Minor changes since publication
March 2022: The source guidance section for statement 5 was updated. Data sources and links have been updated throughout.
September 2021: The source guidance for statement 1 was updated because it was replaced by recommendations in the NICE guidelines on antimicrobial stewardship: changing risk-related behaviours in the general population and antimicrobial stewardship: systems and processes for effective antimicrobial medicine use.
April 2019: References and source guidance sections have been updated throughout to align this quality standard with updated NICE guidance.
December 2016: Data source updated for statement 5.