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GPs should write longer duration prescriptions for long-term conditions

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the only reason as i understood for shorter scripts was avoiding wastage due to pts losing/spilling/stockpiling if not complying , changes in treatment and eg hospital admissions we've just started trying out repeat dispensing for stable conditions ,looking to be workable

Posted date

13 Mar 2018

Posted time

11:41am

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