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Health Protection Diary of Events and Webinars






Register Interest

Introduction to Health Protection 


13th and 14th December 2017 NES office, 2 Central Quay, 89 Hydepark Street, Glasgow

Please register your interest to attend using the Note of Interest link

Application closing date: 31st October 2017.

Please note there will be no charge to attend this course. Places for the course are limited. Delegates will be advised as soon as possible after the closing date to inform them if a place has been allocated to them or if they have been placed on a waiting list. Priority will be given to those new to and currently working in the health protection services both at a local and national levels.

Download a copy of the flyer providing more information about the event.


Webinar presentations

Recorded webinars and podcasts have been added to the health protection website and can be accessed via the links below



Ticks and Lyme disease in Scotland- The Scottish Health Protection Network (SHPN) Lyme Disease Subgroup- Narrated by Dr James Douglas, NHS Highland - September 2017


Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccination for Men who have Sex with Men - an update for Practitionerrs including vaccination details for Registered Healthcare Practirioners (MSM) (Vimeo -External Link)

Dr Nicola Steedman,Consultant Physician

and Dr Kevin Pollock, Vaccine Preventable Diseases, Health Protection Scotland

July 2017

The impact of the HPV vaccine in Scotland - a changing landscape (Vimeo-Extrernal Link)

MP4 file

Dr Kevin Pollock
MPH Vaccine Preventable Diseases
Health Protection Scotland
June 2017

Update for Registered Healthcare Practitioners on the introduction of the Hexavalent vaccination into routine infant immunisation programme (Vimeo - External Link)

Dr J. Claire Cameron    FFPH
Strategic Lead, Vaccine Preventable Diseases
NHS National Services Scotland
September 2017

Dr Dominic Mellor

Health Protection Scotland

All Creatures Great and Small: What can I learn from a Vet

Control of Antimicrobial Resistance Scotland (CARS)

Dr Eleanor Anderson
Consultant Epidemiologist on behalf of CARS Team
Health Protection Scotland
September 2015

Controlling Hospital acquired S. aureus bacteraemia (SAB) in Fife-Making the most of marginal gains 

Dr Keith Morris
Consultant Microbiologist & Infection Prevention Doctor
Victoria Hospital
NHS Fife
October 2015

The laboratory diagnosis of Lyme disease

Dr Roger Evans
National Lyme Borreliosis testing