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GPs to develop list of unnecessary interventions under scheme to tackle overtreatment


Unfortunately so much of our prescribing is driven by the badly negotiated QOF, there is a fashion to 'name and shame' GPs who miss a cancer diagnosis and also a consumer culture which encourages complaints when people feel they did not get what they wanted. Until you address the culture of fear' that permeates through the NHS and the rising tide of demand from the public, the overuse of unnecessary drugs and procedures will only get worse.

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13 May 2015

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