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Health Protection Diary of Events and Webinars




Date Location

Register Interest

SHPN - Managing Healthcare Infection Incidents across health and Social care settings 

Thursday 22nd March 2018 COSLA Conference Centre, 19 Haymarket Yards, Edinburgh,EH12 5BH

Please note that there is no charge for this workshop but places are limited and will be allocated to ensure a multidisciplinary audience with geographical representation. 

Please view the attached flyer for details regarding the event including the register of interest link.

Deadline for registering Notes of Interest:  16 February 2018 

You will be advised week commencing 19 February 2018 if you have been allocated a place.  

SHPN - HCV Stakeholder Event


24th May 2018 COSLA Conference Centre, Edinburgh

Registration and further details to follow.


SHPN - TB Study Day

6th June 2018 Edinburgh

Registration and further details to follow.

SHPN - HIV PrEP September 2018   Registration and further details to follow.
SHPN - Health Protection Symposium December 2018   Registration and further details to follow.
SHPN - Ticks and Lyme Disease January/ February 2019   Registration and further details to follow.

You may be interested in the 5 Nations Health Protection Conference on 23rd-24th April in Belfast. Further details available at


 Webinar presentations

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


Introduction of the faecal Immunochemical test (FIT) by Professor R.C.J Steele, NHS Tayside, February 2018

 External link: Vimeo

Ticks and Lyme disease in Scotland- The Scottish Health Protection Network (SHPN) Lyme Disease Subgroup- Narrated by Dr James Douglas, NHS Highland - September 2017


Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccination for Men who have Sex with Men - an update for Practitionerrs including vaccination details for Registered Healthcare Practirioners (MSM) (Vimeo -External Link)

Dr Nicola Steedman,Consultant Physician

and Dr Kevin Pollock, Vaccine Preventable Diseases, Health Protection Scotland

July 2017

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

MP4 file

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

Update for Registered Healthcare Practitioners on the introduction of the Hexavalent vaccination into routine infant immunisation programme (Vimeo - External Link)

Dr J. Claire Cameron    FFPH
Strategic Lead, Vaccine Preventable Diseases
NHS National Services Scotland
September 2017

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