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WHO Updates List of Antibiotics Most Critical to Human Medicine

A World Health Organization (WHO) expert panel has updated the list of antibiotics that are considered to be most critically important… Read more »

NICE Quality Standards Service Improvement Template (QSSIT)

NICE has developed a Quality Standards Service Improvement Template (QSSIT) which helps providers to make an initial assessment of their… Read more »

BSAC responds to final report and recommendations of the AMR Review

BSAC has warmly welcomed publication of the AMR Review’s final report  Tackling Drug-Resistant Infections Globally: final report and recommendations discusses… Read more »

National Consultation: Joint Working Party on Multi resistant Gram-neg...

The following Joint Guideline Development Group draft guideine on Multi resistant Gram-negative Infection: Treatment is now open for consultation. This consultation… Read more »

BSAC calls for global measures to prevent the overuse of antibiotics i...

The British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC) is calling for key global measures to reduce the overuse of antibiotics in… Read more »

Economic and Social Research Council announces research funding call o...

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) is working in partnership to lead a research funding call on antimicrobial resistance,… Read more »

World Health Organization holds first regional Workshop on National Ac...

In 2015, the World Health Assembly published a Global Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance. From March 14th to 17th, 2016,… Read more »

BSAC welcomes O’Neill report on vaccines and alternative approaches ..

Publication of the latest report by the Review on Antimicrobial Resistance Vaccines and alternative approaches: reducing our dependence on antimicrobials has… Read more »

Chair of the UK SMI Virology Working Group – Nominations invited

The Steering Committee for UK Standards for Microbiology Investigations (SMIs) is seeking nominations for the position of Chair of the… Read more »

Seeking nominations for BSAC Council

Officers of the Society: Officer for Stewardship and Surveillance Nominations invited.  Election by closed ballot of BSAC Council Ordinary Members of… Read more »

Response on the UK Review on Antimicrobial Resistance on the use of an...

Comment on Report by the UK Review on Antimicrobial Resistance on the use of antimicrobials in agriculture and the environment:… Read more »

Discovery of colistin-resistant bacteria in Denmark: BSAC and Antibiot...

  The Mail reported on 4 December, 2015, that colistin-resistant bacteria had been found in a patient in Denmark. The… Read more »