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Thursday, 27th July 2017

Information on Prudent Prescribing

Link The World Health Organisation

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WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.

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Link The National Prescribing Centre

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The National Prescribing Centre is a health service organisation, formed in April 1996 by the Department of Health. Its aim is to ‘promote and support high quality, cost-effective prescribing and medicines management across the NHS, to help improve patient care and service delivery’.

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Link British National Formulary

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The BNF provides UK healthcare professionals with authoritative and practical information on the selection and clinical use of medicines in a clear, concise and accessible manner.

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Link Do Bugs Need Drugs?

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Do Bugs Need Drugs?® is a community education project to address the problem of antibiotic resistance. Antibiotic resistance has resulted from the overuse of antibiotics, mostly for respiratory tract infections.

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Link NeLI Antibiotic Resistance


This site has been developed, with funding from the Department of Health, in response to current concern about antimicrobial resistance, and to address education of healthcare professionals and the public, as well as promotion of prudent prescribing.

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Link Academy for Infection Management

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The vision for the Academy for Infection Management is to gain wider acceptance for the optimal prevention and management of infections to improve patient outcomes.




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