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To find out more about the UK’s strategy for tackling antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and to access tools to help implement antimicrobial stewardship (AMS), both nationally and locally within your region, please find links to official resources below.

UK national policy and industry strategy on AMR and AMS

Tackling antimicrobial resistance 2019 to 2024:
UK’s 5 – year national action plan

Contained and controlled:
UK’s 20-year vision for antimicrobial resistance

Public Health England (PHE):
Infectious diseases strategy 2020 to 2025

The Association of the British Pharmaceutical
Industry (ABPI) fighting back:
War against antimicrobial resistance

Guidance on AMS in primary and secondary care

PHE Start smart then focus:
Antimicrobial stewardship toolkit for English hospitals

Secondary, primary and community care. NICE AMS library of guidance:
NICE library of antibiotic prescribing guidelines

Healthcare-associated infections

British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC):
Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC JAC)

Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy – Antimicrobial Resistance (BSAC JAC).

Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP):
TARGET Antibiotics Toolkit

PrescQIPP Antimicrobial Stewardship Hub
PrescQIPP AMS official website

GB-NON-05042 | Date of Preparation: November 2021