Antimicrobial Prescribing in Primary Care – a 2020 Update

17th November 2020 13.00-14.00


In conjunction with World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW) this year, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire West Clinical Commissioning Groups (BOB CCGs) are joining forces to deliver presentations on antibiotic prescribing in primary care; to increase awareness of prescribers on antimicrobial resistance and to promote continuous good antimicrobial stewardship in these challenging

Topics include:

  • SCAN guidance and Microguide
  • Primary care prescribing data
  • Antimicrobial audits/ projects in BOB CCGs
  • WAAW resources and toolkit
  • Health economy i.e. C Diff infections in Oxfordshire CCG
  • Links with the acute trusts

The presentations will be followed by a Q&A session.

Dr Louise Dunsmure, Consultant Pharmacist – Antimicrobial Stewardship, Oxford University Hospitals
NHS Foundation Trust (Chair)
Dr Meenu Paul, Assistant Clinical Director Quality, Oxfordshire CCG
Sanjay Desai, Associate Director of Medicines Optimisation, NHS Berkshire West CCG
Aoife Hendrick, Chief Pharmaceutical Officer’s Clinical Fellow, Public Health England AMR Programme
Hilary Munube, Infection Prevention & Control Lead, Oxfordshire CCG
Claire Brandish, Anti-Infectives Pharmacist, Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS trust

Q&A supporting panel:
Microbiology/ Infectious Disease Registrar from OUHFT
Claire Critchley, Lead Pharmacist for Medicines Optimisation, Oxfordshire CCG

How to join:
This event is open to all primary care prescribers in Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire West CCGs. PCN and community pharmacists are also welcome.  No registration is required.

To join the Live Event click here on the day and you will be directed to join the video conference.

For individuals from outside the organisation, please follow the instructions to join here.

The presentation part of the workshop will be recorded and will be available online for attendees and those who are unable to attend the webinar. For more information please email