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TARGET Antibiotics Toolkit

Best practice, Factsheet, Training
Abstract: 
TARGET stands for: Treat Antibiotics Responsibly, Guidance, Education, Tools The TARGET Antibiotics Toolkit aims to help influence prescribers’ and patients’ personal attitudes, social norms and perceived barriers to optimal antibiotic prescribing. It is designed to be used by the whole primary care team within the GP practice or out of hours setting and use will enable primary care organisations to demonstrate compliance with the Health and Social Care Act 2008: Code of Practice on the prevention and control of infections and related guidance. The Toolkit also supports recommendations made in the recent NICE guideline: Antimicrobial stewardship: systems and processes for effective antimicrobial medicine use (August 2015)
Authors: 
Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP)
Category: 
Control
Prevention