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Antibiotic Awareness Week – Handle with Care!

This year during Antibiotic Awareness Week (AAW) clinicians are being asked to ‘handle with care’ in order to ‘preserve the miracle’. There are several key messages being promoting to ensure antibiotics are always used safely and appropriately. AAW is supported by the: NSW Clinical Excellence Commission, Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, […]

Australian Antimicrobial Stewardship Clinical Care Standard

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare, in collaboration with consumers, clinicians, researchers and health organisations, has developed the Antimicrobial Stewardship Clinical Care Standard and resources to guide and support its implementation. Increasing antibiotic resistance presents a challenge for clinicians and poses a significant public health risk. This new Standard is anĀ important guide […]