Theme Lead - Annette Jeanes

Annette Jeanes is currently the Director of Infection Prevention & Control and Consultant Nurse Infection Control at University College London Hospitals. 

She has worked at several London hospitals in intensive care, infectious diseases, medicine and surgery. Her current research focus is improving hand hygiene compliance. Other areas of interest which have led to publications and presentations include:

  • healthcare cleaning
  • the importance of nutrition in reducing infection
  • the introduction of safety intravenous devices
  • improvements in cannulation practice
  • reducing sharps injuries
  • reducing infection in surgical wounds
  • the use of social marketing in healthcare
  • change management, leadership
  • infection control in sport
  • and disposable glove use .