Abid Hussain

Abid is a Medical Microbiologist based in the Public Health Laboratory Birmingham, Public Health England. He is currently the Director of Infection Prevention and Control at the Heart of England Foundation Trust. His areas of interest include the diagnosis and management of infections in the immunocompromised host. Abid’s current research projects include novel interventions to improve hand hygiene compliance, the use of rapid diagnostics to improve antimicrobial stewardship and the role of real-time genomic sequencing in outbreak management.

About the Speaker
  • Profession
    Consultant Microbiologist, Associate Medical Director and DIPC Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust