Leaflets to Share with Patients

The TARGET Treating Your Infection (TYI) patient information leaflets are designed to be shared with patients during the consultation and aim to facilitate communication between prescriber and patient, and increase patient’s confidence to self care. The leaflets include information on illness duration, self-care advice, prevention advice and advice on when to re-consult. For any leaflet queries please contact us at TARGETantibiotics@phe.gov.uk

 

Respiratory Tract Infection TYI-RTI Leaflet for other settings

Treating your infection - Respiratory Tract Infection Pictorial leaflet

Treating Your Infection - Respiratory Tract Infection pictorial leaflet

TYI-RTI pictorial leaflet – simplified version 

Pictorial Managing Your Infection TYI-RTI leaflet V2 (Word) 
Pictorial Managing Your Infection TYI-RTI leaflet V2 (PDF)
Pictorial Managing Your Infection TYI-RTI leaflet - WELSH V2 (PDF)
Pictorial Managing Your Infection TYI-RTI leaflet - Condensed version V3 (PDF)
Pictorial Managing Your Infection TYI-RTI leaflet User Guide V3 

 

TYI-RTI leaflet for other clinical settings 

 TYI-RTI pictorial leaflet translations

Other useful leaflets (not developed by TARGET)

Public Health England Stool collection leaflet (click on the picture to download the leaflet)

The stool collection leaflet is a step-by-step guide illustrating how to collect a stool sample for microbiological examination.

Public Health England stool collection leaflet - French

Antibiotic guardian leaflet (click on the image to download the leaflet)

Part of the dental antimicrobial stewardship toolkit for primary care, this leaflet highlights why antibiotics don't cure toothache and provides safety netting advice. 

When should I worry? Booklet for parents and carers (click on the image to download the booklet). For other languages please visit the When Should I Worry website.

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. 

Caring for children with coughs leaflet (click on the image to download the leaflet)

This leaflet was co-created by a diverse group of parents and University of Bristol researchers.  It contains information addressing the four most common parental concerns for children with RTI with cough and safety-netting advice based on NICE guidelines.  The leaflet was created under a creative commons licence (attribution) which means they can be used, reproduced and distributed by anyone as long as they are clearly attributed in any report or publication and cited as: Cabral, C. Ingram, J. Redmond, N. Horwood, J. Blair, P. Hollinghurst, S. Hay, A. Lucas P. 2016, ‘Caring for children with coughs: Information and advice for parents’. University of Bristol, Bristol. Foreign language translation of this leaflet are available from the University of Bristol website. 

Get well soon without antibiotics leaflet (click on the image to download the 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.

Antibiotics Don’t Cure Toothache (click on the image to download the leaflet)

Part of the dental antimicrobial stewardship toolkit for primary care, this leaflet highlights why antibiotics don't cure toothache and provides safety netting advice. 

 

Self-care forum fact sheets

The Self-Care Forum is dedicated to helping people take care of themselves and as such, have created a series of self-care fact sheets for common ailments which aim to help clinicians and patients discuss issues around self-care during consultation and especially how to handle the symptoms in the future. 

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