NEW regional antibiotic prescribing guideline for primary care

The North East and Cumbria antibiotic prescribing guideline for primary care is now available.

North East & Cumbria antibiotic prescribing guideline for primary care v1.2

Quick reference guide to common infections in primary care v1.2

These guidelines are intended to provide advice on the effective and safe treatment of common infections presenting in primary care in the North East and Cumbria.  Guidance is based on Public Health England guidance on managing infections in primary care and supersedes previous PCT antibiotic prescribing guidelines.

Doses, unless stated otherwise, are for adults and may need to be adjusted for age, size and metabolic function.  Please refer to the latest BNF and BNF for Children for further information.