Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy (OPAT) Conference

Part of the BSAC OPAT Initiative

Tariq Azamgarhi

Tariq Azamgarhi has been specialist antimicrobial pharmacist at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospitals NHS Trust since 2015. He was awarded a Masters in Pharmacy degree from University of Portsmouth in 2007, a diploma in clinical pharmacy practice from University of Medway in 2011 and became an independent prescriber in 2019.

He is currently the lead pharmacist for the bone infection unit at the RNOH delivering specialist care to patients being treated for complex bone and joint infections in an inpatient and outpatient setting. The RNOH is a centre of excellence for bone and joint infections, accepting referrals nationally and internationally.

Tariq has an interest in OPAT and antimicrobial stewardship. He also has an interest in research and is currently undertaking a PhD project on surgical prophylaxis in primary bone sarcomas. He has presented at various national and international orthopaedic conferences.

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