Consultation outcome

Managing common infections: guidance for primary care

This consultation has concluded

Detail of outcome

The last consultation of this document was completed on 21 August 2017.

Read the current managing common infections: guidance for primary care.

Original consultation


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

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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, closed consultation draft

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Published 8 August 2017
Last updated 19 September 2017 + show all updates
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