This site is intended for health professionals only

At the heart of general practice since 1960

pul jul aug2020 cover 80x101px
Read the latest issue online

Independents' Day

Report this comment to a moderator

Please fill in the form below if you think a comment is unsuitable. Your comments will be sent to our moderator for review.

Report comment to moderator

Required fields.


CMO's personal letters to ‘overprescribing’ practices cut prescriptions by 3%


one of my partners is an anti-antibiotic zealot. I admit all his quinsies, septicaemias and pneumonias the day after he sees them (or more often telephone triages them). All this study shows is how terrified those docs were that more criticism and scrutiny was about to descend on them, so they neatly deflected off the patients to the walk-in clinic, simples!

Posted date

18 Sep 2015

Posted time