The ESPAUR report includes national data on antibiotic prescribing and resistance, and hospital antimicrobial stewardship implementation.
The ESPAUR report:
- shows developments in antimicrobial stewardship and professional or public education and awareness activities
- reviews ESPAUR activities
- highlights progress made in the previous year
The 2016 report details trends on antimicrobial usage and resistance, covering the years 2011 to 2015
It forms a standard against which antimicrobial use and antimicrobial resistance can be compared in successive years and a resource for commissioning and implementing antimicrobial stewardship policies in England. The ESPAUR report delivers on several key aspects of the UK 5-Year Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) strategy.