Date8 July 2020
About the event
In this webinar, Diane discussed the importance of continuing to focus on tackling antimicrobial resistance, and prudent use of antimicrobials during the COVID-19 pandemic. Key principles to consider concerning the impact of COVID-19 on antimicrobial stewardship practice were also covered.
Why it’s important
The principles of good antimicrobial stewardship still need to be maintained.
What was covered
The following points were addressed during the presentation:
- Importance of continuing to focus on tackling AMR and prudent use of antimicrobials during COVID-19 pandemic
- Antimicrobial use surveillance in the context of COVID-19 (interim results)
- National AMS interventions in response to COVID-19
- Impact of COVID-19 on AMS practice (UKCPAPIN – interim results)
A range of speakers ran this event from SPS and other organisations
This session was facilitated by Dr Barry Jubraj and you can read more about Barry by following the link.
Dr Diane Ashiru-Oredope
Lead Pharmacist, HCAI and AMR
National Infection Service, UKHSA (formerly known as PHE)
Slides from the presentation are now available below
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