Lilian ChiweraLondon, England
Lilian is Infection control surveillance Team Leader at Guys & St Thomas’ NHS foundation Trust (GSTT) since February 2009. Surgical site infection surveillance (SSIS) expert involved in coordination of the expansion of SSIS from mandatory orthopedic surveillance to voluntary surveillance of nine other specialties in the organisation. During this time developed expert change management skills for a large organisation with good clinical engagement and establishment of a surveillance committee to oversee surveillance activities in the Trust.
She is the Member of the National Institute of Care Excellence (NICE) SSI quality standard Topic Expert Group (TEG) in 2013. Presented SSIS work various conferences including at previous Infection Prevention Society (IPS) conferences and won the best IPS poster award in 2013. Finalist for Nursing Times Awards 2014 & 2016; Finalist Patient Safety Awards 2017.