Recommendation ID

Behavioural strategies and programmes:- What is the feasibility and effectiveness of specific behavioural strategies and programmes to reduce inappropriate antimicrobial demand and use and to prevent infections occurring and spreading?

Any explanatory notes
(if applicable)

Why this is important:- Although the committee has based its recommendations on the best available evidence, little good-quality published evidence was found about the effectiveness of interventions to reduce antimicrobial resistance and prevent the spread of infection. Better quality studies are needed in this area.

Source guidance details

Comes from guidance
Antimicrobial stewardship: changing risk-related behaviours in the general population
Date issued
January 2017

Other details

Is this a recommendation for the use of a technology only in the context of research? No  
Is it a recommendation that suggests collection of data or the establishment of a register?   No  
Last Reviewed 31/01/2017