Essay question – OPAT

OPAT clinic is becoming increasingly important in the current NHS as we are moving towards more community-based care.  It is a must that any trainee preparing for part 2 should learn about OPAT clinic. A potential essay question is – How would you set up an...

Managing outbreak

Managing an outbreak is in the curriculum. Any microbiologist practising in the NHS needs to know how to manage an outbreak. Influenza and norovirus outbreaks are frequent in winter months. We also get to see outbreaks of C difficile, multiresistant Pseudomonas,...