Patient stories

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Keep antibiotics working

As part of World Antibiotics Awareness Week (12-18 November 2018), we are encouraging everyone across Birmingham and Solihull to become more antibiotics aware. You can find out more by watching the videos below, or by visiting our Antibiotics Awareness page here.

 Dr Paul Dudley, a GP at Cotmore Surgery, Birmingham:

Dr Abid Hussain, Consultant Microbiologist, University Hospitals Birmingham:

Dr Anand Chitnis, a GP at The Castle Practice, Birmingham:

Dr John Wilkinson, a GP at Meadowside Family Practice, Solihull:

Take your doctor's advice on antibiotics:

Dr Diane Ashiru-Oredope - National Lead Pharmacist Antibiotic Guardian campaign

Sign up to become an Antibiotic Guardian here.