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BSAC accreditation programme included as a case study in new UK government National Action Plan on antimicrobial resistance

13th May 2024

The British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy is delighted by the inclusion of BSAC’s Global Antimicrobial Stewardship Accreditation Scheme (GAMSAS) as a case study in the UK government’s new five-year National Action Plan on antimicrobial resistance, which highlights BSAC’s global accreditation scheme as a practical example of a scheme that is helping organisations optimise the use of antimicrobials to ensure future effectiveness.

Audited accounts and trustees report for the period ending 30 September 2023

8th May 2024

The audited accounts and trustees report for the period ending 30 September 2023, which are submitted to the AGM, are available to view.

Editors’ Choice: BSAC journals roundup May 2024

30th April 2024

This month’s Editors’ picks in the Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (JAC) and JAC-Antimicrobial Resistance (JAC-AMR): are we overlooking some carbapenemase-producing Enterobacterales? Plus, the mechanism matters – MIC alone cannot predict temocillin susceptibility; why we need a standard definition for healthcare-associated pneumonia; and more.

The Global Antimicrobial Stewardship Partnership Hub (GASPH): Meet our partners

30th April 2024

The Global Antimicrobial Stewardship Partnership Hub (GASPH) is a dedicated online space designed to bring organisations together to support appropriate antibiotic use and reduce antimicrobial resistance. This month we’re inviting you to meet one of our partners: Global Health Continuing Professional Development (GHCPD), who are focused on bringing education on AMR diagnostics to low- and middle-income countries.

BSAC Global Antimicrobial Stewardship Accreditation Scheme (GAMSAS): open call for applications

25th April 2024

GAMSAS is a sustainable, points-based accreditation scheme developed by BSAC that aims to drive and spread improvements in antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) in healthcare settings. BSAC is excited to announce that we are accepting applications from hospitals wishing to apply for accreditation.

Keep Antimicrobials Working (KAW) supports development of AMS/AMR pharmacy undergraduate curriculum and aligns educational resources

27th March 2024

The BSAC – KAW Programme is dedicated to addressing the critical issue of antimicrobial resistance by stressing the significance of stewardship education at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels across all healthcare disciplines and instilling a profound understanding among future guardians of antimicrobials.

Editors’ Choice: BSAC journals roundup April 2024

27th March 2024

Should antibiotics be taken with food or on an empty stomach? Is it time to start therapeutic drug monitoring of liposomal amphotericin B in children? And what are the unwritten rules affecting antibiotic prescribing? Find out more with the latest Editors’ picks from Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (JAC) and JAC-Antimicrobial Resistance (JAC-AMR).

Calling all nurses and paediatric trainees: Complimentary registration offered for BSAC Spring Conference and OPAT Regional Workshops

5th March 2024

We're pleased to announce we will be offering complimentary* in-person registration to nurses and paediatric trainees to the BSAC Spring Conference, as well as our popular OPAT Regional Workshops.

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