Miss Karen Wares
Deputy Clinical Director, GAMA Healthcare
Karen has worked in Infection Prevention and Control for 18 years and is currently a Clinical Director with Gama Healthcare. Karen is a Conjoint Fellow at the University of Newcastle, Sydney and an Associate Lecturer at the Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen. She’s currently an Infection Prevention Society Scottish Branch Deputy Coordinator and a Scientific Programme Committee Member. Prior to joining Gama, Karen worked as a Nurse Consultant and Healthcare Associated Infection Education Lead. She has Master’s Degrees in Nursing and Infection Control from the University of Aberdeen and University of the Highlands and Islands. Karen also returned to NHS Grampian through the pandemic to support infection prevention activities.