A highly informative mini conference for healthcare teams leading, supporting, and providing oversight of antimicrobial stewardship.


7 March 2023

About the event

This interactive session from the NHS England AMR Programme Team explored the strategy and vision for antimicrobial prescribing and medicines optimisation; data dashboards and standard reports to support AMS teams; prompt IVOS CQUIN, and shared learning for improvement..  See CQUIN03 in NHS England » Commissioning for Quality and Innovation (CQUIN): 2023/24 guidance

The meeting was recorded and is available in ‘Resources’ below.

Why it’s important

Antimicrobial resistance is a threat to public health. Healthcare professionals, including antimicrobial stewardship teams, remain the front line of defence to safeguard antibiotics for the future. This session will equip teams with insight, support, and shared learning to tackle antimicrobial resistance and conserve antibiotics for all, including a detailed exploration of NHS England’s recently published prompt IVOS CQUIN.

What was covered/what you’ll learn

  • Learn about the NHS England strategy and vision for Antimicrobial Prescribing and Medicines Optimisation (APMO) and progress so far.
  • Learn about new data dashboards and standard reports that can help in clinical practice.
  • Find out more about prompt Intravenous to Oral Switch (IVOS) and the NHS England CQUIN, including how it will benefit patients, health professionals, NHS Trusts and health systems.
  • Share learning and ideas to achieve prompt IVOS and successfully achieve the NHSE CQUIN.

Our guest speakers

Dr Kieran Hand
AMR: National Pharmacy & Prescribing Clinical Lead
NHS England

Sabina Khanom,
AMR Research Translation Lead,
NHS England

Elizabeth Beech
Regional AMS Lead, South West

Christine Pinkard
Analytical Lead – Prevention Team – NHS England (National)

Reem Santos,
Principal Pharmacist, AMR and ID,
Cambridge University Hospital NHS FT

Naomi Fleming,
Regional AMS Lead,
East of England Region

Professor Diane Ashiru-Oredope
Lead Pharmacist,
HCAI, Fungal, AMR, AMU & Sepsis Division,
UK Health Security Agency

Dr Conor Jamieson,
Regional Antimicrobial Stewardship Lead, Midlands Region

Dr Emma Budd,
Senior Scientist
HCAI, Fungal, AMR, AMU & Sepsis Division
UK Health Security Agency

Preety Ramdut
Regional AMS Lead, South East

Gill Damant
Regional AMS Lead, North West

Lauren Ramm,
Lead Antimicrobial Pharmacist, Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS FT

Professor Philip Howard
Regional AMS Lead, North East and Yorkshire

Laura Whitney
Regional AMS Lead, London

SPS Speakers

Our MC for this event will be Barry Jubraj and Nicola Wake will be monitoring the chat box.  You can read more about Barry and Nicola below



Information presented during this webinar is correct at time of recording. Current guidance should be followed.

Presentation slides

Contact us

Please contact the admin team if you have any questions.

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