Antibiotic pharmacists in the ascendancy.

  title={Antibiotic pharmacists in the ascendancy.},
  author={Kieran Sean Hand},
  journal={The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy},
  volume={60 Suppl 1},
Specialist pharmacists have become an established feature of the antibiotic stewardship landscape in hospitals throughout the UK over the last decade. This review examines the origins of the specialist antibiotic pharmacist and how the role has developed in recent years. Antibiotic pharmacists fulfil a vital function in modern National Health Service hospitals as key members of the infection control team with overall responsibility for initiatives to promote rational antibiotic prescribing… CONTINUE READING

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