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Table 2 Reported source of antibiotic prescribing formularies/prescribing guidance used by survey respondents (N = 352)

From: Use of antimicrobial resistance information and prescribing guidance for management of urinary tract infections: survey of general practitioners in the West Midlands

Source of antibiotic formulary Number using sourceb
Primary Care Trusta 269
British National Formulary 46
Local area prescribing committee 17
Practice formulary 13
Local NHS Microbiology department 6
NHS Hospital/Trust 4
Health Protection Agency (now part of Public Health England) 3
NICE 1
  1. aOn April 2013, PCTs were replaced by Clinical Commissioning Groups
  2. bNote some respondents mentioned more than one source