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Antimicrobial Prescribing Guideline for Primary Care

Local antibiotic prescribing guideline approved for use across North East and Cumbria CCGs:

This guideline aims to provide primary care clinicians with clear advice on the empirical antibiotic treatment of common infections, to promote the judicious use of antibiotics and to minimise the emergence of bacterial resistance.

Treatment guidelines are adapted from Public Health England’s Managing common infections: guidance for primary care and approved for use in North East and Cumbria CCGs.

Last updated June 2016.