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Overview

Craig is Currently Consultant Microbiologist, Infection Control Doctor and Clinical Director of Pathology at Dorset County Hospital. Before this he spent many years as a Consultant Microbiologist at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Glasgow where he was also Clincal Director of Laboratory Medicine and Lead Infection Control Doctor for NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde.

 

Area of academic expertise - outline

Clinically applied research in the area of Hospital Acquired Infection

Current research activities

Biofilms in clinical disease and the hospital environment

Desired research direction

To develop models of chronic infection which will allow more accurate targeting of the real pathogens not just the ones we wipe off the wound surface with a swab

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Research Output 1992 2018

4 Downloads (Pure)

Control of cell behaviour through nanovibrational stimulation: nanokicking

Robertson, S. N., Campsie, P., Childs, P. G., Madsen, F., Donnelly, H., Henriquez, F., MacKay, W., Salmerón-Sánchez, M., Tsimbouri, M. P., Williams, C., Dalby, M. J. & Reid, S., 28 May 2018, In : Philosophical Transactions of The Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences. 376, 2120

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Mechanotransduction
stimulation
Osteoblasts
Bioreactors
Stem cells
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Gaining insights from Candida biofilm heterogeneity: one size does not fit all

Kean, R., Delaney, C., Rajendran, R., Sherry, L., Metcalfe, R., Thomas, R., McLean, W., Williams, C. & Ramage, G., 15 Jan 2018, In : Journal of fungi (Basel, Switzerland). 4, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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Biofilms
Candida
Hyphae
Candida albicans
Mycoses
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Living with an indwelling urethral catheter in a community setting: exploring triggers for unscheduled community nurse ‘out of hours’ visits

MacKay, W., MacIntosh, T., Kydd, A., Fleming, A., O'Kane, C., Shepherd, A., Hagen, S., Williams, C., Rodgers, F., MacLachlan, M., Galbraith, R., Rankin, J. & McIver, V., 1 Feb 2018, In : Journal of Clinical Nursing. 27, 3-4, p. 866-875

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Urinary Catheters
Indwelling Catheters
Nurses
Caregivers
Catheters

Surface disinfection challenges for Candida auris: an in vitro study

Kean, R., Sherry, L., Townsend, E., McKloud, E., Short, B., Akinbobola, A., Mackay, W. G., Williams, C., Jones, B. L. & Ramage, G., 1 Apr 2018, In : Journal of Hospital Infection. 98, 4, p. 433-436

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Peracetic Acid
Sodium Hypochlorite
Disinfectants
Disinfection
Candida

The comparative efficacy of antiseptics against Candida auris biofilms

Kean, R., McKloud, E., Townsend, E. M., Sherry, L., Delaney, C., Jones, B. L., Williams, C. & Ramage, G., 15 May 2018, In : International journal of antimicrobial agents.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Local Anti-Infective Agents
Biofilms
Candida
Povidone-Iodine
Aptitude

Activities 2016 2019

  • 6 Invited talk
  • 1 Participation in conference
  • 1 Other

Meeting with Glasgow Respiratory Clinicians

John Lockhart (Participant), Andrew MacKenzie (Organiser), Gary Litherland (Participant), Anne Crilly (Participant), William MacKay (Participant), Craig Williams (Participant), Joanna Brzeszczynska (Participant), Mariarca Bailo (Presenter), Kirsty McCallum (Presenter), Bryn Short (Presenter), Kimberly Black (Presenter), Fawziye Tarhini (Presenter), David Anderson (Participant), Hannah Bayes (Participant), Pallavai Bedi (Participant)
8 Feb 2019

Activity: Other

Eurobiofilms 2019

Craig Williams (Invited speaker)
3 Sep 20196 Sep 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Co-evolution of Pathogens do they drive disease: Aspergillus and Pseudomonas

Craig Williams (Speaker)
10 Jun 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Clinical and Molecular Biofilm Diagnostics

Craig Williams (Speaker)
24 Apr 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Practical Approach to Infection Control in the Pediatric Setting

Craig Williams (Speaker)
4 Jun 2017

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Profiles

Biofilms
Candida
Peracetic Acid
Candida albicans
Disinfection
Biofilms
Wounds and Injuries
Candida albicans
Local Anti-Infective Agents
Miconazole