Raising awareness of antimicrobial stewardship for nurses and midwives

As part of the multi-professional team approach to antimicrobial stewardship there is increasing recognition of the critical role of nurses and midwives in antimicrobial administration, management and monitoring.

NHS Education for Scotland (NES) and the Scottish Antimicrobial Prescribing Group (SAPG) have developed education resources to support staff in safeguarding antibiotics.

New resources November 2019

The following resources have been released November 2019. 

In addition to the Raising Awareness of Antimicrobial Stewardship for Nurses and Midwives, PDF you will also be able to view the following Videos:

Professor Fiona McQueen, Chief Nursing Officer - Scottish Government
Jo McEwan, Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Antimicrobial Stewardship - NHS Tayside
Lois Scobie, Senior Charge Nurse - Perth Royal Infirmary

Raising Awareness of Antimicrobial Stewardship For Nurses and Midwives- November 2019. PDF