Welcome to the Cardiac SSI (Surgical Site Infection) Network 


"Sharing best practices to reduce the incidence of cardiac SSI, and together developing and spreading innovation in surveillance."


We hope you find this site a useful forum to post your own projects, learning and questions on cardiac SSI surveillance. To submit a project or poster, email info@cardiacssinet.com



Webinar: Using Digital Images in Surgical Site Infection (SSI) Surveillance
Oct 02, 9:30 AM
Please join us for what promises to be an interesting webinar about a rapidly evolving practice – using digital images in wound surveillance. Registration is free.

   Cardiac SSI Network Aims:

  • Create through collaboration, a central online resource focused on cardiac SSI reduction and dedicated to sharing frontline examples of improving patient experience, safety and outcomes;


  • Promote cardiac services as a leading discipline for innovation and spread of initiatives to reduce SSI;


  • Share learning from frontline examples, encouraging efficient and effective surveillance in SSI reduction, and;


  • Develop a multidisciplinary network and collaborative approach for adult and paediatric cardiac surgical and cardiology invasive devices to reduce the incidence of infection.


To submit a project or poster email info@cardiacssinet.com with attachment and short summary.


To post comments, ask questions or request surveys, register as a Member on the ONLINE FORUM.

News and Opinion pieces are warmly invited. Email proposal or piece to info@cardiacssinet.com.

Bi-Annual Cardiac SSI Network Meetings (June and December)


Our London-based meetings offer roundtable discussions of adult and paediatric cardiac SSI, and presentations are a mix of case-studies, innovation, trends and SSI surveillance topics.


This is a forum to collectively review and comment on research and national initiatives to reduce the incidence of SSI.


If you are a healthcare professional with an interest in SSI surveillance in cardiac surgery or implant devices we would be delighted to hear from you!

Email info@cardiacssinet.com to sign up (free places are limited).

Cardiac SSI Network
Dec 04, 10:00 AM
Video Conferencing

For more details on the site, or for any suggestions for content, please contact info@cardiacssinet.com

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