Antimicrobial resistance (AMR)

Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs, Department of Health and Social Care, Public Health England, and Veterinary Medicines Directorate | December 2018 |Antimicrobial resistance (AMR)

The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs, Department of Health and Social Care, Public Health England, and Veterinary Medicines Directorate  have updated  information and resources on the government’s plans to slow the growth of antimicrobial resistance.

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Screening programmes | Childhood flu vaccination

Public Health England has updated the following documents:

 

Respiratory tract infections: infection control

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Public Health England has published Infection control precautions to minimise transmission of acute respiratory tract infections in healthcare settings.  This document summarises recommendations for the prevention and control of acute respiratory infections in healthcare settings for clinical and public health colleagues.  The guidance explores transmission routes, hygiene and the use of personal protective equipment.  It replaces the HPA Version 1 guidance document of the same name, which was reviewed and updated in December 2014.