Nudge vs Superbugs: a behavioural economics trial to reduce the overprescribing of antibiotics June 2018

Page last updated: 21 June 2018

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Antimicrobial resistance is one of the biggest threats to human health today. BERT in collaboration with the Behavioural Economics Team of the Australian Government (BETA) implemented a behaviourally-informed intervention to reduce prescriptions of antibiotics by high-prescribing General Practitioners (GPs) when appropriate and safe to do so.