Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy (OPAT) Service allows patients to receive intravenous antibiotic therapy in community or outpatient setting.
OPAT team at Homerton University Hospital includes Clinical Nurse Specialist, Consultant Microbiologists/ID, and Antimicrobial Pharmacists.
- This service is for adult patients,
- All patients will be assessed individually by the OPAT nurse regarding the appropriateness of OPAT using OPAT Suitability Assessment Form
- Appropriate antimicrobial therapy that can be delivered in the outpatient/community setting safely.
Referrals to the service are completed using the OPAT referral form available on this page and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Please contact OPAT & Vascular Access CNS for any concerns/queries on bleep 420