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GPs come under pressure to stop prescribing over-the-counter drugs

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Not comic but very serious .If we are to turn back the tide of ever increasing demand, patients must be told(yes,told) to take responsibility for their minor ailments .The rest of the world must think we are mad to offer free access to a highly qualified clinician simply because patients can't be bothered to pay for a few tablets. We can have a coughs and sniffles service,or a highly focussed system to detect and treat serious pathology, and if anyone suggests we should see every short-lived headache in case we miss meningitis .......welcome to Burnout City.

Posted date

14 Jul 2016

Posted time

1:15pm

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