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Diane Ashiru-Oredope

Dr Diane Ashiru-Oredope is the Pharmacist Lead for Antimicrobial Resistance and Stewardship and HCAI at Public Health England and the Department of Health Expert Advisory Committee on Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infection (ARHAI). An antimicrobial pharmacist by background, she project led the published DH/ARHAI national antimicrobial stewardship guidance for secondary care – Start Smart then Focus - and the ARHAI/PHE national Antimicrobial Prescribing and Stewardship Competences. She is the professional project lead for the English Surveillance Programme for Antimicrobial Utilisation and Resistance (ESPAUR) and Chair of the planning group for European Antibiotic Awareness Day activities in England.

Tackling antibiotic resistance - how can schools get involved?

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If you’re a teacher or school nurse, or you work in an educational setting, you have the opportunity to educate young people about one of the biggest health threats we face globally - antimicrobial resistance. Our antibiotics are under threat. …

7 more reasons YOU should be worried about antibiotic resistance

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Have you read our ‘10 reasons you should be worried about antibiotic resistance’ blog? Well, here are 7 more reasons all equally worthy of your concern. Antibiotics are essential for treating many infections but they’re losing their effectiveness. Bacteria are …