European Antibiotic Awareness Day 18th November


To mark European Antibiotic Awareness Day on November 18th, the HSE Healthcare Associated Infection and Antimicrobial Resistance (HCAI AMR) Clinical Programme is running a series of webinars.

Today, HPSC hosted the second webinar in the series featuring Dr Rob Cunney, National Clinical Lead HCAI AMR Clinical Programme and Ajay Oza, Surveillance Scientist, HPSC. The topic was: How is Ireland performing on antibiotic prescribing. You can listen to a recording of their webinar and view the slide presentation here: 

The third and final webinar in the series is at 1-2pm on 23rd November and features Dr Catherine Wall, Nephrologist, AMNCH discussing "Appropriate prescribing of gentamicin?". You can join by going to:

Anyone is welcome to join - It is easy and free, all you need is an internet connection. You can join individually or in groups. Just click on the webinar link to join. If you have any queries contact Roisin Breen at