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NICE are seeking expert committee members to develop their antimicrobi...

NICE are recruiting topic expert members for the committee to develop antimicrobial prescribing guidelines. They are looking to recruit an… Read more »

NICE guideline on leg ulcer infection: antimicrobial prescribing

NICE has published the final guideline for the consultation on leg ulcer infection. You can also find the supporting evidence,… Read more »

Professor William Brumfitt

We acknowledge with sadness the recent death of Prof Brumfitt, a former President and founder member of BSAC. Prof Brumfitt… Read more »

GRANTS CALL: Terry Hennessey Microbiology Fellowship

The BSAC is inviting applications for this Fellowship. Click this link: Terry Hennessey Microbiology Fellowship for more information, and how to apply. Application… Read more »

Neutropenic sepsis: prevention and management in people with cancer

NICE has decided not to update its guideline on neutropenic sepsis (Neutropenic sepsis: prevention and management in people with cancer)… Read more »

UK Health Research Analysis 2018 is officially published

The UK Health Research Analysis 2018 has been published. This report summarises the main findings from the analysis, including estimations of… Read more »

Meningitis (bacterial) and meningococcal septicaemia recognition: diag...

NICE are recruiting committee members for this guideline.  Closing date: Thursday 20 February 2020 NICE are looking for healthcare professionals… Read more »

NICE Flu vaccination: increasing uptake (QS190)

The NICE flu vaccination: increasing uptake quality standard has been published on the NICE website. All consultation comments were considered by the… Read more »

NICE SURVEILLANCE REPORT ALERT

NICE has announced the Surveillance Reports listed below have been published and include the decision taken following guideline reviews. All… Read more »

NICE committee recruitment: Meningitis (bacterial) and meningococcal s...

NICE are recruiting committee members for this guideline. Committee members We are looking for healthcare professionals with demonstrable relevant experience… Read more »

NICE guideline on Meningitis (bacterial) and meningococcal septicaemia...

NICE has issued this guideline for consultation. The draft scope and the instructions to make comments can be found here…. Read more »

World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2019: it’s black and white

It has been three years since Lord O’Neill’s Review on Antimicrobial Resistance was published. Meanwhile, global antibiotic consumption continues to… Read more »