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e-Bug Health Educator Training course now available in Welsh

5th March 2021

We're excited to announce that the E-bug Educators Training course, developed by BSAC & Public Health England, is now available in Welsh. It is a free health education resource that provides fun and accessible learning for students in the classroom and/or at home, on the subject of reducing the spread of infections and antibiotic resistance in the UK.

World Book Day: The Bad Bugs Book Club

4th March 2021

The Bad Bugs Book Club was set up in 2009 as a place for members to read and then discuss novels in which infectious disease forms some part of the story. In this post, founder Professor Joanna Verran explains how the club aims to get people interested in science and literature, understand more about microbiology, and meet new people along the way...

Professor Dilip Nathwani OBE to give Memorial Lecture for Professor Jacques Acar

2nd March 2021

On 23 March, BSAC’s former president, Professor Dilip Nathwani OBE, will give a lecture honouring Professor Jacques Acar's contribution to science and the fight against antimicrobial resistance.

OPAT News: BSAC endorses findings and recommendations published by Health Improvement Scotland

2nd March 2021

Following a joint request from BSAC and Scottish Antimicrobial Prescribing Group (SAPG), Health Improvement Scotland have provided advice on the use of outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) in Scotland.

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.

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