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GPs buried under trusts' workload dump

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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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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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