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GPs need to start prescribing lifestyle medicine

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I really don't see why a GP has to be involved in "prescribing" lifestyle advice at all. There are campaigns to "see your GP if you've had a cough for 3 weeks/ blood in you pee/ change in bowels etc so why on earth can this advice not simply be given in a public health campaign? There is enough information available out there without adding further to our already overwhelming workload. GPs are "well placed" to do just about anything, but I certainly don't have the time.......

Posted date

25 Jul 2016

Posted time

5:22pm

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