Positive Impact:Can improvements really be implemented?


POSITIVE IMPACT: Can improvements really be implemented?

Glasgow Science Centre, 24 September

Join us for a full day of topical presentations & discussions concerning water related issues in the healthcare sector.

Attend this event and earn 6 CPD points.


Event Programme

09:00 Registration and Refreshments


09:45 Welcome: Jemma Tennant, Event Chair


10:00 The Great Paradox - Water & Carbon Savings in Healthcare Buildings: Jonathan Waggott, Angel Guard

· What products and processes can provide carbon and water savings

· The challenges involved 

· Examples of how to overcome the problems


10:30 Update on changes to CIBSE Guide G - Chapter 2 water services and utilities: Steve Vaughan, Technical Director, AECOM 

· Domestic Wate Supply Treatment:

                  o Scale control

                  o Control measures for microorganisms (previously Legionella control section)

· Domestic Water Pipework Sizing

· Domestic Hot Water Generation

· Operation and System maintenance


11:00 Coffee & Networking


11:30 How Relevant is the HSE Guidance Today: Dennis Kelly, Pro Lp Consulting

· Does the guidance meet the microbiological challenges

· Are we learning anything new that can help reduce water borne risk

· Response to positives


12:00 Remote Water Monitoring - A Real Life Case Study: Kimberly Arbuckle, Angel Guard on behalf of NHS Lothian

· Why Remote Water Monitoring was selected

· Lessons Learnt with Deployment 

· Results and Conclusions so far


12:30 General Discussions - Q & A Session


13:00 Lunch & Networking


14:00 AE Work in Healthcare: 


14:30 IPC: Providing assurance in new builds: Hayley Kane, Nurse Consultant, Infection Prevention and Control

· Key Stage Assurance review process

· IPC role in construction projects and KSAR process

· Lessons learned/future work 


15:00 Coffee & Networking


15:30 The True Cost of Showers in Healthcare: Dr Joanna Walker. Microbiology Consultant and Infection, Prevention and Control Doctor. NHS Lanarkshire

· Showers are valued highly in new healthcare design

· Stamina and mobility problems mean showers can be unsuitable and underused

· Redundant water infrastructure amplifies waterborne infection risk

· Healthcare is unlikely to afford this underused facility if we intend to keep water safe


16:00 General Discussions - Q & A Session


16:30 Close


WMSoc Member Price £125.00 + VAT

Non-Member Price £253.33 + VAT

NHS discounted rate £99.00 + VAT Use this booking form here.


Book a Trade Stand

Our trade stand area provides the perfect environment for water industry suppliers to showcase their products and services whilst networking with water industry delegates.


Trade stands are available to book for £1,000 + VAT. 


The cost of the stand includes entrance, refreshments and lunch for two representatives, 2x3m space, table with cloth, 2 chairs and a single page flyer insert in the digital delegate pack.


If you would like to book a trade stand, please complete the event booking form (PDF) - click here.


WMSoc reserves the right to amend speakers and presentations of events if circumstances dictate. The views and opinions expressed in the event are solely those of the speakers and do not necessarily represent those of WMSoc.

Date Members Price
(ex. VAT)
(ex. VAT)
24/09/2024 £125.00 £253.33 BOOK EVENT

Venue Details:

Glasgow Science Centre,
50 Pacific Quay,
G51 1EA,
United Kingdom