The UK COVID-19 Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Cell is seeking views to update the COVID-19 specific IPC guidance.
The UK Government is supporting action to alleviate the current national shortage of test tubes, which has resulted in widespread disruption to testing around the country.
The newly-published analysis of an antibiotic stewardship programme in an emergency department – of which the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy’s (BSAC) Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) Antimicrobial Stewardship: Managing Antibiotic Resistance was a major component – has described a ‘significant downward trend’ of rates of Clostridioides difficile infection following its introduction.
Norman Alan Simmons, who died last year on the 27th of November, had a diverse and distinguished career in microbiology, including being a founding member of both BSAC and the Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy.
Last week saw the return of our annual Spring Conference 2021 – and what an event it was! Marking BSAC’s 50th anniversary, the two-day event was our biggest yet, including 15 interactive sessions, 28 poster presentations and 9 exhibitors, all taking place in our custom-built virtual platform...