontamination – the essential link between cleaning services and IPC
16:50 Moya Alexander Involving patients and their family and visitors in infection control
16:50 Kareen Tweed A multidisciplinary approach to hospital infection control & decontamination
17:20 Awesome Image Closing remarks from the Chair
Time Speaker Name Presentation Title
09:05 Awesome Image Opening Remarks from the Chairman
09:10 Hugh O’Connor Future technologies in sterilization of medical devices
09:40 John Prendergast Use of Chemicals within Decontamination – Science or mere bleach and soap?
10:10 Prof. Peter Wilson The ward environment and Carbapenemase producing Enterobacteriaceae
11:30 Justin Poulin The Positive Impact of Social Media on Learning and Professional Growth
11:55 Awesome Image Panel Discussion Challenges in tracking & tracing of instruments
12:25 Awesome Image Break-out Session Challenges in cleaning the equipment to control spread of infection
14:00 Mariette Jungblut Decontamination of flexible endoscopes
14:00 Bev Tabernacle Effective patient monitoring for Infection Prevention and Control
14:30 Alan Beswick Automated room decontamination devices – benefits and limitations
14:30 Richard Merch Sabino Surgical instruments: Decontamination Life Cycle, Associated Risks and Importance of Traceability
15:00 Awesome Image Closing remarks from the Chair
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Pawel de Sternberg Stojalowski
Pawel de Sternberg Stojalowski




Mark Campbell
Mark Campbell

Decontamination Service Manager

University Hospital Wales


Dr. Walid Al-Wali
Dr. Walid Al-Wali

Chair, Infection Prevention & Control Committee

Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar

Karen Tweed
Karen Tweed

Deputy Operations Director (Decontamination)

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK

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Pawel de Sternberg Stojalowski
Pawel de Sternberg Stojalowski



Mark Campbell
Mark Campbell

Decontamination Service Manager

University Hospital Wales

Alan Beswick
Alan Beswick

Principal Scientist, Microbiology

Health and Safety Laboratory

Dr. Vanda Plecko
Dr. Vanda Plecko

Consultant Microbiologist & Infection Control Doctor NHS Highland, UK

Prof. Peter Wilson
Prof. Peter Wilson

Consultant Microbiologist

UCLH NHS Foundation Trust

Justin Poulin
Justin Poulin

Co-Founder, Host & Producer

Beyond Clean Podcast

Shailendra Singh (Shelly)
Shailendra Singh (Shelly)

Chief Operating Officer


Bob Jobbins
Bob Jobbins

Authorising Engineer, Decontamination, Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust

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Hotel Novotel London West

4th Annual MarketsandMarkets Infection Control, Sterilization & Decontamination in Healthcare Congress 
will be held at Hotel Novotel London West 
Hammersmith International Ctre 1, Shortlands, London W6 8DR, United Kingdom 




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