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Dr Kathleen Bamford completed her medical training at Queen's University Belfast. She started working at Hammersmith Hospital in 1998.


Medical microbiology, virology, infection prevention and control, all aspects of aetiology, diagnosis, management and prevention of infection across all clinical specialties

Research & publications

Dr Bamford has had a longstanding interest in mucosal infection and worked on the mucosal immunology and aetiology of H. pylori. More recently her interest centres around healthcare-associated infections such as C. difficile, MRSA and CPE, particularly diagnostics, molecular epidemiology and risk.