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antibiotic resistance


Leading government health agency and SHPA add voices to GP groups in opposing antibiotic downscheduling, citing fears about antimicrobial resistance The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Heath Care …

Queensland’s pharmacy trial would mean a conflict of interest similar to that found by the banking Royal Commission, says a leading doctor GPs continue to criticise moves towards pharmacist prescribing, …

The RACGP’s Queensland chair has spoken out about his “grave concern” that the state’s pharmacy trial will contribute to antimicrobial resistance But the doctor group is simply fear-mongering, says Trent …

There is growing concern over the level of antibiotics and other pharmaceuticals in the environment. Sheshtyn Paola investigates how this can lead to the spread of antimicrobial resistance In the …

As Antibiotic Awareness Week draws to a close, pharmacists are reminded to stop and reflect on their antimicrobial stewardship With healthcare practitioners reflecting on safe use of antibiotics over the …

Professional services, My Health Record and antibiotic resistance were all key themes in pharmacy this week… It’s World Antibiotics Awareness Week, and Australian stakeholders celebrated 40 years of antimicrobial stewardship …

Reflecting on four decades of antimicrobial stewardship in Australian healthcare settings This week, as part of World Antibiotic Awareness Week, healthcare practitioners celebrated 40 years of therapeutic guidelines for antibiotics …

Australians’ knowledge of antibiotic resistance is better but not enough, according to new research findings More Australians are becoming aware of antibiotic resistance and the serious threat it poses to …

As a medicines expert, what are you doing to help stem the tide of antimicrobial resistance? World Antibiotic Awareness Week occurs annually in November, this year running from Monday 12 …

A project to rediscover lost antibiotics and fight drug-resistant bugs has secured $3 million in Federal Government funding The funding through the Cooperative Research Centre Project (CRC-P) Program was announced …

A world-first study co-authored by a QUT researcher has highlighted the growing impact of non-prescription supply of antibiotics in community pharmacies It also shines a light on the urgent need …

A common ingredient in toothpaste and hand wash could be contributing to antibiotic resistance, according to University of Queensland research A study led by Dr Jianhua Guo from UQ’s Advanced Water Management Centre focused …