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Physio 'first contact' service set to be rolled out next year in GP practicesSubscription

18 Oct 2017 By

GP practices may be able to provide patients with direct access to a physiotherapist, rather than with a GP, from next year says an NHS England director.

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NHS England considers ban on 'low value' and over-the-counter prescriptionsSubscription

28 Mar 2017 By ,

GPs could be banned from prescribing 'low value' medicines and other items that are cheaply available over the counter in pharmacies and supermarkets.

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GPs urged to avoid prescribing antibiotics for infected eczemaSubscription

20 Mar 2017 By Isobel Sims

GPs should avoid prescribing oral and topical antibiotics for mildly infected childhood eczema as they have little clinical benefit in clearing infection, researchers have said.

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GPs warned off-label antidepressant prescribing ‘lacks evidence’Subscription

27 Feb 2017 By Isobel Sims

Researchers have urged GPs to be cautious about prescribing off-label antidepressants, after a study found nearly half of drugs prescribed off-label did not have any clear evidence to support their use

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Austerity? You ain’t seen nothing yet Subscription

02 Sep 2016

Across the country GPs are facing radical new curbs on their referrals and prescribing 

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