Helping to Guard against Antimicrobial Resistance

Ninety years ago, Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin, the first antibiotic, and since then these medicines have been a cornerstone to modern healthcare to kill bacteria or prevent their growth. However, the persistent overuse and misuse of antibiotics in human and animal health has encouraged the emergence and spread of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), which occurs when […]

Celebrating 70 Years of the NHS

The National Health Service (NHS) and the delivery of free healthcare to those that need it has become part of Britain’s identity, and this year marks its 70th anniversary.