Taking antibiotics when you don't need them puts you and your family at risk.
That is the message of a campaign running until the end of December which warns people that taking antibiotics when they are not needed put them at risk of a more severe or longer infection.
Basildon and Brentwood CCG is joining forces with NHS colleagues across the region to tackle the growing problem of antibiotic resistance which is seen as one of the most dangerous global crises facing the world today.
The Joint Committee of the five clinical commissioning groups are set to consider proposals for public consultation at the end of this month on the future of health and care services across mid and south Essex.
These proposals are a result of detailed work undertaken by clinical teams across health and care organisations to improve the services provided to the 1.2 million people living in mid and south Essex.
A detailed pre-consultation business case and a plan for a period of public consultation will be considered and have been published in draft (http://bit.ly/2mUdsKq) today (23rd November), ahead of the meeting to be held on the 29th November 2017 in the Marconi Suite, Civic Centre, Duke Street, Chelmsford at 3pm.