David Jenkins
Speaker
Dr Jenkins graduated in Medicine in 1985 from King's College Medical School, University of London and trained in Medical Microbiology in the Public Health Laboratory Service and Newcastle-upon-Tyne before taking up a consultant post in Leicester in 1997 at an 1800-bed hospital organisation . He is the lead doctor for Infection Prevention and Antimicrobial Stewardship in Leicester. He became President of the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, a British learned society with an international perspective in April 2021. His interests include improving the quality of antimicrobial prescribing through a multidisciplinary approach. He is currently working on developing an accreditation programme for antimicrobial stewardship.