Views of health care professionals and policy-makers on the use of surveillance data to combat antimicrobial resistance

  21 March 2020

Providing healthcare professionals with health surveillance data aims to support professional and organisational behaviour change. The UK Five Year Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Strategy 2013 to 2018 identified better access to and use of surveillance data as a key component. Our aim was to determine the extent to which data on antimicrobial use and resistance met the perceived needs of health care professionals and policy-makers at national, regional and local levels, and how provision could be improved.

There is a need to raise awareness of data availability and the potential value of these data, and to ensure that data systems are more accessible. Any skills gap at local level in how to process and use data needs to be addressed. This requires an identification of the best methods to improve support and education relating to AMR data systems.

 

Further reading: BMC Public Health
Author(s): Mustafa Al-Haboubi, Andrew Trathen, Nick Black, Elizabeth Eastmure & Nicholas Mays
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