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Cardiovascular 10-year score may underestimate disease risk, study warnsSubscription

10 Dec 2019 By

The scores used to estimate the cardiovascular risk of younger patients over ten years could be an underestimate, a study has warned.

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GP practice warns new patients they will not routinely prescribe opiatesSubscription

06 Nov 2019 By Anviksha Patel

A practice in Glasgow has warned prospective patients taking opioid medication that they will be expected to participate in a withdrawal programme upon registering

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Range of professions able to prescribe 'low-risk' medicines to increaseSubscription

14 Oct 2019 By Beth Gault

The Government has announced plans to increase the number of healthcare professionals who can prescribe ‘low-risk’ medicines.

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'Green prescribing' could lead to fewer GP appointments, study claimsSubscription

11 Oct 2019 By Anviksha Patel

Prescribing nature-based activities could lead to fewer GP appointments and provides value for money, a new report has concluded.

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