Terms and Conditions of Use

This Antibiotic Optimisation website is intended solely for use by health professionals who are working in general practices in England.

The information included in the website should not be used for self-diagnosis. If you have any concerns about your health, you should contact a healthcare professional.

All material included in the website is intended for information purposes only. Health professionals should use their own judgement when trying any of these approaches in their own clinical practice.

All photographs and images on this site are copyright. All rights are reserved and no photograph or image may be copied, reproduced or directly linked to without the express permission of the website authors.

This website and its content is intended for use by residents of England only and is not intended for distribution to, or use by, any person or entity in any jurisdiction or country where such distribution or use would be contrary to local law or regulation.

These Terms of Use and all matters arising from or connected with them are governed by English law.



Information accuracy

The information on this website is based on the latest available evidence compiled by the STEP-UP research team to October 2019. While we do our best to ensure you are provided with the right information when using the website, we do not provide any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to the accuracy of the information on the site. In no event will we be held liable for any direct or indirect losses or damages of any kind whatsoever, whether based in contract, tort, strict liability, or otherwise, arising out of or in any way connected with: your use of or inability to use the Antibiotic Optimisation website; the provision of or failure to provide services; any information obtained through the Antibiotic Optimisation website; any decision that is based on the information derived from using the Antibiotic Optimisation website, or for any care received from providers found from using it. We may make changes to the website that we feel appropriate from time to time (including without limitation to its operation, "look and feel" or information made available on the website).


Virus Protection

This website is provided on an "AS IS" basis. All material accessed or downloaded from the website is obtained at your own risk. We make every effort to check and test materials for viruses. However, it is recommended that you run an anti-virus program on all material downloaded from the internet. We cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur while using material derived from this website.

We accept no liability for any statements, information, products or services that are accessed by you through any external third party websites. We are not responsible for the content or reliability of external websites that are on this site. Links should not be taken as an endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that these links will work at all times and we have no control over the availability of linked pages. Please be aware that the Antibiotic Optimisation website is not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites.



We cannot guarantee uninterrupted access to the Antibiotic Optimisation websites, or the sites to which it links. We accept no responsibility for any damages arising directly or indirectly from the loss of use of information on the Antibiotic Optimisation website.


31st October 2019