Dr Rella Workman

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    Telephone: 01634 825245

    Email: rworkman@nhs.net

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    I qualified in Medicine in 1984 and after undertaking postgraduate degrees in the field of Microbiology and Virology, I obtained an MSc and FRCPath qualifications in 1993. I obtained these qualifications and the necessary experience whilst working at Birmingham’s Children, Barnet General and King’s College hospitals, London. I joined Medway Maritime Hospital in 1998 as Consultant Microbiologist, leading the laboratory and advising on management of infections, infectious diseases, virology and infection Control. I am a fully licensed consultant practitioner with over 20 years of specialist training. I have been appointed Director of Infection Prevention and Control for the trust and have also undertaken many managerial responsibilities at the hospital.

    My research interests and publications are varied with significant contributions to infections in sickle cell disease and Infection Control.

    I am a member of several societies and associations in the field of Infection, Microbiology and Infection Control

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    • Microbiology
    • Virology
    • Infection Prevention and Control
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    • MBBS
    • MSc
    • FRCPath
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  • Memberships:
    • Royal College of Pathologists
    • British Infection Association
    • British Society of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
    • Association of Clinical pathologists
    • Hospital Infection Society
    • British Medical Association