AMR: National Pharmacy & Prescribing Clinical Lead, NHS England & NHS Improvement
Dr Kieran Hand leads the Optimising Prescribing Workstream of the AMR Programme in NHS England and NHS Improvement. Kieran has worked as a specialist microbiology pharmacist in NHS hospitals for 17 years and as a chief pharmacist of an acute hospital Trust for 2 years. He has previously served on the Council of BSAC, the NICE Managing Common Infections guideline committee and the APRHAI scientific advisory committee. Kieran is an honorary associate professor at the University of Southampton with a research interest in antimicrobial stewardship.