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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...

A British Society for the whole world: Professor Philip Howard OBE, reflects on his three-year tenure as BSAC President

29th April 2021

As Professor Philip Howard prepares to pass the torch to our new President, Dr David Jenkins, he looks back at the highs and lows of the last three years… And the challenges that BSAC, and the wider healthcare community, face ahead.

Vanguard Report: Antimicrobial resistance and the future of diagnostic testing

28th April 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, Prof Gail Hayward and Dr Philip Turner explore the future of diagnostic testing...

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.

BSAC Announces Worldwide Funding Call for COVID-19 Research Applications

14th April 2021

BSAC is inviting expressions of interest for research on: “Translational research of COVID-19 and its impact on infection management, specifically addressing antimicrobial stewardship”.

UK Antimicrobial Drug Registry to open October 2021

7th April 2021

BSAC is establishing a UK Drug Registry (UKAR) to provide prescribers and organisations the opportunity to capture real world usage of antimicrobial agents and identify where real clinical unmet needs lie. This will provide an invaluable resource for future research studies and also enable the sharing of best practice.

BSAC pays tribute to ‘antimicrobial resistance agenda champion’ Sir Paul Cosford

7th April 2021

The Officers, Chief Executive, and staff of BSAC are deeply saddened to hear that Sir Paul Cosford, PHE Emeritus Medical Director has died. Sir Paul’s contribution to public health was admirable, considerable and will be greatly missed.

BSAC and JAC team rise to the challenge to support Stop Superbugs

1st April 2021

This April, the team from BSAC and JAC are joining a group of fundraisers, including Una Health, Page Medical, as well as a number of other individual fundraisers, to help support our global health initiative, Stop Superbugs.

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