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British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

at the forefront of antimicrobial chemotherapy

An inter-professional organisation with over 40 years of experience and achievement in antibiotic education, research and leadership. Dedicated to saving lives through appropriate use and development of antibiotics now and in the future. Communicates effectively about antibiotics and antibiotic usage via workshops, professional guidelines and its own high impact international journal.


Latest news

Innovative Medicines Initiative and antibiotic resistance – coverage in the Lancet and Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

Click here to view the Innovative Medicines Initiative and antibiotic resistance editorial in Lancet ID  http://www.thelancet.com/journals/laninf/article/PIIS1473-3099(15)00407-7/abstract and an accompanying article in the… Read more »

BSAC & JAC respond to The Lancet Infectious Diseases article on the emergence of plasmid-mediated colistin resistance

The British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, the Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy and Antibiotic Action have released an official response to the… Read more »

The Independent & Mediaplanet UK publish Antibiotic Resistance campaign for European Antibiotic Awareness Day

We recently participated in Mediaplanet UK’s Antibiotic Resistance campaign in The Independent newspaper and online at www.globalhealthaction.co.uk  in support of… Read more »


The antimicrobial resource centre (ARC) has been developed by the British Society of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy as a global repository of information for all people interested in the effective management of infectious diseases. Click here for information on how to contribute content

Initiative News

OPAT Service Data now available at NORS

OPAT service data for the 1st quarter 2015 is now available on at the National Outcomes Registry (NORS),which aims to provide… Read more »

Antibiotic Action welcomes NICE Guideline on Antimicrobial Stewardship

Antibiotic Action welcomed publication of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence’ first guideline on antimicrobial stewardship Antimicrobial stewardship:… Read more »

Fighting AMR through education of Health Care professionals – MOOC-AS launched!

We are delighted to announce the first run of the Massive Open Online Course on Antimicrobial Stewardship is now open. … Read more »

BSAC Partners on IMI DRIVE-AB Initiative

BSAC is pleased to be a partner in DRIVE-AB (Driving reinvestment in research and development and responsible antibiotic use) project. … Read more »

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