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NIHR Funding Call: improving antifungal stewardship in haemato-oncology patients using a biomarker directed strategy.

2nd November 2020

Invasive fungal disease (IFD) remains a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in adult and paediatric haemato-oncology patients.

UTIs and AMR: How wee can stem the rise of drug resistant superbugs

27th October 2020

Up to 1.2 million women in Britain suffer from chronic – long-term – lower urinary tract (UTI) infections. Every year, UTIs are responsible for 184,000 unplanned hospital admissions, which cost the NHS around £434m to treat. Yet all too often, these infections are treated with broad-spectrum antibiotics, which only treat the symptoms not the underlying causes. In this post, Giovanna Forte, CEO of Forte Medical, talks about her own experiences with a chronic UTI infection, and the simple solution she hopes can bring relief to all...

BSAC Paediatric Common Infection Pathways open for consultation

19th October 2020

Draft Paediatric Common Infections Pathways are now available for public consultation.

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