Antibiotics

Updated on 11th December 2014 at 9:24 am

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Antibiotics are not effective for colds and flu which are caused by viruses.

Doctors will only prescribe antibiotics if they think that you have a bacterial infection.

We are trying to limit our prescribing of antibiotics to help reduce antibiotic resistance.

Pick up a self care advice sheet at the surgery or visit www.keepcalmthiswinter.org.uk for tips on keeping  healthy this winter.