Post-16 learners

Antimicrobial resistance is one of the greatest challenges facing modern medicine.

Learn more by watching these two short narrated slide shows on the antimicrobial resistance crisis - what it is, why it's important, and what we can do about it. Once you have got an understanding of the fundamentals here, have a look at the resources in the 'Find Out More' section. Also feel free to have a look at AWARE's quizzes, bingo, games and other resources for medical students here.

Click to view these short narrated slide shows.

7:15 mins
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Find out more

CATCH ( ) is a short 15 minute film about an imaginary near future in which antibiotics are no longer effective. As well as the film it's worth taking a look at the interesting interviews with experts under the 'Science' tab on the website.

Take a look at the Antibiotic Guardian website which also has lots of resources at and the e-bug website at