Conference report 2016

At the Federation of Infection Societies (FIS) Annual Conference and 10th Healthcare Infection Society (HIS) International Conference, the RSPH Water Special Interest Group hosted a session on Water Infections in the main auditorium, chaired by Dr Susanne Lee.


European Technical Guidelines for the Prevention, Control and Investigation, of Infections Caused by Legionella Species

The guidelines are in four parts (summarised below) and provide technical guidance for those involved in the design, installation, commissioning, risk assessment and management of building water systems.

They are especially intended for those carrying out investigations following the reporting of cases of Travel Associated Legionnaires’ disease, during the investigation of Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks and the implementation of remedial works and control measures.