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Table 2 Proposed questions (roles and responsibilities of clinical microbiologists involved in ASPs)

From: Perspectives of clinical microbiologists on antimicrobial stewardship programmes within NHS trusts in England

Proposed questions (Clinical microbiologists)
1 Is there a clinical microbiologist on your hospital’s antimicrobial stewardship committee?
2 Are clinical microbiologists within your hospital involved in the development of antimicrobial policies and guidelines?
3 Are antimicrobial resistance trends used to inform the content of antimicrobial policies and guidelines?
4 Are clinical microbiologists within your hospital in the development of antimicrobial formularies?
5 Are clinical microbiologists involved in ward rounds?
6 Is the reporting of antimicrobial susceptibility testing results in line with formulary choices?
7 Is your hospital actively involved in surveillance or monitoring of antimicrobial resistance trends?