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Review everyone on paracetamol for back pain, recommends NICE advisor


Dear All, You should have this on a plaque on your wall; Sir Michael Rawlins, Chairman NICE, quoted 2012 in medical newspaper, "The institute’s recommendations are advisory for GPs and sometimes almost aspirational in nature. There appears to be confusion about the circumstances in which it is obligatory for GPs to follow NICE guidance. The quick answer is ‘never’." This guidance is about as bonkers as you can get and is a fine example of what Sir Michael was referring to. Regards Paul C

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12 Apr 2016

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