OPAT introduction and overview

Established in 2009 the UK Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT) Initiative exists to support the provision of OPAT services wherever the clinical need exists. This is a truly multidisciplinary initiative that currently comprises the following major work streams:

  • The BSAC National Outcomes Registry System (NORS)
  • Economics and Coding
  • Paediatric OPAT (P-OPAT)
  • Drug Stability and Testing
  • Use of Oral Therapies in OPAT Settings

Further details can be found on the BSAC UK OPAT Initiative website.