NICE Bites – Antimicrobial stewardship: changing risk-related behaviours in the general population

· North west Medicines Information Centre

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NICE Bites is a monthly prescribing bulletin from the North West Medicines Information Centre which summarises key prescribing points from NICE guidance.  NICE Bites February 2017; No 94 includes one topic, Antimicrobial stewardship: changing risk-related behaviours in the general population. Sections covered include; managing self-limiting infections, when antimicrobials are prescribed/supplied, general advice, self-care, hand-washing, and use of antimicrobial medicines in the following settings – primary care, community pharmacy teams, CCGs, public health teams, pre-school settings, schools, educational and residential settings for young people.

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