Skip main navigation

Management of Sore Throat

Watch the video to hear specific details relating to the management of sore throat. Michael focusses on the evidence looking at the effectiveness of the prescribing of antibiotics for sore …

The FeverPAIN score

The FeverPAIN score has been developed to include not only B haemolytic streptococci group A but also group C and G which can also cause acute sore throat whereas the …

The Burden of Antibiotic Prescribing

The burden of antibiotic prescribing in primary care is high and although resistance may not be seen commonly in primary care at the moment, we need to be mindful that …

Antibiotics for Respiratory Tract Infections

In this video Michael discusses the latest data surrounding each of these antibiotics and challenges commonly-held beliefs. In most cases antibiotics will be prescribed for respiratory tract infections due to …

The Importance of Appropriate Antibiotic use

Meet Professor Michael Moore who will introduce the importance of appropriate antibiotic use. The video will cover the following: • The resistance crisis • Why does clinician prescribing matter? • …

Introduction to the Resistance Crisis

Michael introduces the resistance crisis and examines the problem that is faced globally with a projected estimates predicting that by 2050, deaths due to resistance will exceed those due to …

Overview of Week 3

Hello and welcome to week 3. We hope you enjoy this week of discussions, remember to introduce yourself, and take part by commenting at the bottom of each section. This …

Learning Outcomes for Week 3

By the end of Week 3 you will have an increased: awareness of the need for antibiotic stewardship. awareness of the effect of antibiotic prescribing in influencing antibiotic resistance in …

Useful UTI Resources

Public Health England have developed the TARGET toolkit which is available via the RCGP website. Here you will find the UTI resource suite which groups all of the TARGET resources …

Higher Risk Factors of UTI

Sampling is not recommended for all patients with an uncomplicated UTI but for patients who have risk factors then it is recommended. Higher risk factors of UTI include: Recurrent infection …

Discussion on Data Sources

Watch the video to hear about useful resources developed by Public Health England to aid the treatment pathway for patients experiencing the symptoms of UTI. Please note that the leaflet …

Appropriate Treatment of Lower UTI in Adults

The NICE Antimicrobial Guidelines for UTI sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for lower UTI. A downloadable summary table of commonly used antibiotics along with the recommendations for their use …

PHE UTI Quick Reference Guide

The ‘Diagnosis of Urinary Tract Infections: Quick Reference Guide for Primary Care’ describes when to: • send urine for culture in adults and children • consider a UTI in adults …