Report of UK National Reference Laboratory for Food Microbiology: Activities for Listeria monocytogenes, coagulase positive staphylococci, Escherichia coli (including STEC), Campylobacter, Salmonella and antimicrobial resistance – Public Health England

Public Health England provides the service of the UK’s national reference laboratory (NRL) for food microbiology for the following work areas: Listeria monocytogenes coagulase-positive staphylococci Escherichia coli (including VTEC) campylobacter salmonella antimicrobial resistance Theis annual report summarises the activities of

Chief Medical Officer annual report 2019: Partnering for progress – Department of Health and Social Care

Latest Chief Medical Officer’s report considers current and future UK engagement with global health.  The report consists of 21 letters from global health leaders to the Chief Medical Officer and their rsponse, responding summary, recommendations and epilogue. The report publishes

Summary of antimicrobial prescribing guidance – managing common infections: PHE context, references and rationales for Clinical Commissioning Groups, Commissioning Support Units and Primary Care Providers – Public Health England

Summary of antimicrobial prescribing guidance – managing common infections’ produced for primary and secondary care.

Test and treat for Helicobacter pylori (HP) in dyspepsia: Quick reference guide for primary care: For consultation and local adaptation – Public Health England

These documents aim to provide a simple, effective, economical and empirical approach for testing and treatment of Helicobacter pylori and to minimise the emergence of antibiotic resistance in the community.

Reservoirs of Antimicrobial Resistance: POSTNOTE Number 595 – Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology

The widespread use of antimicrobials, particularly antibiotics, has accelerated the spread of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in microbes. A recent report by the Health and Social Care Committee called for AMR to be a ‘top five policy priority’. This POSTnote evaluates

Tackling antimicrobial resistance 2019–2024: The UK’s five-year national action plan – Department of Health and Social Care

This 5-year national action plan supports the UK 20-year vision for antimicrobial resistance.  It sets out the ambitions and actions for the next 5 years.

English Surveillance Programme for Antimicrobial Utilisation and Resistance (ESPAUR) Report 2018 – Public Health England

Fifth annual report of the English Surveillance Programme for Antimicrobial Utilisation and Resistance (ESPAUR), which was established in 2013 to support Public Health England (PHE) in the delivery of the UK Five Year Antimicrobial Resistance Strategy 2013 to 2018. It

Innovation in AMR: patent trends for novel diagnostics – Nesta

Research into patents and connected patent families using keywords relevant to point-of-care (POC) diagnostic tests for addressing antimicrobial resistance. This research analysed what patents are being filed and therefore what technology is being developed. The report assesses the implications on

English Surveillance Programme for Antimicrobial Utilisation and Resistance (ESPAUR): Report 2018 – Public Health England

The ESPAUR report: shows developments in antimicrobial stewardship and professional or public education and awareness activities reviews ESPAUR activities highlights progress made in the previous year

Antimicrobial resistance: Eleventh Report of Session 2017–19: Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report – House of Commons Health and Social Care Committee

House of Commons Health and Social Care Committee report that identifies that tackling antimicrobial resistance needs to be firmly established as a ‘top five policy priority’ for the government in order to help prevent the virtual loss of worldwide modern