Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy Initiative

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 visit the UK OPAT Initiative website.