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Two GPs suspended for 'inappropriately' prescribing opioids onlineSubscription

29 Jul 2019 By Anviksha Patel

Two GPs have been suspended for prescribing opioids online to multiple patients through an online pharmacy without appropriate safeguards in place.

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Social prescribers in austerity town help improve public health, study finds Subscription

17 Jul 2019 By Anviksha Patel

Public health in Wigan has improved due to social prescribers, despite austerity cuts for almost ten years, according to a think tank. 

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Dementia patients should be recommended social activities, says NICESubscription

04 Jul 2019 By Anviksha Patel

Patients who have dementia should be offered activities to help promote their wellbeing, according to NICE.

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Diabetes patients prescribed free bike hire by GPsSubscription

18 Jun 2019 By Anviksha Patel

Patients with type 2 diabetes are being offered free bike hire on prescription by GPs as part of a new pilot in Wales.

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