Legionella Control Piecing Together the Jigsaw


Legionella control: piecing together the jigsaw

Join Us in Belfast on 6th & 7th March 2024

Day 1: Wednesday 6th March - Earn 3 CPD Points

Day one will give end users and service providers an insight into Legionella control, some of the common challenges and answer some common questions around responsibilities and legal due diligence. This afternoon event is aimed at Duty Holders, ResponsiblePersons and those carrying out Legionella control tasks.

The event will provide lived experiences from prominent industry professionals on identifying and managing Legionella risks with practical solutions on how to resolve water hygiene challenges. The seminar will be followed by an open networking session enabling delegates to chat informally with speakers and industry thought leaders.

13.30 Registration & Networking
14:00 Welcome from Chair: Nick Barsby
14:05 Trade stand presentations
14:20 The role of the LCA: Matt Morse

. History of the LCA

. Structure and operation of the LCA

. Future aims of the LCA

14:40 The role of the LCA escalation procedure: Nick Barsby

. The origin story

. Why? Why? Why?

. How it protects you as a service user

15:00 Coffee
15:20 The Race to the Bottom: George McCracken, Belfast Health & Social Care Trust
15:50 Managing positive results/What’s a non-compliance?:Nick Barsby

. What is a Non-compliance?

. Considerations for managing a positive result.

. How can data help drive a better risk management and not just compliance

16:05 Can you hide behind your service provider?: Matt Morse

.The legal duty

. Can legal duties be delegated?

. Advice from HSE

16:20 Competency of companies/people providing specialist services to healthcare providers: Phil Cunningham 
16.40 Q & A
17:00 Close of formal programme. Networking in bar


LCA Members & Non-Member Service Providers: Day 1 is only available to attend when booking for Day 2.

Day 2: Thursday 7th March - Earn 6 CPD Points

Day two is focused towards industry service providers and their clients.  

The day is designed to present information for the service provider perspective with insights and feedback from the LCA audit experience, regulators and end users.  Useful and practical strategies and approaches to managing Legionella risk, escalating issues, competence and the various species of Legionella.  

The day showcases supporting suppliers exhibiting in the room with the opportunity to meet and discuss solutions for Legionella management.  

09:30 Registration
10:00 Welcome from Chair: Nick Barsby
10:10 Trade stand presentations
10:30 LCA Update: Matt Morse
10:45 Lessons service providers should learn: George McCracken
11:15 Coffee
11:45 Escalation procedure from the service provider’s perspective: Nick Barsby

. Why did the LCA introduce escalation procedures?

. Do people really use the escalation procedure?

.  What can we learn from the deployment of the Escalation Procedure?

12:15  Written scheme vs control measures: Matt Morse

. What should be in a risk assessment

. What should be in a scheme of control

. How the two link together

12:45 Q&A
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Legionella: More than pneumophilia: Nick Barsby

. What does the Guidance say?

. Why do we react differently?

. What does the data tell us?

14:30 Training, competency and how to tell the difference: Matt Morse

. The value of training

. Competence is in the eye of the beholder 

. Proving it
15:00 Q&A
15:15 Close of formal programme. Networking in bar


LCA reserves the right to amend speakers and presentations of events if circumstances dictate. The views and opinions expressed in the event are solely those of the speakers and do not necessarily represent those of LCA.


Sponsorship Opportunities for Day One

Each opportunity available for: £2,500 +VAT.
Opportunity to sponsor:

Price includes access for 4 delegates, refreshments, logo displayed by sponsored item, 2 minute presentation during seminar, acknowledgement from Chair and referenced to by presenters.


Trade Stands Opportunities for Day One and/or Day Two *TRADE STANDS SOLD OUT*

£1,000 + VAT for a single day 
£1,500 + VAT for two days. 

Price includes, 2x3m space, table with cloth, 2 chairs, access for 2 delegates, 1 minute presentation during seminar, single page flyer insert with digital delegate pack, refreshments and lunch. Trade stands: max size of 2 metres high x 3 metres wide x 1 metre depth inc. 1 table.

  • Conference Room
  • Tea & Coffee
  • Audio Visual
  • Networking Drinks Bar



DAY 1 & 2
Wed 06 Mar & Thu 07 Mar

LCA Member: £170.00 + VAT
Non-Member Service Provider: £200.00 + VAT
End Users: £170.00 + VAT
Public Sector Professionals: £100.00 + VAT

Day 1 Only
Wed 06 Mar

LCA Member: N/A
Non-Member Service Provider: N/A
End Users: FREE
Public Sector Professionals: FREE

Day 2 Only
Thu 07 Mar

LCA Member: £145.00 + VAT
Non-Member Service Provider: £170.00 + VAT
End Users: £170.00 + VAT
Public Sector Professionals: £100.00 + VAT


Stormont Hotel
Stormont Hotel
Upper Newtownards Road

Room: Ball Room