Bcare Training

Members of BCARE have a considerable commitment to teaching undergraduate and postgraduate health care and associated workers in the area of antimicrobial chemotherapy. These include:-

  • BSc and MSc courses and supervision of PhD students at the University of Bristol and the University of the West of England (UWE). Various staff are registered for MD, PhD or MSc degrees. Tutorials for medical students, registrars, infection control nurses and laboratory staff are regularly held at Southmead and Frenchay Hospitals
  • ‘The Antibiotic Testing Course’ is held annually at University of the West of England in July. This covers all aspects of susceptibility testing, antibiotic assays, quality assurance / control / assessment, antibiotic/prescribing/guidelines/usage.

Bcare (ARL) Contact Details

Antimicrobial Reference Laboratory
Level 2, Phase 1, Pathology Sciences Building
Southmead Hospital
BS10 5NB

Telephone: 0117 4146269 or 0117 4146220

Fax: 0117 4146282

Email: arlenquiries@nbt.nhs.uk