Antibiotic resources for parents and patients



Antibiotics may not always be the answer. Have a look at these other options and resources.

Fact sheets

Cough in adults                                   Sore throat                              Middle ear infection

Common cold (adults)                      Acute sinusitis (adults)         Fever in children


Self Care Leaflets                                                       

Self Care Leaflets



Don’t get prickly if your doctor won’t prescribe you antibiotics

Feel like a lame duck?

When you’re ill you’ll do anything to feel better

Looking for a purrfect remedy for your cough

Sick as a parrot?

Will you be an Antibiotic Guardian?


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


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 below.

How to wash your hands video

Children’s cartoon on hand-washing