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‘RESISTANCE’ – THE FILM FOLLOWED BY A DEBATE ON ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE Described by the World Health Organisation as one of… Read more »

Message to users of BSAC disc diffusion method

BSAC to actively support the EUCAST Disc Diffusion Method for Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing in preference to the current BSAC Disc… Read more »

UK-Japan Antimicrobial Resistance Workshop

Antimicrobial resistance in bacteria is becoming a challenge to public health throughout the world.  Recently, the Chief Medical Officer in… Read more »

The IDRN is recruiting new steering group members

The Infectious Disease Research Network (IDRN) are now inviting applications from UK-based colleagues to join the IDRN steering group. This is… Read more »

New Year’s Honours congratulations – Professors Dilip Nath...

Professor Dilip Nathwani, Director of Medical Education Scotland and President-elect of BSAC has received an OBE in the New Year’s… Read more »

UK 5 Year Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Strategy 2013–2018: Annual ...

The UK government has published the first progress report on its UK five year AMR Strategy that was published in… Read more »

BSAC welcomes O’Neill Commission on AMR first report

BSAC has welcomed The O’Neill Commission’s first report,  Antimicrobial Resistance tackling a crisis for the health and wealth of nations, which starkly… Read more »

Announcing Massive Open Online Course on Antimicrobial Stewardship

BSAC is delighted to be working in collaboration with the University of Dundee,  to offer its first UK Massive Open… Read more »

Support European Antibiotic Awareness Day – 18 November 2014

BSAC is calling on its Membership and allied health professionals to support European Antibiotic Awareness Day (EAAD).  To be held… Read more »

Seeking nominations for BSAC Council

Officers of the Society: Honorary Treasurer Grants Secretary General Secretary Meetings Secretary Nominations for the above are currently being considered… Read more »

UKCPA expert professional curriculum for antimicrobial pharmacists

In 2013 the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) developed and launched a new Faculty to support and recognise continuing professional development of pharmacists…. Read more »

Response to ESPAUR 2014 Report

The BSAC welcomes publication of the 2014 Report of the English Surveillance Programme for Antimicrobial Utilisation and Resistance (ESPAUR). A… Read more »