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DH advises on Piperacillin-Tazobactam injection supply problems

Following on from our previous communications, we have been continuing to monitor the supply situation for piperacillin/tazobactam (pip/taz) injection.  As… Read more »

BSAC welcomes HEE call for training to combat resistance

BSAC welcome the call by Health Education England (HEE) to employers and healthcare providers to do more to make sure their… Read more »


BSAC is grateful to the following company who provided an unrestricted educational grant to support the cost of developing this course:… Read more »

New resource to support management of UTI in primary care

The education resource to support primary care teams in reducing unnecessary antibiotic use for respiratory infections and the addition of… Read more »

Piperacillin 4g / Tazobactam 500mg powder and solvent for solution for...

Further to previous correspondence regarding pip/taz, DH/CMU continues to engage with all licenced suppliers to ascertain the overall supply position…. Read more »

Young Scientist Seat on Committee for one year

The BSAC susceptibility testing standing committee supports the development and implementation of high-quality antimicrobial susceptibility testing across the UK and… Read more »

Election of 3 Ordinary Members of Council to serve 2017-2020

The BSAC has elected 3 Ordinary Members of Council to serve a fixed 3-year term of office from March 2017… Read more »

Gilead UK and Ireland Fellowship Programme 2017 in Invasive Fungal Dis...

The Gilead UK and Ireland Fellowship Programme 2017 is now open for grant applications in the therapy area of IFD…. Read more »

Pharmacist appointed President-elect of BSAC

  Dilip Nathwani OBE and Philip Howard at BSAC stand, Spring Meeting 2017 BSAC is delighted to announce the election… Read more »

FutureLearn partners with The British Society for Antimicrobial Chemot...

BSAC’s courses will be open for enrolment on the FutureLearn site today and will be available from 3rd April 2017… Read more »

New Job Posting: Lead in Clinical Microbiology

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) currently has an opening for a medically qualified Lead Academic in Clinical… Read more »

WHO Publishes Priority Pathogen List

The World Health Organization (WHO) has recently published their first ever Priority Pathogen List: a catalogue of 12 antibiotic-resistant families of bacteria… Read more »