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Plans for minor illness prescribing ban would 'breach GP contract', BMA warns


Like most GP's I always try and avoid prescribing anything that can be bought OTC. This new advice changes nothing. But if a patient insists they cant afford something I will continue to prescribe it until I have the governments backing against any complaints I might receive. And the guidelines are either stupidly obvious (no homeopathy) or stupidly vague (no emollients for dry skin- when does dry skin become eczema?!)

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25 Feb 2018

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