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    The Health Protection Society 

    represents health care professionals working in communicable disease control in the United Kingdom and Ireland.


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  • CPD QuizSharing CDC Advice 

    A space for Health Protection Society members to discuss matters of common interest, share reports of outbreaks and incidents, teaching materials and keep up to date with online CPD (discussion forum, access to presentations, reports and other documents). Below is an open link to a meningitis scenario - further scenarios are available in the members area.


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    Visit to Jenner House and Museum 

    In June a group of Health Protection Society members  made a journey to Dr Edward Jenner’s House in Gloucestershire , a place of the greatest importance in the history of vaccination ...


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  • Membership Benefits

    The Health Protection Society aims to promote high quality CPD readily accessible to all with an interest in health protection at minimal cost.  We run regular regional CPD events, an online CPD program on this website with MCQ questions and "difficult scenarios" on topics of current interest, and the facilities to share teaching slides, incidents and outbreaks of general interest and to start web based discussion groups.

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  • Educational Meetings

    Next Health Protection  Society CPD day Tuesday 2 August 2016 10am – 4pm in the Seminar room A in the NHS building at 8, Collingwood Road, Witham, Essex CM8 2TT.

    A day looking at sampling and laboratory techniques new and old for foodstuffs and water.

    Another CPD Day is organised in October 2016 Prof Gareth Williams will be giving a talk in the Bristol area on the eradication of polio – further details to follow on the HPSociety website

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  • Members Area

    As a result of the vote on changes to the constitution there will be one category of membership for all with a professional interest in health protection and the name of the society will change to "Health Protection Society" from 1st April 2015.


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