Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy (OPAT) Conference & Workshops

Part of the BSAC OPAT Initiative

Prof. Philip Howard

Professor Philip Howard
Consultant Antimicrobial Pharmacist, Leeds Teaching Hospitals and University of Leeds

Philip Howard is Consultant Pharmacist in Antimicrobials at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, National AMR Project Lead at NHS-Improvement and Honorary Visiting Professor at Leeds University.

He is a spokesman for the Royal Pharmaceutical Society on Antimicrobials, and President of BSAC. He was a member of the Dept of Health ARHAI Antimicrobial Stewardship Group that produced the original Start Smart then Focus Antimicrobial Stewardship Guidelines, and the HPA Primary Care Unit which helped produce the RCGP TARGET guidance on Antimicrobial Stewardship in Primary Care.

His research interests include Antimicrobial Stewardship, and led the first global hospital Antimicrobial Stewardship survey. He has been involved in AMS education and training across the world with BSAC, ESCMID ESGAP and FIP organisations.