UK-wide Consensus for an Antimicrobial Intravenous-to-oral Switch (IVOS) Tool for Adults

We are pleased to share with you the below, on behalf of:

Eleanor Harvey – Chief Pharmaceutical Officer Clinical Fellow, UKHSA

Dr Diane Ashiru-Oredope – Chair, English Surveillance Programme for Antimicrobial Utilisation and Resistance and UKHSA’s Lead Pharmacist for HCAI, AMR, AMU, Fungal and Sepsis Division

In collaboration with Dr Kieran Hand – National Pharmacy and Prescribing Clinical lead, NHSEI


We invite healthcare professionals (especially those who are patient facing) to complete this questionnaire to inform an evidence-based antimicrobial IVOS tool for hospitalised adult patients. 


This version of the questionnaire has been developed following feedback from 30 multidisciplinary healthcare professionals. We are now looking for 140 multidisciplinary healthcare professionals across the UK to take part in this consensus gathering Delphi process. Please cascade to colleagues.


The questionnaire can be found here. The form will take approximately 12 minutes to complete and will be open until Friday 17th June 2022.