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Pharmacy flu scheme 'leaves GPs with £4m loss'


According to the GPC “A GP, even a dispensing GP, is not allowed to sell any ‘over the counter’ medicines.” According to the Telegraph this is to “make sure that decisions to recommend medication are based solely on clinical factors.” But it’s ok to tell patients to consult with someone whose significant interest is to make profit from the sale of medication. Anyone else spot the contradiction here?

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17 Dec 2015

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