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Infective skin conditions: when is it appropriate to prescribe an antibiotic?

2020-06-18T12:25:00+01:00By Dr Caroline Ward

Dr Caroline Ward summarises updated NICE guidance on assessing and prescribing for impetigo, cellulitis and erysipelas, leg ulcer infection, and diabetic foot infections in primary care

5-minute video

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Death certification in COVID-19: 5-minute video


Dr Toni Hazell highlights important things you need to know about changes to death certification processes during the COVID-19 outbreak

COVID-19 guidance

  • Key COVID-19 guidance

    Mon, 29 Jun 2020 08:28:00 GMT

    The Guidelines team has produced the following directory of COVID-19 information and guidance for primary care. Included on this page is a collection of key guidance and advice from PHE and the NHS, as well as a list of information for specific groups from a range of professional bodies.


To celebrate 25 years of promoting best practice in healthcare, we have teamed up with Antibiotic Research UK in a partnership to help raise awareness of antibiotic resistance.

Antibiotic Research UK (ANTRUK) is the world’s first charity created to fight antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections through research, education and patient support.

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Antimicrobial stewardship resource hub

We have brought together all our resources to support you in your knowledge of antibiotic resistant infections, antimicrobial prescribing, and stewardship. You can also find information on ANTRUK’s patient support and information programme, and details of how to take part in their annual fundraiser, 'The Great British Tea Party'.