spectrum_antibioticsA year on from the inception of the Commonwealth Partnerships for Antimicrobial Stewardship Programme (CwPAMS), *a new app for healthcare professionals to inform appropriate antimicrobial use* and support stewardship initiatives is being launched.  The app is designed to be an easy way to access infection management information provided in national standard treatment guidelines.

*Please find attached [*see note below] a press release *and flyers containing more information on this exciting development. *We would ask for your help in publicising* this the launch of the App that will coincide with the second day (Tues 19th November) of World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2019.

If you would like further information on how to use this app or wish to include as part of training, we have attached a Powerpoint presentation and a link to the video that can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/MJ7fa_aLgCI

Whilst planning can commence and sharing internally and with relevant colleagues as appropriate, *we request any public announcement to be embargoed until 9am GMT on Tues 19th November 2019. *

Feedback on the app would very much be appreciated. Please do this via https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/WNZQ2V8

AppLaunch_3.pdf (1,0MB) : https://hifaforums.org/?0mxhch6t.5
AppLaunch_2.pdf (0,1MB) : https://hifaforums.org/?0mxhch6t.6
CwPAMS App Press release _
final (31,0kB) : https://hifaforums.org/?0mxhch6t.7

Thank you very much in advance for your support.

Best wishes,
Victoria Rutter

*FFRPS MRPharmS MPharm PGDip *
*Executive Director, Commonwealth Pharmacists Association (CPA)*
*www.commonwealthpharmacy.org *
Twitter: CPA@CW_Pharmacists
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