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Antibiotic Resistance

8 results found for: antibiotic resistance

Antibiotic resistant infections up 9pc since 2017

There are 165 antibiotic resistant infections in England every day.

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.

Antibiotic resistance is everyone’s problem

Antibiotic prescribing is declining, but only slowly – so are there grounds for optimism in the fight against resistance?

UKCPA viewpoint: Being an antibiotic guardian

Pharmacists must challenge inappropriate prescribing, says Baguiasri Mandane of University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

Pharmacist prescribing could counter antibiotic resistance

Community pharmacist prescribing could improve antibiotic use and help minimise resistance, according to a new study

Sore throat test for pharmacies gets mixed reaction

NHSE announces a new walk-in “sore throat test and treat” pharmacy service as one of eight health innovations to join the NHS Innovation Accelerator.

Oral antibiotics in acne could promote resistance

Oral antibiotics are being prescribed for acne for longer than NICE recommends  

Where’s the urgency with antimicrobial stewardship?

Some CCGs have still not fully implemented NICE antimicrobial stewardship guidance. Is diagnostic testing the answer?



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