National strategy

Health Matters: Antimicrobial Resistance - published December 2015

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Antimicrobials in agriculture and the environment: reducing unnecessary use and waste

The review on antimicrobial resistance was chaired by Jim O’Neill in December 2015.

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NICE Guideline (NG 15): Antimicrobial stewardship: systems and processes for effective antimicrobial medicine use

Published in August 2015, this guideline covers the effective use of antimicrobials (including antibiotics) in children, young people and adults. It aims to change prescribing practice to help slow the emergence of antimicrobial resistance and ensure that antimicrobials remain an effective treatment for infection.

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