23 June 2020 Hilton Manchester Deansgate
Don't panic! 2020

The annual Don’t panic! conference takes a practical approach to current infection control issues and will be of interest to microbiologists, infection control practitioners, public health staff and biomedical scientists working in this area.

This page will be updated regularly as the programme develops.

Accreditation will be sought from the Royal College of Pathologists. The last event was approved for 5 CPD credits.

The presenting authors of accepted oral communication abstracts will be awarded free registration to attend the conference.  

Registration will open early in 2020.

Are you also interested in attending the DIPC development day - Outbreaks and the DIPC: managing the fallout?
The DIPC development day will take place on Monday 22 June, immediately following Don't Panic! and will also be held at Hilton Manchester Deansgate. The topic of this event is to be confirmed and all current or aspiring DIPCs and Deputy DIPCs are invited to attend. If you would also like to attend the DIPC development day, click here to find out more. If you require accommodation please book directly through the hotel. We advise early booking.

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Please note that payment is online by credit or debit card only and places are only secured once full payment is received. Invoices for payment will not be issued for this event.

Cancellation or non-attendance

Cancellations will be accepted in writing by email to admin@his.org.uk up to 14 days prior to the event and the registration fee will be refunded in full. Refunds will not be provided for cancellations less than 14 days prior to the event or for delegates who do not attend on the day.

Certificate of attendance

A Certificate of attendance will be provided after the event for delegates who attend the full day.

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