Acne Patients Over-Exposed to Oral Antibiotics

Doctors at the British Association of Dermatologists’ Annual Conference have warned that oral antibiotics, which are routinely prescribed for acne, are being used for durations that exceed recommendations, despite concerns about antibiotic resistance. Dr Alison Layton and the dermatology team at Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust, say that reliance on oral antibiotics beyond the [...]

By |2016-07-07T13:28:27+00:00July 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Development of New Drugs is ‘Desperately Needed’

The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) is lending its support to Lord O’Neil’s latest review on the global threat of antibiotics resistance and his proposals to reduce prescriptions of antibiotics. Dr Maureen Baker, Chair of the RCGP, commented, ‘Resistance to antibiotics continues to be a global threat, yet astonishingly, there hasn't been a new [...]

By |2016-05-19T13:54:22+00:00May 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Welsh Government Opens Consultation On AMR Plans

The Welsh Government has launched a consultation on the proposed Wales Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Delivery Plan. Stakeholders are invited to view the Delivery Plan drafted by the Welsh Government and share their feedback in a consultation form by 29 February 2016. Public Health Wales is supporting Welsh Government with the promotion of the consultation. ‘Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) is [...]

By |2015-12-11T09:29:02+00:00December 11th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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