The WHO estimates that antibiotics add on average 20 years to global average life expectancy.
Each year, 700,000 people die from drug-resistant infections around the world.
The AMR Review predicted this figure will rise to 10 million annual deaths by 2050 if we do not act now.
Most of modern medicine, from chemotherapy to routine surgery, relies on access to effective antibiotics.
Poor management of infections in the community doesn't just lead to drug resistance in the future.
It increases HCAI incidence, unplanned admissions, prescribing spend, and re-presentation, today.