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Prescribing measures, indicators and comparators

The HSCIC and NHS BSA are working to introduce new patient weightings to support national and local monitoring of prescribing…. Read more »

UK Antimicrobial Resistance Roundtable series – now open for reg...

UK Antimicrobial Resistance Roundtable Series Meeting the challenge of antimicrobial resistance: Working together across political, professional and public fronts  … Read more »

NICE consultation: Developing NICE guidelines – the manual

We are inviting comments and feedback from our membership on the new manual for developing NICE guidelines.  The guidelines manual… Read more »

NICE Quality Standards Process Guide Update

NICE have published an updated version of the quality standards process guide. This version has been amended slightly to reflect… Read more »

NHS Scotland create first UK Infection Intelligence Platform

BSAC is pleased to welcome the creation of the first UK Infection Intelligence Platform (IIP)  by NHS Scotland, a new… Read more »

Professor Dilip Nathwani elected BSAC President-Elect

The British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC) is delighted to announce the election of Professor Dilip Nathwani as BSAC President-Elect… Read more »

Paediatric OPAT in the UK – good practice recommendations

Good practice recommendations for paediatric outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (p-OPAT) in the UK: a consensus statement The above draft guidelines… Read more »

NCEPOD Sepsis Study: 6th – 20th May 2014

The National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death (NCEPOD) is an independent organisation that aims to review clinical practice… Read more »

ASM currently accepting nominations for its prestigious achievement aw...

ASM is currently accepting nominations for its prestigious achievement awards that will be presented at the 54th Interscience Conference on… Read more »

UK Standards for Microbiology Investigations (SMI) Publication of Quar...

The SMI Quarterly Report (Winter Update) January 2014, for UK Standards for Microbiology Investigations activities has been released and is… Read more »

Resistance surveillance programme, posters accepted for presentation a...

Congratulation to our Resistance Surveillance programme team. This is the twelfth consecutive year that the BSAC Resistance Surveillance Project has… Read more »

Consultations: UK Standards for Microbiology Investigations (SMI)

UK Standards for Microbiology Investigations (SMI) G 8 – Respiratory Viruses To view details of these consultations go to their consultation… Read more »