Patient information leaflets

The patient information leaflets are a widely used part of the TARGET resources. They are designed to be shared with patients during the consultation and aim to improve the patient’s confidence to self care and the prescriber’s communication with the parents. 

Patient 'treating your infection' patient leaflet

The Patient 'treating your infection' leaflet is a useful tool for clinicians to use within consultations for patients who do not require an antibiotic prescription for their infection. It includes information on illness duration, self-care advice and advice on when to re-consult. Use of this leaflet has been approved by PHE, RCGP, BSAC, NHS Scotland, RCN, IPS and BIA.

Thumbnail image of RCGP Patient Antibiotic leafletDownload the Patient Antibiotic Information leaflet [PDF] 
           Download the Patient Antibiotic Information leaflet [DOC]

We also have the patient information leaflet in other languages:
Welsh [PDF]
Polish [DOC] 
Romanian [DOC]
Mandarin [DOC] 
Gujarati [DOC] 
Hindi [DOC] 
Bengali [DOC] 
Urdu [DOC]
Somali [DOC]

Antibiotic leaflet user guide [PDF]

2014 European Antibiotic Awareness Day leaflet

This information leaflet can be distributed in the waiting room for patients. European Antibiotic Awareness day aims to increase public awareness of resistance and appropriate antibiotic use and is held on 18th November each year.

Download the 2014 EAAD leaflet [PDF]



When Should I Worry? booklet

The 'When Should I Worry?' booklet provides information for parents about the management of respiratory tract infections such as coughs, colds, sore throats and ear aches in children. It is designed to be shared in consultations. 

Download the When Should I Worry? booklet

Get Well Soon Without Antibiotics leaflet

This leaflet, produced by the Department of Health, explains the need to get the right treatment for common illnesses such as colds and coughs without encouraging antibiotic resistance. It is available in different languages and is suitable for distribution in waiting areas.

Download the Get well soon without antibiotics leaflet [PDF]
Download the leaflet in other languages 

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