We thought many of you would be interested inÂ this press release from Southend NHS University Hospital. The good news is that, at long last, the problems caused by the over-use of anti-bioticsÂ are being acknowledges by the NHS. As any natural health practitioner knows, anti-biotics kill bacteria indiscriminately leaving patients immune systems extremely vulnerable. Southend Hospital is now prescribingÂ some of their elderley patientsÂ probiotics inÂ their fight againstÂ hospital infections. A range of other measures have also been introduced.