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Consultation: Managing common infections: guidance for primary care

This consultation closes at 11:45pm on 21 August 2017


This consultation seeks views on updated antibiotic guidance for primary care on the management and treatment of common infections.

Consultation description

These guidelines are intended to help GPs and healthcare staff treat infections and use antibiotics responsibly.

A draft updated version of this document is currently available for public consultation. This draft version should not be used in isolation for the management and treatment of common infections.

Please email any comments to at the Primary Care Unit, Public Health England.

A version of this document with the changes highlighted is available by emailing

The current version of the Managing common infections guidance is available online.


Management and treatment of common infections: antibiotic guidance for primary care PDF, 1.65MB, 150 pages 

Ref: PHE publications gateway number 2017227

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