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


To all whingy locum/sessional GPs out there, I invite you to my workplace to see how many patients that kick off because I have refused to sell them a product which is of no benefit to them. As Mr Conibere mentioned earlier, I don't own the business and am one of the many pharmacists out there who have little interest in selling something that has no evidence base behind it. Maybe you need to develop a better understanding of the pharmacy business model? I suspect you might be one of the sessional/locum GPs that are happy to prescribe antibiotics for common cold symptoms and simple sinus infections on any given Saturday or Monday morning, just to appease the patient.

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18 Dec 2015

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