Deputy Director National Infection Service, Public Health England
Susan Hopkins was appointed in April 2018 as the Deputy Director, National Infection Service of Public Health England leading on healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance. She continues to work at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust as a consultant in infectious diseases and clinical microbiology.
She chairs the oversight group for the English Surveillance Programme on Antimicrobial Use and Resistance (ESPAUR), which has been instrumental on developing novel surveillance methods, feedback to professionals and the public and interventions to reduce prescribing.
She holds honorary academic appointments at UCL and Imperial. She works with both the Imperial and Oxford NIHR Health Protection Research Units on HCAI & AMR.