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Finishing a course of antibiotics

27 July 2017

A recent article published in the British Medical Journal (27 July 2017) questions the evidence behind the current advice to patients to finish their course of antibiotics. 

Following this article there has been much interest in the press as to whether the current established advice should be changed and if people should stop taking their antiobiotics when they feel better.

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Engaging with families about medicines #RCPCH17

23 May 2017

At this year’s RCPCH annual conference in Birmingham (24th-26th May 2017) parents from the children’s charity WellChild will be leading a workshop about the benefits of working with parents / carers to ensure the best outcomes for young patients.  

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"As a parent/carer you want to be confident you’re doing it correctly with accurate information and not putting your child at risk."
Leanne Cooper

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