Antibiotic stewardship: co-amoxiclav, cephalosporins & quinolones (KTT9) prescribing volume by all CCGs

Why it matters: Co-amoxiclav, cephalosporins and quinolones are broad spectrum antibiotics that can be used when others have failed. It is important that they are used sparingly, to avoid drug-resistant bacteria developing. This measure looks at the volume of these prescribed, versus the list size adjusted for need.

Description: Number of prescription items for co-amoxiclav, cephalosporins and quinolones per item-based STAR-PU


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

CCGs are ordered by mean percentile over the past six months. Each chart shows the results for the individual CCG, plus deciles across all CCGs in the NHS in England.

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