Antibiotic stewardship: fluoroquinolone items per 1000 patients by all Sub-ICB Locations

Why it matters: The MHRA advise that due to the risk of disabling and potentially long-lasting or irreversible side effects, systemic fluoroquinolones must only be used in situations when other antibiotics, that are commonly recommended for the infection, are inappropriate.

Description: Number of prescription items for systemic fluoroquinolones per 1000 patients


Tagged as: Antimicrobial Stewardship, Standard, Infections, Safety (or browse all measures)

Sub-ICB Locations are ordered by mean percentile over the past six months. Each chart shows the results for the individual Sub-ICB Location, plus deciles across all Sub-ICB Locations in the NHS in England.

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