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The future of IPC: how COVID is already transforming our approach to AMR

25th February 2021

To celebrate our 50th anniversary, we’re inviting a select number of experts to share what they see as being the 21st-century solutions to one of the biggest and most complex challenges of our generation: antimicrobial resistance. In this post, Andreas Voss, Professor of Infection Control at Radboud University, explores the future of infection prevention and control...

Speaking from experience: Why involving patients is vital if we’re serious about tackling AMR

16th February 2021

Following a car accident at the age of twenty-five, Vanessa Carter contracted a drug-resistant infection due to a ‘superbug’ (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus or MRSA). Yet she was more than a year into her recovery before she even heard the term “antibiotic resistance”. In this post, she explains how, as a patient, she felt shut out of crucial conversations about her health, and highlights the importance of involving patients in the fight against AMR…

Lindsay Denny: Clean water – the world’s best medicine for disease and drug-resistant infection

11th February 2021

To celebrate our 50th anniversary, we’re inviting a select number of experts to share what they see as being the 21st-century solutions to one of the biggest and most complex challenges of our generation: antimicrobial resistance.

JAC-AMR: Prof Dilip Nathwani to step down as Editor-in-Chief

10th February 2021

Prof Dilip Nathwani, Editor-in-Chief of JAC-AMR, has decided to step down from his role at the end of April this year.

The Antibiotic Review Kit: Over 10,000 prescribers have now completed the ARK-hospital online course

5th February 2021

The ARK-hospital course is an online learning package designed to support hospital prescribers to make better prescribing choices, helping to stop superbugs and protect their patients from the harms of antibiotic overuse. BSAC are delighted to announce that the online educational module has now been undertaken over 10,000 times through the BSAC infection learning hub.

JAC-AMR publishes first update of UK MRSA guidelines in more than a decade

4th February 2021

UK guidelines for the treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) have been updated for the first time in more than 10 years.

Dame Sally Davies: Are we finally finding our voice on AMR?

2nd February 2021

To celebrate our 50th anniversary, we’re inviting a select number of experts to share what they see as being the 21st-century solutions to one of the biggest and most complex challenges of our generation: antimicrobial resistance.

Top journalist backs BSAC’s call for a UK Minister to stop superbugs

28th January 2021

Times columnist David Aaronovitch has today repeated BSAC’s call for a Cabinet Minister to address global health security.

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