How long do illnesses usually last?
Antibiotics may not always be the answer. Have a look at these other resources.
Self Care Leaflets and Websites
Help us, help you: Help us help you leaflet.
Audio, sign language and large print versions are available from here.
Stay well this winter website. Community pharmacy over-the-counter products website
When will I feel better? – guide to how long symptoms may last and how to self-treat
Can your pharmacist help with your symptoms? Poster
How to wash your hands
Washing your hands properly with soap and warm water is the single most important thing you can do to help reduce the spread of infections and help protect you, your family and those around you. Show your children and grandchildren the cartoon in the link below.
A video on how to wash your hands and a children’s cartoon on hand-washing are available from this Scottish website.
Public – Antimicrobial resistance what you can do?
Important message for you and your family
CATCH – film about a fictional father and daughter in a future world when antibiotics are useless
Will you be an Antibiotic Guardian?:
Quiz and crossword