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Health Protection Diary of Events and Webinars




Date Location

Register Interest

HIV: Recognition and Diagnosis in Primary Care Settings

Friday 15th March 2019 1300-1630 (Inc. Lunch)
BMA Edinburgh 14 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1LL

BMA Edinburgh 14 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1LL

Registration open

You will be advised week commencing  4th March 2019 if you have been allocated a place.

Programme (pdf)


 Webinar presentations

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

Immunisation update 2018 -Information for registered healthcare practitioners- External link- Dr J. Claire Cameron    FFPH- Strategic Lead, Vaccine Preventable Diseases-NHS National Services Scotland

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

 External link: Vimeo

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