BSAC Spring Conference & AGM

Effective Antimicrobial Management: The What, Why & How

16-17 May 2024

QEII Conference Centre London & online

Multi-drug resistance gram negative infections.
You will find links to the slide sets below.


Professor Dilip Nathwani OBE, President, BSAC

The current global and UK epidemiology of GNB infections

Professor Timothy Walsh, Professor of Medical Microbiology and Antibiotic Resistance, Cardiff University

Burden and current global management on GNB infections: Lessons from a global PPS

Dr Ann Versporten, Global PPS Coordination Centre, University of Antwerp, Antwerp

Clinical presentations and impact of GNB infections in the UK

Dr Gavin Barlow, Infectious Diseases Consultant, Hull & East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Hospital antibiotic prescribing to minimise AMR - the Antibiotic Reduction Kit (ARK-Hospital) Programme

Professor Martin Llewelyn, Reader in Infectious Diseases, Brighton and Sussex Medical School

NDM, ESBL and KPC - the US experience

Dr Lilian Abbo, Chief Infection Prevention & Antimicrobial Stewardship JHS President WIAM Advisory Board UMMSM, Jackson Health System, University of Miami, United States

UK Guidelines for GNB infections

Professor Peter Hawkey, PHE Lead Public Health Microbiologist, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham UK

Optimising PK/PD for treatment of GNB

Dr Federico Pea, Institute of Clinical Pharmacology, University Teaching Hospital of Udine, Italy

A randomised controlled trial evaluating the TARGET (Treat Antibiotics Responsibly, Guidance, Education, Tools) Antibiotics toolkit

Miss Leah Jones, Trainee Health Psychologist & Research Assistant, Public Health England

Rapid phenotypic susceptibility testing of bacteria: SLIC by name and slick by nature

Dr Robert Hammond, Post Doctoral Research Fellow, University of St Andrews

Quality indicators and quantity metrics for responsible antibiotic use, lessons from DRIVE-AB

Dr Vera Vlahović-Palčevski, Clinical Pharmacologist, DRIVE-AB & University of Rijeka, Croatia

UK approach to use of metrics and targets for GNB infections

Dr Susan Hopkins, Consultant in Infectious Diseases & Microbiology, Royal Free Hospital, NHS Trust, London

GNB infections and stewardship

Professor Dilip Nathwani OBE, Consultant Physician and Honorary Professor of Infection, University of Dundee, Dundee UK

Prevention of GNB infections

Professor Peter Wilson, Consultant Microbiologist, UCHL Foundation NHS Trust, London

Drug discovery to combat GNB infections: current challenges and possible progress

Professor Mike Ferguson, Regius Professor and Associate Dean for Research Strategy, Biologicial Chemistry and Drug Discovery, University of Dundee, Dundee UK


Professor Dilip Nathwani OBE, President, BSAC

BSAC Virtual Learning Environment

Professor Dilip Nathwani OBE, President, BSAC & Mr Mark Lester, FutureLearn

Poster abstracts