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BSAC responds to Lancet ID paper on threat of AMT to surgery and cance...

BSAC has welcomed publication of a study in The Lancet Infectious Diseases that quantifies the threat of rising antibiotic resistance… Read more »

Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Working Party – seeking comments

The BSAC’s Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Working Party is seeking comments on its draft literature review on amikacin TDM.  Supplementary data can… Read more »

Where in the world are MOOC-AS learners?

As the Massive Open Online Course on Antimicrobial Stewardship enters its 3rd week, we are delighted and excited by the… Read more »

Nonmedical Uses of Antibiotics: Time to Restrict Their Use?

Antibiotic Action interns Richard Meek and Hrushi Vyas, along with Professor Laura Piddock, have today seen the outputs of their… Read more »

Launch of ARC – the Antimicrobial Resource Centre

The Antimicrobial Resource Centre (ARC) has been launched by the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy.  ARC is an intelligent software… Read more »

Massive Open Online Course on Antimicrobial Stewardship now open!

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

Future Science Group to Donate to Antibiotic Action for Every New Memb...

Future Science Group (FSG), a medical and scientific publisher, has announced plans to support Antibiotic Action. FSG will donate £1… Read more »

NICE Quality Standards Advisory Committee 4

Thursday 25 June 2015 The NICE public registration facility to observe the committee meeting for healthcare associated infections is now open… Read more »

WHO releases Global Action Plan on antimicrobial resistance, BSAC Comm...

The World Health Organisation has published its first Global Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance with an overall aim of ensuring… Read more »

Antimicrobial stewardship – changing risk-related behaviours in ...

The public registration facility to observe the committee meeting for Antimicrobial stewardship – changing risk-related behaviours in the general population… Read more »

NICE Committee member recruitment – Public health advisory committee...

NICE are recruiting core members for their public health advisory committees. They are currently looking to recruit individuals with expertise… Read more »

Prof Laura Piddock comments on O’Neill Commission Report

  Laura Piddock, Professor of microbiology, Deputy Director of the Institute of Microbiology and Infection, University of Birmingham, and Director… Read more »