Antibiotic resistance - Pilot study of testing for CRP in pharmacies

WessexGeneric Health Relevance
Start Date: 30 Sep 2017 End Date: 30 Sep 2019

About this study

GPs will in certain cases issue a conditional prescription (delayed prescribing). A scheme being introduced and supported by CCGs – is that following a positive prescribing CRP test in the Pharmacy, the pharmacy will only dispense antibiotics after a confirmed test.

Other Partners

Herts Valley GP; Alere and Public Health England  


Capacitybuilding in primary care; small pilot and formative evaluation of acceptability to key stakeholders of CCG preferred option of CRP via pharmacies.


Please visit the web of CLAHRC Wessex for more details.

Professor Michael Moore