Patients have been urged not to request antibiotics for coughs and colds due to an increasing resistance to treatments in the population.
It is important for antibiotics to be prescribed only when necessary so the drugs are effective when patients actually need them, the Health Protection Agency (HPA) said.
More top news
Rain and cloud will continue to spread eastwards across Wales and England, turning heavy in places.
A sexual predator who groomed murdered teenager Kayleigh Haywood on Facebook has been found guilty of holding her captive at his home.
Awarded the Victoria Cross for rescuing colleagues from the Somme, a Northern Irish soldier has been honoured with a statue in his town.