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.