Antimicrobial resistance: antibiotic stewardship in the UK

Professor Laura Bowater
Professor of Microbiology Education and Engagement, Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, UK

Professor Laura Bowater sets the scene with the global threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). She discusses the causes of AMR, and how antibiotic stewardship can prevent it's spread. Responsible usership, auditing and a strong clinical leadership are all key components of antibiotic stewardship.