Antibiotics

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Boots launches cystitis test and treat service

Boots is trialling a new cystitis test and treat service in 37 selected stores in London, Sheffield and Cardiff

UK pharmacists to promote antimicrobial stewardship in Africa

Pharmacists are going to Africa to tackle anti-microbial resistance as part of specialist NHS teams 

Sore throats

Sore throats are often caused by a viral infection, meaning antibiotics won't help. Watch this short video, sponsored by Difflam, to find out how you can advise customers and recommend OTC treatments.

Be clear with public on antibiotics and cough, says NICE

Health professionals should offer clear advice on effective self care measures for acute cough, and explain why antibiotics are not required

Paracetamol not antibiotics for sore throat, says NICE

Paracetamol, rather than antibiotics or medicated lozenges should be recommended to alleviate sore throats, says new guidance developed by NICE and Public Health England.

Research looks at attitudes to treating sore throat

Almost a third of people in the UK view their GP as a first port of call when suffering from a sore throat, new research indicates

Managing coughs and sore throats

With people worried about job security reluctant to take time off work for a cough, pharmacy is a key source of advice  

CPPE back European Antibiotic Awareness Day

CPPE has confirmed it will be backing European Antibiotic Awareness Day (EAAD) 2017 with its third annual campaign.

We must protect antibiotics efficacy, campaign urges

The government will not “allow modern medicine to grind to a halt,” pharmacy minister Steve Brine said as PHE launched its ‘Keep Antibiotics Working’ campaign

Call for greater role for pharmacists in AMS

A campaign to raise awareness of the importance of antimicrobial stewardship amongst pharmacists has been launched by The Royal Pharmaceutical Society

RPS urges caution on changes to antibiotics advice

More research is needed before the recommendation that patients always complete a course of antibiotics can be revised, the RPS has said

Pharmacists can help fight AMR, paper advises

Governments should involve pharmacists in efforts to tackle antimicrobial resistance, a new best practice paper from the PGEU urges

WHO tackles antimicrobial resistance

The World Health Organization has called for antibiotics to be divided into three categories in order to tackle the growing problem of antimicrobial resistance