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Table 1 NHS England: Commissioning for Quality and Innovation (CQUIN) Indicators and Targets for Antimicrobial Resistance and Antimicrobial Stewardship 2016/2017 [7]

From: Evaluating the impact of the ICNET® clinical decision support system for antimicrobial stewardship

Reduction in antibiotic consumption (part 4a)
• Reduction of 1% or more in total antibiotic consumption against the baseline
• Reduction of 1% or more in carbapenem against the baseline
• Reduction of 1% or more in piperacillin-tazobactam against the baseline
Empiric review of antibiotic prescriptions (part 4b)
• Percentage of antibiotic prescriptions reviewed within 72 h
Quarter 1 Perform an empiric review for at least 25% of cases in the sample
Quarter 2 Perform an empiric review for at least 50% of cases in the sample
Quarter 3 Perform an empiric review for at least 75% of cases in the sample
Quarter 4 Perform an empiric review for at least 90% of cases in the sample