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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 »

Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Working Party – seeking comments

The BSAC’s Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Working Party is seeking comments on its draft literature review on amikacin TDM.  Supplementary data can… Read more »

Where in the world are MOOC-AS learners?

As the Massive Open Online Course on Antimicrobial Stewardship enters its 3rd week, we are delighted and excited by the… Read more »

Nonmedical Uses of Antibiotics: Time to Restrict Their Use?

Antibiotic Action interns Richard Meek and Hrushi Vyas, along with Professor Laura Piddock, have today seen the outputs of their… Read more »

Launch of ARC – the Antimicrobial Resource Centre

The Antimicrobial Resource Centre (ARC) has been launched by the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy.  ARC is an intelligent software… Read more »

Massive Open Online Course on Antimicrobial Stewardship now open!

We are delighted to announce the first run of the Massive Open Online Course on Antimicrobial Stewardship is now open. … Read more »