Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) evidence hearing

23 January 2014

This is the third evidence session of the inquiry.

The panel will answer questions regarding veterinary and farming practice relating to antimicrobial resistance. Topics covered will include use of critically important antibiotics in animals, research and development, surveillance and global initiatives to tackle antimicrobial resistance.

Evidence hearing

Wednesday 29 January 2014
Thatcher Room, Portcullis House

At 9.15 am

  • Phil Sketchley, Chief Executive, National Office of Animal Health
  • John FitzGerald, Secretary General, Responsible Use of Medicines in Agriculture Alliance
  • Miss Catherine McLaughlin, Animal Health and Welfare Adviser, National Farmers’ Union (NFU), and
  • Cóilín Nunan, Principal Scientific Adviser, Alliance to Save our Antibiotics

Further evidence sessions will be announced in due course

Further information

Antibiotic Resistance in the Environment - POST Note
About Parliament: Select Committee
Visiting Parliament: Watch Committees

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