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


@11.35 Surely this is an excellent point. Why are GPs so defensive? I find it hard to believe that every patient I hand antibiotics to when they frequently show no outward signs of illness is in desperate need. I frequently tell patients 'no you don't need antibiotics at this stage'. At the end of the day we are the professionals so why are GPs so scared to say no? Though I must had I think it's important other HCPs back GPs up and explain the importance of not using antibiotics unnecessarily.

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18 Sep 2015

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