November 26th 2014 | Hilton Glasgow, Glasgow

About the event

Vascular access is one of the most important areas of Scottish healthcare, and one of the most at-risk to healthcare associated infections. Join us to consider how we can improve practices within the area.


Why you should attend

Reducing the risks of infection in vascular access is vital to the safety of patients throughout Scotland. By attending you will will have the opportunity to network and gain insights on subjects including:

  • The challenges of infection prevention in vascular access
  • New technology: What methods are available to minimise risks?
  • How regulations are changing to match a shifting infection landscape
  • What is being done to maintain and develop infection control skills

We look forward to welcoming a range of NHS Scotland staff, including:

  • Clinical directors
  • Health service managers
  • Infection control professionals
  • Nursing Staff
  • Medical staff


The Scottish Vascular Access Symposium is now SOLD OUT



Speakers include

Chair: Pennie Taylor, Journalist and Broadcaster

Dr Stephanie Dancer, Medical Microbiologist, NHS Lanarkshire

Dr Fiona Wardell, Standards and Indicators Lead, Healthcare Improvement Scotland

Linda Kelly, Advanced Clinical Practice Lecturer, University of the West of Scotland

Prof. Craig Williams, Professor of Healthcare Associated Infection, Institute of Healthcare Associated Infection