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Race for life

Some of the Team completed a 5k run/walk/jog on 2nd July to raise money for Caner Research.  If you'd like to sponsor us and help us raise money for cancer research, please click on the link below.  So far we have raised a whopping £4060 so we have exceeded our target of £4000. Please click on the link below. Thank you.

https://fundraise.cancerresearchuk.org/team/wrythe-green-surgery

Race for life

Antibiotic Awareness

We held an Antibiotic Awareness Day in the Practice on Friday 18th November as part of a UK and European initiative, as well as to mark the Worldwide Antibiotic Awareness week. Resistance to antibiotics has become a major problem which threatens us all.

Antibiotics only work against bacterial infections and do not kill viruses which are the cause of most infections we have. A virus may not be any less serious than a bacterial infection (think of Ebola which is a virus) and taking an antibiotic will not affect it, but about 15% of people will get a side effect to the antibiotic. Taking an antibiotic doubles the risk of your next infection being resistant to the antibiotic.

get-well-soon-leaflet-english-October-2014 This leaflet explains the issues

caring-for-children-with-cough-leaflet-print-ready A useful leaflet explaining how to help your coughing child and when to consider seeking help

When should I worry-Booklet_England-with 111 service_2016 A  booklet covering most of the common childhood symptoms  – worth printing off to look at as needed

Why even a bacterial infection doesn’t mean you need antibiotics….



 
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