Taking any antibiotic makes developing antibiotic resistance more likely. Dr Oliver van Hecke, Clinical Lecturer and GP, writes about his latest study showing that even relatively low antibiotic use has potential health implications.
What are the new 'one-stop shops' for less obvious cancer symptoms, and how is this service being developed and evaluated in Oxfordshire? GP and Clinical Researcher Dr Brian D Nicholson, from the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, is part of the team who developed the region’s pilot site, one of ten across the country, and explains why understanding non-specific symptoms is important.
It’s false to believe that antibiotic resistance is only a problem in hospitals – GP surgeries are seeing it too
20 April 2017
Dr Oliver van Hecke and Professor Chris Butler argue that antibiotic resistance applies to us all.
Dr Gail Hayward discusses the outcome of the TOAST study, which aimed to better understand the role of steroids to treat sore throat.
19 January 2017
Is there a link between antibiotic use in gastrointestinal illness and complications such as arthritis and irritable bowel syndrome? DPhil student Seun Esan investigates.