National Centre for Antimicrobial Stewardship

The National Centre for Antimicrobial Stewardship (NCAS) is a health services research program that promotes the rational use of antimicrobial drugs throughout Australia.

Lead organisation(s):

National Centre for Antimicrobial Stewardship; University of Melbourne; Royal Melbourne Hospital; Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity; Monash University.

Project type:
In progress

The NCAS aims to:

  • generate evidence on antimicrobial use and stewardship
  • influence national policy to promote judicious use of antimicrobials across human and animal health
  • improve knowledge and build workforce capacity among all stakeholders.

NCAS’ research streams include:

  • tertiary hospitals
  • rural and regional hospitals
  • aged care homes
  • general practice
  • veterinary and agricultural medicine.
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