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GPs 'bullied' into bulk prescribing flu medicine to whole care homes without necessary testing


Thank you everyone. I haven't been asked this season, but have in the past, usually from a very demanding care home manager. I will certainly not prescribe these dangerous drugs on any basis, as the evidence appears to be towards more harm than good. Certainly my clinical experience would confirm this. It is indeed negligent and contrary to patient centred practice to prescribe, and this would also be the case for the reduced viral shedding theory.

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10 Jan 2015

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