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Health Protection Diary of Events and Webinars


Name Date  Location Register Interest

The application of whole Genome Sequencing to support health
protection in Scotland

Tuesday 9th May 2017 


Thursday 22nd June 2017

Golden Jubilee conference Hotel Glasgow


COSLA Conference Centre


Registrartion closed


Ticks and Lyme disease Symposium

The Scottish Health Protection Network in partnership with NHS Western Isles are pleased to invite you to a Symposium relating to Ticks and Lyme Disease. This event aims to  raise awareness nationally of the public health priority relating to ticks and Lyme disease in the Outer Hebrides and to explore possible interventions and next steps. Importantly it will also allow delegates to consider how the Outer Hebrides’ experience can be applied to the wider Scottish context in relation to ticks and Lyme disease.

Friday 11th August 2017

(9.30 - 4.30)

Sgoil Lionacleit, Isle of Benbecula 

Video Conference available

To register your
interest go to:

Closing date is Wednesday 28th June 2017

The event flyer provides further information. Download the flyer (pdf)


Webinar presentations

Recorded webinars and podcasts have been added to the health protection website and can be accessed via the links below


The impact of the HPV vaccine in Scotland - a changing landscape (Vimeo-Extranal Link)

MP4 file

Dr Kevin Pollock
MPH Vaccine Preventable Diseases
Health Protection Scotland
June 2017

Update for Registered HealthCare Practitioners on the Immunisation Programme

Dr J. Claire Cameron    FFPH

Strategic Lead, Vaccine Preventable Diseases
NHS National Services Scotland
September 2016.

Dr Dominic Mellor

Health Protection Scotland

All Creatures Great and Small: What can I learn from a Vet

Control of Antimicrobial Resistance Scotland (CARS)

Dr Eleanor Anderson
Consultant Epidemiologist on behalf of CARS Team
Health Protection Scotland
September 2015

Controlling Hospital acquired S. aureus bacteraemia (SAB) in Fife-Making the most of marginal gains 

Dr Keith Morris
Consultant Microbiologist & Infection Prevention Doctor
Victoria Hospital
NHS Fife
October 2015

The laboratory diagnosis of Lyme disease

Dr Roger Evans
National Lyme Borreliosis testing