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Surgical Site Infection Training

This course is designed for healthcare staff participating in the HPA surgical site infection (SSI) surveillance scheme. The course is designed for staff involved in data collection, administration of the surveillance or dissemination and feedback of the results. It covers surveillance principles, definitions, methodology and how to interpret and apply the data locally.

Sample programme

SSI Training Programme (PDF, 147 KB) 

Course duration

One day

Dates for 2012

  • Tuesday 6 March
  • Monday 18 June
  • Tuesday 18 September
  • Tuesday 4 December


Registration: 9:30am
Training: 10:00am - 4:30pm


Health Protection Agency
61 Colindale Avenue
London NW9 5EQ
Tel: 020 8327 6473
Fax: 020 8205 9185

Nearest station

Colindale tube station (Northern line)
Five minutes by foot to the HPA

Contact person

Fathima Farook

How to book

The training course is open to staff from hospitals registered for the HPA surgical site infection surveillance scheme. Booking forms are sent by e-mail to registered hospitals eight weeks prior to the training day. Places are limited and can only be confirmed on receipt of a completed booking form accompanied by payment (cheque only).

Last reviewed: 12 December 2011