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Top tips: sexually transmitted infections (part 1)


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Urinary tract infections: when is it appropriate to prescribe an antibiotic?

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Rosalie Allison and Professor Cliodna McNulty discuss the new PHE recommendations on UTIs and how the guidance supports responsible antimicrobial prescribing

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