UK 20-year vision for antimicrobial resistance

Department of Health and Social Care, January 2019

This report sets out how the UK will contribute to containing and controlling antimicrobial resistance (AMR) by 2040.  The vision and plan were developed across the government, its agencies and administrations in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, with support from a range of stakeholders.  It is supported by the UK 5-year action plan for antimicrobial resistance 2019 to 2024.

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The pharmacy contribution to antimicrobial stewardship

Royal Pharmaceutical Society – September 2017

This report looks at the pharmacist’s role in tackling the challenges of inappropriate use of antibiotics as part of a multidisciplinary approach. The report makes recommendations in order to contribute to wider efforts in meeting the challenge set by the UK Government in 2016 of reducing inappropriate antibiotic prescribing by 50 per cent by 2020.

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