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World Health Organization holds first regional Workshop on National Ac...

In 2015, the World Health Assembly published a Global Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance. From March 14th to 17th, 2016,… Read more »

BSAC welcomes O’Neill report on vaccines and alternative approaches ..

Publication of the latest report by the Review on Antimicrobial Resistance Vaccines and alternative approaches: reducing our dependence on antimicrobials has… Read more »

Chair of the UK SMI Virology Working Group – Nominations invited

The Steering Committee for UK Standards for Microbiology Investigations (SMIs) is seeking nominations for the position of Chair of the… Read more »

Seeking nominations for BSAC Council

Officers of the Society: Officer for Stewardship and Surveillance Nominations invited.  Election by closed ballot of BSAC Council Ordinary Members of… Read more »

Response on the UK Review on Antimicrobial Resistance on the use of an...

Comment on Report by the UK Review on Antimicrobial Resistance on the use of antimicrobials in agriculture and the environment:… Read more »

Discovery of colistin-resistant bacteria in Denmark: BSAC and Antibiot...

  The Mail reported on 4 December, 2015, that colistin-resistant bacteria had been found in a patient in Denmark. The… Read more »

Risk of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) transmission from Ebola Survivors

Please click here to view a letter from Professor Dame Sally Davies, the Chief Medical Officer relating to the risk… Read more »

Innovative Medicines Initiative and antibiotic resistance – cove...

Click here to view the Innovative Medicines Initiative and antibiotic resistance editorial in Lancet ID and an accompanying article in the… Read more »

BSAC & JAC respond to The Lancet Infectious Diseases article on t...

The British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, the Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy and Antibiotic Action have released an official response to the… Read more »

The Independent & Mediaplanet UK publish Antibiotic Resistance ca...

We recently participated in Mediaplanet UK’s Antibiotic Resistance campaign in The Independent newspaper and online at  in support of… Read more »

Antibiotic Awareness Week & European Antibiotic Awareness Day 2015

This year BSAC is supporting EAAD 2015 through publication of a Supplement and on line campaign on antibiotic resistance, in… Read more »

BSAC responds to Lancet ID paper on threat of AMT to surgery and cance...

BSAC has welcomed publication of a study in The Lancet Infectious Diseases that quantifies the threat of rising antibiotic resistance… Read more »