For many common conditions like coughs and colds, antibiotics might not be the best option due to the rise of antimicrobial resistance.
NHS Advice on Antibiotics
NHS Advice on Antimicrobial Resistance
We've put together a selection of useful resources so you can decide what steps to take to keep you and your family healthy.
You can always speak to someone for advice if you're not sure:
Call NHS 111 for advice 24/7
Visit your local walk-in centre
FOR MEDICAL EMERGENCIES ONLY
Call 999 or visit A&E
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