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‘Antibiotics and You’

Talking Medicines and Pebble Trust have come together with NHS Highland and One Health Breakthrough Partnership to create an innovative short video titled ‘Antibiotics and You’ in support of European Antibiotic Awareness Day.

The video was co-created with over 200 healthcare professionals, public representatives and environmental specialists, and has 5 key aims:

  •  Improving public awareness of how antibiotics work
  • Understanding the importance of antimicrobial resistance to us all
  • Education on the need for good adherence to antibiotic regimes
  • Understanding the impact of antibiotics and other medicines in our environment
  • Understanding how to dispose of medicines effectively

A link to the video can be found below:

www.gomedsmart.com/antibioticsandyou

Re-designed NHS Inform Website

The NHS Inform website has recently been re-designed to include new content and features.  This new content aims to help people manage their own health and wellbeing.

For more information visit:-

www.nhsinform.scot

PLEASE BE AWARE OF THE FOLLOWING SCAM

It has come to our attention that patient’s from various practices in the Highland region are receiving calls from someone claiming to be attached to their GP practice. They are being asked all sorts of questions about their medical history and are being asked to sign up to buying a supply of "Vitamins". Worryingly they are being told that if they sign up to this they would no longer have to take their heart or blood pressure medication as they would no longer need it.

If you receive such a call please report this incident to the police. The police have already looked into the telephone number given to a patient and have confirmed that this is indeed a scam run from a foreign call centre.

 



 
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