The NHS Quality Premium is a financial incentive given to clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) – which commission most of the hospital and community health services in their respective areas in England – that meet or exceed pre-set indicators in health outcome improvement and/or service quality. I was quite intrigued when I learned that antibiotic prescribing […]

I recently gave a talk on antibiotic prescribing in primary care, and had a great discussion with many of the general practitioners (GPs) who attended the course (on a separate note, it is not at all clear that the best people to talk to GPs about antibiotic prescribing in primary care are hospital-based infectious diseases […]