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Using open innovation and big data in the fight against antimicrobial resistance

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Public Health England has been awarded £5.1 million to create a virtual ‘open access’ centre, which will gather real-time patient data on resistant infections, helping clinicians understand when to use and preserve antibiotics in their treatment. Read the blog to find out more.

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 …

"I need antibiotics that work" - 7 health profs share their antibiotic resistance fears

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Antibiotic resistant bacteria - bacteria that can no longer be killed by our drugs - is one of the biggest health challenges the world faces. The problem is caused by overuse and misuse of antibiotics, which means we all have …