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GPs told to refuse third party script orders in bid to cut medicines waste


There is a lot of merit in this. My experience is that pharmacies regularly order items too soon and after discussion with patients order items that the patient hasn't actually asked for. I'm often met by the comment the 'the chemist keeps sending me them'. I have had first hand experience of this with my parents' prescriptions. Pharmacies requesting prescriptions actually causes me more work!

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05 Oct 2016

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