Jacqui honoured for work
Rainbows, Brownies, Guides and Rangers raise awareness - and earn Bacteria Bob badges.
Report from Health Protection Scotland shows decrease, but more work needed to improve antibiotic use.
Dr Jacqui Sneddon, SAPG's project lead, recently discussed our work in optimising piperacillin/tazobactam and carbapenem use in a podcast with Dr Marnie Peterson of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy.
Work on optimising use of carbapenem published in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy.
SAPG chairman Dr Andrew Seaton looks at the impact the work of the group is having in a blog for Healthcare Improvement Scotland.
SAPG Project Lead Dr Jacqui Sneddon has been elected as the new chair of the UK-wide RPS Antimicrobial Expert Advisory Group (AEAG).
We have begun several new projects for 2017-18 to address current priorities for stewardship in Scotland.
Scottish families are being urged to join the fight to protect antibiotics for future generations – and stop the spread of superbugs.
The UK-wide Keep Antibiotics Working campaign, which is part of European Antibiotic Awareness Day (EAAD), encourages kids and parents to use antibiotics more wisely
Response to British Medical Journal (BMJ) report on antibiotic courses.
Working with the Association of Scottish Antimicrobial Pharmacists and our colleagues in Healthcare Improvement Scotland, we have updated guidance from UK Medicines Information (UKMI) about how to dose antibiotics in obese patients.
Due to a manufacturing issue there is currently a worldwide shortage of piperacillin / tazobactam.
A groundbreaking new app to help healthcare staff tackle antibiotic resistance has been launched in Scotland.
SAPG lead Dr Jacqui Sneddon has had an article on antimicrobial resistance and UTIs published in Nursing in Practice.
A free educational workbook developed by SAPG and NHS Education for Scotland to help educate registered nurses and midwives about antimicrobial stewardship has been made available as an iBook.
Find out how we help raise awareness of antibiotic resistance
How we help health and social care staff in community settings improve the use of antibiotics.