Ensuring access to working antimicrobials – Parliament [UK] Commons Select Committee [Science and Technology] – 7 July 2014

Posted on July 11, 2014. Filed under: Infectious Diseases, Pharmacy | Tags: , |

Ensuring access to working antimicrobials – Parliament [UK] Commons Select Committee [Science and Technology] – 7 July 2014

Report

“Ministers must stop unnecessary use of antibiotics in healthcare and farming

The Government’s announcement of a review of the economics of antimicrobial research is a welcome step in addressing one aspect of antimicrobial resistance. However, current practice across both health and veterinary services is failing to prevent the inappropriate prescription of antibiotics. The Government needs to set clear responsibilities at all levels of the NHS and veterinary medicine to achieve better stewardship of the antimicrobial drugs vital in modern medicine, the Science and Technology Committee has warned.”

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