Call for Funding Partners: COVID-19 Research

15th March 2021

BSAC is seeking organisations interested in contributing funds to its grants programme.

e-Bug Health Educator Training course now available in Welsh

5th March 2021

We're excited to announce that the E-bug Educators Training course, developed by BSAC & Public Health England, is now available in Welsh. It is a free health education resource that provides fun and accessible learning for students in the classroom and/or at home, on the subject of reducing the spread of infections and antibiotic resistance in the UK.

Professor Dilip Nathwani OBE to give Memorial Lecture for Professor Jacques Acar

2nd March 2021

On 23 March, BSAC’s former president, Professor Dilip Nathwani OBE, will give a lecture honouring Professor Jacques Acar's contribution to science and the fight against antimicrobial resistance.

OPAT News: BSAC endorses findings and recommendations published by Health Improvement Scotland

2nd March 2021

Following a joint request from BSAC and Scottish Antimicrobial Prescribing Group (SAPG), Health Improvement Scotland have provided advice on the use of outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) in Scotland.

JAC-AMR: Prof Dilip Nathwani to step down as Editor-in-Chief

10th February 2021

Prof Dilip Nathwani, Editor-in-Chief of JAC-AMR, has decided to step down from his role at the end of April this year.

The Antibiotic Review Kit: Over 10,000 prescribers have now completed the ARK-hospital online course

5th February 2021

The ARK-hospital course is an online learning package designed to support hospital prescribers to make better prescribing choices, helping to stop superbugs and protect their patients from the harms of antibiotic overuse. BSAC are delighted to announce that the online educational module has now been undertaken over 10,000 times through the BSAC infection learning hub.

JAC-AMR publishes first update of UK MRSA guidelines in more than a decade

4th February 2021

UK guidelines for the treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) have been updated for the first time in more than 10 years.

Top journalist backs BSAC’s call for a UK Minister to stop superbugs

28th January 2021

Times columnist David Aaronovitch has today repeated BSAC’s call for a Cabinet Minister to address global health security.

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