Guidance

Antibiotic awareness: important messages on antibiotic use

This document explains how to use antibiotics responsibly for patients, animal keepers, pet owners and prescribers.

Documents

Antibiotic Guardian and Antibiotic Awareness: key messages on antibiotic use

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Details

PHE has produced a short video to help explain the issue of antibiotic resistance:

What is Antibiotic Resistance?:

If you are planning to use social media to promote the campaign don’t forget to use the #AntibioticGuardian hashtag. For copies of Tweetable graphics or messages, please email socialmedia@phe.gov.uk.

Further resources

Veterinary Medicines Directorate antibiotic awareness video

antibioticguardian.com

Treat Yourself Better

NHS.UK website: the Antibiotic Awareness Campaign

Published 23 September 2014
Last updated 7 October 2019 + show all updates
  1. Added 'Antibiotic Awareness: key messages 2019'.

  2. Updated with 2017 document.

  3. Uploaded 2016 version of PDF.

  4. Updated key messages for 2015.

  5. First published.