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“There are few public health issues of potentially greater importance for society than antibiotic resistance”
2013 Chief Medical Officer - Prof Dame Sally Davies

Antimicrobial Stewardship Information for Halton Patients. 

Every one in Halton can help by signing up to become an Antibiotic Guardian and help to keep antibiotics working. 

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Health Education England - A film raising awareness of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR). Created in partnership with Public Health England. 


 Leaflets for patients:  

How can I manage my common infection image
A leaflet to help increase your knowledge and confidence on how to Self Care when you have an infection. 
 Caring for children with coughs
A leaflet providing advice on how to care for children with a cough.
Tacking dehydration top tips
A leaflet providing top tips on how to prevent dehydration and urinary tract infections. 
How long will your infection last
A leaflet providing advice on duration of common infections. 

 Further information on Self Care in Halton, including the management of minor ailments, can be found on the Halton NHS Minor Ailments scheme page (Care at the Chemist) and on the Self Care in Halton page:

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Antimicrobial Stewardship Information for Healthcare Professionals.

 

Access Pan Mersey Guidelines for Managing common infections in adults here:

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Patient information leaflets for use in consultations available for download via the RCGP website; see links below:  

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URINARY TRACT INFECTIONS - A leaflet for older adults and carers - A leaflet for Healthcare Professionals
Treating your infection Respiratory tract infection RTI
TREATING YOUR INFECTION – RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTION (RTI) - A leaflet for Healthcare Professionals
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TREATING YOUR INFECTION – URINARY TRACT INFECTION (UTI)  - A leaflet for Healthcare Professionals