leaflets interactively in consultations is the best way to support effective discussions and maintain patient satisfaction.
Version 1.0, November 2021.
Other available leaflets and resources
These resources were not developed by TARGET and are not endorsed by the UKHSA or RCGP, but may be useful in primary care settings.
Healthier Together Web Resources
Healthier Together is a web-based resource endorsed by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) and the NHS. It’s aim is to improve the quality of care for pregnant women, children, and young people. The resources on the Healthier Together websites have been developed in partnership between parents and healthcare professionals. They supply patient facing information on common illnesses, including advice on what serious 'red-flag' signs to look out for, where to seek help if needed, what you should do to keep comfortable and how long symptoms are likely to last. Healthier Together also supplies information and resources for primary care staff, including safety-netting and parent information sheets.
- Healthier Together website
- Healthier Together GP/Primary Care Staff Resources
- Healthier Together Strep A and Scarlet Fever
The programme has been rolled out across different regions in the UK
Caring for children with coughs 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.
Antibiotics Don’t Cure Toothache
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.