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Antimicrobial resistance: 2019/20 improvement schemes

National medical director Professor Stephen Powis has written to CCG directors of quality, nursing and medicines optimisation about two new antimicrobial resistance schemes supporting NHS acute providers to implement the five-year UK antimicrobial resistance (AMR) national action plan in 2019/20.

The NHS standard contract now includes a target of reducing total antibiotic consumption by 1%, from the 2018 baseline, by the end of Q4 2019/20. More….