Introducing the UK’s first ever multidisciplinary student conference on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)! This is a rare and exciting opportunity for students and young professionals in all areas of healthcare to learn and participate in discussion about this serious global threat.
The conference aims to promote collaboration amongst all health-related fields through a One Health approach. All attendants can look forward to an engaging and interactive day. This event has been designed by students and for students, with talks and workshops delivered by key individuals in this field, in a very dynamic style.
This conference will enable you as healthcare professionals of today and tomorrow, to be equipped with an array of knowledge, interpersonal skills, and an insight into the front line in the battle against AMR.
All delegates will receive a certificate of attendance at the end of the conference.
Students and newly qualified health-professionals studying Nursing – Medicine – Pharmacy – Dentistry – Veterinary Medicine (and relevant related courses e.g. Diploma in Pharmacy Services Skills, Dental Technology qualifications etc) are invited
Dr Susan Hopkins
Healthcare Epidemiologist Consultant in Infectious Diseases and Microbiology at Public Health England
Chair of the Overview Committee of the English Surveillance Programme for Antimicrobial Utilisation and Resistance (ESPAUR)
Antibiotic Guardian was developed in 2014 by UK Health Security Agency. The campaign is led by UK Health Security Agency (PHE) in collaboration with the Devolved Administrations (Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland); the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) and professional bodies/ organisations towards the ‘One Health’ initiative.
The initial concept for this website and logo was developed jointly with the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, who also kindly provided the initial funding for the website
Antibiotic Guardian supports the UK Antimicrobial Resistance strategy, European Antibiotic Awareness Day (18 November) and World Antibiotic Awareness Week (14-20 November 2016)
Antibiotic Guardian Pledges are available in Dutch (a collaboration with Belgian Antibiotic Policy Coordination Committee, BAPCOC) French (a collaboration with Belgian Antibiotic Policy Coordination Committee, BAPCOC) Russian (a collaboration with WHO-Europe) Turkish (a collaboration with WHO-Europe and Turkish Health departments)