Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy (OPAT) Conference

Part of the BSAC OPAT Initiative

Dr Abid Hussain

Dr Abid Hussain is a Consultant Medical Microbiologist based in the Public Health Laboratory Birmingham, Public Health England. He is an Infection Control Doctor and Associate Medical Director, responsible for Clinical Governance at the University Hospitals of Birmingham NHS Trust. His areas of interest include the diagnosis and management of infections in the immunocompromised host. Abid’s current research projects include novel interventions to improve hand hygiene compliance, the use of rapid diagnostics to improve antimicrobial stewardship and the role education and training of prescribers plays in secondary care.

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