Antibiotic consumption in care homes across the united kingdom; baseline data

  • At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: THORNLEY, Tracey (Boots UK)
  • Co-author(s): Tracey Thornley: School of Pharmacy , University of Nottingham , Nottingham , United Kingdom;, Boots UK , Nottingham , United Kingdom
    Diane Ashiru-Oredope: Public Health England , London, United Kingdom
    Andrew Normington: Boots UK, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Elizabeth Beech: NHS Improvement, London, United Kingdom
    Philip Howard: NHS Improvement, London, United Kingdom
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a major public health problem1-4. Patients in care homes are associated with higher rates of antibiotics use, particularly for UTIs5. Providing high quality care for care residents requires close collaboration between NHS healthcare providers and care homes6. Collecting data in this setting to provide..

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