Super Bugs - A challenge for Health Care professionals
The rise of so-called ‘superbug’ infections is a challenge for health care professionals, sometimes leaving them with limited or no available treatment options, which is becoming an increasing problem worldwide.
Reducing the threat and ensuring people in aged care are as safe as possible is a top priority, with a variety of factors contributing to both a high use of antibiotics and a heightened risk of infection, including from drug-resistant bacteria.
16 March 2020: GRACE study recruitment ceased to minimise the risks of COVID-19 transmission...Read story
1 October 2018: GRACE research team highlights the risks of the emergence and transmission of antibiotic resistant bacteria in residential aged-care...Read story
27 May 2020: New nationwide study shows substantial increases in both prevalence of use and total consumption of antibiotics...Read story