This site is intended for health professionals only

At the heart of general practice since 1960

Report this comment to a moderator

Please fill in the form below if you think a comment is unsuitable. Your comments will be sent to our moderator for review.

Report comment to moderator

Required fields.

Headline

NICE pushes through guidance limiting GP prescribing options for low back pain

Comment

I notice in the comments here (mostly the anonymous ones) and alarming tendency to ignore the evidence. I have every sympathy with doctors. It must be hard to say to patients that there isn't much we can do. Bu I have little sympathy for doctors who solve that problem by offering false hope and ineffective treatments. Nicholas Cooke sums it up nicely "There isn't a medication for every situation. Sorry."

Posted date

06 Dec 2016

Posted time

3:08pm

required
required
required