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1. CDI Objectives 2019/20

Clostridioides difficile infection Objectives and Assessment tool are available on the NHS Improvement website.

2. Urinary Catheter Tools

The National Catheter Resource is now available on the NHS Improvement website.
3. ESPAUR Report

The English surveillance programme for antimicrobial utilisation and resistance (ESPAUR) report includes national data on antibiotic prescribing and resistance, and hospital antimicrobial stewardship implementation.

Please find the latest report, published on the 31st October 2019 here

4. Gram-negative Definitions

Guidance on how Healthcare associated Gram-negative bloodstream infections are defined and clarification on the proposed terminology to be used explaining the different categories; can be found on the NHS Improvement website
5. UK 5-year action plan for AMR 2019/24

Ambitions and actions for the next 5 years, supporting the 20-year vision for antimicrobial resistance (AMR). It has been developed across the government, its agencies and administrations in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, with support from a range of stakeholders.
The guidance can be found here.