Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy (OPAT) Conference & Workshops

Part of the BSAC OPAT Initiative

Mel Munang

Mel Munang is a consultant in infectious diseases and general internal medicine at NHS Dumfries and Galloway. She is the clinical lead for OPAT and is working on improving equitable access to OPAT across the region. In partnership with community stakeholders, her OPAT team secured a Realistic Medicine Value Improvement Fund in 2022 to bring OPAT closer to home for patients - regardless of how able they are to travel or how far they live from the nearest ambulatory site. She previously trained in Birmingham and the West Midlands, where she completed a doctorate in TB epidemiology.