Update to UK IPC Guidance (COVID-19 specific)

28th September 2021

The UK COVID-19 Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Cell is seeking views to update the COVID-19 specific IPC guidance. 

AMR risk: National blood tube shortage highlights vital importance of testing to fight infection

2nd September 2021

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.

Study highlights key role of BSAC online course in reducing hospital infections

5th July 2021

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.

Appreciation: Dr Norman Alan Simmons CBE, 1933–2020

5th July 2021

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.

BSAC Spring Conference 2021: Our most diverse conference ever

4th May 2021

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...

BSAC Spring Conference 2021 – AGM Agenda

19th April 2021

The audited accounts and trustees report for the period ending 30 September 2020, which are submitted to the AGM, are available to view here.

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