Dr Diane Ashiru-Oredope is pharmacist lead for Public Health England
The Commonwealth Pharmacists Association is a registered charity that advances health, promotes wellbeing and improves education for the benefit of people of the Commonwealth — a group of people accounting for around a third of the world’s population.
Local implementation of national guidance on management of common infections in primary care in EnglandSubscription
Local adoption and adaptation of national antimicrobial prescribing guidance in primary care.
As the start of another influenza season approaches, community pharmacists should educate patients so they do not request unnecessary antibiotics from their GP.