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Legionella & Pseudomonas - Is resistance futile?

Venue: Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust, Wrightington Hospital, Hall Lane, Appley Bridge, near Wigan

Legionella pneumophila is now probably the most recognisable water related pathogen within healthcare establishments. However, there are other water-borne infections within hospitals that share remarkable similarities. Pseudomonas is such a pathogen in particular the Pseudomonas Aeruginosa strain, like Legionella it is an opportunistic pathogen that can cause a wide range of infections. It is the leading cause of illness in patients that are immunocompromised. The department of health recently issued an alert regarding Pseudomonas, which raised more questions than answers. So, is resistance futile? This conference aims to inform the audience of the dangers of Pseudomonas and how to best protectour patients and staff from this pathogen and will also give an invaluable update on many new changes in Legionella control and legislation.   Click here for the full programme and booking form