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Antibiotic Guardian Awards Shortlist

Join us on Thursday May 12th 2016 in Birmingham as we host the first Antibiotic Guardian Awards championing those organisations and individuals who have demonstrated achievement in tackling antimicrobial resistance at a local, regional or national level. The short-listed organisations are:

Collaborative stewardship activities

  • Wakefield CCG
  • University Hospital of South Manchester
  • Calderdale CCG, Greater Huddersfield CCG, North Kirklees CCG, Wakefield CCG, Community Pharmacy West Yorkshire, Kirklees and Wakefield Council Infection
  • Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust (BHFT)


  • Churchfields Medical Practice
  • NHS North Kirklees CCG
  • Devon County Council, Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust, NEW Devon CCG


  • Royal Cornwall Hospital
  • Southern Derbyshire CCG
  • Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust/Imperial College London HPRU
  • Adtec Europe Ltd


  • NHS Solihull CCG
  • NHS Nene CCG
  • NHS East Staffordshire CCG
  • Leicester City CCG Medicines Optimisation Team


  • Community for Open Antimicrobial Drug Discovery (The University of Queensland, Australia)
  • Antibiotic Research UK

Staff engagement

  • Dudley Pharmaceutical Health Team, Dudley Office of Public Health, Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
  • University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
  • IOW NHS Trust
  • Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust (BHFT)


  • University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
  • North of England Commissioning Support unit
  • Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • British Equine Veterinary Association


Judging Panel

Dr Leslie Borril – GP Partner; Bridge Street Medical Practice
Mr Mohammed Hussein – Commissioning Manager, Strategic Services and Technology; NHS England
Mrs Emma Cramp – Antimicrobial Pharmacist Hinchingbrooke NHS Healthcare Trust; Secretary UKCPA Pharmacy Infection Network
Ms Alison Hemsworth –Programme Lead Pharmacy Contracts & Projects, NHS England; Hon Snr Fellow Pharmacy Policy University of Bradford
Ms Fran Husson – Lay member English Surveillance Programme for Antimicrobial Utilisation and Resistance (ESPAUR)
Ms Jane Binyon– Lay Member Advisory Committee on Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infection (ARHAI)
Ms Heather Edmonds – Head of Medicines Optimisation, Leeds North CCG

Mr Stuart Brown –  AMR Lead, NHS England
Dr Cliodna McNulty Head of PHE Primary Care Unit; member EAAD/AG planning group
Ms Carole Fry – Strategic Lead, PHE AMR Programme
Ms Karen Shaw – Infection Prevention and Control Lead, PHE AMR Programme
Miss Aliya Rajah – Public Engagement and Professional E & T coordinator, PHE AMR Programme
Ms Paula Higginson – Lead pharmacist, learning development, Centre for Postgraduate Pharmacy Education; member EAAD/AG planning group

Dr Jacqueline Sneddon, Project Lead Scottish Antimicrobial Prescribing Group; Chair – UKCPA Pharmacy Infection Network

Dr Diane Ashiru-Oredope Chair Antibiotic Guardian campaign and EAAD planning group (England); Pharmacist Lead, PHE AMR Programme


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